About the Authors

The Psychology of Women and Gender: Half the Human Experience + - Nicole M. Else-Quest, Janet Shibley Hyde 2018

About the Authors

Nicole M. Else-Quest

is Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She also has an affiliate appointment in Gender and Women’s Studies there. After earning her undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, she was on the faculty at Villanova University from 2006 to 2011. She has been teaching the psychology of women regularly since 2004, and she also teaches courses on lifespan human development and research methods. Else-Quest’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and focuses on adolescent gender and ethnic identity development, intersectionality, and disease stigma. She is a member of APA Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women).

Janet Shibley Hyde

, the Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology and Gender & Women’s Studies at the University of Wisconsin—Madison, received her education at Oberlin College and the University of California, Berkeley. She first taught a psychology of women course in 1973 at Bowling Green State University, then at Denison University, and she now teaches it at UW—Madison. Hyde’s research interests are in gender differences and similarities, as well as gender development in adolescence. She is a past president of APA Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) and a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Hyde served as editor of the journal Psychology of Women Quarterly (1986—1989), and she is also author of the textbook Understanding Human Sexuality. The winner of many teaching awards, Hyde most recently received the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science (APS) for lifetime contributions to the applications of psychology.