Psychology of Women Quarterly

Psychology of Women QuarterlyThe Psychology of Women Quarterly (PWQ) is the official journal of Division 35.  PWQ is a feminist, scientific, peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical research, critical reviews and theoretical articles that advance a field of inquiry, brief reports on timely topics, teaching briefs, and invited book reviews related to the psychology of women and gender. Topics include (but are not limited to) feminist approaches, methodologies, and critiques; violence against women; body image and objectification; sexism, stereotyping, and discrimination; intersectionality of gender with other social locations (such as age, ability status, class, ethnicity, race, and sexual orientation); international concerns; lifespan development and change; physical and mental well being; therapeutic interventions; sexuality; social activism; and career development. Current Editor: Janice D. Yoder, (330) 972-2829. For more information including submission guidelines, please visit PWQ.

What's New at PWQ?

Check your December 2011 issue of PWQ for anniversary commentaries about women's bodies and sexuality.

Your PWQ subscription includes discounts for Sage books and electronic access to some other Sage journals. Look for ads in your print copy of the December 2011 issue of PWQ for more information.


New manuscripts submitted to Psychology of Women Quarterly will be handled by the current editor's editorial board. Submissions are welcome at any time.

If you have any questions or problems, please contact Janice D. Yoder, Editor, or Jessica Headley, Assistant Editor at (330) 972-2829.

Featured Editorial

Read the March 2010 editorial "A Feminist Journal at the Cutting Edge of a Psychology for Women" written by PWQ editor Janice D. Yoder.

Submissions Requested for Teaching Section

PWQ is requesting submissions for the Teaching Psychology of Women section of the journal.

PWQ Editor and Publisher

Janice YoderEditor (2010-2015)
Janice D. Yoder
University of Akron

Editor-Elect (2016-2019)
Mary Brabeck
New York University
Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

PWQ Editorial Staff

Sage Publications 

Access PWQ Online

The electronic version of the Psychology of Women Quarterly (PWQ) is available online exclusively to members of the Society for the Psychology of Women. Access PWQ online (PDF, 273KB) to read full-text articles as they are published ahead of the print version via OnlineFirst, as well as online supplementary data, such as podcasts, videos, and PowerPoint presentations.