Research Interests & Brief Bio
Dr. Gilbert 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. She is a Fellow of both the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).
Dr. Gilbert has an extensive record of scholarship including four books, one edited book, 24 handbook chapters, 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. 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.
Gilbert, L. A., & Buckner, C. E. (in press). Paving the Way: The Distinctive Mentoring Style of Janet Taylor Spence. Sex Roles.
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2017, March 15). California's Trailblazing Women Winemakers: The First 20 Years (1965 through 1984). Grape Collective, No. 137.
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2017, Feb. 12). Conversations with women winemakers in Portugal’s New Douro. Grape Collective, No. 133.
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2015). California Women Winemakers: Three studies assess their progress and prospects. American Association of Wine Economists, AAWE Working Paper No. 178.
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 www.womenwinemakers.com)
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2017, May). Family-owned parent wine companies and what this may mean for women winemakers. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2016, May). Organizational culture of wineries and its relationship to opportunities for winemakers who are women. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
Gilbert, L. A., & Gilbert, J. C. (2015, May). Documenting women's progress in a traditionally male field: A case study approach. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, New York City, NY.
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