231 Porter Hall
Athens, OH 45701
Dr. Gidycz is actively involved with conducting research on sexual assault and is particularly interested in the evaluation of sexual assault prevention and risk reduction programs. She has developed The Ohio University Sexual Assault Risk Reduction Program, a curriculum designed to reduce women's risk for sexual victimization. She has also worked with other experts in the field to develop a curriculum that addresses sexual assault prevention issues with men. Additional interests center around the predictors of sexual aggression in men, the efficacy of risk reduction tactics for women, and the trauma associated with all forms of violence.
Ph.D. (1988) Kent State
Orchowski, L. M., Gidycz, C. A., & Raffle, H. (in press). Evaluation of a sexual assault risk reduction and self-defense program: A prospective analysis of a revised protocol. Psychology of Women Quarterly.
Gidycz, C. A., Orchowski, L., King, C., & Rich, C. (in press). The relationship between health risk behaviors and sexual assault. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Gidycz, C. A., VanWynsberghe, A., & Edwards, K. M. (2008). Prediction of women’s utilization of resistance strategies in a sexual assault situation: A prospective study. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23, 571-588.
Gidycz, C. A., Loh, C., Lobo, T., Rich, C., & Lynn, S. J. (2007). The reciprocal relationships between alcohol use, risk perception, and sexual victimization. Journal of American College Health, 56, 5-14.
Warkentin, J., & Gidycz, C. A. (2007). The use and acceptance of sexually aggressive tactics in college men. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 22, 829-850.
Gidycz, C. A., Warkentin, J., & Orchowski, L. M. (2007). Predictors of perpetration of verbal, physical, and sexual violence: A prospective analysis of college men. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 8, 79-94.
Turchik, J., Probst, D., Chau, M., Nigoff, A., & Gidycz, C. A. (2007). Factors predicting the types of resistance tactics used to resist sexual assault: A prospective study of college women. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75, 605-614.
Loh, C., Orchowski, L. M., Gidycz, C. A., & Elizaga, R. (2007). Socialization and sexual aggression in college men: The role of observational influence in detecting risk cues. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 8, 129-144.
Gidycz, C. A., Rich, C., King, C., Orchowski, L., & Miller, A. (2006). An evaluation of a self-defense and risk reduction program for college women: A prospective study. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 30, 173-186.
Luthra, R., & Gidycz, C. A. (2006). Dating violence among college men and women: Evaluation of a theoretical model. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 717-731.
Loh, C., & Gidycz, C. A. (2006). A prospective analysis of the relationship between male child sexual victimization and perpetration of dating violence and sexual assault in adulthood. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 732-749.
Gidycz, C. A., McNamara, J. R, & Edwards, K. M. (2006). Women’s risk perception and sexual victimization: A review of the literature. Aggression and Violent Behavior: A review Journal, 11, 441-456.
An Investigation of a Sexual Assault Prevention Program, Centers for Disease Control, $383,865, September 1, 2006-August 31, 2009 (Principal Investigator).
Issues in Professional Psychology
Adult Therapy Practicum
Clinical Orientation Seminar