Colleen McDaniel

Colleen McDaniel

Doctoral Student in Social-Personality Psychology

5057 Woodard Ave., Suite 7501
Detroit, MI 48202

Curriculum vitae

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Colleen McDaniel



Research interest(s)/area of expertise

  • Sexual aggression
  • Male peer norms, masculine social norms
  •  Decision making in sexual encounters & perceptions of consent


  • B.A. Psychology, University of Dayton, 2017
  • B.A. Women's and Gender Studies, University of Dayton, 2017
  • M.A. Psychology, Wayne State University, 2019

Awards and grants

  •  Betty J. Neitzel Summer Research Award, Wayne State University, 2021

  •  Graduate Student Service Award, Psychology, Wayne State University, 2021

  •  Warrior Strong Recognition, Wayne State University, 2021

  •  Rumble Fellowship, Development of Research and Scholarship, 2020

  •   University of Dayton, Miriam Award, 2017

Selected publications

McDaniel, M. C., & Gómez (In Prep). White men and women's blame attribution and biased perceptions of black survivors in a high school rape scenario. Preregistered.

Abbey, A., Helmers, B. R., Jilani, Z., McDaniel, M. C., & Benbouriche, M. (2021). Comparison of three versions of the Sexual Experiences Survey. Psychology of Violence.

Abbey, A., McDaniel, M.C., & Jilani, Z. (2021). Alcohol and men’s sexual aggression: Review of research and implications for prevention. In L. M. Orchowski & A. Berkowitz (Eds.), Engaging boys and men in sexual assault prevention: Theory, research and practice.

McDaniel, M. C., & Gómez, J. M. (2021). As Biden Administration Reviews Title IX Regulations, We are Reminded that Universal Mandated Reporting Creates Increased Risk for Marginalized & LGBT+ Sexual Violence Survivors. <>

McDaniel, M. C., Gómez, J. M., Drake, E., Jilani, J., Keller, A., Spalter, M., ...Ware, J. (2021). Proposal for Wayne State University updated Title IX policy, procedures, & sexual violence support. Self-published.

McDaniel, M. C., & Rodriguez, D. N. (2017). Undergraduate men’s self-reports of sexual assault and perceptions of college campus acquaintance rape. Journal of interpersonal violence, 0886260517743552.



Courses taught

PSY 3380, Human Sexuality

PSY 2020, Research Methods

PSY 1010, Intro Psychology