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Dr. Christine Smith

Dr. Christine Smith
Dr. Christine Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychology, Human Development, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is also chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at UWGB. Dr. Smith teaches courses on women and gender, social psychology, and research methods. She has done research examining the partner preferences of lesbian and bisexual women, the impact of fat stigma, and the relationship between cognitive flexibility and homophobia. She has also written on the romantic relationships of lesbians and gay men at midlife. Dr. Smith also serves on the board of Rainbow Over Wisconsin, an LGBT community foundation in northeastern Wisconsin and is faculty advisor to the Sexuality and Gender Alliance student group at UWGB. Her other passions include animal rights, travel, and stand-up comedy (watching it, not doing it).