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Publications

Publications organized by topic below
(and included in more than one category when relevant):

Critical/Feminist Research Methods
Adolescence, Gender & Sexuality Development
Illness & Intimacy

*Denotes student co-author

Critical/Feminist Research Methods

McClelland, S.I., *Rubin, J.D., and Bauermeister, J.A. (in press). Adapting to injustice: Young bisexual women’s interpretations of microaggressions. Psychology of Women Quarterly.

McClelland, S.I. (in press). Vulnerable listening: Possibilities and challenges of doing qualitative research. Qualitative Psychology.

Fahs, B., Swank E. and McClelland, S.I. (in press). Sexuality, pleasure, power, and danger: Points of tension, contradiction, and conflict. In C. Travis (Ed.), APA Handbook of the Psychology of Women. Washington DC: American Psychological Association.

McClelland, S.I. (in press). Speaking back from the margins: Participant marginalia in survey and interview research. Qualitative Psychology. Online first at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/qup0000061 [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and *Holland, K.J. (in press). Toward better measurement: The role of survey marginalia in critical sexuality research. Qualitative Psychology. Online first at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/qup0000056 [View PDF]

Fahs, B. and McClelland, S.I. (2016). When sex and power collide: An argument for critical sexuality studies. Annual Review of Sex Research: Journal of Sex Research, 53(4-5), 392-416. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and *Dutcher, H. (2016). Heterosexist bias in research. In Goldberg, A.E. (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies. London: Sage Publications. [View PDF] [Google Books]

Metzl, J.M., McClelland, S.I. and *Bergner, E.M. (2016). Conflations of marital status and sanity: Implicit heterosexist bias in psychiatric diagnosis in physician-dictated charts at a Midwestern medical center. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 89(2): 247–254. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and *Holland, K.J. (2015). You, me, or her: Leaders’ perceptions of responsibility for increasing gender diversity in STEM departments. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 39(2): 210-225. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. (2014). “What do you mean when you say that you’re sexually satisfied?” A mixed methods study. Feminism & Psychology, 24(1): 74-96. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. (2014). Intimate justice. In Teo, T. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. (pp. 1010-13). London: Springer Reference. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Frost, D.M. (2014). Sexuality and social policy. Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology: Vol. 2 Contextual Approaches, D.L. Tolman & L. M. Diamond (Eds.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 311-337. [View PDF]

Frost, D.F., McClelland, S.I., *Clark, J.B. and *Boylan, E.A. (2014). Phenomenological research methods in the psychological study of sexuality. Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology: Vol. 1 Person-based Approaches, D.L. Tolman & L. M. Diamond (Eds.). Washington DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 121-141. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. (2012). Measuring sexual quality of life: Ten recommendations for health psychologists. In A. Baum, T.A. Revenson, & J. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Taylor & Francis, pp. 247-269. [View PDF] [Google Books]

McClelland, S.I. (2011). Who is the “self” in self-reports of sexual satisfaction? Research and policy implications. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 8(4): 304-320. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Opotow, S. (2011). Studying injustice in the macro and micro spheres: Four generations of social psychological research. In P.T. Coleman (Ed.), Conflict, Interdependence and Justice: The Intellectual Legacy of Morton Deutsch. New York: Springer, pp. 119-145. [View PDF] [Google Books]

McClelland, S.I. (2010). Intimate justice: A critical analysis of sexual satisfaction. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 4(9), 663-680. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2008). Writing on cellophane: Studying teen women’s sexual desires; Inventing methodological release points. K. Gallagher (Ed.), The Methodological Dilemma: Creative, Critical and Collaborative Approaches to Qualitative Research. London: Routledge, pp. 232-260. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2008). Embedded science: Critical analysis of abstinence-only evaluation research. Cultural Studies, Critical Methodologies, 8(1): 50-81. [View PDF]

Opotow, S. and McClelland, S.I. (2007). The intensification of hating: A theory. Social Justice Research, 20(1): 68-97 [View PDF]

Adolescence, Gender & Sexuality Development

McClelland, S.I., *Rubin, J.D., and Bauermeister, J.A. (in press). Adapting to injustice: Young bisexual women’s interpretations of microaggressions. Psychology of Women Quarterly.

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (in press). Sexualities in schools. Handbook of Sexuality Education, Allen, L. and Rasmussen, M.L. (Eds.), London: Palgrave.

McClelland, S.I., *Rubin, J.D. and Bauermeister, J.A. (2016). “I liked girls and I thought they were pretty:” Initial memories of same-sex attraction in young lesbian and bisexual women. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 45(6), 1375-1389. [View PDF]

*Rubin, J.D. and McClelland, S.I. (2015).“Even though it’s a small checkbox, it’s a big deal:” Stresses and strains of managing sexual identity(s) on Facebook. Culture, Health & Sexuality, 17(4): 512-526. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2014). Over-sexed and under surveillance: Adolescent sexualities, cultural anxieties, and thick desire. Interrogating the Politics of Pleasure in Sexuality Education: Pleasure Bound, M.L. Rasmussen, K. Quinlivan, & L. Allen (Eds.). New York: Routledge, pp. 12-34. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I., and Tolman, D.L. (2014). Adolescent sexuality. In Teo, T. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Critical Psychology. (pp. 40-47). London: Springer Reference. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and *Hunter, L.E. (2013). Bodies that are always out of line: A closer look at “age appropriate sexuality.” The Moral Panics of Sexuality, B. Fahs, M. L. Dudy, and S. Stage (Eds.). New York: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 59-76. [View PDF]

*Johns, M.M., Pingle, E.S., *Youatt, E.J., *Soler, J.H., McClelland, S.I. and Bauermeister, J.A. (2013). LGBT Community, Social Network Characteristics, and Smoking Behaviors in Young Sexual Minority Women. American Journal of Community Psychology, 52(1-2): 141-154. [View PDF]

Tolman, D.L. and McClelland, S.I. (2011). Normative sexuality development in adolescence: A decade in review 2000-2009. Journal of Research on Adolescence, 21(1): 242-55. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2008). Writing on cellophane: Studying teen women’s sexual desires; Inventing methodological release points. K. Gallagher (Ed.), The Methodological Dilemma: Creative, Critical and Collaborative Approaches to Qualitative Research. London: Routledge, pp. 232-260. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2008). Embedded science: Critical analysis of abstinence-only evaluation research. Cultural Studies, Critical Methodologies, 8(1): 50-81. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. and Fine, M. (2008). Rescuing a theory of adolescent sexual excess: Young women and wanting. A. Harris (Ed.), Next Wave Cultures: Feminism, Subcultures, Activism. London: Routledge, pp. 83-102. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. (2008). A good teaching tool: Some assembly required. Review of: Adolescent Sexuality: A Historical Handbook and Guide, C. Cocca (Ed.), The Journal of Sex Research, 45(3): 315-317. [View PDF]

Fine, M. and McClelland, S.I. (2007). The politics of teen women’s sexuality: Public policy and the adolescent female body. Emory Law Journal, 56(4): 993-1038. [View PDF]

Fine, M. and McClelland, S.I. (2006). Sexuality education and desire: Still missing after all these years. Harvard Educational Review, 76(3): 297-338. [View PDF] [View Abstract] ]

Illness & Intimacy

McClelland, S.I. (in press). Gender and sexual labor near the end of life: Advanced breast cancer and femininity norms. Women’s Reproductive Health.

McClelland, S.I. (in press). Vulnerable listening: Possibilities and challenges of doing qualitative research. Qualitative Psychology.

McClelland, S.I. and *Holland, K.J. (in press). Toward better measurement: The role of survey marginalia in critical sexuality research. Qualitative Psychology. Online first at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/qup0000056 [View PDF]

Metzl, J.M., McClelland, S.I. and *Bergner, E.M. (2016). Conflations of marital status and sanity: Implicit heterosexist bias in psychiatric diagnosis in physician-dictated charts at a Midwestern medical center. Yale Journal of Biology and Medicine, 89(2): 247–254. [View PDF] [Link here]

McClelland, S.I. (2015). “I wish I’d known:” Patients’ suggestions for supporting sexual quality of life after diagnosis with metastatic breast cancer. Sexual & Relationship Therapy. Online first at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681994.2015.1093615 [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I., *Holland, K.J. and Griggs, J.J. (2015). Quality of life and metastatic breast cancer: The role of body image, disease site, and time since diagnosis. Quality of Life Research, 24(12): 2939-2943. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I., *Holland, K.J. and Griggs, J.J. (2015). Vaginal dryness and beyond: The sexual health needs of women diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer. Journal of Sex Research, 52(6): 604–616. [View PDF]

McClelland, S.I. (2012). Measuring sexual quality of life: Ten recommendations for health psychologists. In A. Baum, T.A. Revenson, & J. Singer (Eds.), Handbook of Health Psychology. New York: Taylor & Francis, pp. 247-269. [View PDF] [Google Books]

McClelland, S.I. and Metzl, J.M. (2007). Impotence and sexual dysfunction. M. Flood, J.K. Gardiner, B. Pease, and K. Pringle (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of Men and Masculinities. London: Routledge, pp. 328-329. [View PDF]