Charlotte H. N. Markey, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Psychology
Director, Health Sciences Center
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:
August, K. J., Kelly, C., & Markey, C. H. (2021). Reciprocity and individual differences in diet-related spousal involvement among older couples managing diabetes: The role of gender. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 38, 363-383. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igz038.977
Markey, C. H., Dunaev, J. L., & August, K. J. (2020). Body image experiences in the context of chronic pain: An examination of associations among perceptions of pain, body dissatisfaction, and positive body image. Body Image, 32, 103-110. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.11.005
Markey, C. H., August, K. J., Gillen, M. M., & Dunaev, J. L. (2020). Predictors of disordered weight loss behaviors among same-sex and opposite-sex romantic partners. Eating Behaviors.
Aimé, A., Dion, J., Markey, C. H., Strodl, E., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., McCabe, M. et al. (2020). Assessing positive body image, body satisfaction, weight bias and appearance comparison in emerging adults: A cross-validation study across eight countries. Body Image.
Strodl, E., Markey, C. H., Aimé, A., Rodgers, R., Dion, J., Lococo, G., Gullo, S. et al. (2020). A cross-cultural examination of emotional eating, restrained eating and intuitive eating: Measurement invariance across eight countries. Body Image.
McCabe, M.,Tatangelo, G., Watson, B., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Rodgers, R., Aime, A., Mellor, D.,Granero-Gallegos, A., Strodl, E., Caltabiano, M., Sicilia, A., Castelnuovo, G., Lo Coco, G., Grogan, S., Probst, M., Dion, J., Maïano, C., Manzoni, C. M., Begin, C., Blackburn, M., Pietrabissa, G., Markey, C. H., Gullo, S., Lirola, M., Alcaraz-Ibáñez, M., Hayami-Chisuwa, N.,He, Q., & Ricciardelli, L. A. (2019). Development and testing of a model for risk factors for eating disorders and higher weight among emerging adults: A study protocol. Body Image, 31,139-149. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2019.10.001
Gillen, M. M., & Markey, C. H. (2019). A review of research linking body image and sexual well-being. Body Image, 31, 294-301. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2018.12.004
August, K. J., Westly, K., Alger, M., & Markey, C. H. (2018). Main and interactive effects of diabetes distress and stress from life events on overall psychological distress. Journal of Health Psychology.
Markey, C. H., August, K. J., & Dunaev, J. (2018). Understanding body image among adults in mid-late life: Considering romantic partners and depressive symptoms in the context of diabetes. Journal of Health Psychology. doi.org/10.1177/1359105318770725
Dunaev, J., Markey, C. H., & Brochu, P. (2018). An attitude of gratitude: The effects of body-focused gratitude on weight bias internalization and body image. Body Image, 25, 9-13.
Dunaev, J., Brochu, P. & Markey, C. H. (2018). Imagine that! The effect of counter-stereotypic imagined intergroup contact on weight bias. Health Psychology, 37, 81-88.
Markey, C. H., Gillen, M. M., August, K. J., Markey, P. M., & Nave, C. S. (2017). Does Body Talk Improve Body Image Among Same Sex Couples? Body Image, 23, 103-108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2017.08.004
Markey, C. N., August, K. J., Bailey, L.,* Markey, P. M., & Nave, C. N. (2016). The Pivotal Role of Psychology in a Comprehensive Theory of Obesity. Health Psychology Open, 1-4. DOI: 10.1177/2055102916634365
Markey, C. N., Markey, P. M., August, K. J., & Nave, C. (2016). Gender, BMI, and eating regulation in the context of same-sex and heterosexual couples. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 398-407.
Bailey, L.,* Markey, C. N., Markey, P. M., August, K. J., & Nave, C. S. (2015). Understanding same-sex male and female partners’ restrained eating in the context of their relationships. Journal of Health Psychology, 20, 816-827. doi:10.1177/1359105315573431.
Markey, C. N. & Markey, P. M. (2014). 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, 31, 162-177. doi:10.1177/0265407513489472.
(*Indicates student co-author.)
Recent Books and other Publications:
Markey, C. H., Hart, D., Zacher, D. N. (2022). Being You: The Body Image Book for Boys. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.
Markey, C. H. (2020). The Body Image Book for Girls: Love yourself and grow up fearless. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.
Daniels, E., Meghan, M. G., & Markey, C. H. (2018). Body Positive: Understanding and Improving Body Image in Science and Practice (Edited book). Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.
Markey, C. N. (2014). Smart People Don’t Diet: How the Latest Science Can Help You Lose Weight Permanently. Da Capo/ Lifelong Books.
To see Charlotte Markey’s posts for US News and World Report, go to: https://www.usnews.com/topics/author/charlotte-markey
To see Charlotte Markey’s blog posts for Psychology Today, go to: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/smart-people-don-t-diet
To see Charlotte Markey’s posts for www.ScienceofRelationships.com, go to: https://www.luvze.com/author/dr-charlotte-markey/
Recent Honors and Awards:
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Rutgers University, Camden, awarded May 2021
Annual Faculty Fellow, “Raising Body Positive Girls,” Rutgers University, Camden, awarded April 2019
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