Suzanna M. Rose

Suzanna M. Rose


  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
  • M.S. Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1975
  • B.S. Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, 1970

Research Interests

  • Romantic relationships, sexuality, and friendship
  • Sexual orientation, bias crimes, and domestic violence
  • Women's career development
  • International issues in Women's Studies

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Select Publications

Rose, S. M. (2009). Dating. In H. T. Reis & S. Sprecher (Eds.). Encyclopedia of Human Relationships. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Rose, S. M. (2007). Enjoying the returns: Women’s friendships after 50. In V. Muhlbauer & J. Chrisler (Eds.), Women Over 50: Psychological Perspectives (112-130). New York: Springer.

Rose, S. M. (2003). Crossing the color line in women’s friendship. In J. Chrisler, C. Golden & P. Rozee (Eds.) Lectures on the Psychology of Women (3rd edition) (pp. 254-274). Revised and updated chapter.

Rose, S. 2000. Heterosexism and the study of women’s romantic and friend relationships. Journal of Social Issues, 56, 315-328. This special issue received the Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology.

Women’s Career Development

Rose, S. M. & Danner, M. (in press) Money matters: the art of negotiating the academic contract for women. In M. E.Lenning, Brightman, S., & S. Caringella (Eds.), Rites of passage, Routledge. [reprint of 1998 chapter]

Rose, S. M. (2007). LGBT issues go to work. In V. Clarke & E. Peel (Eds.), Out in psychology: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer perspectives. London: Wiley.

Sexual Orientation

Lewis, R. J., Derlega, V. J., Brown, D., Rose, S., & Henson, J.M. (In press, 2009). Sexual minority stress, depressive symptoms, and sexual orientation conflict: Focus on the experiences of bisexuals. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.

Rose, S. & Hall, R. (Eds.) (2005) Innovations in lesbian research. Special section of the Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29, 119-187.

Rose, S. M. (2003). Community interventions concerning homophobic violence and partner violence against lesbians. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 7, 125-139.

Women’s Studies/Teaching

Rose, S. (2009). The protest as teaching technique for promoting feminist activism. In R. D. Crabtree, D.A. Sapp, & A. C. Licona. (Eds.). Feminist pedagogy: Looking back to move forward (pp. 171-175). Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. [Reprinting of 1989 article].

Morcillo, A.G. & Rose, S.M. (2007). Gender and Women’s Studies across cultures: Internationalizing Women’s Studies at Florida International University. In Many Floridas: Women envisioning change (111-118). J.A. Hayden, S. K. Masters, R. L. S. Ovist, & K. Vaz (Eds.). Cambridge, England: Cambridge Scholar’s Press.