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Indiana University Bloomington



sbrehm [at]

Educational Background

  • 1973 - Ph.D., Duke University

Areas of Study

  • Clinical Science
  • Social Psychology

Research Topics

  • Intimate Relationships
  • Psychology of Women
  • Psychological reactance

Representative Publications

in Press Wright, R.A., Greenberg, J., & Brehm, S.S (Eds.). Motivational analyses of social behavior: Building on Jack Brehm's contributions to psychology. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Inc.

2002 - Brehm, S.S, Kassin, S.M., & Fine, S.. Social Psychology, 5e. Boston: Houghin Mifflin Company.

2002 - Brehm, S.S., Miller, R.S., Perlman, D., & Campbell, S.M.. Intimate Relationships, 3e. New York: McGraw-Hill.

2001 - Kite, M.E., Russo, M.F., Brehm, S.S., Fouad, N.A., Hall, Christine, C.C., Hyde, J.S., & Keita, G.P.. Women psychologists in academe: Mixed progress, unwarranted complacency. American Psychologist, 50, 1080-1098.

1981 - Brehm, S.S., & Brehm, J.W.. Psychological reactance: A theory of freedom and control. New York: Academic Press.