Randi Garcia, Ph.D., 2012


B.A., Psychology and Women’s Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

M.A., Statistics, University of Connecticut

Ph.D., 2012, Social Psychology, University of Connecticut

First Position: Post Doctoral, Princeton University

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Smith College

Research Interests: Sexual Objectification, Dyadic data analysis, Inequality in the home
Comment on Social Program:
Representative Publications: Jones-Taylor, V., Garcia, R. L., Shelton, J. N., & Yantis, C. (in press). “A threat on the ground”: The consequences of witnessing stereotype-confirming ingroup members in interracial interactions. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Faro, A., McKee, L., Garcia, R. L., & Jones, D. J. (in press). The relationship between religiosity and internalizing symptoms in African American parent-adolescent dyads. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. Advance online publication.doi:10.1037/cdp0000158

Sweeney, K., K., Goldberg, A., & Garcia, R. L. (Aug, 2017). Not a “mom thing”: Predictors of gatekeeping in same-sex and heterosexual familiesJournal Of Family Psychology31(5), 521-531. doi:10.1037/fam0000261

 Garcia, R. L., Bergsieker, H. B., & Shelton, J. N. (July, 2017). Racial attitude (dis)similarity and liking in same-race minority interactions. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 20(4), 501-518. doi:10.1177/1368430215612224

Leach, C. W., Carraro, L., Garcia, R. L., & Kang J. J.(Mar, 2017). Delving into agency and communion: The role of women’s specific sex stereotypes in implicit positivity toward their in-group. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations20(2), 153-172. doi:10.1177/1368430215603462

Goldberg, A. E., & Garcia, R. L. (Oct, 2016). Gender-typed behavior over time in children with lesbian, gay, and heterosexual parents. Journal of Family Psychology, 30(7), 854-865. doi:10.1037/fam0000226.

Garcia, R. L., Earnshaw, V. A., & Quinn, D. M. (2016). Objectification in action: Self- and other-objectification in mixed-sex interpersonal interactions. Psychology Of Women Quarterly40(2), 213-228. doi:10.1177/0361684315614966

Trujillo, M. D., Garcia, R. L., & Shelton, J. N. (2015). ‘I thought you were Japanese’: Ethnic miscategorization and identity assertion. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology21(4), 507-516. doi:10.1037/cdp0000016

Goldberg, A. E., & Garcia, R. (2015). Predictors of relationship dissolution in lesbian, gay, and heterosexual adoptive parents. Journal Of Family Psychology, 29(3), 394-404. doi:10.1037/fam000009

Garcia, R. L., Meagher, B. R., & Kenny, D. A. (2015). Analyzing the effects of group members’ characteristics: A guide to the group actor–partner interdependence model. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 18(3), 315-328. doi:10.1177/1368430214556370

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