Tess Gemberling

Tess Gemberling

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychological Science
  • Faculty, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
LC 357 Carnell Learning Center
Education

Ph.D., University of Alabama (2018)

M.A., Sam Houston State University (2014)

B.A., University of Arizona (2012)

Publications

Publications

  • Cramer, R. J., Mandracchia, J., Gemberling, T. M., Holley S. R., Wright, S., Moody, K., & Nobles, M. R. (In Press). Can need for affect and sexuality differentiate suicide risk in three community samples? Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology.
  • Cramer, R. J., Desmarais, S. L., Johnson, K. L., Gemberling, T. M., Nobles, M. R., Holley, S. R., Wright, S., & Van Dorn, R. (2017). The Intersection of interpersonal and self-directed violence among general adult, college student, and sexually diverse samples. International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 63, 78-85. doi: 10.1177/ 0020764016683728
  • Wevodau, A. L., Cramer, R. J., Gemberling, T. M., & Clark, J. W. (2016). A psychometric assessment of the Community Attitudes Toward Sex Offenders (CATSO) Scale: Implications for public policy, trial, and research. Psychology, Public Policy and Law, 22, 211-220. doi: 10.1037/law0000066
  • Chevalier, C. S., Cramer, R. J., & Gemberling, T. M. (2015). A confirmatory factor analytic evaluation of the Klein Sexual Orientation Grid. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity, 2, 123-129. doi: 10.1037/sgd0000102
  • Cramer, R. J., Colbourn, S. L., Gemberling, T. M., Graham, J., & Stroud, C. H. (2015). Substance-related coping, HIV-related factors, and mental health among an HIV-positive sexual minority community sample. AIDS Care, 27, 1063-1068. doi: 10.1080/09540121. 2015.1024097
  • Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., & Miller, R. S. (2015). BDSM as sexual orientation: A comparison to lesbian, gay, and bisexual sexuality. Journal of Positive Sexuality, 1, 3743.
  • Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., Miller, R. S., Stroud, C. H., Noland, R. M., & Graham, J. (2015). Lesbian, gay, and bisexual identity as a moderator of relationship functioning after sexual assault Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 30, 3431-3452. doi: 10.1177/ 0886260514563834
  • Gemberling, T. M., & Cramer, R. J. (2014). Expert testimony on sensitive myth-ridden topics: Ethics and recommendations for psychological professionals. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 45, 120-127. doi: 10.1037/a0036184


UNDER REVIEW/IN PREPARATION

  • Cramer, R. J., Johnson, K. L., Holley, S. R., Desmarais, S. L., Gemberling, T. M., Wright, S., Nobles, M. R., & Van Dorn, R. (Under Review). Adverse behavioral health outcomes associated with self-directed violence and victimization experiences. The Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research.
  • Cramer, R. J., Mandracchia, J., Gemberling, T. M., Holley S. R., Wright, S., Moody, K., & Nobles, M. R. (Under Review). Need for affect, sexuality, and suicide risk in three community samples. Journal of Mental Health.
  • Cramer, R. J., Trost, K. A., Gemberling, T. M., Golom, F., Lewis, R. J. & Wright, S. (Under Review). Examining the Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Identity Scale among members of an alternative sexuality special interest group. Archives of Sexual Behavior.
  • Cramer, R. J., Wright, S., Long, M., Kapusta, N. D., Nobles, M. R., Gemberling, T. M., & Wechsler, H. J. (Under Review). On hate crime victimization: Rates, types and links with suicide risk among sexual orientation minority special interest group members. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation.
  • Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., Holley, S. R., & Nobles, M. R. (Under Review). Group clustering of sexual violence and rape myth acceptance: Demographic and mental health correlates. Journal of Sexual Aggression.
  • Gemberling, T. M., Cramer, R. J., Holley, S. R., & Nobles, M. R. (In Preparation). The factor structure and demographic correlates of BDSM in practitioner and general samples.
  • Gemberling, T. M., Lawrence, J. M., Yenne, E. M., & Miller, R. S. (In Preparation). Genres within pornography: A factor analysis and subsequent scale development.
  • Nobles, M. R., Cramer, R. J., Gemberling, T. M., Wright, S. (In Preparation). Stalking victimization and mental health by sexual orientation and gender.
     
Presentations
  • Gemberling, T. M. (2017, October). Using childhood board games to teach intelligence: A classroom activity. Talk presented at the meeting for the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Barth, J. & Gemberling, T. M. (2017, March). You + unconscious bias. Talk presented at the Women in STEM Experience Conference at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Al.
  • Gemberling, T. M. & Cramer, R. J. (2015, November). Survival skills for database design, online data collection, and inferential statistics in the health professions. Talk presented at the Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.
  • Gemberling, T. M. (2015, July). The dos and don'ts of communication. Talk presented at Federal Prison Camp — Bryan, Bryan, TX.
  • Gemberling, T. M. (2015, July). The blame game: Learning from actor-observer asymmetry. Talk presented at Federal Prison Camp — Bryan, Bryan, TX.