- Professor, Clinical Psychology
Dr. Buchanan is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. Her research focuses on the intersections of gender and race/ethnicity with an emphasis on harassment targeting African American and Latina women. Her recent publications examine racialized sexual harassment, race- and gender-based harassment among college students and working adults, race and gender-role ideology as moderators of harassment and outcomes among White and Black women, contrapower harassment in academia, gendered bullying, and therapeutic concerns of racially ambiguous and non-visible minority women. Recent honors and awards for her research and service include: the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical Loan Repayment Award, Michigan State University’s Excellence in Diversity Award for Individual ‘Emerging progress’ in outstanding accomplishments in the areas of diversity, pluralism, and social justice, the Cheris Kramarae Award for Feminist Scholarship, and the Herman Eisen Award for professional contributions to the practice of psychology.
- Buchanan, N. T., Settles, I. H., Wu, I. H. C., & Hayashino, D. S. (2018). Sexual harassment, racial harassment and well-being among Asian American women: An intersectional approach. Women & Therapy, 41, 261-280.
- Buchanan, N. T., Settles, I. H., Hall, A. T., & O’Connor, R. (accepted with minor revisions). A review of organizational strategies for reducing sexual harassment: Insights from the U. S. Military. Journal of Social Issues
- Buchanan, N. T., Bluestein, B. M., Nappa, A. C., Woods, K. C., & DePatie, M. M. (2013). Exploring Gender Differences in Body Image, Eating Pathology, and Sexual Harassment.  Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 10, 352-360.
- Settles, I. H., Cortina, L. M., Buchanan, N. T., & Miner, K. (2013). Derogation, discrimination, and (dis)satisfaction with jobs in science: A gendered analysis.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 37, 179-191.
- Woods, K. C., Buchanan, N. T., & Settles, I. H. (2009). Sexual harassment across the color line: Experiences and outcomes of cross- vs. intra-racial sexual harassment among Black women.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology,15, 67-76.
- Buchanan, N. T. & Fitzgerald, L. F. (2008). The effects of racial and sexual harassment on work and the psychological well-being of African American women.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 13(2), 137-151.
- Buchanan, N. T., Settles, I. H., & Woods, K. C. (2008). Comparing sexual harassment subtypes for Black and White women: Double jeopardy, the Jezebel, and the cult of true womanhood.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 32, 347-361.
- Rederstorff, J. C., Buchanan, N. T., & Settles, I. H. (2007). The moderating roles of race and gender role attitudes in the relationship between sexual harassment and psychological well-being. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 31, 50-61.
- Buchanan, N. T. & Settles, I. H. (2006). Minority status. In Y. Jackson (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (pp. 307). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Settles, I. H. & Buchanan, N. T. (2006). The psychology of tokenism. In Y. Jackson (Ed.). The Encyclopedia of Multicultural Psychology (pp. 455-456). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Buchanan, N. T. (2005). The nexus of race and gender domination: The racialized sexual harassment of African American women. In P. Morgan & J. Gruber (Eds.), In the Company of Men: Re-Discovering the Links between Sexual Harassment and Male Domination (pp. 294-320). Boston: Northeastern University Press.
- Buchanan, N. T. & Bruce, T. A. (2005). Contrapower Harassment and the professorial archetype: Gender, Race, and Authority in the Classroom. Feature article for the Association of American Colleges and UniversitiesÕ On Campus with Women, 34(1-2). Available from: http://www.aacu.org/ocww/volume34_1/feature.cfm?section=2.