STEPHEN KILIANSKI

Department of Psychology
Rutgers University
53 Avenue E, Piscataway, NJ 08854-8040
Tillett Hall - Room 527 - Livingston Campus
Phone (732) 445-1463
email: skilians@eden.rutgers.edu

Academic Experience and Degrees

Part-time Lecturer, Rutgers University, 1997-present. (Social Psychology, Quantitative Methods, Research Methods in Social Psychology, Developmental Psychology, General Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Psychology of Sex and Gender)
Adjunct Instructor, Montclair State University, 1995-present. (Social Psychology, Personality, Child Psychology, General Psychology I and II)
MA, General Psychology, Montclair State University (1997)
PhD, Social Psychology, Rutgers - The State University of NJ (May 2001)

Research Interests

Gender-related attitudes (sexism, misogyny, heterosexism, homophobia, etc.) and their assessment via explicit and implicit measures.
Gender-related identity variables (masculinity and femininity, esp. in the ideal and undesired selves) and their relationship to intergroup attitudes (e.g., sexism, homophobia).
 Gender-related differences in self-presentation, especially with respect to self-esteem and self-efficacy.
Cognitive, emotional, and sociocultural factors involved in the general processes of stereotyping and prejudice.  Lay theories of implicit prejudice and compensatory strategies for responding without prejudice.
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Research References

Publications:

Kilianski, S. E. (2003).  Explaining heterosexual men's attitudes toward women and gay men: The theory of exclusively masculine identity. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 4, 37-56.

Kilianski, S. E., & Rudman, L. A. (1998).  Wanting it both ways: Do women approve of benevolent sexism.  Sex Roles, 39, 333-352..

Rudman, L. A., & Kilianski, S. (2000).  Implicit and explicit attitudes toward female authority.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 26, 1315-1328.
 

Future Conference Presentations Scheduled:

March 2003.  Eastern Psychological Association, Baltimore, MD. Gender, ethnicity, and context as moderators of expressed self-esteem.
 

Manuscripts Submitted for Publication / Under Review:

Kilianski, S. E., & Hencken, A. (2002).  Gender differences in the public expression of self-esteem: Demise of the feminine modesty norm?.  Manuscript submitted for publication. .

Kilianski, S. E. (2002).  Behind the two faces of Adam: Psychological functions of benevolent sexism in ambivalently sexist men.  Manuscript submitted for publication.