Charlotte N. Markey, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
311 North 5th Street
Camden, NJ 08102
B.S., Psychology, Santa Clara University, CA, June 1997, Magna Cum Laude
M.A., Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, June 2000
Ph.D., Psychology, University of California, Riverside, CA, June 2002
Recent, Select Journal Articles:
Markey, C. N. & Markey, P. M. (2013). Gender, sexual orientation, and romantic partner influence on body dissatisfaction: An examination of heterosexual and lesbian women and their partners. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. doi:10.1177/0265407513489472. Markey & Markey, 2013
Markey, C. N., & Markey, P. M. (2013, in press). Weight disparities between female same-sex romantic partners and weight concerns: Examining partner comparison. Psychology of Women Quarterly. doi: 10.1177/0361684313484128.
Markey, P. M. & Markey, C. N. (2013). Annual variation in internet keyword searches: Linking dieting interest to obesity and negative health outcomes. Journal of Health Psychology. Markey & Markey, 2013
Markey, C. N., Markey, P. M., & Shulz, J. (2012). Mothers’ Own Weight Concerns Predict Early Child Feeding Concerns. Journal of Reproductive and Infant Psychology. Markey et al., 2012
Markey, C. N., & Markey, P. M. (2012). Late Adolescent Boys’ and Girls’ Responses to a Media Presentation of Idealized Female Beauty. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 1, 209-219. Markey & Markey, 2012
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2012). The Complementarity of Behavioral Styles Among Lesbian Couples. Personal Relationships, 20, 170-18, doi: 10.1111/j.1475-6811.2012.01403.x. Markey & Markey, 2012
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2012). Seasonal Variation in Internet Keyword Searches: A Proxy Assessment of Sex and Mating Behaviors. Archives of Sexual Behavior.42, 515-521.
Gillen, M. M. & Markey, C. N. (2012, in press). The Role of Body Image and Depression in Predicting Tanning Attitudes and Behaviors. Behavioral Medicine. Gillen & Markey, 2012
Wilson, J. N.,* Markey, C. N., & Markey, P. M. (2012, in press). Fitness correlates of obligatory versus health motives for exercise: An examination of men in the military. Psychology of Sport and Exercise. Wilson et al., 2012
Gillen, M. M., Markey, C. N., & Markey, P. M. (2012). An Examination of Dieting Behaviors Among Adults: Links with Depression. Eating Behaviors. doi:10.1016/j.eatbeh.2011.11.014. Gillen et al., 2012
Goins, L.* & Markey, C. N., & Gillen, M. M. (2012). Understanding men’s body image in the context of their romantic relationships. American Journal of Men’s Health, 6, 240-248. doi: 10.1177./1557988311431007. Goins et al., 2012
Markey, C. N. & Markey, P. M. (2011). Leaving room for complexity in attempts to understand associations between romantic relationships and health: Commentary on Wanic and Kulik. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 65, 313-319. doi: 10.1007/s11199-011-9986-4. Markey & Markey, 2011
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2011). Changes in women’s interpersonal styles across the menstrual cycle. Journal of Research in Personality. doi:10.1016/j.jrp.2011.06.005. Markey & Markey, 2011
Markey, C. N. & Markey, P. M. (2011). Romantic partners, weight status, and weight concerns: An examination of the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model. Journal of Health Psychology. doi: 10.1177/1359105310375636. Markey & Markey 2011
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2011). Pornography seeking behaviors following midterm political elections in the United States: A replication of the challenge hypothesis. Computers in Human Behavior. doi:10.1016/j.chb.2011.01.007. Markey & Markey 2011
Markey, C. N., & Markey, P. M. (2010). A correlational and experimental examination of reality television viewing and interest in cosmetic surgery. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 7, 165-171. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2009.10.006. Markey & Markey, 2010
Markey, C. N. (2010). Invited commentary: Why body image is important to adolescent development. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 39, 1387-1391. doi:10.1007/s10964-010-9510-0. Markey 2010
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. M. (2010). Changes in pornography-seeking behaviors following political elections: An examination of the challenge hypothesis. Evolution and Human Behavior, 31, 442-446. doi:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2010.06.004. Markey & Markey 2010
Markey, C. N. & Markey, P. M. (2009). Correlates of young women’s desire to obtain cosmetic surgery. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 61, 158-166. doi:10.1007/s11199-009-9625-5. Markey & Markey 2009
Markey, C. N., Gomel, J. N., & Markey, P. M. (2008). Romantic relationships and eating regulation: An investigation of partners’ attempts to control each others’ eating behaviors. Journal of Health Psychology, 13, 422-432. doi:10.1177/1359105307088145. Gomel et al., 2008
Markey, P. M., & Markey, C. N. (2007). Romantic ideals, romantic obtainment and relationship experiences: The complementarity of interpersonal traits among romantic partners. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships (Special Issue on Personality Processes in Romantic Relationships), 24, 517-534. doi: 10.1177/0265407507079241. Markey & Markey, 2007
Markey, C. N., Markey, P. M., & Gray, H. F.* (2007). Romantic relationships and health: An examination of individuals’ perceptions of their romantic partners’ influences on their health. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 57, 435-445. doi: 10.1007/s11199-007-9266-5 Gray et al., 2007
(*Indicates student co-author.)
Recent Books and other Publications:
Markey, C. N. (2014, forthcoming). Smart People Don’t Diet: How Psychology, Common Sense, and the Latest Science Can Help You Lose Weight Permanently. Da Capo/ Lifelong Books.
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Recent Editorial Positions:
Associate Editor, Journal of Personality, April 2011 – present.
Editor, Encyclopedia of Mental Health, 2012-2014. Editor-in-Chief, Howard S. Friedman.
Editor, Special Issue on Personality, Relationships, and Health, Journal of Personality. Co-Editor: Patrick M. Markey, issue to be released in 2014
Editor, Special Issue on Obesity Risk, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Co-Editors: Roger Levesque and Meghan Gillen, 2011
Editor, Special Issue on Body Image, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Co-Editors: Roger Levesque and Denise Newman, 2005
Editorial Board Member, Journal of Youth and Adolescence, Editor: Roger Levesque, April, 2006 – present.
Recent Honors and Awards:
Fellow, Division 35 of the American Psychological Association (Psychology of Women), awarded August 2014
Recipient, one of the top 5 articles of 2013, The Psychology of Popular Media Culture
Participant, American Psychological Association Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology, awarded May 2012
Travel Award, Rutgers University RU Fair NSF Grant Program, for travel to the Women in Psychology Leadership Institute, awarded May 2012
Recipient, one of the 25 most downloaded articles of 2011, Body Image: An International Journal of Research
Rutgers University NSF RU FAIR Grant, “Gender, Romantic Relationships and Well-Being,” awarded January, 2012
Faculty Research Grant (co-PIs, K. August and C. Nave), Rutgers University, Funding to support research examining romantic relationships and health among gay men, awarded December, 2011
Selected as Civic Engagement Faculty Fellow for 2012, Rutgers University, Camden, awarded, November 2011
Grant from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, Washington, D.C. Funding to support research examining women’s relationships, family experiences, and eating-related behaviors, awarded May 2011
Faculty Scholar-Teacher Award, Rutgers University, awarded April 2011
Rutgers University, Research Council Grant, awarded June, 2010
Grant from the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association, San Francisco, CA. Funding to support research on women’s romantic relationships and eating-related behaviors, awarded March, 2010
Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Rutgers University, Camden, April, 2009