- Graduate Student
Advisor: Dr. Charlene Muehlenhard
Research Lab: Sexuality Research Lab
I am interested in topics pertaining to human sexuality, mental and sexual health, sexual minority and multiple-minority identity and experience, minority stress, mixed method analysis and quantitative psychology, and intersectional approaches to research practices.
LGBTQ+ Health & Sexual Health, Sexual coercion and implications for psychological treatment, substance use and risky sexual decision-making among sexual minority men, mixed methodology, interdisciplinary models of mental and physical health care
Selected Publications —
Ramirez, J. L. & Galupo, M. P. (2019). Multiple minority stress: The role of proximal and distal stress on mental health outcomes among lesbian, gay, and bisexual people of color. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health, 23(2), 145–167. https://doi.org/10.1080/19359705.2019.1568946
Gonzalez, K. A., Ramirez, J. L., Galupo, M. P. (2018). Increase in LGBTQ Minority Stress Following the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election. Journal of GLBT Family Studies. 14(1-2), 130-151. doi: 10.1080/1550428X.2017.1420849
Ramirez, J. L., Gonzalez, K. A., Galupo, M. P. (2018). “Invisible During My Own Crisis”: Responses of LGBT People of Color to the Orlando Shooting. Journal of Homosexuality. 65(5), 579-599. Doi: 10.1080/00918369.2017.1328217
Galupo, M.P., Ramirez, J. L., & Pulice-Farrow, L. K. (2017). “Regardless of their gender”: Descriptions of sexual identity among bisexual, pansexual, and queer identified individuals. Journal of Bisexuality. 17(1). 108-124. Doi:10.1080/15299716.2016.1228491
Gonzalez, K. A., Ramirez, J. L., Galupo, M. P. (2016). “I was and still am”: Narratives of bisexual marking in the #StillBisexual Campaign. Sexuality & Culture. 21(2). 493-515. Doi: 10.1007/x12119-016-9401-y
Selected Presentations —
Gonzalez, K. A., Galupo, M. P., Ramirez, J. L., Pulice-Farrow, L. P. (March 2018) Minority stress and anti-LGBTQ politics: Threats to LGBTQ well-being during the Trump era. Annual Conference for the Association for Women in Psychology. Philadelphia, PA.
Ramirez, J. L., (August 2017). Reflections of LGBT people of color following the Orlando massacre & the intersectional implications of violence. Annual Conference for the American Psychological Association, Division 44. Washington D.C.
Ramirez, J. L., Pulice Farrow, L. K., Galupo, M. P. (November 2016). “Regardless of their gender”: Descriptions of sexual identity among bisexual, pansexual, and queer identified individuals. Annual Conference for the Society of the Scientific Study of Sexuality, Phoenix, AZ.
Ramirez, J. L., Galupo, M. P., Pulice Farrow, L. K. (April 2016). Non-binary Transgender individuals’ reflections on gender identity flexibility. Maryland Psychological Association for Graduate Students Annual Convention. Columbia, MD.
Awards & Honors —
Affiliation: Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Clinical Psychology Resident