Curriculum Vitae

Updated: 12/1/16

EDUCATION

  • PhD in Critical Social Psychology with Certificate in Women’s Studies
    2017, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • MPhil in Psychology
    2014, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • MA in Psychology
    2013, The Graduate Center, CUNY
  • MS for Teachers in Adolescent Education and Biology
    2008, Pace University
  • BS in Biopsychology and Cognitive Sciences
    2006, The University of Michigan

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

  • Graduate Assistant Fellowship, Hunter College, CUNY, 2016-2017
  • Honorable Mention for Best Poster, APAGS, Science Student Council Late Breaking Poster Session, APA Convention, 2015
  • Janet Hyde Graduate Student Research Grant Honorable Mention, APA Division 35, 2015
  • Doctoral Student Research Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2015-2016
  • Writing Across the Curriculum Fellowship, York College, CUNY, 2015-2016
  • Graduate Assistant Fellowship, Hunter College, CUNY, 2014-2015
  • Graduate Student Diversity Travel Award, SPSSI, 2014
  • Room Scholarship, Association for Women in Psychology, 2014
  • Best Paper Award, Female masturbation: Understanding experiences of sexual empowerment, AWP/SPW Annual Student Prize for Psychological Research on Women and Gender, 2013
  • Science Fellowship, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2009-2014 (expected)
  • Healthy Relationships Award, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2012
  • President’s Travel Grant, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2011
  • AmeriCorps Education Award, 2006 & 2007
  • Michigan Merit Award, 2002

PUBLICATIONS

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Bowman, C.P. (March, 2016). The shame game: Do girls really feel ashamed during early masturbation experiences? [Symposium presentation]. The National Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Bowman, C.P. (August, 2015). Comparing attitudes toward masturbation among sexual minority and heterosexual women. [Poster]. The American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Bowman, C.P. (August, 2014). Spreading the word: Research blogging for the general public. [Symposium presentation]. The American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC.
  • Bowman, C.P. (June, 2014). Research blogging as social action: How to spread the word. [Oral presentation]. The Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) 10th Biennial Conference, Portland, Oregon. 
  • Bowman, C.P. (March, 2014). Women’s masturbation: Experiences of sexual empowerment in a primarily sex-positive sample [Oral presentation: Invited]. The National Association for Women in Psychology Conference, Columbus, Ohio.
  • Bowman, C.P. (October, 2013). Feminist labeling exercise. [Activity Blitz]. The CUNY Graduate Center All-Psychology Teaching of Psychology Conference. New York, New York.
  • Bowman, C.P., Davis, B.R., Tolman, D.L. (September, 2013). Masculinity and femininity ideologies in adolescent girls’ and boys’ heterosexual relationships. [Poster]. The Symposium on Sexuality and Public Health of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality. New York, New York. 
  • Bowman, C.P. (April, 2012). Women’s motivations for and emotional responses to masturbation. [Datablitz].  The CUNY Graduate Center All-Psychology Student Research Day. New York, New York.
  • Bowman, C.P. (April, 2012). Female masturbation: Understanding feelings of empowerment. [Poster].  The CUNY Graduate Center All-Psychology Student Research Day. New York, New York.
  • Bowman, C.P. (November, 2011). A phenomenology of female masturbation: Understanding feelings of empowerment. [Oral presentation]. The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas.

RESEARCH POSITIONS

  • SexGenLab: Researching Sexuality and Gender, 2009-P
    Research Associate
    PI: Deborah L. Tolman, Ed.D.
  • Women’s Solitary Masturbation Experiences: Understanding Meanings, Motivations, Intersections, and Connections to Social Power, 2010-P
    Principal Investigator
  • Office of the Provost & Office of Undergraduate Research at Hunter College, CUNY, 2013-2015
    Research Associate
    PI: Annemarie Nicols-Grinenko, Ph.D.
  • Sexuality Education in Red Hook, Brooklyn: A PAR Project, 2011
    Research Assistant
    PIs: Maria Elena Torre, PhD, & Adolescents from the Red Hook Initiative
  • Vocabulary Instruction and Regents Mastery, 2008
    Principal Investigator, Master’s Thesis (Pace University & NYC Public Schools)
  • Social Behavior of Hormonally Altered Sheep, 2005-2006
    Research Assistant (University of Michigan)
    PI: Theresa Lee, PhD

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Teaching Assistant (TA) for Statistics for Psychology Doctoral Students (Fall, 2013 – Spring, 2014)
    The Graduate Center
    Professor: Brett Stoudt, PhD
  • Adjunct Lecturer for two sections of Psychology of Women (Fall, 2012)
    Hunter College
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) for Experimental Psychology (Spring, 2012)
    Hunter College
    Professor: Brian Davis, MA
  • Teaching Assistant (TA) for Social Psychology (Spring, 2011)
    Hunter College
    Professor: Jason Young, PhD
  • High School Living Environment (Biology) Teacher (2006-2008)
    New York City Public Schools, Teach for America

EDITORIAL, REVIEW & CONSULTING EXPERIENCE

Editing:

  • Blog Editor, SPARK Research Blog (2012-2016)
  • UN Report Editor, Silberman School of Social Work, Hunter College (2013-2014)

Peer Reviewing:

  • Psychology of Women Quarterly, Student Advisory Board Member, 2011-P
  • Feminism & Psychology
  • Sex Education
  • Sexuality Research and Social Policy

Consulting:

  • Statistical Consultant, College Access: Research & Action (CARA) (2013-2014)

UNIVERSITY & DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE

Leadership Roles:

  • Student Representative for the Women’s Studies Advisory Committee (2012-2016)
  • Program Representative for Social-Personality Psychology, Doctoral Student Council (DSC) (2011-2013)
  • Co-Chair, Pedagogy Committee (2011)
  • Founder & Organizer, Embodiment Workgroup (2011-2012)
  • Member, Psychology Student Leadership Council Executive Board (2010-2012)

Committee & Coalition Memberships:

  • Liaison between the Doctoral Student Council (DSC) and the GC Child Care Center (2012-2013)
  • Member, Website Committee (2009-2011)
  • Member, Executive Committee (2012-2013)
  • Member, Analyzing Sexuality for Action and Policy (ASAP) (2010-2011)
  • Member, Admissions Committee (2010-2011)
  • Member, Brown Bag Committee (2009-2010)
  • Member, Campus Coalition for Sexual Literacy (2009-2010)
  • Member, Pedagogy Committee (2010)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • American Psychological Association (APA), Student Affiliate
    Division 5 – Evaluation, Measurement, Statistics
    Division 35 – Psychology of Women
    Division 44 – LGBT Issues
    Division 51 – Men and Masculinity
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI)
  • Association for Women in Psychology (AWP)
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (SSSS)
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
  • National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA)