Monica SchneiderProfessor of Psychology
Monica Schneider has been a member of Geneseo faculty since 1995.
Area of Interest
- Predictors of college students’ psychological well-being and college adjustment
- Factors associated with college retention and success for underrepresented students, including racial/ethnic minorities, sexual minorities (GLBTQ), international and immigrant students, first-generation students, and Access Opportunity Program students
- Attachment and college students’ romantic and sexual relationships
- Program assessment (e.g., Advancing Cultural Competency Certificate Program, Real World Geneseo).
Ph.D., Social Psychology, SUNY Buffalo, 1995
M.A., Social Psychology, SUNY Buffalo
B.A., Psychology, Alfred University, 1989
Recent Courses Taught
Psychology of Personality
Psychology of Adult Attachment
Advanced Research Issues - Threat and Prejudice
Schneider, M., & Katz, J. (2017). Adult Attachment and Heterosexual College Women's Hookup Behaviors: Mediating Effects of Sexual Motives. Sex Roles, 77(5/6),
Schneider, M.E., Rao, J., Johnson, F.R., Norman, S., & Watts, D. (2016). Implementing a successful diversity-related program: Lessons learned from the program development and assessment of Real World Geneseo. In Intercultural Horizons Volume IV: Identities, Relationships, and Languages in Migration (Eds., Eliza J. Nash, Nevin C. Brown, and Lavinia Bracci) pp. 71-88. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK.
Katz, J., & Schneider, M.E. (2015). (Hetero)sexual compliance with unwanted casual sex: Associations with feelings about first sex and sexual self-perceptions. Sex Roles, 72, 451-461.
PSYC 100: Introductory Psychology
An introduction to the scientific study of behavior and cognitive processes. Topics include the biological basis of behavior, perception, learning, memory, thinking, human development, emotion, psychological disorders and social psychology.
PSYC 355: Psychology of Personality
Introduction to and evaluation of major theoretical conceptions of personality, including psychoanalytic, sociocultural, trait, learning, and humanistic approaches. Research, assessment, and application strategies associated with each approach and selected contemporary research topics and techniques are covered.
PSYC 452: AdvRsrchPsy:Attachmt&Relations
A selected-topic seminar that integrates, at an advanced level, a particular content area with its appropriate literature, research methods, and statistics. In the course of study of the selected issue, students review literature, design research, collect data, analyze and interpret results, and produce both oral and written reports.