Santa Clara University

Psychology department

Lucia Albino Gilbert



Santa Clara University
Department of Psychology
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA  95053-0333
Phone: 408-551-3008


Curriculum Vita


Educational Background
Research Interests & Brief Bio
Representative Publications

Educational Background

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests & Brief Bio

Lucia Albino Gilbert is Professor of Psychology and Professor of Counseling Psychology at Santa Clara University.

Most recently she served as the University's Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs from 2006 through 2010. Prior to that she was Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies, Professor of Educational Psychology, and Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Honors Professor at the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Gilbert has an extensive record of scholarship including four books, one edited book, and more than 70 articles in refereed journals. She also has made more than 50 invited presentations and presented more than 70 papers at professional meetings.

She has been honored with several national and university awards recognizing her teaching excellence, her scholarship, and her mentoring of students.

Her research interests center on women's career development in atraditional fields and the influence of gender processes on career trajectories and work-family balance. Dr. Gilbert's current research focuses on the experiences and career paths of women in the wine industry ( see Her teaching interests included gender and development, research methods and design, psychology of women and gender and family, work and family, and gender issues in mental health.


  • PSYCH 43 Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYCH 182 Gender and Human Development
  • PSYCH 178 Advanced Topics in Developmental Psychology
  • CSPY 220 Research Methods

Educational Resources

  1. Middle School Girls' Selected Annotated Reading List (and Resource Guide) (Center for Women's & Gender Studies at UT Austin)
  2. Cross-Generational Feminist Symposium
  3. Women Winemakers of California -

Instruments Developed

  1. Orientation to Occupational and Family Integration (OOFI)
  2. Perceptions of Parental Role Scales
  3. Perceptions of Parental Role Scales Manual
  4. Role Conflict Scales
  5. Role Conflict Scales Manual
  6. Coping with Role Conflict Scales

Representative Publications

Gilbert, L. A. (2014).The 2013 Leona Tyler Address: Women Pursuing Careers—Then and Now. The Counseling Psychologist, 42 (4), 552 - 569.

Kearney, L., & Gilbert, L.A. (2012). The role of ethnicity in Mexican American and Non-Hispanic White students' experience of sexual harassment. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 34 (4), 507-524.

Koile, E., Gilbert, L. A., & Scher, M. (2011). The Magic Shop: The therapist masquerades as a shopkeeper. Voices: The Art and Science of Psychotherapy, 47 (1), 6-18.

Gilbert, L. A., & Rader, J. (2008). Work, family, and dual-earner couples: Implications for research and practice. In Brown, S. D., & Lent, R.W. (Eds.) Handbook of counseling psychology (4th Ed.) (pp. 426-443). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley.

Gilbert, L. A., & Rader, J. (2007). Feminist counseling. In A.B. Rochlen (Ed.), Applying counseling theories (pp. 225-238). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education.

Gilbert, L. A. (2006). Two-career relationships. In J.H. Greenhaus and G.A. Callanan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of career development (pp. 822-828). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Gilbert, L. A., & Kearney, L. (2006). Therapeutic relations. In J. Worell and C. Goodheart (Eds.), The Handbook of Girls' and Women's Psychological Health (pp. 229-241). Oxford University Press.

Gilbert, L. A., Schilt, P., & Ekland-Olson, S. (2005). Integrated learning and research across disciplinary boundaries: Engaging students. Liberal Education. 91 (3), 44-49.

Gilbert, L. A., Bravo. M., & Kearney, L. (2004). Partnering with teachers to educate girls in the new computer age. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 10(2), 179-202.

Gilbert, L. A., & Scher, M. (2004). Gender and sex in counseling and psychotherapy. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education. (Japanese translation). Reprinted Wipf & Stock, Eugene, OR (2009).

Bravo, M., Gilbert, L. A., & Kearney, L. (2003). Tools for promoting gender-equitable technology use in classrooms. Teacher Education Quarterly, 30 (4), 95-109.

Brownson, C., & . (2002).  The development of the Discourses about Fathers Inventory: Measuring Fathers' Perceptions of their exposure to discourses. Psychology of Men and Masculinity, 3 (2), 97-106.

Gilbert, L. A., & Rader, J. (2002).  The missing discourse of gender. The Counseling Psychologist, 30(4), 567-574.

Gilbert, L. A., & Rader, J. (2001). Counseling and psychotherapy:  Gender, race/ethnicity, and sexuality issues. In J. Worell (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Women and Gender, Volume One (pp. 265-277). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Gilbert, L. A., & Walker, S. J. (2001).  Contemporary marriage:  Challenges for clients and therapists.  In G. Brooks and G. Good (Eds.), The New Handbook of Counseling and Psychotherapy with Men (pp. 387-402).  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Gilbert, L. A., & Rader, J. (2001). Current perspectives on women's adult roles:  Work, family, and life.  In R. K. Unger (Ed.), Handbook of the Psychology of Women and Gender (pp. 156-169).  NY:  John Wiley.

Recent Research Presentations (posted on

Gilbert, L.A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2014, May). California women winemakers continue to make progress in a male-dominated field.Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.

Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2012, June). Evidence of women winemakers success in a male-dominated field. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, Illinois.

Gilbert, L. A. (2011, June).  Women winemakers make some progress in a male-dominated field. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Society, Washington, DC