July 2012

 

Curriculum Vitae

Joan M. Ostrove

                                                                                                                

Education

 

Ohlone College, Fremont, California

American Sign Language-English Interpreter Preparation Program, 2012

 

University of California, San Francisco, California

         Postdoctoral Fellow in Health Psychology, 1996-1998

 

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Doctorate in Psychology, 1996

Certificate in Women's Studies, 1994

Masters in Psychology, 1991

 

Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

         Bachelor of Arts degree, magna cum laude, with Honors in Psychology, June 1987

                 

Academic employment

 

Full-Time Appointments

 

Associate Professor, Psychology Department                                                                    Macalester College

                  Spring 2005 – present (on leave, Fall 2008-Spring 2010)

 

Chair, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department                                    Macalester College

                  Fall 2006 – Spring 2008

 

Assistant Professor, Psychology Department                                                                     Macalester College

                  Fall 1999 – Spring 2005

 

Research Associate, MacArthur Network on Socioeconomic Status                     University of California, San Francisco

and Health  

Fall 1998 – Summer 1999

 

Research Assistant, Aphasia Research Center                                                                   Boston V. A. Medical Center               

           (Drs. Howard Gardner, Penny Prather, and Hiram Brownell, supervisors)

July 1987 – July 1989

 

Part-Time Appointments

 

Part-time Visiting Assistant Professor, Psychology Department                              Mills College

Spring 1998

 

Research Assistant/Project Manager, Women’s Life Paths Studies                       University of Michigan

                  (Dr. Abigail Stewart, P.I.) 

     May 1990 – July 1996

 

Graduate Student Instructor                                                                                                      University of Michigan

                  Psychology Department and Women’s Studies Program

     1990-1995

 

 

scholarly work in PRogress

 

Brown, K. T. & Ostrove, J. M. (in press). What does it mean to be an ally?: The perception of allies from the perspective of people of color. Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

 

Curtin, N., Stewart, A. J., & Ostrove, J. M. (in press). Supporting success among international and U.S. graduate students: The roles of advisor support and sense of belonging. American Educational Research Journal.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Rinaldi, J. (Eds.) (in preparation). Self-reflection as scholarly praxis:  Researcher identity in Disability Studies. Special issue of Disability Studies Quarterly.

 

Holcomb, T. K., Ostrove, J. M., & Lawrence, S. (in preparation). Preparing ASL/English interpreters for a diverse community:  Are we doing enough?  In preparation for K. Christensen (Ed.), Deaf plus:  A multicultural perspective (2nd edition).

 

published scholarly work

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Coffman, S. (2012). The psychology of love in the context of physical disability:  Reframing culture, exposing oppression, narrating resistance.  In M. Paludi (Ed). The Psychology of Love, Volume 4 (pp. 95-110). Santa Barbara, CA:  Praeger.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Stewart, A. J., & Curtin, N. (2011).  Social class and belonging:  Implications for graduate students’ career aspirations.  Journal of Higher Education, 82, 748-774.

 

Lytle, L. R., Oliva, G. A., Ostrove, J. M., Cassidy, C.  (2011).  Building resilience in adolescence:  The influences of individual, family, school and community perspectives and practices.  In D. H. Zand & K. J. Pierce (Eds.)  Resilience in Deaf ChildrenAdaptation Through Emerging Adulthood (pp. 251-278).  NY: Springer.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Zucker, A. N. (2011).  [Review of the book Handbook of Diversity in Feminist Psychology].  Sex Roles, 64, 143.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Oliva, G. A. (2010).  Identifying allies:  Explorations of Deaf-hearing relationships.  In S. Burch & A. Kafer (Eds.) Deaf and disability studies: Interdisciplinary perspectives (pp. 105-119), Washington, D.C.:  Gallaudet University Press.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Cole, E. R., & Oliva, G. A. (2009).  Toward a feminist liberation psychology of alliances.  Feminism & Psychology, 19, 381-386.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G., & *Katowitz, A. (2009).  Reflections on the K-12 years in public schools: 

Relations with hearing teachers and peers from the perspective of deaf and hard-of-hearing adults.  Disability Studies Quarterly, 29(3).

 

Ostrove, J. M., & *Long, S. M. (2007).  Social class and belonging:  Implications for college adjustment.  The Review of Higher Education, 30, 363-389.

 

Zucker, A. N., & Ostrove, J. M. (2007).  Meanings of sex and gender for a new generation of feminist psychologists.  Feminism & Psychology, 17, 470-474.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (2007).  [Review of the books Psychology and economic injustice:  Personal, professional, and political intersections and Intersections of gender, race, and class:  Readings for a changing landscape].  Sex Roles, 57, 463-465.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & *Crawford, D. (2006).  “One lady was so busy staring at me she walked into a wall:” Interability relations from the perspective of women with disabilities.  Disability Studies Quarterly, 26 (3).

 

Ostrove, J. M. (2005).  [Review of the book  Social psychological foundations of health and illness].  Journal of Health Psychology, 10, 876-878.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Cole., E. R. (2003). Privileging class:  Toward a critical psychology of social class in the context of education.  Journal of Social Issues, 59, 677-692.

 

Ostrove, J. M.  (2003).  Belonging and wanting:  Meanings of social class background for women’s constructions of their college experiences.  Journal of Social Issues, 59, 771-784.

 

*Crawford, D., & Ostrove, J. M.  (2003).  Representations of disability and the interpersonal relationships of women with disabilities.  Women & Therapy, 26, 179-194.

 

Zucker, A. N., Ostrove, J. M., & Stewart, A. J. (2002).  College-educated women’s personality development in adulthood:  Perceptions and age differences.  Psychology & Aging, 17, 236-244.

 

Ostrove, J.M., & *Long, S. M. ’01 (2002).  White women’s social class identity and the college experience.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service NO. ED 457 510).

 

Stewart, A. J., Ostrove, J. M., & Helson, R. (2001). Middle aging in women:  Patterns of personality change from the 30s to the 50s.  Journal of Adult Development, 8, 23-37.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Adler, N. E., Kuppermann, M., & Washington, E. (2000).  Objective and subjective assessments of socioeconomic status and their relationship to self-rated health in an ethnically diverse sample of pregnant women.  Health Psychology, 19, 613-618.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Feldman, P., & Adler, N. E. (1999).  Relations among socioeconomic status indicators and health for African Americans and Whites.  Journal of Health Psychology, 4, 451-463.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (1999) A continuing commitment to social change:  Portraits of women activists over adulthood.  In M. Romero & A. J. Stewart (Eds.). Women’s untold stories: Breaking silence, talking back, voicing complexity (pp. 212-226).  NY:  Routledge.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Adler, N. E. (1998).  The relationship of socioeconomic status, labor force participation, and health among men and women.  Journal of Health Psychology, 3, 451-463.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Stewart, A. J.  (1998).  Representing Radcliffe:  Perceptions and consequences of social class. Journal of Adult Development, 5, 183-193.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Adler, N. E. (1998).  Socioeconomic status and health.  Current Opinion in Psychiatry, 11, 649-653.

 

Stewart, A. J., & Ostrove, J. M.  (1998).  Women’s personality in middle age:  Gender, history, and mid-course corrections.  American Psychologist, 53, 1185-1194.

 

Adams, S. H., Cartwright, L. K., Ostrove, J. M., Stewart, A. J., & Wink, P. (1998).  Psychological predictors of good health in three longitudinal samples of educated midlife women.  Health Psychology, 17, 412-420.

 

Cole, E. R., Zucker, A. N., & Ostrove, J. M. (1998). Political participation and feminist consciousness among women activists of the 1960s.  Political Psychology, 19, 349-371.

 

Vandewater, E. A., Ostrove, J. M., & Stewart, A. J. (1997).  Predicting women's well-being in midlife:  The importance of personality development and social role involvements.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72, 1147-1160.

 

Helson, R., Stewart, A. J., & Ostrove, J. M. (1995).  Identity in three cohorts of midlife women.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 69, 544-557.

 

Ostrove, J. M. & Stewart, A. J. (1994).  Meanings and uses of marginal identities:  Social class at Radcliffe in the 1960s.  In C. E. Franz & A. J. Stewart (Eds.) Women creating lives: Identities, resilience, resistance.  Boulder, CO:  Westview Press, pp. 289-307.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Kaplan, J. A., Brownell, H. H., & Gardner, H. (1994).  The components of linguistic discourse:  Lessons from neuropsychology.  In P. Grzybek (Ed.) Studies in neurosemiotics. Bochum, Germany:  Brockmeyer, pp. 111-127.

 

Stewart, A. J. & Ostrove, J. M. (1993).  Social class, social change, and gender:  Working class women at Radcliffe and after.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 17, 475-497.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Simpson, T., & Gardner, H. (1990).  Beyond scripts:  A note on the capacity of right hemisphere-damaged patients to process social and emotional content.  Brain and Cognition, 12, 144-154.

 

Conference Proceedings

 

Adler, N. E., & Ostrove, J. M. (1999).  Socioeconomic status and health:  What we know and what we don’t.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 896, 3-16.

 

Edited Volumes

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Cole, E. R. (2003) Co-editors of Volume 59, Number 4 of the Journal of Social Issues on “Psychological Meanings of Social Class in the Context of Education”

 

research reports

 

Adler, N. E., & Ostrove, J. M. (1998).  Socioeconomic status, work, and health.  Report prepared for the California Endowment.

 

Presentations

 

Presentations at National/International Conferences

 

Ostrove, J. M. (June, 2010).  “Look good” and “Be perfect:” How social class, religious, gender, and racial identities inform my work in Disability Studies. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Disability Studies, Philadelphia, PA.

 

Duncan, G. J., & Ostrove, J. M. (August, 2010).  Measuring socioeconomic status and social class in psychological research.  Continuing Education Workshop presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G. A., & Brown, K. T. (June, 2008).  Identifying allies:  Explorations in the domains of disability and race.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Disability Studies, New York City.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G. A., & Brown, K. T. (July, 2008).  Identifying allies:  Attitudes and actions in cross-identity relationships.  Paper presented at Conference of the International Society for Political Psychology, Paris, France.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G. A., & *Katowitz, A. ’07 (June, 2007).  Toward effective interaction:  Deaf and hard-of-hearing students experiences with hearing teachers and peers.  Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Disability Studies, Seattle, WA.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (July, 2006).  Social class, classism, and stress among college students.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the International Society of Political Psychology, Barcelona, Spain.

 

Ostrove, J. M., *Long, S. M. ’01, & *Welle, K. ’05 (June, 2006).  Belonging at college:  The importance of social class.  Paper presented at the Biennial Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Long Beach, CA.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Lewis, J. D., *Harris, E. ’06, & *Katowitz, A. ’07 (June, 2006).  Alliances across difference:  Relationship building in multicultural communities.  Poster presented at the Biennial Convention of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Long Beach, CA.

 

Ostrove, J.M., & *Crawford, D. ’01 (January, 2005).  Interability relations from the perspective of women with disabilities.  Poster presented at the National Multicultural Summit and Conference, Hollywood, CA.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Adler, N. E. (July, 2004).  Subjective social status, social comparisons, and health.  Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Brown, K., & Ostrove, J. M. (July, 2004).  Perception of allies and psychological well-being among people of color.  Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, Hawaii.

 

Ostrove, J.M., & *Crawford, D. ’01 (June, 2002).  Representing allies:  The domain of disability.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (June, 2002).  Discussant for symposium “Breath, Life, and Death:  Social Inequalities in Health” at the Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Toronto, Ontario, CANADA.

 

Ostrove, J.M., & *Long, S.M. ’01 (August, 2001).  White women’s social class identity and the college experience.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

*Crawford, D. ’01, & Ostrove, J.M. (January, 2001).  Representations of disability:  Implications for relationships.  Poster presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit:  The Psychology of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, Sexual Orientation, and Disability. Santa Barbara, CA.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (October, 1999).  Adult women’s constructions of college and work:  The importance of social class background.  Paper presented at Making Social Class Visible:  A Conference in the Humanities and Social Sciences, Metropolitan State University, St Paul, MN.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Adler, N. E., & Kuppermann, M. (July, 1999).  Standing on a ladder:  A new measure of subjective social class.  Paper presented at the International Society for Political Psychology.  Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & Feldman, P. (May, 1999).  Education, income, wealth and health among Whites and African Americans.  Poster presented at the New York Academy of Sciences Conference on Socioeconomic Status and Health in Industrial Nations:  Social, Psychological, and Biological Pathways.  Bethesda, MD.

 

Zucker, A. N., & Ostrove, J. M. (April, 1999).  Personality change in three cohorts of adult women.  Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development.  Albuquerque, NM.

 

Feldman, P., & Ostrove, J. M. (June, 1998).  Social class indicators, ethnicity, and health.  Poster presented at the Conference of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Ann Arbor, MI.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (1996).  Feminist identity and well-being among midlife women.  Paper presented at the Feminist Generations Conference, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

 

Ostrove, J. M. & Crittle, M. C. (1995).  Women's well-being at midlife:  Roles, role quality, and personality.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (1995).  Contextualizing identity:  Social class and geographical region at Radcliffe College.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

 

Ostrove, J. M. & John, O. (1994).  Personality types:  Relations to traits, identity status, and life outcomes.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Adams, S., Cartwright, L., Ostrove, J., Wink, P., & Stewart, A. (1994).  Health and personality among college-educated women:  A three sample comparison.  Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Women and Health Conference, Washington, D.C.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (1993).  Women's relationship patterns:  Consequences for work and personality.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

 

Ostrove, J. M., Welsh, W., & Stewart, A. J. (1992).  Exploring the margin:  Atypicality and personality.  Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the Association for Women in Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

 

Ostrove, J. M. & Heatherington, L. (1988).  The stigma of seeking counseling:  Two empirical investigations.  Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA.

 

Presentations at Local/Regional Conferences / Invited Presentations

 

Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G. A., & Brown, K. T. (October 25, 2010).  Identifying allies:  Attitudes and actions in cross-identity relationships.  Talk presented to the University of California, Santa Cruz Department of Psychology Colloquium Series, Santa Cruz, CA.
 
Ostrove, J. M., Oliva, G. A., & Brown, K. T. (October 30, 2008).  Identifying allies:  Attitudes and actions in cross-identity relationships.  Talk presented to the Personality and Social Contexts weekly brown bag colloquium in the Psychology Department at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.
 
Ostrove, J. M., & *Crawford, D. ‘01 (April, 2005).  Representing allies:  The domain of disability.  Invited colloquium to the Center for Chronic Disease Outcomes Research (CCDOR) at the Minneapolis VA Medical Center.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & *Crawford, D. ‘01 (April 15, 2003).  Representing allies:  The domain of disability.  “Brown bag” presentation to the Social Science Colloquium at Macalester College.

 

Ostrove, J. M., & *Crawford, D. ‘01 (November 18, 2002).  Representing allies:  The domain of disability.  Invited “brown bag” presentation to the Personality/Social Area of the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (May 19, 2001).  Women’s lives across time and in context:  Lessons from the Radcliffe Class of 1964.  Invited presentation to the Twin Cities Radcliffe Alumnae Association Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (November 17, 2000).  Class in context:  Social class background and women’s representations of college. Invited “brown bag” presentation to the Personality/Social Area of the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology.

 

Ostrove, J. M. (1996).  Social class background and constructions of the college experience.  Paper presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.

 

* indicates Macalester student co-author

 

awards, recognition, and grants

 

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

 

Associated Colleges of the Midwest Faculty Career Enhancement (FaCE) Grant ($2090), awarded Spring 2008

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Grants-in-Aid Award ($1915), awarded December 2006

Bush Faculty Development Grant – Perspectives Grant ($7000), Macalester College, awarded June 2004

Co-mentoring Project Grant from the Mellon Faculty Life Cycle Grant, awarded Dec 2001 for use during Fall 2002 (with Professor Karin Aguilar-San Juan)

Bush Faculty Development Grant on Race and Diversity – Course Development Grant, Macalester College, 2001

Keck Student-Faculty Summer Research Grant (with Danette Crawford ’01), Macalester College, 2000

Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship, University of Michigan, 1995-1996

Differences Among Women Fellowship, University of Michigan Women's Studies Program, 1994-1995

Research Partnership Program Fellowship (with Dr. Abigail Stewart), University of Michigan, 1992-1993

Robin I. Thevenet Memorial Award in Women's Studies, Honorable Mention, University of Michigan, 1992

 

Undergraduate Awards and Honors

 

Phi Beta Kappa

Sigma Xi

 

service

 

Membership in Professional Societies

 

American Psychological Association

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Society for Disability Studies

 

Professional Service

 

Ad-hoc peer reviewer:

                  ASAP (Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy)           Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

BioMed Central                                                                              Psychological Science

Feminism & Psychology                                                                Psychology of Women Quarterly

Group Processes & Intergroup Relations                                 Qualitative Sociology

Journal of Health Psychology                                                       Sex Roles

Journal of Contemporary Ethnography                                      Social Problems

                  Journal of Health and Social Behavior                                     Social Science and Medicine

Journal of Personality                                                                    Women’s Studies International Forum

                  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

 

                  Amherst College Research Award Application (November, 2008)

         Book proposal for Temple University Press (December, 2006)

                  Research proposal for TESS (Time-sharing Experiments for Social Sciences; July, 2005)

                  Herganhan & Olson’s An Introduction to Theories of Personality for Prentice-Hall Publishers, May 2001.

                                   

Society for Disability Studies

Board member, June 2008 - June 2011 (re-elected May 2011 for a second 3-year term)

Conference Program Co-Chair, 2009

Secretary, 2009-2011

Treasurer, 2012-2013

 

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)

Undergraduate college teaching award committee (Chair: Spring 2007 and Spring 2008; Member: Spring 2009)

 

Power-Point supplement developer for Etaugh & Bridges’s Women’s Lives:  A Psychological Exploration (Pearson Allyn & Bacon, publisher; January-February, 2009)

 

American Psychological Association 2005 Convention Program Co-Chair, Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women)

 

Mentor, Preparing Future Faculty Program, University of Minnesota (Fall, 2003)

 

Grant proposal reviewer

United States-Israel Binational Science Foundation (Spring, 2004)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Grants-in-Aid program (January and May, 2002)

 

Macalester College Service

                 

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies library representative (September 2006 – Spring 2008)

Women’s History Month planning committee (Fall 2007 – March 2008)

Bush Faculty Development Program Grant Co-Director (June 2005 – Spring 2008)

Educational Policy and Governance Committee (Fall 2004 – Spring 2007)

Chaplain’s Building and Campus Environment Committee (Fall 2004 – Fall 2005)

Co-organizer (with Kate Patton ’07 and Cassie Hartblay ’06 and Visiting Professor Cindy Wu) of Disability Awareness Month events (Oct 2004; Oct 2005; Oct 2006)

Allies Project facilitator (with Karla Benson Rutten; Fall 2004 – Spring 2006)

“Visioning the Chaplaincy” Team (Spring 2004; Summer 2005)

Associate Dean of Students Search Committee (Spring 2004)

Harassment Policy Advisory Committee (Fall 2003 – Spring 2004)

Allies Project Trainer on disability issues (Fall 2003)

Faculty Forum sponsored by the Council for Religious Understanding (participant; Dec 2, 2003)

Psychology Department Search Committee (Fall 2003)

Women’s and Gender Studies Conference Planning Committee (Spring – Fall 2003)

Women’s and Gender Studies Steering Committee (September 2000 – Spring 2004)

Hewlett Pluralism and Unity Program (June 2001 – June 2003)  

Bush Faculty Development Grant on Race and Diversity Steering Committee (September 2001 – May 2002)

Assistant Jewish Chaplain Search Committee (Fall 2002)

Assistant Dean of Students Search Advisory Committee (Spring 2002)

Director of Lealtad/Suzuki Multiculturalism Center Search Advisory Committee (Spring 2002)

Psychology department library representative (September 1999 – September 2002)

Psychology Club Stress Symposium Planning Committee (September 2001 – May 2002)

Information Services Advisory Committee (September 1999 – May 2001)

         Microcomputer Fund Subcommittee, 2000, 2001

WHAM (Wellness and Health at Macalester) (September 1999 – May 2001)

Fulbright Grant on-campus interviewer (October 2000)