Amanda Diekman

Professor of Psychology, Miami University



Amanda Diekman is Professor of Psychology at Miami University.  She earned a bachelors degree in Psychology and English from Kenyon College in 1995 and attended graduate school at Northwestern University, where she earned a masters in 1997 and a Ph.D. in 2000.  Diekman’s research investigates how stereotypes stem from and reinforce the social structure, with a particular emphasis on change and stability over time. Her work within political psychology has included understanding gender gaps in voting and attitudes from a social role perspective, as well as examining how threat influences gendered leadership preferences.  Her current focus is in using role congruity theory to understand why women opt out of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields.  Diekman has served as Associate Editor for Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin and for Basic and Applied Social Psychology. Her service to the Department of Psychology has included coordinating the departmental honors sequence, leading the social psychology doctoral program, and directing the Center for Psychological Inquiry.

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Thank you, sponsors!

We are so pleased to announce the following sponsors for our October conference!

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ISPP Small Grant Award

We are pleased that the International Society for Political Psychology has awarded "Mentoring Conferences for New Research on Gender in Political Psychology" one of their Small Grants to further the goals of ISPP.

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participantsMeet the Organizers

Monica Schneider and Angie Bos

Monica is an Asst. Professor at Miami University (Ohio) and Angie is an Asst. Professor at the College of Wooster. They have been friends and collaborators since they first met at the University of Minnesota where they both completed the interdisciplinary Ph.D. minor in political psychology and focused their dissertation research on gender and political psychology.

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