Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
http://bristolcc.edu/

Phyllis A. Wentworth
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Associate Professor of Psychology

     Office: E112
     Extension: x2866

Education:
Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
M.A. Mount Holyoke College
B.A.. Boston College

Courses Taught:
PSY 101 General Psychology
PSY 252 Child Development
PSY 253 Adolescent Psychology
PSY 255 Abnormal Psychology
PSY 270 Sports Psychology: A Multicultural Approach

Affiliations:
American Psychological Association
Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences

Publications:

Journal Articles

  • (2002). Midlife educational, career, and family outcomes of women educated at two single-sex colleges. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 47(5-6), 237-247.
  • (2001). Crossing the line: Case studies of identity development in first generation college women. Journal of Adult Development, 8(1), 9-21.
  • (1999). The moral of her story: Exploring the Philosophical and Religious Commitments in Mary Whiton Calkins' Self-Psychology. History of Psychology, 2(2), 119-131.
  • (1999 Dec). Psychology Today’s Best of the Century. Psychology Today, 37.
  • (1997). Generativity and authoritarianism: Implications for personality, political involvement, and parenting. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 72(5), 1202-1216.
  • Other Materials

  • “Radio Broadcast:Rachel & Benno.” 1999.
  • Presentations:

    Panel Discussions

  • "Teaching general psychology at an open enrollment institution: Challenges and opportunities" 28th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersberg, FL (January 2-5, 2006)
  • Posters

  • "Can fiction make abnormal psychology more real?" 28th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersberg, FL (January 2-5, 2006)
  • Presentations

  • "The Values Walk: An Activity for the First Day of Class (or later)" Bristol Community College’s Professional Day. Bristol Community College Fall River, MA (March, 2010)
  • "“Aren’t Sports Color Blind?” Talking about Race and Gender in a Sports Psychology Class" The Association for Women in Psychology Annual Meeting. Newport, RI (March, 2009)
  • "Aren’t Sports Colorblind? Talking about Race and Gender in a College Sports Psychology Class" Meeting of the Association for Women in Psychology. Newport, RI (March, 2009)
  • "The First Year: Lessons Learned" Mass Colleges Online. Lowell, MA (June, 2008)
  • "Teaching General Psychology at an Open Enrollment Institution: Challenges and Opportunities" National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersburg Beach, FL (January, 2006)
  • "Productive Tensions: Three Historiographical Themes from Ann Taves’s Fits, Trances, & Visions" Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Southern Maine Portland, ME (June, 2000)
  • "The reincarnation of the old-time orphan asylum" 32nd Annual Meeting of Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Southern Maine Portland, MA (June 22-25, 2000)
  • "Joseph Jastrow: Public Pundit or Impartial Scientist?" Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA (August, 1999)
  • "The Good Science: Mary Whiton Calkins and the Psychology of Self" Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences. University of Richmond Richmond, VA (June, 1997)
  • Awards:
    Bristol Community College's Silver Shield Award Recepient, 2009