Curriculum Vitae

Full CV Fall 2019

Current Affiliation:
MA/PhD. Candidate in Anthropology 2012-present
Binghamton University, SUNY
Advisor: Joshua Reno

Education:
M. A. Anthropology, 2014
Binghamton University, SUNY
Advisor: Chris Reiber

B.A. Psychology, 2012
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
Advisor: Glenn Geher

B.A. Theatre Arts, 2012
Concentration: Technical Design
State University of New York at New Paltz, NY
Advisor: Andrea Varga


Publications:

Journal Articles

Johnsen, L., Kruger, D.J., Geher, G., Newmark, R.L., Garcia, J., Wiegrand, A. (2017). Childhood Injuries as a Function of Sex, Life History, and Neighborhood Safety: An Ecological Perspective. Human Ethology Bulletin, 32(3): 85-108.

Johnsen, L. L., Guitar, A. E., Geher, G. (2015). Divorce Patterns and the Male-to-FemaleMortality Ratio:Is Midlife Crisis the Death of Men? EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium, 6(2): 33-41.

Carmen, R. A., Geher,G., Glass. D.J., Guitar, A.E., Grandis, T., Johnsen, L., Philip, M.,Newmark, R. L., Trouton, G.R., and Trauber, B. R. (2013). Evolution Integrated Across All Islands of the Human Behavioral Archipelago: All Psychology as Evolutionary Psychology. EvoS Journal: The Journal of the Evolutionary Studies Consortium 5(1): 108-126.

Garcia, J. R., Geher, G., Crosier, B., Saad, G., Gambacorta, D., Johnsen, L., & Pranckitas, E.(2011). The interdisciplinarity of evolutionary approaches to human behavior: A key to survival in the ivory archipelago. Futures, 43(8), 749-761. doi:10.1016/j.futures.2011.05.018

 Book Chapters
Johnsen, L. & Geher, G. (2017) Fashion as a Medium of Intrasexual Competition. In Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition. M. L. Fisher (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition. NY: Oxford University Press.

Newmark, R., and Johnsen, L. (2017) Intrasexual Competition Among Beauty Pageant Contestants. M. L. Fisher (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Women and Competition. NY: Oxford University Press.

Book Reviews
Johnsen, L. (2014). The ‘animal’ within: A review of the Rational Animal. [Review of the book:The rational animal: How evolution made us smarter than we think, by D. Kenrick and V. Griskevicius.] Human Ethology Bulletin, (4) 31-33.


Presentations:

Conference Papers

Johnsen, L., Cormier, I., & Fisher, M.L. (2019). She Works Hard for the Money: Competitive Tactics Among Camgirls. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Society Conference at the NonProfit Center, Boston, MA.

Johnsen, L.& Burch, R. (2018). Good or bad, they’re bombshells: creating supernormal female stimuli in comics and film. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Society Conference at SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz NY.*

Burch, R. & Johnsen, L (2018). Captain Dorito: Creating supernormal male stimuli in comics and film. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Society Conference at SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz NY.

Johnsen, L. (2017). Hooking In then Hooking Up: Explorations in Virtual Reality Sex and Its Implications for the Future of Human Sexuality. Presented at the Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences at Binghamton University, Vestal NY.

Johnsen, L. (2016). When Plug Meets Socket: Making Love in Digital Landscapes. Presented at the University of Rhode Island Graduate Student Conference at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI.

Johnsen, L. (Presenter) & Newmark, R. (2015). Catching the crown: An evolutionary analysis of female competitiveness in beauty pageants. Presented at the Evolutionary Psychology Independent Conference at SUNY New Paltz (presentation starts at: 2:11:40)

Johnsen, L., Fisher, M. L., Newmark, R. L., Geher, G. (2014). Wicked and Wild: Men and Women’s Perception of Personality Traits in Harlequin Blaze Romance Novels. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at SUNY New Paltz.

Johnsen, L., Varga, A., Geher, G. (2012): Evolved to Cabaret: Exploring Human Behavioral Evolution through Costume Design. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at Plymouth State University and SUNY New Paltz Evolutionary Studies Lecture Series (video).

Johnsen, L., Kruger, D. Geher, G. (2011) Childhood Injuries as a Result of Intra-sexual Competition. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at SUNY Binghamton

Geher, G., Johnsen, L., Kurtz, A., Williams, S. (2011) Mating Psychology based Health Education. Presented at Darwin Day at SUNY New Paltz

Johnsen, L. (2010) The Impact of Marriage and Divorce on the Male to Female Mortality Ratio. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at SUNY New Paltz and International Society of Human Ethology Conference at the University of Wisconsin

Conference Posters

Johnsen, L. (2016). Making Wired Love: Evolutionary Implications of Virtual Sex. Presented at the Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences at St, Mary’s University, Halifax, Canada.

Newmark, R. & Johnsen, L. (Presenter) (2015). Catching the crown: An evolutionary analysis of female competitiveness in beauty pageants. Presented at the Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences at Suffolk University in Boston, MA.

Guitar, A.(Presenter), Carmen, R., & Johnsen, L. (2015). M.O.M.S. and P.O.M.S.: A new terminology for sexual strategies among women. Presented at the Conference on the Evolutionary Behavioral Sciences at Suffolk University in Boston, MA.

Johnsen, L. (2014) Lady in Red: The Role of Women’s Clothing in Intrasexual Competition. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at SUNY New Paltz.

Johnsen, L., Fisher, M. L., Newmark, R. L., Geher, G. (2013). Back Off My [Wo]Man: An Analysis of Personality Traits in Harlequin Romance Novels. Presented at the International Society of Human Ethology at the University of Michigan.

Johnsen, L., Varga, A., Geher, G. (2012): Evolved to Cabaret: Exploring Human Behavioral Evolution through Costume Design. Presented at Human Evolution and Behavior Society conference at University of New Mexico.

Johnsen, L., Fisher, M., Geher, G. (2012): Light my fire: Mating Strategies and Preferences in Blaze Romance Novels. Presented at North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at Plymouth State University

Newmark, R.L., Geher, G., Philip, M.M., & Johnsen, L. (2012). Perceptions of Romantic Partners. EvoS Summit, New Paltz, NY.

Newmark, R.L., Geher, G., Philip, M.M., & Johnsen, L. (2012). Perceptions of Romantic Partners. Conference of the NorthEastern Evolutionary Psychology Society, Plymouth, NH.

Johnsen, L., Kruger, D. Geher, G. (2011) Childhood Neighborhood Safety as a Predictor of Childhood Injury, Life History Strategy, and Sexuality. Presented at the Human Evolution and Behavior Society conference in Montpellier, France

Johnsen L., Fisher, M. Williams, M., Geher, G (2011) Women’s Sexuality and Mate Preferences as Revealed by “Blaze” Romances. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at Binghamton University

Johnsen, L., Kruger, D. Geher, G. (2010) Childhood Injuries as a Result of Intra-sexual Competition. Presented at the North Eastern Evolutionary Psychology Conference at SUNY New Paltz and at the International Society of Human Ethology Conference at the University of Wisconsin

Invited Speaking Events

Johnsen, L. (2019). Wild, Wild Web: Exploring Porn’s Conquest of the Digital Frontier. Anthropology Department Lecture Series. Binghamton University, NY.

Johnsen, L. (2019). Hijacking Hardcore: Feminist Interpretations of Pornography:Controversies, Criticisms, Creativity, & Cumming into a New Era. Anthropology Department Lecture Series. Binghamton University, NY.

Johnsen, L. (2019). Fabricating the Erotic: Critical Analyses on Producing Pornography.Anthropology Department Lecture Series. Binghamton University, NY.

Johnsen, L. (2017). From Gutenberg to Good-Vibrations. Presented at the American Women’s Medical Association Meeting. Binghamton University, NY.