Faculty and Staff

Phillip L. Hammack, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology – University of California, Santa Cruz
Director of the Politics, Culture, & Identity Lab
Principal Investigator for the Generations Project and Community Climates Project

Research Interests

  • The social and political context of sexual identity development
  • Community climate and social policy toward sexual and gender identity diversity
  • The life course of sexual minorities and generational differences in lived experiences
  • The social and psychological experience of individuals in non-normative relationships (e.g. polyamorous, BDSM, and kink/fetish relationships)

Education

Ph.D. Cultural Psychology (from the Committee on Human Development) – University of Chicago
M.A. Clinical Psychology – Loyola University Chicago
B.A. Psychology (Minor in Sociology), cum laude – Georgetown University

Email

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Elliot Cohen

Field Researcher for the Community Climates Project

Elliot Cohen

Research Interests

    • Resistance narratives
    • The social construction of masculinity
    • Gendered and sexualized discrimination and violence
    • Learned Prejudice
    • How social structures related to individual sexual and gender identities

Education

B.A. Intensive Psychology. Honors in Major – University of California, Santa Cruz

Email

emcohen@ucsc.edu

 

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