Associate Professor, Psychology

Julie Guay McIntyre

Gurley Hall 305, Troy
[email protected]


Julie Guay McIntyre, a developmental psychologist, is an Associate Professor of Psychology here at The Sage Colleges. She completed her graduate degrees (M.S. and Ph.D.) at Syracuse University and her undergraduate B.A. (in Psychology with a minor in French) at State University of New York (SUNY) College at Plattsburgh. Before coming to Sage, she taught for a year at SUNY Adirondack.

Dr. McIntyre teaches Introductory Psychology, Developmental Science, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology, and Psychology of Disability. She loves teaching and getting students excited about keeping up with current research in both the popular press and scholarly journals. Her research interests have included the impact of perceived parenting practices on adolescents’ coping strategies, getting young girls interested in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), as well as the scholarship of teaching and learning. Dr. McIntyre is a supplements author for a number of psychology textbooks; her most recent work includes test item development and writing instructor manuals.

Selected Publications

Jorgensen, R. S., Dusek, J. B., Richards, S., & McIntyre, J. G.  (2009).  An experimental investigation of consistency in female undergraduates’ reports of coping efforts for the same vs. different stressful situations.  Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science. 41, 51-54.

Chew, S. L. , Bartlett, R., Dobbins, J., Hammer, E. Y., Kite, M. Loop, T., McIntyre, J. G., & Rose, K. C.  (2009).  A contextual approach to teaching:  Bridging goals and outcomes.  In D. F. Halpern (Ed.).  (2009).Undergraduate education in psychology:  A blueprint for the future of the discipline. Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Dusek, J. B., & McIntyre, J. G.  (2003).  Self-concept and self-esteem development.  In G. R. Adams & M. D. Berzonsky (Eds.), Handbook of Adolescence (pp. 290-309). Oxford, UK:  Blackwell Publishers.

McIntyre, J. G., Grout, L. A., Jennings, S., & Poppei, J. E.  (2001).  A framework for teaching human development.  Teaching of Psychology, 28(3), 205-208.

McIntyre, J. G., & Dusek, J. B.  (1995).  Perceived parental rearing practices and styles of coping.  Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 24 (4), 499-509.


Ryan, R., Brakke, K., McIntyre, J.G., & Shearon, S. (2013). Teaching developmental psychology: Challenges and solutions. Invited paper presented at The 25th Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA.

McIntyre, J. G. (2013).  Activities and assignments in health psychology: Encouraging a deeper analysis of research and theory.  Paper presented at the 35th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL

Jennings, S., & McIntyre, J. G. (2012). Opening up the STEM Pipeline: What Young            Adolescents Think about Engineering. Paper presented at The Jean Piaget Society.             Toronto, CA.

McIntyre, J. G. (2012). Activities on coping: Non-stressful ways to facilitate critical analysis. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Jarvis, P. A., & McIntyre, J. G. (2011).  Using field experiences to enhance learning goals in developmental psychology courses. Roundtable presented at the Developmental Teaching Institute at the Society of Research in Child Development. Montreal, Quebec.

Page, M., McIntyre, J. G., & Frantz, S.  (2010).  Teaching psychological science in the 21st century.  Symposium presented at American Psychological Association.  San Diego, CA.

McIntyre, J. G. (2010).  Creative ways to teach complex topics.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association.  New York, NY.

Recent Grants

PI: “Expanding Views of Emerging Adulthood:  Diverse Perspectives from across the U.S.” Society for the Teaching of Psychology’s APA Partnership Grant, 2012-2013. Co-investigator: K. Brakke, Ph.D.