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Bernadette (Bernie) Compton

(she/her/hers)

Education
  • Bowling Green State University, 2019-Current
    • Doctoral Student Leadership Studies
  • Bowling Green State University, 2015-2019
    • Master of Arts: American Cultural Studies, Concentration: Sport Psychology
    • Project: Development of LGBTQ+ Inclusion through Sport Psychology Program
    • Advisor: Vikki Krane, Ph.D.
  • Miami University, 2013-2015
    • Master of Science: Sport Leadership, Concentration: Sport Psychology
    • Advisor: Robert Weinberg, Ph.D. 
    • Thesis: The Influence of Gender and Aggression Tendencies on Acceptance of Aggression in Sport.
  • University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, 2011-2013
    • Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Minor: Sociology
Research Interest/Areas of Expertise
  • Sport Psychology and Social Justice Activism, LGBTQ+ Issues in Sport and Policy, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, Sport Psychology Mental Coaching, Self-Care and Social Justice Work
Publications

Compton, B. (2022, May). Hope for a Better Future in an Uncertain Present: A Social Justice Reflection in Sport Psychology. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1123/jcsp.2021-0075

Scheadler, T., Compton, B., and Kraus, A. (2022, March). Examining and Mitigating Sexual Misconduct in Sport, Ch 3 Cisheterosexism and Sexual Misconduct in Sport. Routledge, ISBN 9780367647032.

Compton, B., Bennett, H. (2020, October 21). Burnout and social justice activism: Building support and self-care for sport psychology professionals [Poster presentation]. Association of Applied Sport Psychology, Presented Virtually.

Compton, B., & Larsen, L. (2019, March). Building LGBTQ+ inclusion: Applied strategies for sport psychology consultants. Workshop presented at the Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Pacific University.

Compton, B. (2019, February). Building excellence: LGBTQ+ inclusion for sport psychology consultants. Poster presented at the Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky.

Compton, B. (2019, February). Escaping the traditional final exam period: The curling code. Poster presented at the Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Lexington, Kentucky

Compton, B. (2018). Om, falcon advantage: The whole person mindfulness workshop 101. Presented at the student orientation Bowling Green State University Program for Student-Athletes, Bowling Green State University.

Compton, B., Mellano, K., Himmelstein, D., & Elber, A. (Sept. 2018). Sport and refugee populations. American Psychological Association Division 47 SportPsych Works, 6(3). Retrieved from https://www.apadivisions.org/division-47/publications/sportpsych-works/refugees.pdf

Ross, S.R., Krane, V., Kaunert, C., Brehm, C., Compton, B., Gerhold, E., Query, C., Kluch, Y. (2018, June). “She’s a strong woman!” A desire for authentic images in female athletes. Poster presented at the 6th International Conference on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  

Compton, B. (2017). Developing a LGBT inclusion program through the use of sport psychology technique. Presented at the Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, University of Virginia.

Walker, K. & Compton, B. (2017). We are one team: Promoting social justice through sport. Presented at the Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Symposium, University of Virginia.

Compton, B. (2017). Sexuality, sport, and allies. Presented at AASP Midwest Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Wright State

Krane, V., Compton, B., Kaunert, C., & Kluch, Y. (2016). When athletes tackle injustice: Athlete activism, sport, and social change. Presented at the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport Annual Conference, Tampa Bay, FL.

Compton, B. (2016). Pushing towards inclusion for Muslim women in sport. Presented at the Social Justice through Sport and Exercise Psychology Symposium, Bowling Green, Ohio

Compton, B. (2015). The influence of gender and aggression tendencies on the acceptance of aggression in sport. Master’s Thesis, Miami University, Ohio.

Recognition
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology Student Diversity Award Recipient 2021
  • Association of Applied Sport Psychology 2019 Oglesby-Snyder Grant for Equity and Cultural Diversity Recipient
Courses Taught
  • SM 3650 Foundations of Sport Psychology 
  • PEG 2700 Mental Skills for Sport and Physical Activity 
  • PEG 2110 Introduction into Bowling
Membership in Professional Organizations
  • Association of Applied Sport Psychology
  • American Psychological Association
  • AERA
Committee Appointments
  • BGSU Athletics Diversity and Inclusion Task Force (Fall 2020-Current)
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology PRIDE (LGBTQ+) Special Interest Group (October 2017- Current)
  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology Diversity Committee (Jan 2021-Current)
  • Athlete Ally Intern and Research Assistant (Summer 2020-Current)
  • Upcoming Appointment - University Conduct Committee

Updated: 06/03/2022 08:11AM