Angela G. Pirlott

Social Psychologist

​Saint Xavier University

Selected Presentations

​​*​indicates an undergraduate co-author


Pirlott, A. G. (2016, September). Perceived threats to religious ingroup predict moral disgust toward, aggression against, and expulsion of LGB individuals on the individual- and country-levels. Co-chaired symposium presented at the Annual Society of Experimental Social Psychology Conference, Santa Monica, CA and presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pirlott, A. G., & Wagner, K. (2016, May). Sex differences in mate preferences: A meta-analysis. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Pirlott, A. G. (2016, January). Sex and gender differences in mating behaviors: Evolutionarily driven, culturally developed, and ecologically elicited. Presentation at the 2016 Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Pirlott, A. G., & MacKinnon, D. P. (2015, September). Design approaches to experimental mediation to improve causal inference. Presentation at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Denver, CO. 

​Pirlott, A. G., *Graham, E., & *Young, T. (2014, May). Age mate preferences across perceiver ages: Comparing heterosexual, bisexual, and gay/lesbian men and women. Presentation at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.


Pirlott, A. G., & White, A. E. (2013, August). Many dating competitors hastens sexual activity at the cost of condom use. Presentation at the 4th Annual Summer Institute on Human Ethology, Ann Arbor, MI. 

Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2013, July). Understanding sexual prejudices: Avoiding threats of unwanted sexual interest? Presentation at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Miami, FL.

Pirlott, A. G., White, A. E., Basilio, C., & Kwan, V. S. Y. (2012, January). The influence of social ecology factors on sexual health decision making. Co-chaired symposium presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2011, October). Thinking straight about sexual prejudice: Avoiding unwanted sexual interest? Presentation at the Social Psychologists of Arizona Conference, Phoenix, AZ. 

Mackinnon, D. P., & Pirlott, A. G. (2010, January). The unbearable lightness of b: Approaches to improve causal interpretation of the M to Y relation. Symposium presentation at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.


*Vossen, T. J., *Rusten, M. L., & Pirlott, A. G. (2014). Understanding the sexual prejudices of sexual orientation minorities. Part of the Provost’s Honor’s Symposium presented at the 2014 UWEC Celebration of Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Conference, Eau Claire, WI.


Kemp, T., Benson, E., Pirlott, A. G., *Coughlin, C., *Forss, Q., & *Becherer, L. (2013, October). Developing a non‐sexist/non‐gendered
language policy at UW-Eau Claire
. Presentation at the 2013 joint Wisconsin Women’s Studies and LGBTQ Conference, Madison, WI.

Pirlott, A. G., & Cohen, A. B. (2010, June). Features of the dating ecology: Implications  for sexual strategies. Presentation at the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Eugene, OR.

Pirlott, A. G., & *Kosiak, M. J. (2015, January). The effects of mate value on minimum mate requirements. Poster 
presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Long Beach, CA.


Pirlott, A. G., Neel, R., Filip-Crawford, G., & Nagoshi, C. (2013, January). Ovulation affects lesbian and heterosexual women’s sexual attraction to gay and bisexual men. Poster presented at the Evolution Preconference and Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Pirlott, A. G., & Cohen, A. C. (2011, January). Sex ratio components influence mating strategies: The presence of intrasexual competitors and potential mates affect strategic self-presentation displays of promiscuity. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Evolution Preconference, San Antonio, TX.

Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2011, January). Sexual prejudices driven by perceptions of unwanted sexual interest threats. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2010, January). Beyond sexual prejudice:  Exploring prejudices against bisexuals lends clarity to prejudices against gay men and lesbian women. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Mistler, S., Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2010, January). Different prejudices toward different “types” of interracial couples: Examining alternative explanations. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Pirlott, A. G., & Neuberg, S. L. (2009, February). “Slut,” “fag,” and “dyke”: Situationally sensitive attempts at social control. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Tampa, FL.

Pirlott, A. G. (2008, February). Hip hop culture and implicit sexual attitudes. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Albuquerque, NM. 


Pirlott, A. G. (2005, May). Hip hop music and sexual attitudes. Presentation at the Midwest Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL.