Renee Engeln

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Research Interests

Issues surrounding women’s body images, with a particular emphasis on cultural practices that create or enforce the frequently contentious relationship women have with their bodies.

Education/Academic qualification

Applied Social Psychology, PhD, Loyola University Chicago

… → 2004

Clinical Psychology, MA, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

… → 1999

Psychology, BS, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

… → 1997

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Research Output 2005 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Negative body talk measures for Asian, Latina(o), and White women and men: Measurement equivalence and associations with ethnic-racial identity

Sladek, M. R., Salk, R. H. & Engeln, R., Jun 1 2018, In : Body Image. 25, p. 66-77 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Weights and Measures
Hispanic Americans
Body Mass Index
Ethnic Groups
Statistical Factor Analysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Self-Compassionate Writing Exercises Increase College Women’s Body Satisfaction

Stern, N. G. & Engeln, R., Sep 1 2018, In : Psychology of Women Quarterly. 42, 3, p. 326-341 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


The Gay Community Involvement Index: An Exploratory Factor Analysis and Initial Validation of a New Measure of Gay Community Involvement

Foster-Gimbel, O., Doyle, D. M. & Engeln, R., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Archives of Sexual Behavior.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Statistical Factor Analysis
Men's Health
Sexual Minorities
Community Participation
Factor Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Tone it down: How fitness instructors’ motivational comments shape women’s body satisfaction

Engeln, R., Shavlik, M. & Daly, C., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. 12, 4, p. 508-524 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conditioning (Psychology)