Rebecca Stotzer, PhD

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Associate Professor
Director of Distance Education Program

Gartley Hall Rm. 007
Tel: 808.956.6121
E-mail: rstotzer@hawaii.edu
Website: http://manoa.hawaii.edu/childandfamilylab

Education

BA, Carnegie Mellon, 1999 - Psychology and English
MSW, University of Michigan, 2000
MA, University of Michigan, 2003 - Psychology
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2006 - Social Work and Psychology

Research Interest/Area

Hate Crimes
Violence
Sexuality and Gender Identity
Prejudice and Stereotypes
Oppression and Discrimination
Intergroup Conflict

Publications and Presentations

Peer-Reviewed Publications (2010-2014)

Stotzer, R. L. (in press). Youth involvement in anti-gay and anti-lesbian bias crimes. Violence and Victims.

Stotzer, R. L. (in press). The intersection of suspect and victim race/ethnicity among anti-gay and anti-lesbian bias crimes. Psychology and Sexuality.

Stotzer, R. L. (in press). Sexual orientation and/or gender identity/expression discrimination and victimization among self-identified LGBTQI Native Hawaiians in Hawaiʻi. Journal of Indigenous Social Development.

Stotzer, R. L. (2014). Law enforcement and criminal justice personnel interactions with transgender people in the United States: A literature review. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 19, 263-277.

Stotzer, R. L., Kaʻopua, L., & Diaz, T. (2014). County differences in health and healthcare experiences among LGBTQI people in Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi Journal of Medicine and Public Health, 73(6), 11-16.

Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Pietrzak, R. H., Vogt, D., Shore, J., Morland, L. & Southwick, S. (2014). Deployment-related health sequelae and treatment utilization in rural and urban war veterans in Hawaiʻi. Psychological Services, 11, 114-123.

Stotzer, R. L., Fujikawa, K., Sur, J., & Arnsberger, P. (2013). Cost analysis of a distance MSW program. Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 33, 357-368.

Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Nelson, D., Li, F., Liu-Tom, H.-S. T., & Pietrazak, R. H. (2013). Evaluating PTSD prevalence and resilience factors in a predominantly Asian American and Pacific Islander sample of Iraq and Afghanistan War Veterans. Journal of Affective Disorders, 150, 1062-1068.

Shih, M. J., Stotzer, R. L., & Gutiérrez, A. S. (2013). Perspective-taking and empathy: Generalizing the reduction of group bias toward Asian Americans to general outgroups. Asian American Journal of Psychology, 4, 79-83.

Stotzer, R. L. & Rocchio, C. C. C. (2013). Giving voice to rural and urban social service providers: Recessionary effects on the provision of services in Hawaiʻi. Journal of Family Social Work, 16, 20-35.

Stotzer, R. L., Silverschanz, P., & Wilson, A. A. (2013). Gender identity and social services: Barriers to care. Journal of Social Service Research, 39, 63-77.

Stotzer, R. L., & Lau, H. S. (2013). Sexual orientation-based violence in Hong Kong. Asia Pacific Law and Policy Journal, 14, 84-107.

Stotzer, R. L., Whealin, J., & Darden, D. (2012). Veterans in rural communities: Perceptions of stigma as a barrier to accessing mental health care. Advances in Social Work, 12, 1-16.

Pietrzak, R. H., Whealin, J., Stotzer, R. L., Goldstein, M. B., & Southwick, S. M. (2011). An examination of the relation between combat experiences and combat-related posttraumatic stress disorder in a sample of Connecticut OEF-OIF Veterans. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 45, 1579-1584.

Stotzer, R. L., & Hossellman, E. (2012). Hate crimes on campus: Racial/ethnic diversity and campus safety. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 644-641.

Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Family cohesion among Hawaiʻi’s Mahuwahine. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 7, 1-12.

Lau, H. & Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Employment discrimination based on sexual orientation: A Hong Kong study. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 23(1), 17-35.

Stotzer, R. L. (2010). Sexual orientation-based hate crimes on campus: The impact of policy on reporting rates. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 7(3), 147-154.

Stotzer, R. L. (2010). Seeking solace in West Hollywood: Sexual orientation-based hate crimes in Los Angeles County. Journal of Homosexuality, 57(8), 986-1002.

Policy Studies and Other Research Reports (2010-2014)

Stotzer, R. L., & Hollis, A. (2013). LGBTQI Hawaiʻi: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawaiʻi, Preliminary Findings. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2013). LGBTQI Hawaiʻi: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawaiʻi, Supplement 1: Findings by County. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2013). LGBTQI Hawaiʻi: A Needs Assessment of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Intersex Communities in the State of Hawaiʻi, Supplement 2: Findings by Gender Identity/Expression. Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2012). Comparison of Hate Crime Rates across Protected and Unprotected Groups - An Update. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy: Los Angeles, CA.

Stotzer, R. L. (Ed.) (2010). The State of Social Work in Hawaiʻi, 2009. University of Hawaiʻi, Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work: Honolulu, HI.

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