Department of Psychology

Michael R. Stevenson Ph. D.

Professor of Psychology
Dr. Michael Stevenson

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Academic Degrees

  • Purdue University, B.A., 1979; M.S., 1981; Ph.D., 1984


Developmental Psychologist



Recent Publications

Stevenson, M. R. (2015). The enigma of asexuality. Journal of Sexual Orientation & Gender Diversity, 2(2), 207-208.

 Stevenson, M. R. (2014). Moving beyond the emergence of the CDO. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 7,109-111.

 Stevenson, M. R.  (2011).  Unwanted childhood sexual experience questionnaire.  In T. D. Fisher, C. M. Davis, W. L. Yarber, & S. L. Davis (Eds.).  Handbook of sexuality-related measures (3rd ed.) (p. 12).  New York:  Routledge.

 Stevenson, M. R. (Ed). (2008-11). Journal of diversity in higher education, Vols. 1-4. National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher Education.

 Fassinger, R. E., Shullman, S. L., & Stevenson, M. R. (2010). Toward an affirmative lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender leadership paradigm. American Psychologist, 65(3), 201-215.

 Stevenson, M.R. (2009). Forward. In The Criminology and Criminal Justice Collective of Northern Arizona University. Investigating difference: Human and cultural relations in criminal justice (2nd ed). (p. xiv). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall

Underhile, R., Stevenson, M. R., & Keeling, R. P. (2007). Conceptualizing, developing, and implementing a student-centered strategic approach to assessment: Why theory matters. In Keeling, R.P. (Ed). Innovations in assessment of higher education (pp. 22-27). New York: Keeling & Associates LLC.

Stevenson, M. R., Wagoner, P., & Morrow, L. (2007). Transitioning on campus: Creating a welcoming climate for transgender people. Diversity Digest, 10(2), 17.

Stevenson, M. R. & Oliver, M.  (2007).  Deconstructing arguments against same-sex marriage.  In Dupuis, M & Thompson, W. (Eds.). Defending same-sex marriage (Vol. 3), The freedom-to-marry movement: Education, advocacy, culture, and the media (pp. 77-90). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Stevenson, M. R. (2007).  Public policy, mental health, and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender clients.  In K. Bieschke, R. Perez, & K DeBord (Eds.).  Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Clients (2nd Ed.) (pp. 379-397).  Washington DC:  American Psychological Association.

Trimble, J. E., Stevenson, M. R., & Worell, J. P.  (2004).  Toward an inclusive psychology:  Infusing the introductory psychology course with diversity content.  Washington DC:  American Psychological Association.

Stevenson, M. R., & Cogan, J.  (Eds.). (2003).  Everyday activism:  A handbook for lesbian, gay, & bisexual people and their allies.  New York, NY: Routledge.

Stevenson, M. R. (2002).  Conceptualizing diversity in sexuality research.  In M. W. Wiederman & B. E. Whitley, Jr. (Eds.).  Handbook for Conducting Research on Human Sexuality (pp. 455-478).  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.