Susan Goldstein

Professor, Psychology

Degrees: Ph.D., Psychology, University of Hawaii, Manoa; B.A., Psychology, Oberlin College

Office: Psychology , Larsen Hall #135

Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday: 8:30-10:30 am And by appointment

Phone: 909/748-8664 Campus Ext. 8664




Areas of Expertise

  • Intergroup relations
  • Cross-cultural psychology

Description of Research

Dr. Goldstein’s research has focused on attitudes about and perceptions of different cultural and social groups. Some of the questions her research has addressed include: What factors predict students’ interest in studying abroad? What messages about people with disabilities are contained in introductory psychology textbooks? And what is the role of heterosexual allies in reducing sexual prejudice? Dr. Goldstein has also written, presented and consulted on strategies for infusing diversity into the psychology curriculum.

Courses Offered at Redlands

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Culture and Human Behavior
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Media Psychology

Degrees Held

  • B.A., Psychology, Oberlin College
  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Hawaii, Manoa

Publications, Presentations and Panels

Goldstein, S. B.  (2011). Creating instructor resources as a student project. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 10(3).

Goldstein, S. B., & Davis, D. S. (2010). Heterosexual allies: A descriptive profile. Equity and Excellence in Education, 43, 478–494.

Goldstein, S. B., Siegel, D., & Seaman, J.  (2010). Limited access: The status of disability in introductory psychology textbooks. Teaching of Psychology, 37, 21-27.

Goldstein, S. B. (2009). Enlisting the participation of students in diversifying the curriculum. In R. A. R. Gurung & L. R. Prieto (Eds.), Getting culture: Incorporating diversity across the curriculum. Sterling, VA: Stylus.

Goldstein, S. B. (2008, 2nd ed.; 2000, 1st ed.). Cross-cultural explorations: Activities in culture and psychology. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Goldstein, S. B. (2008, 2nd ed.; 2000, 1st ed.). Instructor's manual to accompany Cross-cultural explorations: Activities in culture and psychology. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Goldstein, S. B., & Kim, R. I. (2006). Predictors of U. S. college students’ participation in study abroad programs: A longitudinal study. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 30, 507-521.

Kim, R. I., & Goldstein, S. B. (2005). Intercultural attitudes predict favorable study abroad expectations of American college students. Journal of Studies in International Education, 9, 265-278.

Goldstein, S. B. (2005). Cross-cultural perspectives across the psychology curriculum: Moving beyond add culture and stir. In Perlman, B., McCann, L. I., & Buskist, W. (Eds.). Voices of experience: Memorable talks from the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology (pp. 45-57). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Society.

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