Amanda A. Dykema-Engblade
Associate Professor, Interim Associate CAS Dean
College of Arts and Sciences
Social Psychology/Small Group Performance and Decision Making, and Psychology of Food.
Courses Taught
General psychology
Social Psychology
Social Psychology Lab
Psychology of Food
Service Learning
Research Interests
Transactive Memory Systems; Impression formation as a function of diet and food type (e.g., “healthy” versus “unhealthy”)

M.A. and Ph.D. - Loyola University, Chicago

B.S. - Grand Valley State University

Selected Publications

Sánchez-Johnsen, L., Dykema-Engblade, A., Rosas, C., Calderon, L.,Rademaker, A., Nava, M., & Hassan, C. (2022). Mexican and Puerto Rican Men’s Preferences Regarding a Healthy Eating, Physical Activity and Body Image Intervention, Nutrients (Special Issue: Cardiometabolic Health in Relation to Diet and Physical Activity: Experimental and Clinical Evidence), 14(21). 

Sánchez-Johnsen, L., Dykema-Engblade, A., Nava, M., Rademaker, A., & Xie, H. (2019). Body Image, Physical Activity and Cultural Variables among Latino Men. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action.

Craven, M., Keefer, L., Rademaker, A., Dykema-Engblade, A., & Sánchez-Johnsen, L. (2018). Social Support for Exercise as a Predictor of Weight and Physical Activity Status among Puerto Rican and Mexican Men: Results from the Latino Men’s Health Initiative. American Journal of Men’s Health.

Sanchez-Johnson, L., Craven, M., Nava, M., Alonso, A. Dykema-Engblade, A., Rademaker, A., & Xie, H. (2017). Cultural Variables Underlying Obesity in Latino Men: Design, Rational, and Participant Characteristics from the Latino Men’s Health Initiative. Journal of Community Health (pg 1-13).

Tindale, R.S., Smith, C.M., Dykema-Engblade, A., Kluwe, K. (2012).  Good and bad group performance: Same process - different outcomes.  Submitted to Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (GPIR): Special Issue in Tribute to Jim Davis.

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