Sarah J Gervais, PhD

Assistant Professor

  • 949 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
20052019
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Research Output 2005 2019

  • 949 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 48 Article
  • 6 Chapter
  • 2 Conference contribution
  • 2 Review article
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Evidence for an Association between Men’s Spontaneous Objectifying Gazing Behavior and their Endorsement of Objectifying Attitudes toward Women

Bareket, O., Shnabel, N., Abeles, D., Gervais, S. & Yuval-Greenberg, S., Aug 15 2019, In : Sex Roles. 81, 3-4, p. 245-256 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
evidence
Heterosexuality
construct validity
Eye Movements
1 Citation (Scopus)
Orgasm
objectification
Heterosexuality
recipient
Students
4 Citations (Scopus)

Revealing Clothing Does Not Make the Object: ERP Evidences That Cognitive Objectification is Driven by Posture Suggestiveness, Not by Revealing Clothing

Bernard, P., Hanoteau, F., Gervais, S., Servais, L., Bertolone, I., Deltenre, P. & Colin, C., Jan 1 2019, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 45, 1, p. 16-36 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Clothing
Posture
Skin
Research
2 Citations (Scopus)

She Looks like She’d Be an Animal in Bed: Dehumanization of Drinking Women in Social Contexts

Riemer, A. R., Gervais, S. J., Skorinko, J. L. M., Douglas, S. M., Spencer, H., Nugai, K., Karapanagou, A. & Miles-Novelo, A., May 15 2019, In : Sex Roles. 80, 9-10, p. 617-629 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehumanization
Drinking
animal
alcohol
Alcohols
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Balanced Objectification Hypothesis: The Effects of Objectification Valence and Body Sentiment on Source Sentiment

Gervais, S. J., Allen, J., Riemer, A. R. & Gullickson, M., Apr 1 2019, In : Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 45, 4, p. 571-586 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychology
Weights and Measures
Research

The Social Interaction Model of Objectification: A process model of goal-based objectifying exchanges between men and women

Gervais, S. J., Sáez, G., Riemer, A. R. & Klein, O., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : British Journal of Social Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Interpersonal Relations
Sex Offenses
Sexual Behavior
Psychology
2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

Beauty Is in the Eye of the Beer Holder: An Initial Investigation of the Effects of Alcohol, Attractiveness, Warmth, and Competence on the Objectifying Gaze in Men

Riemer, A. R., Haikalis, M., Franz, M. R., Dodd, M. D., DiLillo, D. & Gervais, S. J., Oct 1 2018, In : Sex Roles. 79, 7-8, p. 449-463 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Beauty
beauty
social attraction
Mental Competency
alcohol
2 Citations (Scopus)

Further validation of a laboratory analog sexual aggression task: Associations with novel risk factors for sexual violence

Franz, M. R., Haikalis, M., Riemer, A. R., Parrott, D. J., Gervais, S. J. & DiLillo, D., Jun 2018, In : Violence and Victims. 33, 3, p. 486-503 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
Aggression
sexual violence
aggression
Narcissism
5 Citations (Scopus)

Objectifying objectification: When and why people are cognitively reduced to their parts akin to objects

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J. & Klein, O., Jan 1 2018, In : European Review of Social Psychology. 29, 1, p. 82-121 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Research
Psychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
8 Citations (Scopus)

The development and psychometric properties of the interpersonal sexual objectification scale-perpetration version

Gervais, S. J., Davidson, M. M., Styck, K., Canivez, G. & DiLillo, D., Sep 2018, In : Psychology of Violence. 8, 5, p. 546-559 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexism
objectification
Psychometrics
psychometrics
Statistical Factor Analysis
10 Citations (Scopus)

The Neural Correlates of Cognitive Objectification: An ERP Study on the Body Inversion Effect Associated With Sexualized Bodies

Bernard, P., Rizzo, T., Hoonhorst, I., Deliens, G., Gervais, S. J., Eberlen, J., Bayard, C., Deltenre, P., Colin, C. & Klein, O., Jul 1 2018, In : Social Psychological and Personality Science. 9, 5, p. 550-559 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Body
4 Citations (Scopus)

When do people "check out" male bodies? Appearance-focus increases the objectifying gaze toward men

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J., Holland, A. M. & Dodd, M. D., Jul 2018, In : Psychology of Men and Masculinity. 19, 3, p. 484-489 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Arm
objectification
Stomach
Personality
personality
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual objectification: The common thread connecting myriad forms of sexual violence against women

Gervais, S. J. & Eagan, S., Jan 1 2017, In : American Journal of Orthopsychiatry. 87, 3, p. 226-232 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sex Offenses
Sexual Violence
Sexual
Objectification
Violence against Women
Femininity
femininity
money
performance
stereotype
7 Citations (Scopus)

Up for Grabs? Sexual Objectification as a Mediator Between Women’s Alcohol Use and Sexual Victimization

Haikalis, M., DiLillo, D. & Gervais, S. J., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 32, 4, p. 467-488 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Crime Victims
Alcohols
Sex Offenses
Human Body
Violence
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in the Eyes of the Beholders: The Roles of Subjective and Objective Judgments in Sexual Harassment Claims

Kimble, K. M. K., Farnum, K. S., Wiener, R. L., Allen, J., Nuss, G. D. & Gervais, S. J., Jun 1 2016, In : Law and human behavior. 40, 3, p. 319-336 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Harassment
sexual harassment
Emotions
emotion
assistant
5 Citations (Scopus)

Do You See What I See? The Consequences of Objectification in Work Settings for Experiencers and Third Party Predictors

Gervais, S. J., Wiener, R. L., Allen, J., Farnum, K. S. & Kimble, K., Dec 1 2016, In : Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy. 16, 1, p. 143-174 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
sexual harassment
sexism
workplace
worker
12 Citations (Scopus)

Sexual Objectification and Sexual Assault: Do Self-Objectification and Sexual Assertiveness Account for the Link?

Franz, M. R., DiLillo, D. & Gervais, S. J., Apr 1 2016, In : Psychology of Violence. 6, 2, p. 262-270 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assertiveness
objectification
assault
Crime Victims
surveillance
11 Citations (Scopus)

The Mediating Role of Perceived Safety on Street Harassment and Anxiety

Davidson, M. M., Butchko, M. S., Robbins, K., Sherd, L. W. & Gervais, S. J., Oct 1 2016, In : Psychology of Violence. 6, 4, p. 553-561 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anxiety
anxiety
Safety
public space
women's studies
2015
11 Citations (Scopus)

Body parts reduction and self-objectification in the objectification of sexualized bodies

Bernard, P., Gervais, S., Allen, J., Campomizzi, S. & Klein, O., Jan 1 2015, In : Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale. 28, 1, p. 39-61 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Human Body
Recognition (Psychology)
24 Citations (Scopus)

From Sex Objects to Human Beings: Masking Sexual Body Parts and Humanization as Moderators to Women’s Objectification

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J., Allen, J., Delmée, A. & Klein, O., Dec 1 2015, In : Psychology of Women Quarterly. 39, 4, p. 432-446 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

humanization
objectification
moderator
Human Body
human being
5 Citations (Scopus)

Objectifying others: Social psychological perspectives

Klein, O. & Gervais, S. J., Jan 1 2015, In : Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale. 28, 1, p. 7-14 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Psychology
7 Citations (Scopus)

Relations Between Intimate Partner Violence and Forgiveness Among College Women

Davidson, M. M., Lozano, N. M., Cole, B. P. & Gervais, S. J., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 30, 18, p. 3217-3243 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Forgiveness
Beneficence
Intimate Partner Violence
Psychology
12 Citations (Scopus)

The Ripple Effects of Stranger Harassment on Objectification of Self and Others

Davidson, M. M., Gervais, S. J. & Sherd, L. W., Mar 17 2015, In : Psychology of Women Quarterly. 39, 1, p. 53-66 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
Sexual Harassment
surveillance
Pressure
Lenses
12 Citations (Scopus)

Violence Against Women Through the Lens of Objectification Theory

Davidson, M. M. & Gervais, S. J., Mar 17 2015, In : Violence Against Women. 21, 3, p. 330-354 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
shame
sexual violence
violence
body image
9 Citations (Scopus)

Who treats people as sex objects? Cultural orientation, social comparison, and sexual objectification perpetration

Gervais, S. J., Bernard, P. & Riemer, A. R., Jan 1 2015, In : Revue Internationale de Psychologie Sociale. 28, 1, p. 153-181 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Behavior
Ego
Power (Psychology)
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

All else being equal: Overcoming the egalitarian norm

Bornstein, B. H., Gervais, S. J. & Escamilla, J., Jan 1 2014, Justice, Conflict and Wellbeing: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Springer New York, p. 3-30 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

experiment
resources
Aptitude
Punishment
work orientation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Angry naked ladies: Can stereotyping and sexual objectification be used to transform social systems?

Klein, O., Allen, J., Bernard, P. & Gervais, S. J., Dec 5 2014, Power and Identity. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 71-93 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Stereotyping
1 Citation (Scopus)

A psycholegal model of hostile environments: The role of dehumanization

Wiener, R. L., Gervais, S. J., Brnjic, E. & Nuss, G., Jan 1 2014, Justice, Conflict and Wellbeing: Multidisciplinary Perspectives. Springer New York, p. 59-96 38 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Dehumanization
Supreme Court Decisions
Sexual Harassment
Social Psychology
social law
14 Citations (Scopus)

Confronting Sexism as Persuasion: Effects of a Confrontation's Recipient, Source, Message, and Context

Gervais, S. J. & Hillard, A. L., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Social Issues. 70, 4, p. 653-667 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sexism
persuasion
recipient
leader
learning theory
9 Citations (Scopus)

Dehumanization of older people: The evaluation of hostile work environments

Wiener, R. L., Gervais, S. J., Brnjic, E. & Nuss, G. D., Nov 1 2014, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 20, 4, p. 384-397 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dehumanization
work environment
evaluation
worker
path analysis
36 Citations (Scopus)
objectification
Sex Offenses
sexual violence
alcohol
Alcohols
2013
20 Citations (Scopus)

A psychometric examination of the interpersonal sexual objectification scale among college men

Davidson, M. M., Gervais, S. J., Canivez, G. L. & Cole, B. P., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of counseling psychology. 60, 2, p. 239-250 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Psychometrics
Statistical Factor Analysis
Counseling
Psychology
Research
3 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between women's experiences of sexual violence and forgiveness

Davidson, M. M., Lozano, N. M., Cole, B. P. & Gervais, S. J., 2013, In : Violence and Victims. 28, 6, p. 1041-1053 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Forgiveness
Sex Offenses
sexual violence
experience
Beneficence
11 Citations (Scopus)

Body Surveillance and Body Shame in College Men: Are Men Who Self-Objectify Less Hopeful?

Cole, B. P., Davidson, M. M. & Gervais, S. J., Jul 1 2013, In : Sex Roles. 69, 1-2, p. 29-41 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hope
Shame
objectification
shame
surveillance
14 Citations (Scopus)

Eye of the beholder: Effects of perspective and sexual objectification on harassment judgments

Wiener, R. L., Gervais, S. J., Allen, J. & Marquez, A., Sep 11 2013, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 19, 2, p. 206-221 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sexual Harassment
objectification
sexual harassment
Emotions
emotion
5 Citations (Scopus)

Just Think About It: Mindfulness, Sexism, and Prejudice Toward Feminists

Gervais, S. J. & Hoffman, L., Jan 1 2013, In : Sex Roles. 68, 5-6, p. 283-295 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mindfulness
Sexism
sexism
prejudice
Motivation
38 Citations (Scopus)

My Eyes Are Up Here: The Nature of the Objectifying Gaze Toward Women

Gervais, S. J., Holland, A. M. & Dodd, M. D., Dec 1 2013, In : Sex Roles. 69, 11-12, p. 557-570 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waist-Hip Ratio
Personality
personality
objectification
Breast
18 Citations (Scopus)

Objectification among college women in the context of intimate partner violence

Gervais, S. J. & Davidson, M. M., 2013, In : Violence and Victims. 28, 1, p. 36-49 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

objectification
Shame
violence
Psychology
abuse
13 Citations (Scopus)

Perceptual Determinants Are Critical, but They Don't Explain Everything: A Response to Tarr (2013)

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J., Allen, J. & Klein, O., Jun 2013, In : Psychological Science. 24, 6, p. 1071-1073 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Citations (Scopus)

Power increases situated creativity

Gervais, S. J., Guinote, A., Allen, J. & Slabu, L., Jan 1 2013, In : Social Influence. 8, 4, p. 294-311 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Creativity
Power (Psychology)
Cues
11 Citations (Scopus)

Reactions to the implicit association test as an educational tool: A mixed methods study

Hillard, A. L., Ryan, C. S. & Gervais, S. J., Sep 1 2013, In : Social Psychology of Education. 16, 3, p. 495-516 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Racism
African Americans
Students
trend
typology
13 Citations (Scopus)

Sit Big to Eat Big: The Interaction of Body Posture and Body Concern on Restrained Eating

Allen, J., Gervais, S. J. & Smith, J. L., Sep 1 2013, In : Psychology of Women Quarterly. 37, 3, p. 325-336 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Posture
eating behavior
Eating
interaction
Constriction
32 Citations (Scopus)

The Relationship Between Victimization and Substance Use Among Homeless and Runaway Female Adolescents

Tyler, K. A., Gervais, S. J. & Davidson, M. M., Jan 1 2013, In : Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 28, 3, p. 474-493 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Homeless Youth
Crime Victims
Cannabis
Alcohols
Sex Offenses
29 Citations (Scopus)

Toward a unified theory of objectification and dehumanization

Gervais, S. J., Bernard, P., Klein, O. & Allen, J., Oct 15 2013, Objectification and (De)Humanization: 60th Nebraska Symposium on Motivation. p. 1-23 23 p. (Nebraska Symposium on Motivation; vol. 60).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dehumanization
Ego
Motivation
2012
104 Citations (Scopus)

Integrating Sexual Objectification With Object Versus Person Recognition: The Sexualized-Body-Inversion Hypothesis

Bernard, P., Gervais, S. J., Allen, J., Campomizzi, S. & Klein, O., May 2012, In : Psychological Science. 23, 5, p. 469-471 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

64 Citations (Scopus)

Seeing women as objects: The sexual body part recognition bias

Gervais, S. J., Vescio, T. K., Förster, J., Maass, A. & Suitner, C., Oct 1 2012, In : European Journal of Social Psychology. 42, 6, p. 743-753 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Body
Psychology
7 Citations (Scopus)

The drive to be sexy: Prejudice and core motivations in women's self-sexualization

Allen, J. & Gervais, S. J., Dec 1 2012, The Psychology of Prejudice: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Contemporary Issues. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 77-112 36 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

prejudice
Motivation
human being
social attraction
sexuality
7 Citations (Scopus)

The Effect of Patronizing Behavior and Control on Men and Women's Performance in Stereotypically Masculine Domains

Gervais, S. J. & Vescio, T. K., Apr 1 2012, In : Sex Roles. 66, 7-8, p. 479-491 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Behavior Control
performance
leader
experiment
Cues
39 Citations (Scopus)

When are people interchangeable sexual objects? The effect of gender and body type on sexual fungibility

Gervais, S. J., Vescio, T. K. & Allen, J., Dec 1 2012, In : British Journal of Social Psychology. 51, 4, p. 499-513 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Somatotypes
Arm
Thorax
Psychology
Research