CSLA: Heidi R. Riggio

School of

Natural and Social Sciences

Department of Psychology


 

Heidi

R. Riggio
Assistant Professor of Psychology


Office: KH D3083

Phone: (323) 343-5617

FAX: (323) 343-2281

Email: mailto:hriggio@calstatela.edu


 

 



Introduction

Teaching

Interests

Research

Interests
Educational

Background

Schedule

& Office Hours


Introduction

Teaching is a central part of my career that I enjoy very much.  I especially
enjoy teaching undergraduate students, and working with undergraduate and
graduate students on independent research projects. I enjoy teaching in areas
such as introductory and social psychology, research methods and statistics,
personality, sex and gender, psychology of the family, and critical thinking. 
I have been teaching at the university level since 1996, and at CSULA since Fall
2005.


Teaching Interests

I am currently teaching several different courses at Cal State L.A.,
including Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Statistics, Sex & Gender,
and Theories of Personality.


Research Interests

My research interests are in social psychology with
particular emphasis on attitudes in interpersonal relationships; attitudinal and
relationship consequences of parental divorce and marital conflict; adult family
relationships, including adult sibling and adult child-parent relationships;
maternal employment and adult offspring family and work attitudes; political
attitudes and resistance to persuasion; social and nonverbal communication
skills.

Representative Professional Activities

Date


Publications/Presentations

In press

Riggio, H.R., & Weiser, D.A. (in press).  Attitudes
toward marriage: Embeddedness and outcomes in personal relationships. 
Personal Relationships.

 

In press

Riggio, H.R. (in press).  Political party, strength
of identification, and knowledge and attitudes toward Bush v. Gore. 
Journal of Applied Social Psychology.

 

2006

Riggio, H.R., & Fite, J.E. (2006).  Attitudes
toward divorce: Embeddedness and outcomes in personal relationships. 
Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 36,
2935-2962.

 

2006

Riggio,
H.R., & Desrochers, S. (2006). 
Maternal employment: Relations with young
adultsÂ’ work and family expectations and self-efficacy.  American
Behavioral Scientist, 49,
1328-1353.

 

2006


Riggio, H.R. (2006).  Structural features of sibling dyads and attitudes
toward sibling relationships in young adulthood.  Journal of Family
Issues, 27,
1233-1254.

2006

Riggio, H.R., & Halpern, D.F.  (2006). 
Understanding human thought: Educating students as critical thinkers. 
In W. Buskist & S. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of the teaching of
psychology.
  New York: Blackwell.

2005

Desrochers, S., Halpern, D.F., Tan, S.J., & Riggio,
H.R. (2005). The end of clinical psychology as we know it? A response to
Snyder and Elliott's Four Levels Matrix Model.  Journal of Clinical
Psychology, 61
,
1175-1178.

 

2004

Riggio, H.R.  (2004).  Parental marital conflict
and divorce, parent-child relationships, social support, and
relationship anxiety in young adulthood.  Personal Relationships, 11,
99-114.

 

2004

Riggio, R.E., & Riggio, H.R.  (2004).  Self-report
measures of emotional and nonverbal expressiveness.  In V. Manusov
(Ed.), Beyond words: A sourcebook of methods for measuring nonverbal
cues.
  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

2003

Riggio, R.E., Riggio, H.R.,
Salinas, C., & Cole, E.J. 
(2003).  The role of social and
emotional communication skills in leader emergence and effectiveness. 
Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 7, 83-103.

 

2002

Riggio, H.R., & Riggio, R.E.  (2002). 
Extraversion, Neuroticism, and emotional expressiveness: A
meta-analysis.  Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 26, 195-218.

 

2002

Halpern, D.F., & Riggio, H.R.  (2002).  Thinking
critically about critical thinking: Workbook to accompany Thought and
knowledge: An introduction to critical thinking
(4th
ed.).  Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

 

2001

Riggio, H.R.  (2001).  Relations between parental
divorce and the quality of adult sibling relationships.  Journal of
Divorce and Remarriage, 36,
67-82.

 

2000

Riggio, H.R. (2000).  Measuring attitudes toward
adult sibling relationships: The Lifespan Sibling Relationship Scale. 
Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 17, 707-728.

 

Educational Background

Ph.D., Social Psychology, 2001   

Claremont
Graduate University

Claremont, California

 

M.A., Experimental Psychology, 1996

CSU Fullerton

Fullerton, California

 

B.A., Psychology, 1993

CSU Fullerton

Fullerton, California

 




Fall 2007 Office Hours/Teaching Schedule


 

          Psy 202,
Descriptive Statistics, MW 9:50-11:30am

          Psy 202, Lab MW
11:40am-1:20pm

          Psy 418A,
Theories of Personality, MW 1:30-3:10pm


Office hours
:
MW, 3:30-4:30pm; Tuesday, 10am-12pm; Thursday by appointment.