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Dr. Christine Hackman

Christine Hackman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


Email: chackman@calpoly.edu

Office: 43A-372

Phone: 805-756-1363

"The classroom remains the most radical space of possibility in the academy." - Bell Hooks, Teaching to Transgress


B.S. in Biological Science, Rowan University

M.A. in Kinesiology, Specialization in Human Performance, University of Alabama

Ph.D. in Health Education and Health Promotion, joint degree from University of Alabama and University of Alabama at Birmingham


Public Health, Health Education & Health Promotion

Research and Interests

  • Gender and power-based violence
  • Mixed methods research
  • Novel interventions in college student populations

Selected Publications

  • *Ross, M., *Lawston, A.N., *Lowsky, L., & Hackman, C.L. (2022). What factors predict COVID-19 vaccine uptake intention in college students? American Journal of Health Education. 
  • Hackman, C.L., Branscum, P.W., Rush-Griffin, S.E., *Castle, A., & *Hagadorn, E. (2022). Gender Differences in Bystander Intervention Intentions to Prevent Sexual Assault: A Reasoned Action Approach. Journal of School Violence. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15388220.2022.2075880
  • Hackman, C.L., Bettergarcia, J., *Wedell, E., & *Simmons, A.C. (2020). Qualitative Exploration of LGBTQ Student Perceptions of Sexual Violence Victimization. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 9(1), 81–91. https://doi.org/10.1037/sgd0000457
  • Mulla, M. M., Witte, T. H., Richardson, K., Hart, W., Kassing, F. L., Coffey, C. A., Hackman, C.L., & Sherwood, I. M. (2018). The causal influence of perceived social norms on intimate partner violence perpetration: converging cross-sectional, longitudinal, and experimental support for a social disinhibition model. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 45(4), 652-668. https://doi.org/10.1177/0146167218794641
  • Hackman, C.L., Pember, S.E., Wilkerson, A.H., Burton, W., & Usdan, S.L. (2017). Slut-shaming and victim-blaming: a qualitative investigation of undergraduate students’ perceptions of sexual violence. Sex Education, 17(6), 697-711. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14681811.2017.1362332
  • Witte, T.W., Casper, D., & Hackman, C.L. Mazheruddin, M. (2017). Bystander Interventions     for Sexual Assault and Dating Violence on College Campuses: Are We Putting     Bystanders in Harm’s Way? Journal of American College Health, 65(3), 149-157.     https://doi.org/10.1080/07448481.2016.1264407

*denotes student author


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