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Trenton D. Mize

Trenton D. Mize

Associate Professor // Sociology

Research focus:
Social Psychology

Curriculum vitae

Office and Contact

Room: BRNG 1128


Phone: (765) 496-3286

Ph.D. Sociology, M.S. Applied Statistics, M.A. Sociology - Indiana University

B.A. Sociology, B.S. Psychology - University of Georgia


Specialization: Social Psychology, Experimental Methodology, Gender, Sexuality, Categorical Data Analysis, Latent Variable Modeling, Mental Health, Health Behavior

Overview: My current research program focuses on three overlapping areas: (1) applications of social psychological theories of status, identity, and stereotyping to the intersections of gender and sexuality; (2) social factors affecting both mental health and health behavior practices; and (3) quantitative methodology—with a focus on categorical data analysis and experimental design. You can read more about my published and in-progress research, find replication files for my research projects, and see my teaching materials (e.g., syllabus, slides, code) on my website: 

I am also a co-director of the Advanced Methodologies group ( and a co-director of the Kernan Experimental Social Science Lab (