Faculty profile

Pamela A. Brand

Associate Professor


412 Mahar Hall

Office hours

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-10 am, Wednesday, Friday 11:30 am-12:30 pm, or by appointment 


Dr. Brand is a San Francisco Bay Area native who relocated to the northeast in 1986 to attend graduate school in Vermont and chose to remain in the northeast. 


Dr. Brand is not engaged in research currently. Past research interests involve interpersonal violence; attitudes and beliefs about violent behavior; industrial/organizational psychology.


  • Brand, P.A. (Ed.). (2008). Lesbians and work: The advantages and disadvantages of "comfortable shoes". New York, NY: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Books.
  • Brand, P.A., & Anastasio, P.A. (2006). Violence-related attitudes and beliefs: Scale construction and psychometrics. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21(7), 856-868. https://doi.org/10.1177/0886260506288934
  • Brand, P.A., & Anastasio, P.A. (2005). Heart follows head: Influencing violence-related attitudes in the classroom. Social Psychology of Education, 8(4), 395-405. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11218-005-1364-z


  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Vermont, 1992
  • MA, Psychology, University of Vermont, 1989
  • BA, Psychology, Mills College, 1986
  • AA, Liberal Studies, College of San Mateo, 1982

Classes taught

  • HDV 301 – Methods in Human Development I
  • HDV 357 – Development of Criminal Behavior
  • HDV 455 – Victimization Across the Lifespan