Nic Rider, PhD

Postdoctoral fellow, Program in Human Sexuality (PHS)

Nic Rider

Contact Info

gnrider@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-1500

Office Address:
West Bank Office Building
1300 S 2nd St, Suite 180
Minneapolis, MN 55454

Postdoctoral fellow, Program in Human Sexuality (PHS)


Randi and Fred Ettner Fellowship in Transgender Health, University of Minnesota

PhD, Counseling Psychology, Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Summary

Nic Rider, Ph.D. is the first Randi and Fred Ettner Postdoctoral Fellow at the Program in Human Sexuality, with research and clinical work focused on transgender health. Dr. Rider’s clinical training has included psychotherapy and assessment experiences in a university counseling center, hospital settings, private practice, community clinic, residential treatment, and juvenile justice settings. Dr. Rider has professional interests in the areas of gender and sexual identity development, intersections of identity, discrimination and microaggressions, sexual trauma/abuse recovery, and social justice advocacy. Dr. Rider is on the executive board for the Asian American Psychological Association’s Division on LGBTQQ Issues and participates in committees advocating for sexual and gender minorities. Dr. Rider received a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Pronouns: they/them/theirs.

Languages

  • English
  • Korean

Research

Publications

Gower, A. L., Coleman, E., McMorris, B. J., Rider, G. N., & Eisenberg, M. E. (under review). Perceived gender presentation among transgender and gender-nonconforming youth: approaches to analysis and associations with bullying and mental health. LGBT Health.

Gower, A. L., Rider, G. N., Brown, C., McMorris, B. J., Coleman, E., Taliaferro, L. A., & Eisenberg, M. E. (under review). Protective factors against depression, suicidality, and substance use among transgender and gender diverse adolescents. American Journal of Preventive Medicine.

Eisenberg, M. E., Gower, A. L., McMorris, B. J., Rider, G. N., & Coleman, E. (in press). Emotional distress, bullying victimization, and protective factors among transgender and gender diverse adolescents in city, suburban, town and rural locations. The Journal of Rural Health, accepted for publication May 15, 2018.

Catalpa, J. M., McGuire, J. K., Fish, J. N., Bradford, N. J., Rider, G. N., & Berg, D. R. (under review). Predictive validity of the genderqueer identity scale (GQI): Differences between genderqueer and transgender individuals. [Special Issue]. International Journal of Transgenderism.

Rider, G. N., Vencill, J. A., Berg, D. R., Becker-Warner, R., Candelario-Perez, L., & Spencer, K. G. (in press). The Gender Affirmative Lifespan Approach (GALA™): A model for competent clinical care with genderqueer and nonbinary clients. [Special Issue]. International Journal of Transgenderism, accepted for publication June 1, 1018.

Bradford, N. J., Rider, G. N., Catalpa, J., Morrow, Q. J., Berg, D. R., Spencer, K. G., & McGuire, J. (online first). Creating gender: A thematic analysis of genderqueer narratives. [Special Issue]. International Journal of Transgenderism, online ahead of print May 25, 2018. doi:10.1080/15532739.2018.1474516

Taliaferro, L. A., McMorris, B. J., Rider, G. N., & Eisenberg, M. E. (online first). Risk and protective factors for self-harm in a population-based sample of transgender youth. Archives of Suicide Research, online ahead of print May 8, 2018. doi:10.1080/13811118.2018.1430639

Rider, G. N., McMorris, B. J., Gower, A. L., Coleman, E., & Eisenberg, M. E. (2018). Youth and provider perspectives on improving health care experiences for transgender and gender nonconforming adolescents: A mixed methods study. Journal of Adolescent Health, 62(2), S4. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.11.011

Rider, G. N., McMorris, B. J., Gower, A. L., Coleman, E., & Eisenberg, M. E. (2018). Health and care utilization of transgender and gender nonconforming youth: A population-based study. Pediatrics, 141(3), e20171683. doi:10.1542/peds.2017-1683

Eisenberg, M.E., Gower, A.L., McMorris, B.J., Rider, G.N., Shea, G., & Coleman, E. (2017). Risk and protective factors in the lives of transgender/gender nonconforming adolescents. Journal of Adolescent Health, 61(4), 521-526. doi:10.1016/j.jadohealth.2017.04.014

Rider, G. N., Plunkett, C., & White, E. K. (2017). Gender socialization in aging. In K. Nadal (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender (pp. 741-744). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Testa, R. J., Rider, G. N., Haug, N. A., & Balsam, K. F. (2017). Gender confirming medical interventions and eating disorder symptoms among transgender individuals. Health Psychology, 36(10), 927-936. doi:10.1037/hea0000497