Lisa Rubin - Associate Professor of Psychology
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    Lisa Rubin

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    Office Location:

    80 Fifth Avenue


    Concentrations: Gender and Health; Body Image; Psycho-Oncology; Psychological Aspects of Cosmetic/Reconstructive Surgery; Hereditary Cancer Risk/ Risk Management; Assisted Reproductive Technologies; Abortion and Mental Health Reproductive Issues; Feminist Identity; Qualitative Research Methods

    Recent Publications:

    Rubin, L.R., & *Phillips, A. (in press). Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technologies:
    Matters of Reproductive Justice. In J. Chrisler (Ed.). Reproductive Justice: A Global Concern. Santa Barbara: Praeger

    Hoyt, M.A., Rubin, L.R., Nemeroff, C., Lee, J., Huebner, D., Proescholdbell, R. (2011).
    HIV/AIDS-Related Institutional Mistrust among Multi-Ethnic Men Who Have Sex with Men: Effects on HIV Testing and Risk Behaviors. Health Psychology. doi: 10.1037/a0025953

    *Leve, M., Rubin, L.R., Pusic, A.L. (2011). Cosmetic surgery and Neoliberalisms: Managing
    Risk in Facial Cosmetic Surgery.
    Feminism and Psychology.
    DOI: 0.1177/0959353511424361

    Rubin, L.R. & Steinberg, J.R. (2011). Self-Objectification and Pregnancy: Are Body Functionality
    Dimensions Protective?
    Sex Roles, 65, 606-618. DOI: 10.1007/s11199-011-9955-y

    Rubin, L. & Tanenbaum, M.* (2011). “Does That Make Me A Woman?”: Breast Cancer,
    Mastectomy and Breast Reconstruction Decisions Among Sexual Minority Women.
    Psychology of Women Quarterly, 35,401-414. DOI: 10.1177/0361684310395606

    Reading, R.*, Rubin, L.R. (2011). Healing, Advocacy, and Empowerment: Group Therapy for
    LGBT Asylum-seekers.
    Traumatology, 17, 86-98. DOI: 10.1177/1534765610395622

    Denford, S., Harcourt, D., Rubin, L., & Pusic, A. (2011). Understanding Normality: A
    qualitative analysis of breast cancer patients concepts of normality after mastectomy and reconstructive surgery. Psycho-Oncology, 20, 553-558. DOI: 10.1002/pon.1762

    Rubin, L.R. & *Mazza, M.C. (2009). Breast Implants. Encyclopedia of Gender & Society. J.
    O’Brien (Ed). Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

    *Fuller, C., Chang, D., & Rubin, L. (2009). Sliding Under the Radar: Passing and Power
    amongst Sexual Minorities. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 3(2), 128-151.

    Rubin, L.R., Nemeroff, C.J., Russo, N.F. (2004). Exploring feminist women’s body
    consciousness. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 27-37.

    Rubin, L.R., Fitts, M.L., & Becker, A.E. (2003). ‘Whatever feels good in my soul’: Body Ethics
    and Aesthetics among African American and Latina Women. Culture, Medicine, and Psychiatry, 27, 49-75.

    *Indicates New School student author

    Current Courses:

    Research Prac 1: SW Proposal