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Dr. Elizabeth A. Sharp
Elizabeth A. Sharp, Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies
(806)834-8652 - Office 510
elizabeth.sharp@ttu.edu

University of Missouri-Columbia, 2003

Associate Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Interests:

Gender, Romantic and Familial Ideologies, Singles, Eating Disorder Recovery, Qualitative Methodology


Recent Publications:

Link to Dr. Sharp's Transdisiplinary Work with Choreographers and Dancers: Http://ordinarywars.org

Sharp, E. A, & Weaver, S. (Accepted). Feeling like a Feminist Fraud: Promoting More Visible Feminist Accountability in Feminist Family Studies Research. Journal of Family Theory and Review.

Sharp, E.A., & Durham-DeCesaro.  (Accepted). Modeling Innovative Methodological Practices in a Dance/Family Studies Transdisciplinary Project. Journal of Family Theory & Review.

Durham-DeCesaro, G., & Sharp, E.A. (Accepted). Immersion in the muddy waters of a collaboration between a social scientist and a choreographer. The International Journal of Social, Political and Community Agendas in the Arts.

Bermudez, M., Sharp, E, A.& Taniguchi, N. (In Press). Tapping into the complexity: An Investigation of Ambivalent Sexism, Dating, and Familial Beliefs among Hispanic Young Adults. Journal of Family Issues.

Sharp, E. A., & Durham-DeCesaro, G. (In Press). What Does Rejection Have to Do With It?: Toward An Innovative, Kinesthetic Analysis of Qualitative Data. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/Forum: Qualitative Social Research.

Zvonkovic, A., Sharp, E.A. , & Radina, E. (2012) Editors: Special issue: Qualitative methodology, research, and theory in family studies. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 4, 77-173.

Zvonkovic, A., Sharp, E.A. , & Radina, E. (2012) Introduction to the special issue: Qualitative methodology, research, and theory in family studies. Journal of Family Theory and Review, 4, 77-79.

Schrick, B., Sharp, E. A., Zvonkovic, A., & Reifman, A. (2012). Never let them see you sweat: Silencing and striving to appear perfect among US college women. Sex Roles, 67, 591-604.

Humble, A., & Sharp, E.A. (2012). Peer support in teaching qualitative methods through shared journaling. Qualitative Report, 17, 1-19.

Sharp E.A. , Elliot, C.,.& Zvonkovic, A. (2011). Young, single gay men’s commitment and long-term partner preferences. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 7, 349-369.

Sharp, E. A., & Ganong, L. (2011). “I’m a loser, I’m not married, let’s just all look at me”: Ever single women’s perceptions of their social environment. Journal of Family Issues, 32, 956-980.

Sharp, E. A., & Ispa, J. (2009). Inner-city Black mothers’ gender-related childrearing expectations and goals.Sex Roles, 60, 656-668.

Fitzpatrick, J., Sharp, E.A. , & Reifman, A. (2009).Midlife singles’ willingness to date partners with heterogeneous characteristics. Family Relations, 58, 121-133.

Sharp, E. A., SoRelle-Miner, D., Bermudez, J. M., & Walker, M. (2008). "The Glass Ceiling is kind of a bummer": Women's reflections on a gender development course. Family Relations, 57, 530-541.

Parra-Cardona, J. R., Sharp, E. A.,& Wampler, R. (2008).“Changing for my kid”: Fatherhood experiences of Mexican-origin teen fathers involved in the justice system. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 34, 369-387.

Sharp, E. A., & Ganong, L. (2007). Living in the gray: Women’s experiences of missing the marital transition. Journal of Marriage and Family, 69, 831-844.

Sharp, E. A., Bermudez, J. M., & Watson, W., & Fitzpatrick, J. (2007). Reflections from the trenches: Our development as feminist teachers. Journal of Family Issues, 28, 529-548.

Parra Cardona, J. R., Wampler, R. S, & Sharp, E. (2006). "Wanting to be a good father": Experiences of adolescent fathers of Mexican descent in a teen fathers program. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 32, 215-232.

Sharp, E., & Ispa, J. (2006). Chapter 9: Matters of the heart: Romantic relationships. In J. M. Ispa, K. R. Thornburg, & M. A. Fine (Eds.), Keepin' on: The everyday struggles of families in poverty. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.

Ispa, J. M., & Sharp, E. A. (2006). Chapters 10: Young fathers in children's and mother's lives. In J. M. Ispa, K. R. Thornburg, & M. A. Fine (Eds.), Keepin' on: The everyday struggles of families in poverty. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing Co.

Coleman, M., Ganong, L., Hans, J., Sharp, E, & Rothrauff, T. (2005). Filial obligations in post-divorce stepfamilies. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 4, 1-27.

Sharp, E., Ispa, J., Thornburg, K. & Lane, V. (2003). Relations among mother and home visitor personality traits, relationship quality, and time spent in home visits. Journal of Community Psychology, 31, 591-606.