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

Stotzer, R. L. & Shih, M. J. (in press). The relationship between masculinity and homophobia in factors related to violence against gay men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity.

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

Stotzer, R. L., Silverschanz, P., & Wilson, A. A. (in press). Discrimination against transgender people in social services. Journal of Social Service Research, 38(3).

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 Hawaii’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.

Shih, M. J., Trahan, A., Wang, E., & Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Perspective taking: Reducing prejudice towards general outgroups and specific individuals. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 12(5), 12, 565-577.

Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Violence against transgender people: A review of United States data. Aggression and Violent Behavior, 14, 170-179.

Stotzer, R. L. (2009). Straight Allies: Support for lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals in a college sample. Sex Roles, 60, 67-80.

Stotzer, R. L., & Alvarez, A. R. (2009). From the archives: Porter R. Lee and advocacy in the social work profession. Journal of Community Practice, 17, 323-326.

Stotzer, R. L., & Alvarez, A. R. (2008). From the archives: Gertrude Vaile on social services access, organization, and leadership. Journal of Community Practice, 16, 533-537.

Stotzer, R. L. (2008). Gender identity and hate crimes: Violence against transgender people in Los Angeles County. Sexuality Research and Social Policy, 5, 43-52.

Stotzer, R. L. (2007). Comparison of Hate Crime Rates across Protected and Unprotected Groups. Williams Institute; Los Angeles, CA.

Stotzer, R. L. and Tropman, J. E. (2006). Status demands on women social work leaders: A historical analysis of the National Conference on Social Welfare. Affilia, 21(1), 1-19.

Tropman, J. E. and Stotzer, R. L. (2004). National Conference of Social Welfare – 1874-1984. In P. Stuart and J. Herrick’s Encyclopedia of Social Welfare History in North America. Sage Publications.

Policy Studies

Stotzer, R. L. (in press). 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.

Stotzer, R. L. (2007). Comparison of Hate Crime Rates across Protected and Unprotected Groups. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation Law and Public Policy: Los Angeles, CA.

Dunham, K., Firmin, S., Kepler, I., & Stotzer, R. L. (2000). Developing an Action Plan: Needs Assessment of Student Parents at the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor, MI.

Technical Reports

Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, Title IV-E Collaborative for Distance Education, FY 2010-11 Year End Report. University of Hawaiʻi: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Program Report of the Graduates of the Distance Education MSW, Cohort 1 (2010) and Cohort 2 (2011). University of Hawaiʻi: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2011). Cost Analysis of the Distance Education MSW, Fiscal Years 2006/2007 through 5/31/11. University of Hawaiʻi: Honolulu, HI.

Stotzer, R. L. (2010). Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work, Title IV-E Collaborative for Distance Education, FY 2009-10 Year End Report. University of Hawaiʻi: Honolulu, HI.

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