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Traci Craig

Traci Craig

Professor of Psychology, Associate Dean of the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences


Administration Bldg. 112



Mailing Address

Department of Psychology & Communication Studies
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 443043
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3043

Traci Craig is the associate dean in the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences and a professor of psychology.

  • Ph.D., Social Psychology, Purdue University, 2002
  • M.S., Social Psychology, Purdue University, 1998
  • B.S., Psychology, New Mexico State University, 1996

  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Gendered Language
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Understanding Human Communities and Dynamics
  • Stereotypes and Prejudice
  • Consumer Behavior

  • Blankenship, K. L., and Craig, T. Y. (2012). Something about Mary: Information Processing and the Persistence of Implicit Causality. Social Cognition, 30, 71-93.
  • Locke, K. D., Craig, T., Baik, K.-D., & Gohil, K. (2012, July 23). Binds and Bounds of Communion: Effects of Interpersonal Values on Assumed Similarity of Self and Others. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0029422
  • Blankenship, K.L., and Craig, T. Y. (2011). Language use and Persuasion: Multiple Roles for Linguistic Styles. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 5, 194-205.
  • Craig, T. Y., and Blankenship, K. L. (2011). Language and Persuasion: Linguistic Extremity Influences Message Processing and Behavioral Intentions. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 30, 290-310.
  • Craig, T. Y., and LaCroix, J. (2011). Tomboy as Protective Identity. Journal of Lesbian Studies, 15(4), 450-465.
  • Seekamp, E., Hall, T. E., Harris, C. C., and Craig, T. Y. (2010). A Mixed methods approach to measuring depth of group information processing in the context of deliberative public involvement. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 4, 222-247.
  • Craig, T. Y. (2009). Femme (In)visible or Gender Blind? In J. C. Burke (Ed.). visible a femmethology. Ypsilanti, Michigan: Homofactus Press.
  • Craig, T.Y. (2008). Social Psychology Applied to Consumer Behavior. In R.F. Baumeister and B.J. Bushman, (Eds.). Social Psychology and Human Nature. Belmont, California: Wadsworth. 
  • Craig, T. Y. (2007). Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: Lesbian Women and Work-Relationship Conflict. Forum on Public Policy Online, Summer 2007 Edition. (accessed March 19, 2008). 
  • Blankenship, K.L., and Craig, T. Y. (2007). Language and persuasion: Tag questions as powerless speech or as interpreted in context. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 43, 112-118. 
  • Blankenship, K. L., and Craig, T. Y. (2007). Powerless language markers and the correspondence bias: Attitude confidence mediates the effects of tag questions on attitude attributions. Journal of Language and Social Psychology, 26, 28-47.

  • CLASS Humanities Fellow, 2010-2011
  • Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award Recipient, 2007

Psychology & Communication Studies

Physical Address:
206 Student Health Center

Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communications Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043

Phone: 208-885-6324

Fax: 208-885-7710


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