Dr. Sean G. Massey

SEAN G. MASSEY

Associate Professor of Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

I studied Social Personality Psychology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. My research focuses on sexuality and gender, anti-homosexual prejudice, same-sex parenting, queer theory, and the relationship between social science and social change.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Office: LN2408A
Phone: (607) 777-2460
Email: smassey@binghamton.edu 
Personal Website: www.impactvalidity.com 
Twitter: @impactvalidity

EDUCATION & TRAINING

Ph.D., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 2004
M.Phil., The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 1998
M.A., Hunter College, The City University of New York, 1998
B.A., Hunter College, The City University of New York, 1994

GRANTS & AWARDS

NY State Department of Health LGBT Health and Human Services Grant. 2013. $615,000
Academic Program and Faculty Development Fund Award, Binghamton University. 2010. $9000
Aaron Diamond Foundation Public Policy Fellowship. 1995. $5000

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

Massey, S.G., Seibold-Simpson, S.M., Merriwether, A.M., & Garcia, J.R. (2015, October). Hookup culture, sexual victimization, and sexual health on American college campuses. Perspectives, 6-8.

Massey, S. G. & Barreras, R. E. (2013). Introducing Impact Validity. Journal of Social Issues, 64(4), 615-632.

Garcia, J. R., Reiber, C., Massey, S. G., & Merriwether, A. M. (2013). Sexual hook-up culture. APA Monitor, Special Quarterly CE Edition, 44(2), 60-67.

Massey, S. G., Merriwether, A., & Garcia, J. (2013). Modern prejudice and same-sex parenting: Shifting judgments in positive and negative parenting situations. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 9(2), 129-152. (click here to access to this article)

Garcia, J. R., Reiber, C., Massey, S. G., & Merriwether, A. M. (2012). Sexual Hook-up Culture: A Review. Review of General Psychology, Special Issue: Evolution and Popular Culture, 16(2), 161-176. (click here to access this article)

Massey, S. G. (2010). Valued differences or benevolent stereotypes? Exploring the influence of positive beliefs on anti-gay and anti-lesbian attitudes. Psychology & Sexuality, 1(2), 115-130. (click here to access this article)

Massey, S. G. (2009). Polymorphous prejudice: Liberating the measurement of heterosexuals’ attitudes toward lesbians and gay men. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 147-172. (click here to access this article)

Massey, S. G. (2007). Sexism, heterosexism and attributions about undesirable behavior in children of gay, lesbian and heterosexual parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 3(4), 425-454. (click here to access article)

Bertram, C., & Massey, S. (2007). Queering dialogue: Safety and discomfort in a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender psychology class. Lesbian and Gay Psychology Review, 8(2), 127-140. (click here to access this article)

Hegarty, P. & Massey, S. (2006). Anti-Homosexual Prejudice... as Opposed to What?: Queer Theory and the Social Psychology of Anti-Homosexual Prejudice. Journal of Homosexuality, Special Issue: The Contested Terrain of LGBT Studies and Queer Theory, 52(1/2), 47-71. (click here to access this article)

Massey. S., Cameron, A., Ouellette, S., & Fine, M. (1998). Qualitative approaches to the study of thriving: What can be learned? Journal of Social Issues, 54(2), 373-391. (click here to access this article)

Massey. S. & Ouellette, S. (1996). Heterosexual bias in the identity self-portraits of gay men, lesbians and bisexuals. Journal of Homosexuality, 32(1), 57-76 (click here to access this article)

Book Chapters

Garcia, J.R., Seibold-Simpson, S.M., Massey, S.G., & Merriwether, A.M. (2015). Casual sex: Integrating social, behavioral, and sexual health research. In J. DeLamater & R.F. Plante (Eds.), Handbook of the Sociology of Sexualities. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.

Massey, S. G. (2010). Attitudinal ambivalence in the developmental contexts of LGB adolescents. In C. Bertram, M. S. Crowley, and S. G. Massey (eds.), Beyond Progress and Marginalization: LGTQ Youth in Educational Contexts. New York, NY: Peter Lang. (click here to access this book)

Massey, S. (2000). Critical implications of the mundane. In L. Weis & M. Fine (Eds.), Speed Bumps: A Student Friendly Guide to Qualitative Research (pp. 90-93). New York: Teachers College Press. (click here to access this book)

Edited Volumes

Massey, S. G. & Barreras, R. E. (Eds.) (2013). Impact Validity as a Framework for Advocacy-Based Research. Journal of Social Issues. Malden, MA: Wiley.

Bertram, C., Crowley, M. S., Massey, S. G. (Eds.) (2010). Beyond Progress and Marginalization: LGBTQ Youth in Educational Contexts. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

TEACHING

Spring 2017

WGSS 313 Exploring Queer Lives
WGSS 380C Psychology of Gender

Fall 2016

WGSS 200 Introduction to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
WOMN 280C Introduction to LGBTQ History

Spring 2016

WGSS 200 Introduction to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
WGSS 313 Exploring Queer Lives
PSYC 537 Social Psychology

Fall 2015

WGSS 280C Introduction to LGBTQ History
WGSS 380C Psychology of Gender

Fall 2014-Spring 2015

Sabbatical

Spring 2014

WGSS 200 Introduction to Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies
WGSS 384A Sex, Gender & Health: Transdisciplinary Perspective

Fall 2013

WGSS 280C Introduction to LGBTQ History
WGSS 380C Psychology of Gender

Summer 2013

PSYC 392.01 Personality Psychology

Spring 2013

WGSS 380A Exploring Queer Lives
PSYC 537 Social Psychology

HONORS 

CLAGS: Paul Monette-Roger Horwitz Dissertation Prize, Honorable Mention, 2004
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, News/Feature Story, 2001 

 

Last Updated: 9/21/16