Publications and Academic Presentations

Below are several examples of my scholarly work. Most of my publications can be found online or requested from me here. Where possible, hyperlinks are provided with pdf versions of presentations and publications. *Indicates undergraduate student mentees +Indicates graduate student mentees

Publications

Lefevor, G. T., *Sorrell, S. A., *Virk, H. E., +Huynh, K. D., *Paiz, J. Y.,  *Stone, W. M., & *Franklin, A. (In press). How do religious congregations affect the attitudes toward homosexuality of their congregants? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Lefevor, G. T., *Smack, A. C. P., & Giwa, S. (In press). Support, distal stressors, and psychological distress among Black sexual minority college students. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Lefevor, G. T., *Paiz, J. Y., *Stone, W. M., +Huynh, K. D., *Virk, H. E., *Sorrell, S. A., & *Gage, S. (In press). Homonegativity and the Black church: Is congregational variation the missing link?. The Counseling Psychologist.

Lefevor, G. T., *Park, S., *Acevedo, M. J., & *Jones, P. J. (In press). Sexual orientation complexity and health-related outcomes: Is sexual orientation discordance useful? The Journal of Homosexuality. 

+Bridges, J. G., Lefevor, G. T., & Schow, R. L. (In press). Sexual satisfaction and mental health in mixed-orientation relationships: A Mormon sample of sexual minority partners. Journal of Bisexuality.

+Bridges, J. G., Lefevor, G. T., & Schow, R. L. (In press). Identify affirmation and mental health among sexual minorities: A raised-Mormon sample. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Lefevor, G. T., *Blaber, I. P., *Huffman, C. E., Schow, R. L., Beckstead, A. L., Raynes, M., & Rosik, C. H. (2019). The role of religiousness and beliefs about sexuality in well-being among sexual minority Mormons. The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality.

Lefevor, G. T., Beckstead, A. L., Schow, R. L., Raynes, M., Mansfield, T. R., & Rosik, C. H. (2019). Satisfaction and health within four sexual identity relationship options. The Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 45, 355-369.

Lefevor, G. T., *Boyd-Rogers, C. C., *Sprague, B. M., & Janis, R. A. (2019). Health disparities between genderqueer, transgender, and cisgender individuals: An extension of Minority Stress Theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology.

Lefevor, G. T., *Blaber, I. P., *Huffman, C. E., *Schow, R. L., Beckstead, A. L., Raynes, M., & Rosik, C. H. (2019). Sexual minority Mormon well-being, religiousness, sex positivity, and beliefs about same-sex sexuality. The Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

Lefevor, G. T., *Sorrell, S. A., *Kappers, G., *Plunk, A., *Schow, R. L., Rosik, C. H., & Beckstead, A. L. (in press). Same-sex attracted, not LGBQ: The implications of sexual identity labelling on religiosity, sexuality, and health among Mormons. The Journal of Homosexuality.

Lefevor, G. T., Janis, R. A., *Franklin, A., & *Stone, W. (2019). Initial distress and therapeutic outcomes among transgender and gender non-conforming people of color. The Counseling Psychologist, 47, 34-58.

Lefevor, G. T., *Sprague, B. M., *Boyd-Rogers, C. C., *Smack, A. C. P. (2019). How well do various types of support buffer psychological distress among transgender and gender non-conforming students? International Journal of Transgenderism, 20, 39-48.

*Jones, P. J., *Park, S., & Lefevor, G. T. (2018). The role of support and academic distress in collegiate anxiety. The Journal of College Counseling, 21, 252-264.

Lefevor, G. T., *Park, S., & Pedersen, T. (2018). The impact of minority stress on the mental health of sexual and religious minorities. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 22, 90-104.

Lefevor, G. T., Janis, R. A., & *Park, S. Y. (2017). Religious and sexual identities: An intersectional, longitudinal examination of change in therapy. The Counseling Psychologist, 45, 387-413.

Lefevor, G. T., Fowers, B. J., Ahn, S., Cohen, L. M., & Lang., S. (2017). To what degree do situational influences explain spontaneous helping behavior: A meta-analysis. European Review of Social Psychology. IF = 1.389

Myers, N. D., Park, S. E., & Lefevor, G. T., Prilleltensky, I. Prado, G. J., & Prilleltensky, O. (2017). Measuring multidimensional subjective well-being with the I COPPE Scale in a Hispanic Sample. Measurement in Physical Education and Exercise Science.

Ahn, S. A., Lu, M., Lefevor, G. T., Fedewa, A. L., & Celimli, S. (2016). Introduction to multivariate meta-analysis. In N. Myers, & N. Ntoumanis. (Eds.). An Introduction to Intermediate and Advanced Statistical Analyses for Sport and Exercise Scientists. Wiley.

Lefevor, G. T., & Fowers, B. J. (2016). Situational determinism reconsidered: An interactionist approach to the person x situation debate. Personality and Individual Differences, 92, 159-163.

Fowers, B. J., & Lefevor, G. T. (2015). The inescapability of intersubjectivity in meaning. American Psychologist, 70, 573-574.

Fowers, B. J., Anderson, A. R., Lefevor, G. T., & Lang, S. F. (2015). Beyond harms: Exploring the individual and shared goods of psychotherapy. The Counseling Psychologist, 43, 380-392.

Fowers, B. J., Cohen, L. M., Winakur, E., Lang, S., Lefevor, G. T., & Owenz, M. B. (2014). What makes goals choiceworthy? A qualitative study of hedonic, eudaimonic, and structural motives. Journal of Positive Psychology, 9, 235-253.

Fowers, B. J., Ainsley, J. B, & Lefevor, G. T. (2014). Reports of the death of aspiration have been indeed much exaggerated, Theory & Psychology, 24, 399-416.

Slife, B. D., Reber, J. S., & Lefevor, G. T. (2012). When God truly matters: A theistic approach to psychology, Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 23, 213-237.

Presentations

Lefevor, G. T. & Davis, E. B. (2019, August). Civility and cultural humility in research: Working at the intersection of religious and sexual identity. Oral presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Paiz, J. Y.,* Virk, H. E.,* Stone, W.,* & Lefevor, G. T. (2019, August). The influence of race/ethnicity and religiousness on mental health treatment seeking. Poster presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Boyd-Rogers, C. C.* & Lefevor, G. T. (2019, August). Health disparities between transgender, non-binary/genderqueer, and cisgender individuals: An adaptation of minority stress theory. Poster presentation at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Chicago, IL.

Lefevor, G. T. (2019, May). Same-sex attracted, not LGBQ: The role of sexual identity on health among religiously conservative sexual minorities. Paper presentation at the annual LGBTQ Health Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Lefevor, G. T. & Davis, E. B. (2019, April). Understanding single/relationship status satisfaction among sexual minority Mormons. Symposium organized at the Midwinter Conference of the Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. Bowling Green, OH.

Lefevor, G. T. (2018, October). Religiousness, sexuality, and well-being among sexual minority Mormons. Paper presented at the LGBTQ in Academia Conference. Johnson City, TN.

Lefevor, G. T. (2018, September). Change in therapy among transgender and gender non-conforming racial/ethnic minorities. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research. Brighton, UT.

Sorrell, S.,* & Lefevor, G. T. (2018, August). Individual, congregational, and denominational differences in attitudes toward homosexuality and their relationship with religiosity. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. San Francisco, CA.

Lefevor, G. T., & Janis, R. A. (2017, November). An intersectional analysis of counseling outcomes for transgender and gender non-conforming people of color. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, San Diego, CA.

Franklin, A.,* Stone, W. M., * Sorrell, S., * & Lefevor, G. T. (2017, November). Gender and racial/ethnic identities: An intersectional, longitudinal analysis of change in therapy. Poster presented at the LGBTQ in the Academy Conference, Johnson City, TN.

Schow, R., & Lefevor, G. T. (2017, July). Mixed orientation relationships among religious LGBTQ people of faith. Paper presentation given at the Annual Sunstone Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lefevor, G. T., & Park. S. (2017, August). The differential relationships between sexual orientation discordance and sexual orientation with psychological distress. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Schow, R., & Lefevor, G. T. (2017, July). Mixed orientation relationships among religious LGBTQ people of faith. Oral presentation to be given at the Annual Sunstone Conference, Salt Lake City, UT.

Park, S. & Lefevor, G. T. (2016, August). The impact of client sexual orientation and religious affiliation on counseling outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Lefevor, G. T., Park, S., & Pederson, T. (2016, August). The impact of sexuality, religion, and their intersection on mental health. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Lang, S. F., Lane, A., Lefevor, G. T., Anderson, A. R., & Fowers, B. J. (2016, August). An interactional investigation of kindness, agreeableness, and induced mood on helping behavior. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Lefevor, G. T., Pedersen, T. R., Park, S. (2016, June). Psychological distress and psychotherapy outcome among patients of various sexual orientations at religious and non-religious university counseling centers. Paper presented at 47th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. Jerusalem, Israel.

Park, S. & Lefevor, G. T. (2016, June). The effects of institutional religious affiliation on sexual minority and religious student counseling outcomes. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Utah Psychological Association, Murray, UT.

Jones, P. R. & Lefevor, G. T. (2016, June). The moderating role of social support in college student anxiety. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Utah Psychological Association, Murray, UT.

Myers, N. D., Park, S. E., Lefevor, G.T., Dietz, S., Prilleltensky, I, & Prado, G. J. (2016, June). Measuring multidimensional well-being with the I COPPE Scale in a Hispanic sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Montreal, QC, Canada.

Park, S., & Lefevor, G. T. (2016, April). Religious affiliation and distress among treatment-seeking university students. Poster presented at the Mary Lou Fulton Undergraduate Research Conference at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Jones, P. R., & Lefevor, G. T. (2016, April). Anxiety in college students: Implications from the CCMH database. Poster presented at the Mary Lou Fulton Undergraduate Research Conference at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.

Lefevor, G. T., & Williams, J. S. (2016, March). Sexual identity, orientation, behavior, congruence, and psychological distress: Implications for the study of sexuality. Paper presented at the 4th Annual Midwinter meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lefevor, G. T. (2015, October). Mental health treatment considerations for working with LGBTQIA/SSA Mormons. Paper presented at the Annual Utah University and College Counseling Center Conference, Park City, UT.

Lefevor, G. T., Fowers, B. J., & Feldman, J. L. (2015, August). Challenging the person/situation dichotomy: An interactionist explanation of helping behavior. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

Lefevor, G. T. (2015, March). An Aristotelian approach to enhancing the human good. Oral presentation given at the University of Miami Research Intersections Symposium focused on enhancing the human condition, Miami, FL.

Lefevor, G. T. (2015, March). An Aristotelian clarification of two common misconceptions of helping behavior. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Midwinter meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lefevor, G. T. (2014, August). The good life in moral psychology. From implicit to explicit perspectives. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Lefevor, G. T., Fowers, B. J., Lang, S., & Cohen, L. (2014, August). Helping behavior reinvisioned: A meta-analysis of decades of situational psychology research. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Lefevor, G. T. (2014, March). Agentic morality? The role of agency in contemporary moral theories. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

Ahn, S., Aloe, A., Suarez, M. & Lefevor, G. T. (2013, April). To pool (or not) between-studies: Heterogeneity within subgroups in the mixed-effects model in meta-analysis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Lefevor, G. T., & Fowers, B. J. (2013, March). Towards a unified moral psychology: An Aristotelian answer to the definitional disagreement. Paper presented at the 1st Annual Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Austin, TX.

Lefevor, G. T. (2012, August). Challenging caricatures of character: Practical wisdom and the person/situation debate. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Fowers, B. J., Cohen, L. M., Lefevor, G. T., & Lang, S. (2012, August). A qualitative investigation of constitutive and instrumental orientation to personal goals. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

Lefevor, G. T., & Fowers, B. J. (2012, February). Character and situation: How to transcend the traditional dichotomy as an Aristotelian. Paper presented given at the 3rd Biennial Midwinter Meeting of the Society for Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, Austin, TX.

Lefevor, G. T., & Sanders, P. W. (2011, March). Assumptions and over-inferences in the psychology of religion. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Salt Lake City, UT.

Lefevor, G. T. (2009, February). Asking questions like Christ. Paper presented at the annual Student Religious Symposium at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT.