Lynette Stewart

Assistant Professor
School for Undergraduate Studies
  • Academic School:
    Human Services
  • Academic Department:
    Human Services
    • 518-832-2170
    • PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Missouri
    • MA in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Missouri
    • B.A. in Psychology from Stephens College
    Professional Responsibilities / Bio

    Lynette Nickleberry is an assistant professor within the School of Community and Human Services in the Department of CHild and Family Studies. She holds a BA in Psychology from Stephens College (MO) and a MA and PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri. Her research primarily adheres to an intersectionality perspective, which centralizes race, class, sexuality, and other identities in the construction and production of family, bodily, racial, and gender ideologies. 

    Topics Taught:
    Black Masculinities
    Military Families
    Black Families: Past, Present, and Future
    African American Intimate Relationships
    Multicultural Families and Children
    Principles of Human Development
    Stress in Families
    Child Development
    Processes of Divorce
    Sociosexual Development
    Family Communication
    Research Methods
    • Nickleberry, L. D. (2019). [Review of the book Middle-Aged Gay Men, Ageing and Ageism: Over the Rainbow?, by P. Simpson]. Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2015. 264 Pp., $105.00 (hardcover). https://doi.org/10.1080/01924788.2019.1565045
    • Nickleberry, L. D. and Coleman, M. (2012), Exploring African American Masculinities: An Integrative Model. Sociology Compass, 6: 897–907. doi: 10.1111/j.1751-9020.2012.00498.x
    • Wright, A. J. & Nickleberry, L.D. (2016). Gender, Sexuality and Assessment in Adolescence. In V. M. Brabender & J. L. Mihura (Eds.), Handbook of gender and sexuality in psychological assessment. New York. NY: Routledge.
    • Coleman, M. & Nickleberry, L. D. (2009). An evaluation of current remarriage and self-help literature. Family Relations, 58, 5, 549-561.
    • Aruguete, M. S., Nickleberry, L. D. & Yates, A. (2004). Acculturation, body image, and eating attitudes among black and white college students. North American Journal of Psychology, 6 (3), 393-404.