About the Society
Board of Directors
The Society is governed by an elected board of directors with staggered six-year terms.
President- Ingrid Johnston-Robledo
is Dean of Arts & Letters at Castleton State College. Her research specialties include the psychology of women’s embodiment, with particular emphasis on women’s attitudes toward their reproductive functions.
President-elect – Chris Bobel
is an Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at University of Massachusetts-Boston. Her specialities include women-centered social movements, including menstrual activism.
Secretary – Laura Wershler
is the former Executive Director of Sexual Health Access Alberta (formerly Planned Parenthood Alberta), a non-profit that facilitates access to comprehensive sexual and reproductive health information, education and services, in Calgary, Alberta.
Treasurer – Jenny Gorman
is a senior lecturer in Psychology at Connecticut College.
is Professor of Psychology at Connecticut College. Her specialties include PMS, attitudes toward menstruation and menopause, sociocultural aspects of menstruation, and cognitive and behavioral changes across the menstrual cycle.
is an Assistant Professor of sociology at Wayne State University.
Mindy J. Erchull
is a social psychologist who works as an Assistant Professor of psychology at the University of Mary Washington in Virginia.
is an Associate Professor of women & gender studies at Arizona State University, where she specializes in studying women’s sexuality, critical embodiment studies, radical feminism, and political activism. She is also a clinical psychologist specializing in sexuality, couples work, and trauma recovery.
is an instructor of the Justisse method of Fertility Awareness.
David Linton [Newsletter Editor]
is Professor of Communication Arts (retired) at Marymount Manhattan College in New York.
Maria Luisa Marván
is a researcher at the Institute of Psychological Research, Universidad Veracruzana and belongs to the Mexican Research Association. Her specialties include sociocultural aspects of menstruation, pms, and attitudes toward menarche and menstruation.
is a Professor of Psychology at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she teaches Psychology of Women, Human Sexuality, Diversity Issues, and Social Psychology.
is with the Institute on Urban Health Research at Northeastern University.
is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Research at the University of
Western Sydney. She researches in the field of reproductive and sexual health with a particular
focus on gendered experiences, subjectivity, and identity
is Professor of Endocrinology at the University of British Columbia and Scientific Director of the Centre for Menstrual Cycle and Ovulation Research. Her specialties include ovulation, perimenopause, progesterone, and a feminist approach to women’s health.
is Professor of psychology at Colorado College.
Evelina Weidman Sterling
is a public health educator and researcher specializing in reproductive and women’s health issues.
Immediate Past President - Margaret L. (Peggy) Stubbs
is Professor of Psychology at Chatham University in Pittsburgh PA. Her specialties include psychosocial aspects of menstruation; attitudes towards menstruation, pubertal development; and menstrual education throughout the lifespan.
is Professor of Women’s Health Psychology at University of Western Sydney. She has been researching gendered health since she started her PhD in 1983. Her research focuses on examining gendered factors underlying mental health problems, subjectivity and identity in relation to the reproductive body and sexuality, and gendered issues in cancer and cancer care.