- Professor of Psychology
- B.S., SUNY at Brockport
- Ph.D., Temple University
- Office Phone: 610-436-3523
- Office Room Number: Wayne Hall 5th Floor Room 520
- Preferred Means of Contact: Email
Email Deborah Mahlstedt
Office Hours Fall 2019
- Monday 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Tuesday 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
- Human Sex Behavior
- Senior Seminar: Psychology of Social Change
- Field Experience in Psychology: Fraternity Anti-Violence Education Project
- Special Topics: Sexual and Relationship Violence Prevention
- Psychology of Women
My research interests center on models of prevention based on feminist psychology
and small group processes. More specifically, my research program focuses on relationship
and sexual violence prevention education for college men. A second line of research
examines contemporary perspectives on feminist process.
- Parker, J & Mahlstedt, D. (2010). Language, power and sexual assault: Women's voices
on rape and social change. In S. Behrens & J. Parker (Eds.) Language in the real world:
An introduction to linguistics, pp.139-163. London, UK: Routledge.
- Mahlstedt, D. & Welsh, L. (2005). Perceived causes of physical violence in heterosexual
dating relationships. Violence Against Women, 11, 447-472.
- Mahlstedt, D. & Doyon, D. (1999 release). Men's work: Fraternity brothers stopping
violence against women. NYC, NY: Insight Media. In (2006). Men's Work was re-released
as DVD by Insight Media.
- Mahlstedt, D. (1999). Power, social change, and the process of feminist research.
[Commentary], Psychology of Women Quarterly, 23(1) 111-115.
- Mahlstedt, D., & Corcoran, C. (1999). Preventing dating violence. In S. Davis, M.
Crawford, & J. Sebrechts (Eds.), Coming into her own: Educational success in girls and women. Jossey-Bass Inc., San Francisco, CA.
- Corcoran, C., & Mahlstedt, D. (1998). Preventing sexual assault on campus: A feminist
perspective. In C. Forden, A. Hunter, & B. Birns (Eds.), A psychology of women reader: Common and diverse experiences, pp. 289-297, Boston. MA: Allyn & Bacon.
- Mahlstedt, D., & *Keeny, L. (1993). Female survivors of dating violence and their
social networks. Feminism & Psychology, 3, 321-333.
- Mahlstedt, D., Falcone, D., & *Rice-Spring, L. (1993). Dating violence education:
What do students learn? Journal of Human Justice, 4, 101-117.
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