Sex bias in language — Gender bias in children's media — Gender stereotyping and prejudice, son vs. daughter preference — AIDS issues related to people's attitudes toward homosexuality — Sex differences in personality (aggressiveness, communication styles, etc.) — Marginalization of fathers
Mykol C. Hamilton
H.W. Stodghill Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Psychology
B.A., Stanford University; M.A., San Jose State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California
Scholarly interests focus on gender and language, preference for sons/daughters, gender bias in education, gender differences, and gender issues relevant to children. Research on AIDS issues related to people's attitudes toward homosexuality. Has frequently delivered papers at scholarly conferences, including an invited address on her research on AIDS risk perception.