Olivia Nop

Sexism and victim blaming in sexual assault in religious communities

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Olivia Nop

PhD Student
School of Psychology

Profile

Olivia completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at Siena College in upstate New York in 2019. She also worked as a research assistant in the Dumas Lab at the University of Vermont studying cognitive aging. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Psychology at VUW and is interested in sexism, victim blaming, sexual assault, cultures of honour, and religious communities.

Qualifications

BA in Psychology with Honours (minor in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies), Siena College

Research Interests

Sexism, victim blaming, sexual assault, cultures of honour, and religious communities

Publications

Nop, O., Senft Miller, A., Culver, H., Makarewicz, J., & Dumas, J. A. (2021). Nicotine and cognition in cognitively normal older adults. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 13. doi:10.3389/fnagi.2021.640674

Senft Miller, A., Nop, O., Slavich, G. M., & Dumas, J. A. (2021). Lifetime stress exposure, cognition, and psychiatric wellbeing in women. Aging & Mental Health, 1–6. doi:10.1080/13607863.2021.1958144

PhD topic

Sexism and victim blaming in sexual assault in religious communities

Supervisors:

Senior Lecturer in Methods and Statistics
School of Psychology

Associate Professor

School of Psychology

Lab Association

Romantic Relationships Lab - Directed by Dr Matt Hammond

The Romantic Relationships Lab examines challenging questions about love and human relationships.