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Indiana University Bloomington

Alan Roberts

Dr. Alan Roberts

Senior Lecturer


alarober [at]

office: PY A300C | (812)855-9782


Personality and individual differences in vulnerability to eating pathology and weight disorders

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Social Psychology 1991, University of Louisville


  • P101, 102 - Introductory Psychology I and II
  • P324 - Abnormal Psychology
  • P319 - Personality Psychology
  • P338 - Tests and Measurements

Representative Publications

Roberts, A., Cash, T., Feingold, A. & Johnson, B. (2006). Are Black-White differences in female body dissatisfaction decreasing? A meta-analytic review. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 74, 1123-1133.

Roberts, A. (2000). Psychiatric comorbidity in White and African-American illicit substance abusers: Evidence for differential etiology. Clinical Psychology Review, 20, 667-677.

Cunningham, M.R., Roberts, A., Barbee, A.P., Druen, P. & Wu, C. (1995). Their ideas of beauty are, on the whole, the same as ours: Consistency and variability in the cross-cultural perception of female physical attractiveness. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 68, 261-279.