Publications Archive

(names in block capitals are current or former University of Windsor student co-authors)

2000-2015 Publications

Senn, C.Y., Eliasziw, M., Barata, P.C., Thurston, W.E., Newby-Clark, I.R., Radtke, H.L., Hobden, K.L. (2015). Efficacy of a sexual assault resistance program for university women. New England Journal of Medicine, 372(24), 2326-2335. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsa1411131 [Chosen as “Special Article” — open access]

Senn, C.Y., Eliasziw, M., Barata, P.C., Thurston, W.E., Newby-Clark, I., Radtke, L., Hobden, K.L. & SARE team. (2014). Sexual violence in the lives of first-year university women in Canada: no improvements in the 21st century. BMC Women’s Health, 14(135), 1-8. doi:10.1186/s12905-014-0135-4 [open access]

Beres, M.A., Senn, C.Y., & MCCAW, J. (2014). Navigating ambivalence: How heterosexual young adults make sense of desire differences. Journal of Sex Research, 51(7), 765-776. DOI: 10.1080/00224499.2013.792327

Senn, C.Y., Eliasziw, M., BARATA, P.C., Thurston, W.E., Newby-Clark, I.R., Radtke, H.L., & Hobden, K.L. (2013). Sexual assault resistance education for university women: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (SARE trial). BMC Women’s Health13, 25.
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6874-13-25

CALLANDER, D., & Senn, C.Y. (2013). Examining the role of relationships, body image, closeness to hiv/aids and hiv optimism in the sexual risks of young men who have sex with men. Journal of HIV/AIDS & Social Services, 12, 1-19.

Bridges, A., Senn, C. Y., & Andrews III, A. R. (2013). Women, Erotica, and Pornography. In D. Castaneda (Ed.), The Essential Handbook of Women’s Sexuality (Vol. I, pp. 253-271). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Gavey, N., & Senn, C.Y. (2013). Sexuality and sexual violence. In D. Tolman & L. Diamond (Eds.), Handbook on Sexuality and Psychology.  Washington: American Psychological Association. [Invited]

Bridges, A.J., Senn, C.Y. & Andrews, A. R. (2013). Women, erotica, and pornography. In D. Castañeda (Ed.), An Essential Handbook of Women’s Sexuality. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Senn, C.Y. & Forrest, A. (2013). Using social psychology to make a university campus a safer place. Psynopsis35(1), 61-62.

Senn, C.Y. (2012). Education on resistance to acquaintance sexual assault: Preliminary promise of a new program for young women in high school and university. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Sciences, DOI: 10.1037/a0029915.

Lafreniere, K., Page, S., & Senn, C.Y. (2012). Applying social psychology to the community. In F. Schneider, J. Gruman, & L. Coutts (Eds.), Applied Social Psychology: Understanding and Addressing Social and Practical ProblemsSecond Edition (pp. 273-296). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Senn, C.Y., GEE, S., & THAKE, J. (2011). Emancipatory sexuality education and sexual assault resistance: Does the former enhance the latter? Psychology of Women Quarterly, 35(1).

Senn, C.Y. (2011). An imperfect feminist journey: Reflections on the process to develop an effective sexual assault resistance program for university women. Feminism & Psychology, 21(1), 121-137 DOI: 10.1177/0959353510386094. [Invited]

ST. PIERRE, M., & Senn, C.Y. (2010). External barriers to help-seeking encountered by Canadian gay and lesbian victims of intimate partner abuse: An application of the barriers model. Violence & Victims, 25(4), 536-552. DOI: 10.1891/0886-6708.25.4.536

ACKBAR, U. & Senn. C.Y. (2010).What’s the confusion about fusion?: Differentiating positive and negative closeness in lesbian relationships. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy. DOI: 10.1111/j.1752-0606.2010.00219.x

Senn, C.Y. (2010). Violence against women and girls: What feminist counsellors need to know to begin their work with women. In Lynda R. Ross (Ed.), Feminist Counselling: Theory, Issues, and Practice. Toronto: Women’s Press.

SAUNDERS, K. & Senn, C.Y. (2009). Should I Confront Him? Men’s Reactions to Hypothetical Confrontations of Peer Sexual Harassment. Sex Roles. DOI: 10.1007/s11199-009-9638-0.

MOHIPP, C., & Senn. C.Y. (2008). Graduate students’ perceptions of contrapower sexual harassment. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23(9), 1258-1276.

GIRARD, A., & Senn, C.Y. (2008). The role of the new ‘date rape drugs’ in attributions about date rape. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 23(1), 3-20.

Senn, C.Y., SAUNDERS, K., & GEE, S. (2008). Walking the tightrope: Providing sexual assault resistance education for University women without victim blame. In S. Arcand, D. Damant, S. Gravel & E. Harper (Eds.), Violences faites aux femmes in the collection Problèmes sociaux et interventions sociales (pp. 353-372). Quebec City: Les Presses de l’Université du Québec.

Mann, R.M., Senn, C.Y., GIRARD, A., & ACKBAR, S. (2007). Community-based interventions for at-risk youth in Ontario under Canada’s Youth Criminal Justice Act: A case study of a “runaway” girl. Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice, 49, 36-73.

BHANOT, S., & Senn, C.Y. (2007) Attitudes Towards Violence Against Women In Men of South Asian Ancestry: Are Acculturation and Gender Role Attitudes Important Factors? Journal of Family Violence, 22(1), 25-31.

Senn, C.Y., & Desmarais, S. (2006). A new wrinkle on an old concern: Are the new ethics requirements for explicit warnings in consent forms affecting our data? Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 15(3-4), 123-132. [accepted 2007]

BERGERON, S., Senn, C.Y., & Poulin, C. (2006). Editors’ introduction: Feminist psychology in Canada. Feminism & Psychology, 16, 3, 235-242.

Senn, C.Y. (2005). You can change the world: Action, participatory, and activist research. In F. Schneider, J. Gruman, & L. Coutts (Eds.), Applied Social Psychology: Understanding and Addressing Social Problems, (pp. 355-373). London: Sage.

Senn, C.Y., & Desmarais, S. (2004). The impact of interaction with a partner or friend on the exposure effects of pornography and erotica. Violence & Victims, 19(6), 19-32.

HAWKES, D., Senn, C.Y., & THORN, C. (2004). Factors that influence attitudes toward women with tattoos. Sex Roles, 50, 593-604.

KHOO, P., & Senn, C.Y. (2004). Not wanted in the inbox! Evaluations of unsolicited and harassing e-mail. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 28, 204-214.

SIMPSON, R.A. & Senn, C.Y.(2003). Sexual Coercion and Sexual Assault: Are the Effects on Hostility Gender Specific? Guidance & Counselling, 18(3), 111-117.

BERGERON, S., & Senn, C.Y. (2003). Predictors of Health Care Utilization in a Sample of Canadian Lesbian Women. Women and Health, 37, 19-35.

BARATA, P., & Senn, C.Y. (2003). When two fields collide: An examination of the assumptions of social science research and law within the domain of domestic violence. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, 4(1), 3-21.

Wood, E., Senn, C.Y., Park, L., Verberg, N. & Desmarais, S (2002). Sources of information about dating and their perceived influence on adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Research, 17(4), 401-417.

Senn, C.Y., & Desmarais, S. (2001). Are our recruitment practices for sex studies working across gender?: The effect of topic and gender of recruiter on participation rates of university men and women. The Journal of Sex Research, 38(2), 1-7.

FAZEKAS, A., Senn, C.Y., LEDGERWOOD, D.M. (2001). Predictors of intention to use condoms among university women: An application and extension of the Theory of Planned Behaviour. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 33(2), 103-117.

Senn, C.Y. (2001). Embracing feminist politics in theory and research: Reflections on the past and future of feminist psychology. Theory & Psychology, 11, 713-720

Verberg, N., Wood, E., Desmarais, S., Kalra, M., & Senn, C.Y. (2000). Is “date rape” a gender neutral term?: Gender differences in definitions of date rape. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 9(3), 181-190.

Wood, E., Senn, C.Y., Desmarais, S. & Verberg, N. (2000). Offering sexual health fairs to supplement existing sex education programs: An evaluation of adolescent students’ knowledge needs. Alberta Journal of Education Research, XLVI, 356-371.

Alksnis, C., Desmarais, S., Senn, C., & HUNTER, N. (2000). Overstatement or understatement? Methodological concerns regarding estimates of sexual coercion. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 29(4), 141-152.

DUNHAM, K., & Senn, C.Y. (2000). Minimizing negative experiences: Women’s disclosure of abuse. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17(1), 95-113.

Senn, C.Y., Desmarais, S., Verberg, N., & Wood, E. (2000). Predicting coercive sexual behavior across the lifespan in a random sample of Canadian men. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 17, 95-113.

Senn, C.Y., Verberg, N., Desmarais, S., & Wood, E. (2000). Sampling the reluctant participant: A random-sample response-rate study of men and sexual coercion. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 30, 96-105.

Senn, C.Y. (2000). Sexual slavery. In L. Code (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories (pp. 444-445). London: Routledge.

Senn, C.Y. (2000). Violence. In L. Code (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Feminist Theories (pp. 482-483). London: Routledge.