Stephanie Riger, PhD

Prof. S. Riger

Core Faculty

Gender and Women's Studies & Psychology

PhD, Psychology
University of Michigan, 1973

Office: 1037C BSB (MC 384) Phone: 312-413-2300
E-mail: sriger [at] uic [dot] edu

*Curriculum Vitae


About Dr. Stephanie Riger

Stephanie Riger is currently conducting a study of substance abuse as it affects both perpetrators and victims in Cook County's Domestic Violence Court.

The former Director of the Gender & Women's Studies Program, she has been names a University Scholar, UIC's highest faculty honor, and is the recipient of UIC's Graduate Mentoring Award and Teaching Recognition Program Award. Shewas awarded the American Psychological Association Division 27 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research and Theory, and the Seymour Sarason Award for innovative and influential research. She is also a two-time winner of the Distinguished Publication Award from the Association for Women in Psychology. She received her B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan.

*Selected Publications


Evaluating Services for Survivors Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault

The Female Fear: The Social Cost of Rape

Transforming Psychology: Gender in Theory and Practice