Chatham University

Psychology (MAP) Faculty and Staff

Britney Brinkman Ph.D.

Britney Brinkman

bbrinkman@Chatham.edu
Assistant Professor
Joined Chatham : 2009

Academic Areas of Interest

Psychology of gender, diversity, resiliency in children and adolescents, teaching and advocating for social justice, feminist interpersonal therapy, youth activism. I coordinate the Psychology of Gender Research Team with Dr. Anthony Isacco. Check out our webpage for additional details about current projects and research opportunities.

Personal Areas of Interest

Running, yoga, hiking, photography, camping

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Education

  • Ph.D. Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO), 2009
  • Psychological Internship, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Counseling Center, 2008-2009
  • Graduate Certificate Women’s Studies, Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO) 2008
  • B.S. Honors Psychology, University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT), 2003, summa cum laude

Publications

  • Brinkman, B.G., Khan, A.*, Edner, B.*, Rosén, L.A. (2013) Self-Objectification, Feminist Identity and Conformity to Feminine Norms among Female Vegetarians, Semi-Vegetarians, and Non-Vegetarians . Eating Behaviors 15 (2014), pp. 171-174 DOI: 10.1016/j.eatbeh.2013.11.006
  • Brinkman, B.G. Detection and Prevention of Identity-Based Bullying: Social Justice Perspectives (Book Contracted with Routledge Press, expected publication 2015)
  • Brinkman, B.G., Rabenstein, K., Rosén, L., Zimmerman, T. (2012) Children’s Gender Identity Development: A Dynamic Negotiation between Conformity and Resiliency. Youth and Society.
  • Brinkman, B (September 2012) More PAR please! Why schools and universities should be doing more programming to reduce prejudice In D. Russell & C. Russell (Eds.) The Psychology of Prejudice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Issues. Nova Publishers
  • Brinkman, B.G., Garcia, K*., Rickard, K.M. (2011). “What I wanted to do was…” Discrepancies between college women’s desired and reported responses to gender prejudice. Sex Roles, 65, 344-355, DOI: 10.1007/s11199-011-0020-7.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Brinkman, K.G., Toomey, S.* (2011). What do to do about the boys? Advocating for system change when doing social justice work with girls. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 3
  • Brinkman, B.G., Rosén, L. A., Zimmerman, T.S., Jedinak, A. (2010)Teaching children fairness, decreasing gender prejudice amongst 5th graders. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 10, pp.171-191
  • Brinkman, B.G. & Glick Brinegar, M. (2010). Tackling violence on college campuses [Review of the book Understanding and Preventing Campus Violence]. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 132-133.
  • Brinkman, B.G. & Rickard, K.M. (2009) College students’ descriptions of everyday gender prejudice. Sex Roles, 61, 461-475. doi:10.1007/s11199-009-9643-3
  • Brinkman, B.G. (2009). Making feminism relevant through the generations. (Essay) The Feminist Psychologist: Newsletter of the Society for the Psychology of Women, 36 (1).

Certifications

  • State of Pennsylvania Licensed Psychologist. License #PS017198

Awards

  • 2008 Scholarship to attend “Teaching the Psychology of Men and Masculinity Workshop”, APA Division of the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity
  • 2008 Travel Award from the Society for the Psychology of Women to attend the American Psychological Association National Convention
  • 2008 Service Learning Mini-Grant for: Evaluation of the FAIR Program: Teaching Gender Equality to Children, Colorado State University, ($800)
  • 2007 Outstanding Poster Submission¸ Society for the Psychology of Women and APAGS Student Poster Session
  • 2006 Advocate of the Year, Sexual Assault Victim Advocate Center of Larimer County, Coloroado
  • 2006 Patsy Boyer Scholarship for Outstanding Women’s Studies Graduate Student, Women’s Programs and Studies, Colorado State University
  • 2006 Walter C. Wittich Memorial Scholarship for Outstanding Counseling Psychology Student, Colorado State University

Organizations

Presentations

  • Brinkman, B. G. Jedinak, A. (2013, August) Using Psychology of Women Quarterly for Teaching. Workshop presented at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Khan, A., Jedinak, A. (2013, August) College Women’s Views on Activism and Empowerment. Poster presented at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu, HI.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Jedinak, A., Khan, A. (2013, March) Exploring Cultural Messages of Empowerment through Media Literacy and Activism. Workshop presented at the Annual Association for Women in Psychology conference, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Brinkman, B.G. Jedinak, A., Khan, A., Hirsch, K. (2013, March) Adolescent Girls and Sexism: A Longitudinal Analysis. Poster presented at the Annual Association for Women in Psychology conference, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • Brinkman, B.G. (2012, November) Activism Work with (not for) Children and Adolescents. Invited talk at 21st Annual Diversity Conference, University of Albany.
  • Sim,W., Brinkman, B.G. (2012, August) Mentoring & ECPs: Navigating Multiple Roles Co- Chair of Symposium presented at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Rabenstein-Donohoe, K., Dail, C., (2012, August) Children’s Conceptualizations of Bullying, Gender Prejudice and Racism Poster presented at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Orlando, FL.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Jedinak, A., Hamilton, D., Simpson, C., Isacco, A., Stubbs, P. (2012, March) Cultivating Gender and Diversity Awareness on College Campuses. Paper presented at Association for Women in Psychology Palm Springs, CA
  • Brinkman, B.G., Rabenstein-Donohoe, K. (2012, March) Fostering Academic Feminist Identity Through Mentoring Paper presented at Association for Women in Psychology Palm Springs, CA
  • Hamilton, D., Simpson, C., Brinkman, B.G., McNaugher, H., Loughran, M. (2012, March) The impact of single-sex colleges on women's development across the lifespan. Paper presented at Association for Women in Psychology Palm Springs, CA
  • Brinkman, B.G (2012, January) Teaching Action Research, Social Justice Advocacy, and Activism, Poster presented at the Institute for Feminist Academic Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.
  • Brinkman, B.G. (2011, November). From Girls to Young Women: Reflections on a Longitudinal PAR Project. Paper presented at National Women’s Studies Association Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Brinkman, B.G. (2011, August). Adolescent Boys, Gender Socialization and Being At-Risk. Chair of Symposium presented at the Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Rabenstein, K. (2011, February). Teaching Equality to Future Generations. Talk presented at the annual conference for the Association for Women in Psychology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  • Coyne, C., Brinkman, B.G., Brinkman, K.G. (2010, October) Creative Approaches for Working with Adolescent Girls. Paper presented at the national conference of National Women's Studies Association in Denver, Colorado.
  • Brinkman, K.G., Brinkman, B.G., Rabenstein, K., & Sahker, E. (2010, August). Adolescent Girls' Sprituality: Discussions Challenging Tradition. Poster presented at annual convention for the National Women's Studies Association in Denver, Colorado
  • Isacco, A., Brinkman, B.G., Mannarino, M., Loughran, M., Hamilton, D., Sim, W., Zanardelli, G., Bernstein, J. (2010, August). Seeing the Forrest and the Tress: Exploring Sustainability Themes in a Doctoral Psychology Training Program. Talk presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, California.
  • Brinkman, B.G., (2010, August). Children’s Gender Identity Development: A Dynamic Negotiation Between Conformity and Authenticity. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, California
  • Brinkman, B.G. & Brinkman, K.G. (2010, February). "No More Fat Talk: Teaching Adolescent Girls to Encourage Healthy Body Images for Themselves and their Peers" Talk presented at the annual conference for the Association for Women in Psychology in Portland, Oregon.
  • Brinkman, B.G. & Rickard, K. (2010, February). College Women's Utilization of Social Support after Experiences of Gender Prejudice. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Association for Women in Psychology in Portland, Oregon.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Strife, S.R., Ertel, M., & Canetto, S.S. (2008, August). The impact of women’s studies courses on student self-esteem and self-efficacy. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Sharp, J.T., Lee, M., & Rosén, L.A. (2008, August). The impact of vegetarianism, motivation for dietary choice and feminist activism on levels of self-objectification. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Brinkman, B.G. & Brinkman, K.G. (2007, August). Longitudinal effects of sexism on adolescent girls’ self-efficacy. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association in San Francisco, California.