Riia K. Luhtanen

 

Myllymatintie 4 as 2, 48400 Kotka, Finland

Email: riia.luhtanen (at) gmail.com / GSM: +358505604425

EDUCATION

Ph.D., 1995, State University of New York at Buffalo, Social/Organizational Psychology.
M.A., 1990, State University of New York at Buffalo, Social/Organizational Psychology.
M.A., 1986, College of William and Mary, Psychology.
B.A., 1983, Denison University, Psychology (with Honors).

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experimental, quasi-experimental, and correlational research designs
  • Questionnaire/survey development
  • Data collection, entry, cleaning, analyses, interpretation and presentation
  • Statistical analyses: ANOVA and MANOVA (with or without covariates), repeated measures analyses, correlational analyses, multiple regression, factor analysis, structural equations (causal) modeling, Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM)
  • Statistical packages: SPSS, EQS and HLM 2L
  • Word Processing: Microsoft Word
  • Manuscript preparation; report writing
  • Supervising and training research personnel; teaching

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2004–present, Freelance Consultant.

1996-2004, Research Associate, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

1985-1995, Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, SUNY-Buffalo.

1983-1985, Research Assistant, Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, VA 23185.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

1998 (Fall), Instructor of two discussion sections of Introductory Psychology, University of Michigan.

1998 (Winter), Instructor of two discussion sections of Introductory Psychology, University of Michigan.

1997 (Fall), Instructor of two discussion sections of Social Psychology, University of Michigan.

1997 (Winter), Instructor of two discussion sections of Introductory Psychology, University of Michigan.

1995 (Fall), Co-Instructor, Introductory Psychology, SUNY-Buffalo.

1992 (Spring), Co-Instructor, Social Psychology, SUNY-Buffalo.

1989 (Fall), Co-Instructor, Psychology of Human Relationships, SUNY-Buffalo. Taught a section entitled "Stereotyping, Prejudice and Racism."

1988 (Fall), Instructor, Social Behavior, SUNY-Buffalo.

1988 (Spring), Instructor, Research Methods in Psychology, SUNY-Buffalo.

1987 (Summer), Instructor, Social Behavior, SUNY-Buffalo.

1987 (Spring), Instructor, Social Behavior, SUNY-Buffalo.

1986 (Fall), Teaching Assistant, Research Methods in Psychology, SUNY-Buffalo.

1982 (Fall), Teaching Assistant, Abnormal Psychology, Denison University.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Journal of Adolescence.

PUBLICATIONS

Sargent, J. T., Crocker, J., & Luhtanen, R. K. (2006). Contingencies of self-worth and symptoms of depression in college students. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 628-646.

Luhtanen, R., & Crocker, J. (2005). Alcohol use in college students: Effects of level of self-esteem, narcissism, and contingencies of self-worth. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 19, 99-103.

Crocker, J., Luhtanen, R. K., and Sommers, S. (2004). Contingencies of self-worth: Progress and Prospects. European Review of Social Psychology (Vol. 15, pp. 133-181).

Crocker, J., Luhtanen, R. K., Cooper, M. L., & Bouvrette, S. (2003). Contingencies of self-worth in college students: Theory and measurement. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 894-908.

Luhtanen, R. K. (2003). Identity, stigma management, and well-being: A comparison of lesbians/bisexual women and gay/bisexual men. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 7, 85-100.

Crocker, J., & Luhtanen, R. K. (2003). Level of self-esteem and contingencies of self-worth: Unique effects on academic, social, and financial problems in college freshmen. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 701-712.

Crocker, J., Sommers, S., & Luhtanen, R. (2002). Hopes dashed and dreams fulfilled: Contingencies of self-worth in the graduate school admissions process. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1275-1286.

Crocker, J., Luhtanen, R., Broadnax, S., & Blaine, B. (1999). Belief in U.S. government conspiracies against blacks among black and white college students: Externality or system blame? Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 25, 941-953.

Schneider, M. E., Major, B., Luhtanen, R., & Crocker, J. (1996). Social stigma and the potential costs of assumptive help. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 22, 201-209.

Crocker, J., Luhtanen, R., Blaine, B., & Broadnax, S. (1994). Collective self-esteem and psychological well-being among White, Black, and Asian college students. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 20, 503-513.

Crocker, J., Blaine, B., & Luhtanen, R. (1993). Prejudice, intergroup behavior and self-esteem: Enhancement and protection motives. In M. A. Hogg and D. Abrams (Eds.), Group motivation: Social Psychological Perspectives (pp. 52-67). Hertfordshire, England: Harvester-Wheatsheaf.

Luhtanen, R., & Crocker, J. (1992). A collective self-esteem scale: Self-evaluation of one's social identity. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 302-318.

Bylsma, W. H., Tomaka, J., Luhtanen, R., Crocker, J., & Major, B. (1992). Response latency as an index of temporary self-evaluation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 18, 60-67.

Luhtanen, R, & Crocker, J. (1991). Self-esteem and intergroup comparisons: Toward a theory of collective self-esteem. In J. Suls and T. A. Wills (Eds.), Social comparison: Contemporary theory and research (pp. 211-234). Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Crocker, J., & Luhtanen, R. (1990). Collective self-esteem and ingroup bias. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 58, 60-67.

 

REFERENCES available upon request

 

 

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