Amy Hequembourg, PhD

Senior Research Scientist

Sociology

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Sociology

Contact Information

1021 Main Street
Buffalo, NY  14203-1016
Phone: (716) 887-3343
Email: ahequemb@ria.buffalo.edu

Primary Research Areas

Health disparities among sexual minorities (i.e., gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals); social inequalities associated with sexual orientation and gender identity; risk taking among vulnerable groups (e.g., sexual minorities, adolescents, heterosexual women); exploring differences in health, discrimination, and self-identity among women (e.g., bisexual compared to lesbian women); developing culturally informed interventions to reduce health disparities and associated risk behaviors among sexual minorities; microaggressions based on sexual orientation; same-sex couples and families; utilizing mixed methods in research.

Research Projects

1/28/16
Bostwick | Hequembourg | Hughes | Santuzzi
The study will track the frequency and types of microaggressions experienced by racially diverse bisexual women and examine their effects on participants’ mental health.
1/26/16
Hequembourg | Livingston | Collins
In this study, researchers will examine sexual identity differences in the mechanisms associated with sexual assault.
2/10/16
Hequembourg
This research examines gender and sexual identity differences in alcohol use and victimization among gay, lesbian and bisexual men and women.
9/22/17
Parks | Darrow | Hequembourg | Lisman | Muraven
Researchers studied non-medical prescription drug use among college students and assessed what types of drugs are being used, why they are being used and the consequences.
2/25/16
Parks | Testa | Dearing | Hequembourg
Researchers developed short video clips of potential assault scenarios to help women better understand the nonverbal cues that could indicate the risk of sexual assault.

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