Professor Jill Morawski is a social psychologist whose research focuses on gender issues, the psychology of women, the psychological dimensions of reproductive technologies, and the history of psychology. She has served as president of Division 24 of the American Psychological Association (Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology) as well as Division 26 of the American Psychological Association (History of Psychology), and she served as Chairperson of the Wesleyan University faculty and Director of the Center for the Humanities at Wesleyan. Professor Morawski has published widely in journals and edited volumes, and her 1994 book "Practicing Feminisms" received the William James Book Award from the General Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Attitudes and Beliefs
- Gender Psychology
- Health Psychology
- Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
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- Morawski, J. G. (1994). Practicing feminisms, reconstructing psychology: Notes on a liminal science. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.
- Morawski, J. G. (1988). The rise of experimentation in American psychology. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press.
- Hoffman, E., Myerberg, N. R., & Morawski, J. G. (2015). Acting otherwise: Resistance, agency, and subjectivities in Milgram's studies of obedience. Theory & Psychology, 25(5), 670-689.
- Morawski, J. (2015). Epistemological dizziness in the psychology laboratory: Lively subjects, anxious experimenters, and experimental relations, 1950–1970. Isis, 106(3), 567-597.
- Morawski, J. G. (2016). Franz Samelson and a conundrum. Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 52(1), 67-70.
- Morawski, J. G. (2014). Livelihoods of theory: The case of Goffman's early theory of the self. Theory & Psychology, 24(3), 281-304.
- Morawski, J. G. (2005). Moving gender, positivism and feminist possibilities. Feminism & Psychology, 15(4), 408-414.
- Morawski, J. G. (2005). Reflexivity and the psychologist. History of the Human Sciences, 18(4), 77-105.
- Morawski, J. G. (2001). Gifts bestowed, gifts withheld: Assessing psychological theory with a Kochian attitude. American Psychologist, 56(5), 433-440.
- Morawski, J. G. (2001). The dynamics of uncertainty. History and Theory, 40, 401-418.
- Morawski, J. G. (2000). Just one more "other" in psychology? Theory & Psychology, 10(1), 63-70.
- Morawski, J. G. (2000). Social psychology a century ago. American Psychologist, 55(4), 427-430.
- Morawski, J. G. (1997). The science behind feminist research methods. Journal of Social Issues, 53(4), 667-681.
- Morawski, J. G., & Donahue, M. (2016). Technological simulacrum: psychologists’ invention of a bogus pipeline to the soul. Images, Technology, and History, 32(4), 409-418.
- Morawski, J. G., & Nelson, K. (2004). Sperm and liberal feminism: A scientific fantasy. International Journal of Critical Psychology, 12, 81-106.
- Morawski, J. G., & St. Martin, J. (2011). The evolving vocabulary of the social sciences: The case of "socialization." History of Psychology, 14(1), 1-25.
- Steele, R. S., & Morawski, J. G. (2002). Implicit cognition and the social unconscious. Theory & Psychology, 12(1), 37-54.
- Morawski, J. G. (2007). Scientific selves: Discerning the subject and the experimenter in experimental psychology in the United States, 1900-1935. In M. Ash & T. Stern (Eds.), Psychology’s Territories: Historical and contemporary perspectives from different disciplines (pp. 129-148). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
- Morawski, J. G. (2003). Men crazy: Making theories of masculinity. In N. Stephenson, L. Radtke, R. Jorna, & H. Stam (Eds.), Theoretical Psychology: Critical Contributions (pp. 335-346). New York: Captus Press.
- Morawski, J. G. (2003). The history of modern social psychology. In I. B. Weiner (Ed.), Handbook of Psychology, 1, 223-248. New York: John Wiley & Sons.
- Morawski, J. G. (1998). The return of phantom subjects? In B. Bayer & J. Shotter (Eds.), Textual constructions: Subjectivities and disciplinary practices (pp. 214-228). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
- Morawski, J. G. (1997). White experimenters, white blood, and other white conditions: Locating the psychologist’s race. In M. Fine, L. Powell, L. Weiss, & M. Wong (Eds.), Off-white: Readings on society, race and culture (pp. 13-28). New York: Routledge.
- History and Systems
- Psychology of Gender
- Psychology of Reproduction
- Psychology of Women
- Qualitative Methods
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