Lisa Molix, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

(504) 314-7549
School of Science & Engineering
Lisa Molix

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., 2007, University of Missouri


Dr. Molix's interests lie with intergroup relations, health and well-being among marginalized populations, and the intersections among these areas.


3070 Percival Stern Hall

Selected Publications

Doyle D.M., & Molix, L. (2018). Stigma Consciousness Modulates Cortisol Reactivity to Social Stress in Women. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48, 217-224.

Doyle, D.M., Molix L (2016). Minority stress and inflammatory mediators: covering moderates associations between perceived discrimination and salivary interleukin-6 in gay men. Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 39, 782-792.

Doyle, D.M., & Molix, L. (2015). Social stigma and sexual minorities’ romantic relationship functioning: A meta-analytic review. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 1363-1381.

Bettencourt, B. A., Manning, M. A., Molix, L., Schlegel, R. J., Eidelman, S., & Biernat, M., (2015). Explaining extremity in evaluation of group members: Meta-Analytic test of three theories. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Online March 2015, 1-26.

Molix, L., & Nichols, C. P. (2013). Satisfaction of basic psychological needs as a mediator of the relationship between community esteem and well-being. International Journal of Wellbeing. International Journal of Wellbeing, 3, 20-34

Molix, L., & Bettencourt, B. A. (2010). Predicting well-being among ethnic minorities: Psychological empowerment and ethnic group identity. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 40, 513-533.

Courses Taught

Social Psychology (Honors): Psyc3430H

Social Psychology: Psyc3430

Intergroup Relations: Psyc7170

Structural Equation Modeling: Psyc7450