Diane M. Quinn
Professor and Department Head
Ph.D., 1999, University of Michigan
- Obesity and Weight Cycling
- Concealable Stigma
- Psychological Well-Being and Health
Prof. Quinn focuses on the experiences of members of stigmatized groups, self-related cognitions, behavior, and affect. She has examined how identity related constructs determine psychological and health related outcomes for people with socially stigmatized identities. She has focused on issues related to mental illness, gender stereotypes, self-objectification, and the stigma of overweight.
- Discusses research on gender stereotypes.
- Receives NIH grants
Publications since 2010, indexed on Google Scholar
Puhl, R. M., Himmelstein, M. S., & Quinn, D. M. (2018). Internalizing weight stigma: Prevalence and sociodemographic consideration in U. S. adults. Obesity, 26(1), 167-175.
Quinn, D. M., Weisz, B. M., & Lawner, E. (2017). Impact of active concealment of stigmatized identity on physical and psychological quality of life. Social Science and Medicine (192), 14-17.
Himmelstein, M. S., Puhl, R. M., & Quinn, D. M. (2018). Weight stigma and health: The mediating role of coping responses. Health Psychology, 37(2), 139-147.
Quinn, D. M. (2017). When stigma is concealable: The costs and benefits for health. In B. Major, J. F. Dovidio, B. G. Link (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Stigma, Discrimination and Health. Chapter 15 (pp287-299). Oxford University Press: NY, NY.
Quinn, D.M. (2017). Identity concealment: Multilevel predictors, moderators, and consequences. Journal of Social Issues, 73(2), 230-239. [Issue Introduction.] DOI:10.1111/josi.12213
Puhl, R. M., Quinn, D. M., Weisz, B. M., & Suh, Y. J. (2017). The role of stigma in weight loss maintenance among US adults. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 51(5), 754-763. doi:10.1007/s12160-017-9898-9
McClure Brenchley, K., & Quinn D. M. (2016). Weight-based rejection sensitivity: Scale development and implications for well-being. Body Image, 16, 79-92. doi:10.1016/j.bodyim.2015.11.005