Chair, Department of Psychological Science
Christine A. McBride, Professor of Psychology, earned both a Ph.D. (1994) and M.A. (1992) in psychology from the University of California at Riverside and a B.A. (1987) in psychology from the University of Portland. Among her publications are co-authored articles published in the Archives of Family Medicine, Social Science and Medicine, Health Values, Journals of the American Dental Association, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Feminist Teacher, and Teaching of Psychology. Her research interests focus on ingestive behavior, including how eating behavior changes under stress, how individuals justify indulgent food choices, and how food choices are impacted by group memberships (e.g., sex and culture). Dr. McBride also is a recipient of the University’s Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award.