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About Jaine Strauss

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; M.A., University of Rochester; Ph.D., University of Rochester.


Present Professor of Psychology, Macalester College

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Honors and Awards

  • Thomas Jefferson Award, 2009 (Macalester College)
  • Minnesota Psychological Association Walter D.Mink Award for outstanding teaching in undergraduate psychology in 1999
  • Macalester's Excellence in Teaching Award in 2001


  • Clinical & Counseling Psychology

Contact Information

Macalester College
Olin/Rice 326
1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
(651) 696-6114

Journal Articles (11)

Books (edited) (1)