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Bishop, Meg

Meg Bishop




Advisor: Dr. Stephen Russell

B.S. Haverford College 

M.A. University of Texas at Austin

Meg Bishop is a third year Ph.D student in the Human Development and Family Sciences Department at the University of Texas at Austin, working in Dr. Stephen Russell's SOGI: Health and Rights Lab.

Research Interests

Meg's research examines the factors that influence identity development, health, and well-being among LGBTQ+ populations. Meg's current projects focus on intersectional approaches to sexual identity development, and how experiences of sex education impact LGBTQ+ health and identity. Meg aims to produce rigorous research that informs programs and policies for eliminating disparities experienced by LGBTQ+ populations.

Areas of Interest:

  • LGBTQ+ identity development
  • Sex education
  • School policy and climate

Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Well-Being, Identity Development Processes, Sexual and Gender Minority Youth in School, Minority Stress Theory, Sexuality Education

Bishop, M.D., Ioverno, S., & Russell, S. T. (2018). Promoting School Safety for LGBTQ and All Students in Texas. Austin, TX: The Stories and Numbers Project.

 

Gessner, M., Bishop, M.D., Martos, A., Wilson, B, & Russell, S.T. (2019). Sexual minority people’s perspectives of sexual health care: Understanding minority stress in sexual health settings. Sexuality Research and Social Policy. DOI: 10.1007/s13178-019-00418-9.

Under Review

Bishop, M. D., Mallory, A.B., Gessner, M., Frost, D., Russell, S.T. (under review). School-based sexuality education experiences across three generations of sexual minority people.

Bishop, M. D., Fish, J.N., Hammack, P.L., & Russell, S.T. (under review). Sexual identity development milestones in three generations of sexual minority people: A national probability sample.

Krueger, E.A., Fish, J.N., Hammack, P.L., Lightfoot, M., Bishop, M.D., & Russell, S.T. (under review). Comparing national probability and community-based samples of sexual minority adults: Implications and recommendations for population and health researchers.

Russell, S. T., Mallory, A. B., & Bishop M. D. (under review). Innovation and integration of sexuality in family life education. Family Relations.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Bishop, M. D., Ioverno, S., Russell, S.T. (under review). Sexual minority youths’ mental health and substance use: The mediating roles of victimization, cyberbullying, and adult support.

Bishop, M.D., Lagos, D., & Russel, S.T. (in preparation). Intersectional differences in gender identity developmental milestones in a nationally representative sample of trans Americans.

Bishop, M.D., Mernitz, S, & Russell, S.T. (in preparation). Intersectional differences in gender identity developmental milestones in a nationally representative sample of trans Americans.

Pampati, S., Johns, M.M., Szucs, L., Bishop, M.D., Mallory, A.B., Barrios, L., & Russell, S.T. (in preparation). Inclusive sexual health programs for sexual and gender minority youth: A systematic mapping of the literature.

Mallory, A. B., Pollitt, A. M., Bishop, M. D. & Russell, S. T., (in preparation). Changes in depressive symptoms in a sample of lesbian, gay, and bisexual youth.

Ioverno, S., Bishop, M. D. & Russell, S. T., (in preparation). Learning over time: The length of time that LGBT-trainings have been available improves students’ school experiences.

Fish, J.N., Bishop, M. D. & Russell, S. T., (in preparation). Developmental differences in sexual-orientation-related substance use disparities among youth: Findings from population-based data.

 

Poster Award: American Psychological Association Division 45 Conference on Culture, Race, and Ethnicity

Outstanding Reviewer Award, Journal of Adolescent Health

Bishop, M.D., Fish, J.N., Mallory, A.B., & Russell, S.T. (2018, July). Racial/ethnic differences in sexual identity development milestones in a nationally representative sample of LGB people. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Division 45 Research Conference, Austin, Texas

Fish, J. N., Krueger, E., Bishop, M.D., Lightfoot, M., Hammack, P. L., & Russell, S. T. (2018, November). Sexual minority identity labels in sociohistorical and sociodemographic contexts: A mixed method study. In S. Mernitz & J. N. Fish (chairs), LGBQ Identities in Context: Findings and Implications for Future Research. Paper to be presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

Ioverno, S., Bishop, M.D., & Russell, S. T. (2018, September). Learning over time: The length of time that LGBT-trainings have been available improves students’ school experiences. In J.N. Fish & S.T. Russell (chairs), School and Community Programs and Practices that Support the Positive Development of LGBTQ Youth. Paper presented at the European Association for Research on Adolescence in Ghent, Belgium.

Bishop, M.D., Gessner, M., Mallory, A.B., Frost, D., Russell, S.T. (2018, April). “I didn’t have a clue”: Experiences of sexuality education across three generations of sexual minority youth. Paper presented at the Society for Research on Adolescence Biennial Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.

Gessner, M., Bishop, M.D., Russell, S. T., Martos, A., & Wilson, B. (2018, February). “I can’t help you.” LGB perspectives on sexual health in health care settings. Poster presented at the St. David’s CHPR Annual Conference, University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, Austin, TX.

Teaching Assistant Positions:

HDF 340: Ethical, Philosophical, and Professional Development Issues

HDF 358: Parent-Child Relationships