Majel R Baker

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Contact Me

bake0633@umn.edu


Affiliations

My research interests focus on issues disproportionately affecting women, including sexism in STEM fields and interpersonal trauma like sexual assault. My work emphasizes statistical and study design methods, and academic and psychological outcomes.

National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, Grant No. 00039202, June 2016 – June 2019

Majel Baker Google Scholar

Curriculum Vitae

Educational Background

BA: Psychology, with Honors, University of San Francisco.

Minor: Gender & Sexualities Studies.

Publications

Graduate Work at UMN

Merians, A. N., Baker, M. R., Frazier, P. A., & Lust, K. (Under review). Comparing latent class analyses and cumulative risk of adverse childhood experiences in college students.

Nguyen-Feng, V., Baker, M. R., Frazier, P. A., & Merians, A. (in press). Sexual victimization, emotional abuse, and distress: Coping and perceived control as mediators. Journal of Counseling Psychology

Frazier, P. A., Nguyen-Feng, V., Baker, M. R. (2017). Reconstructing meaning after sexual assault. In E. Altmaier (Eds.), Reconstructing Meaning after Trauma: Theory, Research and Practice. Elsevier.

Baker, M. R., Frazier, P. A., Greer, C. S., Paulsen, J. A., Howard, K., Meredith, L., Anders, S., & Shallcross, S. (2016). Sexual victimization history predicts academic performance in college women. Journal of Counseling Psychology. doi: 10.1037/cou0000146.

Undergraduate Work

Halpern-Felsher, B., Baker, M. R.,& Stitzel, S. (2016). Decision-making in adolescents and young adults. In M. A. Diefenbach, S. Miller, & D. J. Bowen (Eds.), Handbook of Health Decision Science. New York: Springer Verlag.

Hendricks, P. S., Westmaas, J. L., Ta Park, V. M., Thorne, C.B., Wood, S. B., Baker, M. R., Lawler, M. R., Webb Hooper, M., Delucchi, K. L., & Hall, S. M. (2013). Smoking abstinence-related expectancies among American Indians, African Americans, and women: Potential mechanisms of tobacco-related disparities. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 193-205. DOI: 10.1037/a0031938.

Hendricks, P. S., Wood, S. B., Baker, M. R., Delucchi, K. L., & Hall, S. M. (2011). The Smoking Abstinence Questionnaire: Measurement of smokers’ abstinence-related expectancies. Addiction, 106(4), 716-728. DOI: 10.1111/j.1360-0443.2010.03338.x.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

Curriculum Vitae