Jennifer Aube, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
location: 408 - Carpenter Hall
phone: (585) 594-6483
fax: (585) 594-6124
email: aube_jennifer@roberts.edu

Courses Taught

Undergraduate:  Counseling Theory and Practice; Advanced Counseling; Psychology of Gender; Abnormal Psychology (summer course), First Year Seminar 
Graduate:   Interpersonal Effectiveness I; Group Counseling; Psychopathology; Counseling Theory and Practicum

Education

McGill University
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, 1994 (APA/CPA accredited)  

University of Toronto
B.Sc., Double Major, Honors Psychology/Sociology, 1989

Bio

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

Roberts Wesleyan College 2008-present Professor
Roberts Wesleyan College 2005-2008 Associate Professor
University of Rochester 2002-2005 Associate Professor
University of Rochester 1996-2002 Assistant Professor
University of Ottawa 1994-1996 Post-Doctoral Fellow

PUBLICATIONS

Aube, J. (2009).  Unmitigated Communion. In H. Reis and S. Sprecher (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Human Relationships.  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage.

Aube, J. (2008).  Balancing concern for other with concern for self:  Links between communion, unmitigated communion, and psychological well-being. Journal of Personality, (76), 101-133.

Varkovitzky, R., Cort, N. & Aube, J. (2005).  Agency, depression and social support in residents of a domestic violence shelter. Journal of Undergraduate Research, 3, 42-47.

Jenkins, S., & Aube, J.  (2002). Gender differences and gender-related constructs in dating aggression. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1106-1118.

Sargovi, C., Aube, J., Koestner, R., & Zuroff, D. (2002).  Traits, motives and depressive styles as reflections of agency and communion. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 563-577.

Aube, J., Fleury, J. & Smetana, J. (2001) Changes in women’s roles: Impact on and social policy implications for the mental health of women and children. Development and Psychopathology, 12, 633-656.  

Thompson, J., Whiffen, V., & Aube, J. (2001).  Does self-silencing link perceptions of care from parents and partners with depressive symptoms? Journal of Social and Personal  Relationships, 18, 503-516.

Aube, J., Fichman, L, Saltaris, C. & Koestner, R. (2000).  Gender differences in adolescent depressive symptomatology: Towards an integrated social-developmental model.  Journal  of Social and Clinical Psychology, 19, 297-313.

Whiffen, V., Aube, J., Campbell, L. , & Thompson, J. (2000).  Attachment beliefs and interpersonal contexts associated with dependency and self-criticism. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 19, 184-205.

Whiffen, V., Thompson, J. & Aube, J. (2000).  Mediators of the link between childhood sexual abuse and adult depressive symptoms. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 15, 1100-1119.

Whiffen, V., & Aube, J. (1999).  Personality, interpersonal context and depression in couples. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 16, 369-383.

Whiffen, V., Judd, M. &  Aube, J. (1999).  Intimate relationships moderate the association between childhood sexual abuse and depression. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14, 940-954.

Sargovi, C., Koestner, R., Di Dio, L., & Aube, J. (1997).  Agency, communion, and well-being:  Extending Helgeson's model. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 73, 593-609.

Aube, J., & Whiffen, V.  (1996).   Depressive styles and social acuity:  Further evidence for distinct interpersonal correlates of dependency and self-criticism.Communication Research, 23, 407-424.

Di Dio, L., Saragovi, C., Koestner, R, & Aube, J. (1996).  Linking personal values to gender. Sex Roles, 34, 621-636.

Aube, J. & Koestner, R. (1995).  Gender characteristics and relationship adjustment:  Another look at similarity-complementarity hypotheses. Journal of Personality, 64, 879-904.

Aube, J., Norcliffe, H., Craig, J. & Koestner, R. (1995).  Gender characteristics and adjustment-related outcomes: Questioning the masculinity model. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 21, 284-295.

Aube, J., Norcliffe, H., & Koestner, R. (1995).  Physical characteristics and the multifactorial approach to the study of gender. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 23, 69-82.

Koestner, R., & Aube, J.  (1995).  A multifactorial approach to the study of gender characteristics. Journal of Personality, 63, 681-710.

Koestner, R., Aube, J., Ruttner, J. & Breed, S. (1995).  Theories of ability and the pursuit of challenge among adolescents with mild mental retardation. Journal of  Intellectual  Disability Research, 39, 57-65.

Aube, J., Koestner, R., Hodgins, H., & Craig, J.A. (1994).  Masculine traits and reports of social functioning:  Evidence for a positivity bias. Sex Roles, 31, 621-636.

Aube, J. & Koestner, R. (1992).  Gender characteristics and adjustment:  A longitudinal study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 63, 485-493.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Aube, J., Bassett, K., & Mark, S. (2007).  Body Image, Media Exposure, and Spiritual Well-being in christian women.  Paper presented at the annual conferences of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, King of Prussia, PA.

Chaddock, T. & Aube, J. (2007).  Exploring the relationship between self, other, and God  schemas.  Poster presented at the annual conferences of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, King of Prussia, PA.

Aube, J. (2006)   Spirituality, Religious Practices and Well-Being among African American adults.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Cincinnati.

Bassett, R., Aube, J., & Bassett, K. (2006).   Seeking Forgiveness:  Four empirical studies. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Christian Association for Psychological  Studies, Cincinnati.

Sapp, A. & Aube, J. (2005).  It’s not what you do but why you do it:  A self-determination theory perspective on gender role behaviour and well-being. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans.

Settlage, B. & Aube, J. (2005).  My mistress’ eyes are nothing like the sun:  An exploration of the valuing of physical attractiveness and martial satisfaction.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans.

Varkovitsky, R., Cort, N., & Aube, J. (2005).  An examination of agency, social support and depression in women of a domestic violence shelter.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans.

Settlage, B. & Aube, J. (2003).  Unmitigated communion and negative evaluations  from others: Real or imagined?  Poster presented at the annual meetings of the  American Psychological Association, Toronto.

Settlage, B. & Aube, J. (2003).  Agency, communion and discrepancies in self-view versus partner-view of self.  Poster presented at the meetings of the European Psychological Congress, Vienna.

Hoffman, D. & Aube, J. (2002). Power and depression: The role of self-silencing as a mediator. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago.

Aube, J. (2000). Unmitigated communion, body-image and eating disturbances among adolescent girls.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Fleury, J & Aube, J. (2000).  Gender characteristics and aggression: A multidimensional analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Aube, J. (1999).  Dependency, Self-Criticism and Peer Interactions.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Jenkins, S. & Aube, J. (1999).  Gender-related attitudes and characteristics in dating aggression.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Aube, J. & Archambault, S. (1998).  Effects of mindset on positive illusions and mood: The moderating role of agency.   Paper presented at the 69th annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Di Dio, L. & Aube, J. (1998).   Interpersonal problems and response styles in adolescent depression.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Thompson, J., Whiffen, V., & Aube, J. (1997).  Sex differences in depression vulnerability: Part I.  Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Whiffen, V., Thompson, J., & Aube, J. (1997).  Sex differences in depression vulnerability: Part II:  A test of the Model. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Koestner, R. & Aube, J. (1996).  A multiplicity approach to studying gender and relationships. Paper presented at the conference of the International Society for the Study of  Personal Relationships, Banff, Canada.

Whiffen, V. & Aube, J. (1996).  Attachment beliefs and interpersonal contexts associated with dependency and self-criticism.  Paper presented  at the Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Aube, J. & Hodgins, H.  (1993).  Masculinity and social adjustment among adolescents: Further evidence of a self-report bias.  Paper presented at the Meetings of the Canadian Psychological Association, Montreal, Canada.

Aube, J., Norcliffe, H., Craig, J. & Koestner, R. (1993).  Gender characteristics and adjustment-related outcomes:  Questioning the masculinity model.  Paper presented at the Meetings of  the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.

Norcliffe, H., Aube, J., & Koestner, R. (1992).  The saliency of  physical appearance in sex role stereotypes.  Paper presented at the Meetings of the Canadian Psychological Association, Quebec City, Canada.

Aube, J. & Koestner, R. (1990).  Adolescent sex-roles and adult adjustment:  A prospective  longitudinal study.  Paper presented at the Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

WORKSHOPS 

Psychologists at work: Effects of Media on American Teen
A two-part workshop given to a group of about 40 students in BOCES Gifted and Talented Program.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Roberts Wesleyan College
:         
Undergraduate:  Counseling Theory and Practice; Advanced Counseling; Psychology of Gender; Abnormal Psychology (summer course), First Year Seminar;
Graduate:   Interpersonal Effectiveness I; Group Counseling; Psychopathology; Counseling Theory and Practicum

Tyndale University:                         
Psychological Disorders (summer course)

University of Rochester:              
Clinical Assessment Practicum I: Cognitive Assessment
Clinical Assessment Practicum II:  Personality Assessment              
Psychology of Gender, Gender and Mental Health
Honors Seminar, Honors Research I and II
Psychology Practicum, Internship, Independent Study

University of Ottawa:                    
Psychology of Women (undergraduate level lecture course)

McGill University:                           
Introduction to Social Psychology  (teaching assistantship)
Human Motivation  (teaching assistantship)
Personality and Social Psychology  (teaching assistantship)

AWARDS

Barbara S. Muller Memorial Award for Teaching Excellence, 2007

American Cancer Society, Individual  Allotment from Institutional Research Grant, 2000 ($20,000)

University of Ottawa Postdoctoral Research Grant, 1996 ($5,000).

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Post-Doctoral Fellowship, 1994-1996 ($28,000 per year)

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) Doctoral Fellowship, 1991-  1993 ($14,000 per year)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Member: Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Society for Personality and Social Psychology

Ad hoc reviewer: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Sex Roles, Development and Psychopathology,  Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, American Psychological Association Convention     

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE 

9/05–present  Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College
Individual counseling with undergraduate and graduate students
Clinical supervision of graduate staff counselor

5/01 -3/02  Agape Counseling Associates
Individual and marital therapy from a Christian perspective.

9/93 - 8/94  Ottawa General Hospital.  Ottawa, ON. (APA/CPA accredited)
Psychology Intern, Psychology Dept. located within Psychiatry Dept.
Individual and group psychodynamic psychotherapy, inpatient and outpatient assessment, crisis intervention, stress management groups, chronic pain management groups, eating disorder clinic, biofeedback, grief counseling. 

9/90 - 5/91  St. Mary's General Hospital. Montreal, PQ.
Psychometrist, Psychology Dept. located with Psychiatry Dept.
Cognitive and personality assessment of inpatients and outpatients, individual psychotherapy (cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal), consultant to psychiatrists.  

9/90 - 5/91 Behavior Therapy Unit, Douglas Psychiatric Hospital
Psychology Extern.
Individual cognitive-behavioral therapy. 

5/90 - 8/91 St. Mary's General Hospital.  Montreal, PQ.
Psychology Extern.
Cognitive and personality assessment of inpatients and outpatients, individual psychotherapy (cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal).

9/89 - 4/90 Montreal Children's Hospital.  Montreal, PQ.
Practicum Student.
Cognitive and personality assessment of children.

9/89 - 4/90 Douglas Psychiatric Hospital.  Montreal, PQ.
Practicum Student.                             
Cognitive and personality assessment of adult inpatients.