Janet Shibley Hyde
Position title: Chair, Department of Gender and Women's Studies; Director, Center for Research on Gender and Women; Helen Thompson Woolley Professor of Psychology
Phone: (608) 262-9522
3327 Sterling Hall, 475 North Charter St. Office
My research focuses on the areas of psychology women and gender, and human sexuality. One program of research has involved conducting meta-analyses of research on psychological gender differences and other gender-related issues. Examples include meta-analyses of gender differences in depression and gender differences in mathematics performance. Early meta-analyses led me to the publication of the Gender Similarities Hypothesis in 2005 (American Psychologist). Another program of research has been the Wisconsin Study of Families and Work, a longitudinal study that collected data on more than 500 families from pregnancy with a child through the year when the child reached age 20.
Gender & Women’s Studies Courses:
GWS/PSY 522: Psychology of Women and Gender (undergraduate)
PSY/GWS 743: Psychology of Women and Gender (graduate)
Representative Publications (from more than 200)
Hyde, J. S., Bigler, R., Joel, D., Tate, C. C., & van Anders, S. (2019). The future of sex and gender in psychology: Five challenges to the gender binary. American Psychologist, 74, 171-193.
Hyde, J.S. & DeLamater, J. D. (2019). Understanding Human Sexuality. 14 ed. New York: McGraw-Hill.
Else-Quest, N. M. & Hyde, J. S. (2018). The psychology of women and gender: Half the human experience +. 9 ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.
Salk, R. H., Hyde, J.S., & Abramson., L. Y. (2017). Gender differences in depression in representative national samples: Meta-analyses of diagnoses and symptoms. Psychological Bulletin, 143, 783-822.
Else-Quest, N. M. & Hyde, J. S. (2016). Intersectionality in quantitative psychological research: II. Methods and techniques. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 40, 319-336.
Hyde, J. S. (2014). Gender similarities and differences. Annual Review of Psychology, 65, 373-398.
Pahlke, E., Hyde, J. S., & Allison, C. (2014). The effects of single-sex compared with coeducational schooling on students’ performance and attitudes: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 140, 1042-1072.
Petersen, J. & Hyde, J. S. (2013). Peer sexual harassment and disordered eating in early adolescence. Developmental Psychology, 49, 184-195.
Katz-Wise, S. & Hyde, J. S. (2012). Victimization experiences of lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals: A meta-analysis. Journal of Sex Research, 49, 142-167.
Halpern, D. F., Eliot, L., Bigler, R. S., Fabes, R. A., Hanish, L. D., Hyde, J.S., Liben, L.S., & Martin, C. L. (2011). The pseudoscience of single-sex schooling. Science, 333, 1706-1707.
Else-Quest, N. M., Hyde, J. S., & Linn, M. C. (2010). Cross-national patterns of gender differences in mathematics: A meta-analysis. Psychological Bulletin, 136, 103-127.
Hyde, J. S., Mezulis, A. H., & Abramson, L. Y. (2008). The ABCs of depression: Integrating affective, biological and cognitive models to explain the emergence of the gender difference in depression. Psychological Review, 115, 291-313.
Hyde, J. S., *Lindberg, S. M., Linn, M. C., Ellis, A., & *Williams, C. (2008). Gender similarities characterize math performance. Science, 321, 494-495.
Hyde, J. S. (2005). The gender similarities hypothesis. American Psychologist, 60, 581-592.
McKinley, N. M. & Hyde, J. S. (1996). The Objectified Body Consciousness Scale: Development and validation. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 20, 181-216.
Bargad, A., & Hyde, J. S. (1991). Women’s studies: A study of feminist identity development in women. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 15, 181-201.