Department of Psychology

Michael R. Stevenson Ph. D.

Professor of Psychology
Dr. Michael Stevenson

Office Location

516 Science

Faculty Office Hours Spring 2021

By appointment



Academic Degrees

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


Developmental Psychologist

Teaching Spring 2021

PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology (Online)

PSY 375 Psychology in the Public Interest (Online)

 PSY 375 Psychology in the Public Interest (Online)


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.