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General Teaching Resources

Resources for including women and gender in your psychology courses:

Furumoto, L. (2003). Beyond great men and great ideas: History of psychology in sociocultural context.  In P. Bronstein & K. Quina (Eds.), Teaching gender and multicultural awareness: Resources for the psychology classroom (pp. 113-124). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Moradi, B., & Townsend, D. T. (2006). Raising students' awareness of women in psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 33, 113-117.


Paludi, M. A. (1991). Placing women psychologists in the psychology of women course. Teaching of Psychology, 18, 172-174.


Sample syllabi for teaching history of psychology from a feminist perspective:

Jan Yoder at the University of Akron

Linda Woolf at Webster University


Resources for the feminist classroom:

Feminist Teacher (journal devoted to feminist pedagogy)

Psychology of Women Quarterly (features a new Teaching Briefs section)


Belenky, M. F., Clinchy, B. M., Goldberger, N. R. & Tarule, J. M. (1986). Connected teaching. In Women's ways of knowing: The development of self, voice and mind (pp. 214-229). New York: Basic Books.


Enns, C. Z. Sinacore, A. L. (Eds.).(2005). Teaching and Social Justice: Integrating Multicultural and Feminist Theories in the Classroom. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.


Gergen, M. (2010). Teaching psychology of gender from a social constructionist standpoint. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 261-264.


Good, J. J. & Moss-Racusin, C. A. (2010). "But that doesn't apply to me": Teaching college students to think about gender. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 418-421.


hooks, b. (1994). Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom. New York: Routledge.


Lott, B. & Bullock, H. (2010). Women and social class. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 34, 421-424.