Mary Crawford

Research Interests:
Gender and communication
Feminist research methods
Developing interventions to reduce human trafficking
Students in Research: This professor is not considering new students to enter the graduate program.
Recent News:
    • Dr. Crawford is the author of leading textbooks in the psychology of women and gender. Her first textbook, Women and Gender: A Feminist Psychology, reached students though four editions (1992-2004). Her most recent is the third edition of Transformations: Women, Gender, and Psychology (McGraw-Hill, 2018).

 

  • In recognition of her research on international sex trafficking Dr. Crawford was invited to give a Plenary Address, Ending Sex Trafficking: What Psychology Can Do, at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI (2013).
Books: Crawford, M. (2010). Sex Trafficking in South Asia Telling Maya’s Story. London: Routledge.
Kimmel, E., & Crawford, M. (Eds.) (2000). Innovations in Feminist Psychological Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Caplan, P., Crawford, M., Hyde, J., & Richardson, J. (1997). Gender differences in human cognition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Crawford, M. (1995). Talking difference: On gender and language. London: Sage.
Articles: Crawford, M. (2017). International Sex Trafficking. Women & Therapy, 40(1-2), 101-122.
Crawford, M. (2013). Meaning-making and feminist practice. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 256-260.
Lee, I., & Crawford, M. (2012): Lesbians in empirical psychological research: A new perspective for the twenty-first century? Journal of Lesbian Studies, 16, 4-16.
Carlson, J., & Crawford, M. (2011). Perceptions of relational practices in the workplace. Gender, Work, and Organizations, 18, 359-376.
Kaufman, M.R., & Crawford, M. (2011). Sex trafficking in Nepal: A review of intervention and prevention programs. Violence Against Women, 17, 651-665.
Lee, I., & Crawford, M. (2007). Lesbians and bisexual women in the eyes of scientific psychology. Feminism & Psychology, 17, 109-127.
Strebel, A., Crawford, M., Shefer, T., Cloete, A. Henda, N., Kaufman, M., Simbayi, L., Magome, K., & Kalichman, S. (2006). Social constructions of gender roles, gender-based violence and HIV/AIDS in two communities of the Western Cape, South Africa. Journal of the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS, 3, 516-528.
Hoburg, R., Konik, J., Williams, M., & Crawford, M. (2004). Bisexuality among self-identified heterosexual college students. Journal of Bisexuality, 4, 25-36.
Konik, J., & Crawford, M. (2004). Exploring normative creativity: Testing the relationship between cognitive flexibility and sexual identity. Sex Roles, 51, 249-253.
Crawford, M. (2004). Mars and Venus collide: A discursive analysis of marital self-help psychology. Feminism & Psychology, 14, 63-80.
Liss, M, Crawford, M., & Popp, D. (2004). Predictors and Correlates of Collective Action. Sex Roles, 50(11/12), 771-779.
Crawford, M., & Popp, D. (2003). Sexual double standards: A review and methodological critique of two decades of research. The Journal of Sex Research, 40, 13-26.
Popp, D., Donovan, R. A., Crawford, M., Peele, M., & Marsh. K. L. (2003). Gender, race, and speech style stereotypes. Sex Roles, 48, 317-325.
Crawford, M. (2003). Gender and humor in social context. Journal of Pragmatics, 35, 1413-1430.
Liss, M., Morosky, E., O’Connor, C., & Crawford, M. (2001). What makes a feminist: Predictors and correlates of feminist social identity in college women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 25, 279-284.
Liss, M., Hoffner, C. & Crawford, M. (2000). What do feminists believe? Psychology of Women Quarterly, 24, 279-289.
Crawford, M. (2017). International Sex Trafficking. Women & Therapy, 40(1-2), 101-122.
Crawford, M. (2013). Meaning-making and feminist practice. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 256-260.
Lee, I., & Crawford, M. (2012): Lesbians in empirical psychological research: A new perspective for the twenty-first century? Journal of Lesbian Studies, 16, 4-16.
Carlson, J., & Crawford, M. (2011). Perceptions of relational practices in the workplace. Gender, Work, and Organizations, 18, 359-376.
Kaufman, M.R., & Crawford, M. (2011). Sex trafficking in Nepal: A review of intervention and prevention programs. Violence Against Women, 17, 651-665.
Lee, I., & Crawford, M. (2007). Lesbians and bisexual women in the eyes of scientific psychology. Feminism & Psychology, 17, 109-127.
To download copies of her publications, and to read Dr. Crawford’s research in learning theory and music performance, go to https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mary_Crawford4