Contact & Location


Psychology & Communications Studies

Physical Address:
Student Health Center 206
PHONE: (208) 885-6324
FAX:(208) 885-7710
EMAIL: psyc-comm@uidaho.edu


Mailing Address:
University of Idaho
c/o Psychology & Communication Studies
Student Health Center 206
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID  83844-3043
Traci Craig

Traci Craig, Ph.D.

Office: Administration Building 112
Phone: (208) 885-4561
Email: tcraig@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences- University of Idaho
P.O. Box 443154
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3154

Department of Psychology and Communication Studies; Women's Studies
Professor and Associate Dean

Home Town: Fort Sumner, New Mexico
Campus Locations: Moscow
With UI Since 2002

  • Research/Focus Areas
    • Diversity in the Workplace
    • Gendered Language
    • Sexual Harassment
    • Understanding Human Communities and Dynamics
    • Stereotypes and Prejudice
    • Consumer Behavior
  • Selected Publications
    • 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. http://www.forumonpublicpolicy.com/archivesum07/craig.pdf (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.
  • Awards and Honors
    • CLASS Humanities Fellow, 2010-2011
    • Virginia Wolf Distinguished Service Award Recipient, 2007