Dr. Vanessa Hettinger

Dr. Vanessa Hettinger
Dr. Vanessa Hettinger
Vanessa Hettinger Dr. Vanessa Hettinger
Associate Professor, Psychology
office. Swenson Hall 3105
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Research Interests

Dr. Hettinger studies people's attitudes and beliefs about sexual orientation and gender. Coming from a social cognitive approach, key themes in her research include the negative effects of 'positive' stereotypes, consequences of the association of masculinity with professional status, and the role of essentialism in maintaining prejudice and discrimination.  Select publications:  Hettinger, V. E., & Vandello, J. A. (2014). Balance without equality: Just world beliefs, the gay affluence myth, and support for gay rights. Social Justice Research, 27, 444-463.  Hettinger, V. E., Hutchinson, D. M., & Bosson, J. K. (2014). Influence of professional status on perceptions of romantic relationship dynamics. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 15, 470-480.  Vandello, J. A., Hettinger, V. E., Bosson, J. K., & Siddiqi, J. (2013). When equal isn’t really equal: The masculine dilemma of seeking work flexibility. Journal of Social Issues, 69, 303-321.

Awards & Honors

2017, Fellowship to attend 2018 Summer Institute for Academic Feminist Psychologists

2016, UW-Superior Faculty Development Grant

2016, SPSP 2017 Teacher/Scholar Travel Award

2015, HIPs Integration Mini-Grant (URSCA)

Most Recent Degrees

2014 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Cognition, Neuroscience, and Social Psychology - University of South Florida

2008 - Juris Doctorate (J.D.) - Harvard Law School

2004 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Psychology / English - Amherst College

 

UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Hettinger, Vanessa
Fall Semester 2021

For up to date information on all schedules, please refer to the class search page in the E-Hive.

Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of March 3, 2021 11:45 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

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Fall Semester 2021
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
GST - Gender Studies
2092GST 270Psych of Men & Masculinity
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
001 3.00  SWEN 3002 TTh 10:00AM- 11:15AM 10 of 10 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
PSYC - Psychology
1119PSYC 101General Psychology
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This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 04/09/2021 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1 3.00  Online    25 of 25 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 04/09/2021 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
1917PSYC 270Psych of Men & Masculinity
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
001 3.00  SWEN 3002 TTh 10:00AM- 11:15AM 20 of 20 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
1938PSYC 360Culture and Identity
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09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
001 3.00  SWEN 3002 TTh 1:00PM- 2:15PM 30 of 30 open
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15 of 15
  
09/08/2021 - 12/15/2021
1939PSYC 360Culture and Identity
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This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 04/09/2021 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar
E1 3.00  Online    25 of 25 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
This class is open to both DL and on campus students. On campus students can enroll as of 04/09/2021 (no petition required). Tuition is not part of the plateau; online fees apply. In addition this class has an online technology administration fee of $60. For tuition and fee schedules see www.uwsuper.edu/bursar