Dr. Chapman is a social psychologist with research interests in the areas of interpersonal processes, social cognition, and the self. A recent additional line of research has addressed the value and impact of service learning as a teaching methodology. She is presently involved in research investigating the motivations and consequences of flirting as well as investigating the social concomitants of blushing.
Dr. Chapman has been the recipient of two merit awards for teaching and a merit award for research. She served as the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences from 1997-2002, and as the Associate Provost from 2005-2006.
Anastasio, P., Rose, K., & Chapman, J. G. (2005). The divisive Coverage effect: How media may cleave differences of opinion between social groups. Communication Research, 32(2), 171-192.
Ferrari, J. R., & Chapman, J. G. (1999). Educating students to make a difference: Community based service-learning. The Haworth Press, Inc.: New York.
Chapman, J. G., & Morley, R. (1999). Collegiate service-learning: Motives underlying volunteerism and satisfaction with volunteer service. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 18(1/2), 19-33.
Rowe, M. M., & Chapman, J. G. (1999). Faculty and student participation and perceptions of service-learning outcomes. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 18(1/2), 183-196.