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Psychology of Women Quarterly The Psychology of Women Quarterly(PWQ) is a feminist, scientific, peer-reviewed journal that publishes empirical research, critical reviews and theoretical articles that advance a field of inquiry, 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: Dawn M. Szymanski, PhD, (865) 724-4499. For more information including submission guidelines, please visit PWQ.


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 Editor Dawn M. Szymanski, (865) 724-4499.

PWQ Editor and Publisher

Editor (2020-24)

Dawn M. Szymanski, PhD
Department of Psychology
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996
Telephone: (865) 724-4499

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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 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.

Date created: 2011

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