Rachel Dinero

  • Associate Professor, Psychology
  • Program Director, Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Social Psychology
  • Human Sexuality
  • Cognition
  • Psychology of Emotions
  • Research Methods
  • Senior Capstone
Rachel Dinero, Cazenovia College Professor, Psychology
Social & Behavioral Sciences
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Office Location: 
Williams Hall 343
Professor Dinero started teaching at Cazenovia College in 2007. Before coming to Caz, she held a one-year lecturer position at the University of California, Davis and taught for four years at Sacramento City College. Dr. Dinero's research focuses on the development of social relationships, primarily romantic relationships. She is particularly interested in the role that parents and friends play in romantic relationship development.
  • BS in Psychology, University of Florida (2001)
  • PhD in Psychology, University of California, Davis (2006)
  • Making a Difference Award (2011)
  • Philanthropy Award (2013)
  • Hart, J., Glick, P., & Dinero, R. E. (under review). She loves him, she loves him not: Attachment style as a personality antecedent to women’s ambivalent sexism. Self & Identity.
  • Hart, J., Hung, J. A., Glick, P., & Dinero, R. E. (2012). He loves her, he loves her not: Attachment style as a personality antecedent to men’s ambivalent sexism. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1498 - 1508.
  • Dinero, R. E., Conger, R. D., Shaver, P. R., Widaman, K. F., & Larsen-Rife, D. (2011). Influence of family of origin and adult romantic partners on romantic attachment security. Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice, 1, 16-30.
  • Dinero, R. E., Conger, R. D., Shaver, P. R., Widaman, K. F, & Larson-Riffe, D. (2008). Influence of Family of Origin and Romantic Partners on Romantic Attachment. Journal of Family Psychology, 22, 622-632.
  • Gillath, O., Shaver, P. R., Mikulincer, M., Nitzberg, R. E., Erez, A., & van IJzendoorn, M. H. (2005). Attachment, caregiving, and volunteering: Placing volunteerism in an attachment-theoretical framework. Personal Relationships, 12, 425-446.
  • Mikulincer, M., Shaver, P. R., Gillath, O., & Nitzberg, R. E. (2005). Attachment, caregiving, and altruism: Augmentation of attachment security increases compassion and helping. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 817-839.
  • American Psychological Association
  • Eastern Psychological Association