Dr. Galupo is Professor of Psychology and director of the Sexual and Gender Identity Research lab at Towson University. Her teaching interests include: Sex Differences: Psychological Perspectives, Gender Identity in Transition, LGBT Studies, Sensation and Perception, and Research Methods. Her research interests focus on understanding the intersection of sexual orientation and gender identity as they are negotiated in the context of social and personal relationships, with a particular focus on bisexual/plurisexual and transgender experience. Dr. Galupo serves as the editor-in-chief for both the Journal of GLBT Family Studies (2013-present) and the Journal of Bisexuality (2015-present).

 Recent & Representative Work


Galupo, M. P., Pulice-Farrow, L. K. *, & Ramirez, J. L. * (In Press, 2017). ”Like a constantly flowing river”: Gender identity flexibility among non-binary transgender individuals. In Sinnott, J. D. (Ed). Identity Flexibility During Adulthood: Perspectives in Adult Development. Springer.

Galupo, M. P., Henise, S. B.**, & Mercer, N. L.** (2016). "The labels don't work very well": Transgender individuals' conceptualizations of sexual orientation and sexual identity. International Journal of Transgenderism, 17(2), 93-124

Galupo, M. P., Lomash, E.*, & Mitchell, R. C.* (In Press). "All of my lovers fit into this scale": Sexual minority individuals' responses to two novel measures of sexual orientation. Journal of Homosexuality.

Mitchell, R. C.*, & Galupo, M. P. (In Press, online first). The role of forensic factors and potential harm to the child in the decision not to act among men sexually attracted to children. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Galupo, M. P., & Bauerband, A. L.* (2016). Sexual Orientation Reflection and Rumination Scale: Development and Psychometric Evaluation. Stigma and Health, 1(1), 44-58.

Galupo, M. P. & Resnick, C. A.* (2016). Experiences of LGBQ microaggressions in the workplace. In Thomas Kollen (Ed). Sexual Orientation and Transgender Issues in Organizations: Global perspectives on LGBT workforce diversity.

Mitchell, R. C.*, & Galupo, M. P. (2016). Interest in child molestation among a community sample of men sexually attracted to children. Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2(2), 224-232.

Galupo, M. P., Mitchell, R. C.*, & Davis, K. S.* (2015). Sexual Minority Self-Identification: Multiple Identities and Complexity. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2(4), 355-364..

Boyer, C. R. *, & Galupo, M. P.  (2015). “Prove It!”: Same-Sex Performativity among Sexual Minority Women and Men. Psychology & Sexuality, 6(4), 357-368.

Mitchell, R. C.*, Panzarello, A.*, Gynkiewicz, A.*, & Galupo, M. P. (2015). Sexual minority and heterosexual former foster youth: A comparison of abuse experiences and trauma related beliefs. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, 27, 1-16.

Boyer, C. R.** & Galupo, M. P. (2015). Attitudes toward individuals in same-sex and cross-sex encounters: Implications for Bisexuality. Journal of Bisexuality, 15(1) 57-68.

Mitchell, R. C.*, Davis, K. S.*, & Galupo, M. P. (2015). Comparing perceived experiences of sexual prejudice among plurisexual individuals. Psychology & Sexuality, 6(3), 245-257.

Galupo, M. P., Henise, S. B.**, & Davis, K. S.* (2014). Transgender microaggressions in the context of friendship: Patterns of experience across friends' sexual orientation and gender identity. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 1(4), 461-470.

Galupo, M. P., Mitchell, R. C.*, Grynkiewicz, A.*, & Davis, K. S.* (2014). Sexual minority reflections on the Kinsey Scale and the Klein Sexual Orientation Grid: Conceptualization and Measurement, Journal of Bisexuality, 14(3-4), 404-432.

Galupo, M. P., Davis, K. S.*, Grynkiewicz, A.*, & Mitchell, R.C.* (2014). Conceptualization of sexual orientation identity among sexual minorities: Patterns across sexual and gender identity. Journal of Bisexuality, 14(3-4), 433-456.

Hagen, D. B.* & Galupo, M. P. (2014). Trans* individuals' experiences of gendered language with healthcare providers: Recommendations for practitioners. International Journal of Transgenderism, 15, 16-34.

Galupo, M. P.,  Krum, T.*, Hagen, D. B.*,Gonzalez, K. A.*, & Bauerband, L. A.* (2014). Disclosure of transgender identity and status in the context of friendship.  Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling, 8(1), 25-42.

Bauerband, L. A.* & Galupo, M. P. (2014).  Gender identity reflection and rumination scale: Development and psychometric evaluation. Journal of Counseling & Development, 92(2), 219-231.

Galupo, M. P., Bauerband, L. A.*,  Gonzalez, K. A.*,  Hagen, D. B.*, Hether, S.* & Krum, T.* (2014). Transgender Friendship Experiences: Benefits and barriers of friendships across gender identity and sexual orientation. Feminism & Psychology, 24(2), 193-215.

Gonzalez, K. A.* & Galupo, M. P. (2014). Comparative Optimism as a Framework for Positive Sexual Minority Experience. Psychology & Sexuality.

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*graduate student at time of research              **undergraduate student at time of research


Dr. M. Paz Galupo
Professor of Psychology

EMAIL: pgalupo@towson.edu

OFFICE:   LA 2131  

LGBT Studies

Department of Psychology

College of Liberal Arts

Towson University

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