Jaine Strauss is a clinical psychologist whose research focuses on gender. Her
recent work has focused on women's "body talk" conversations, self-control
styles in eating disorders, developmental trends in body objectification, and the impact
of diet commercials on snack food consumption. She teaches courses on clinical and
counseling psychology, psychological disorders, and community psychology. 

She has been teaching at Macalester since 1993. 

EDUCATION: B.A., Swarthmore College, 1980; M.A., University of Rochester, 1983; Ph.D.,
University of Rochester, 1985 

Journal Articles


Correlates of Psychosocial Well-Being Among Overweight Adolescents: The Role of the Family (with Jayne A. Fulkerson, Dianne Neumark-Sztainer, Mary Story, and Kerri Boutelle), Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology (2007)


Inspiring or Dispiriting? The Effect of Diet Commercials on Snack Food Consumption in High School and College Aged Women (with Cortney S. Warren, Juliette L. Taska, and Stephen J. Sullivan), International Journal of Eating Disorders (2005)


Male Body Image: Satisfaction and its Relationship to Well-Being Using the Somatomorphic Matrix (with Guy Cafri and Kevin J. Thompson), International Journal of Men's Health (2002)

Books (edited)


The Self: Interdisciplinary Approaches (with G. Goethals) (1991)