Carol Reisen

Carol Reisen

Title:
Lead Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology at The George Washington University
Email:
creisen@gwu.edu

Carol Reisen received her Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology with a concentration in statistics. Her research interests include sexual risk behavior in a variety of populations and HIV/AIDS among Latino MSM. She is a Co-Investigator on three NIH-funded R01 grants in the area of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Reisen divides her time between research and practicing acupuncture.

Publications

In Press/Under Review

Aguayo-Romero*, R.A., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F., & Poppen, P.J. (2014). Gender affirmation and body modification among transgender persons in Bogotá, Colombia. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Bianchi, F.T., Arroyo, J. C., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M.C., & Poppen, P. J. (under review). Predictors of immigrant stress and sad mood among Latino day laborers.  Manuscript submitted for publication.      

del Rio Gonzalez, A.M. Reisen, C.A., Nehl, E.J., Nakayama, K. Poppen, P.J., Zea, M.C., Wong, F.Y. (under review) The Abbreviated Multidimensional Acculturation Scale – 20 (AMAS-20): Psychometric properties among Latino and Asian MSM in the U.S. Manuscript submitted for publication.

2015

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Río-González, A. M., Bianchi, F. T., Ramirez-valles, J., & Poppen, P. J. (2015). HIV prevalence and awareness of positive serostatus among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Bogotá, Colombia. American Journal of Public Health. Advance online publication. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.302307

2014

Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Vidal-Ortiz, S., Gonzales, F.A., Betancourt, F., Aguilar, M., & Poppen, P.J. (2014). Sex work among men who have sex with men and transgender women in Bogotá. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 43, 1637–1650. doi:10.1007/s10508-014-0260-z

Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Poppen, P.J., del Rio Gonzalez, A.M., Aguayo-Romero, R.A., Pérez, C. (2014). HIV testing among MSM in Bogotá, Colombia: The role of structural and individual characteristics. AIDS Education and Prevention, 26(4), 328-344. doi: 10.1521/aeap.2014.26.4.328

Zea, M. C., Aguilar-Pardo, M., Betancourt, C. F., Reisen, C. A., & Gonzales, F.  (2014).  Mixed methods research with internally displaced Colombian gay and bisexual men and transwomen.  Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 8(3), 212–221.  DOI: 10.1177/1558689814527941

2013

Bianchi, F.T., Reisen, C.A., Gonzales, F.A., Arroyo, J. C., Zea, M.C., & Poppen, P.J. (2013). Sex with sex workers among Latino day laborers in Suburban Maryland. Archives of Sexual Behavior. 42(5), 835-849. First published online, 16 October 2012. doi: 10.1007/s10508-012-0010-z

Reisen, C. A., Brooks, K. D., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., & Bianchi, F. T. (2013). Can additive measures add to intersectional understanding:  Experiences of gay and ethnic discrimination among Latino MSM.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology. 19(2), 208-217. doi:10.1037/a0031906

Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., Reisen, C. A., Gonzales, F. A., Betancourt, C. F., Aguilar Pardo, M., & Poppen, P. J. (2013). Armed conflict, homonegativity, and forced internal displacement: Implications for HIV among Colombian gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. Culture, Health, and Sexuality. First published online, April 15, 2013.  doi: 10.1080/13691058.2013.779028   

2012

Calabrese, S.K., Reisen, C.A., Zea, M.C., Poppen, P.J., & Bianchi, F.T.  (2012). The pleasure principle: The effect of perceived pleasure loss associated with condoms on unprotected anal intercourse among immigrant Latino men who have sex with men.AIDS Patient Care and STDs. 26(7), 430-435. doi: 10.1089/apc.2011.0428

Gonzales, F.A., Zea, M.C., Reisen, C.A., Bianchi, F.T., Betancourt, C.F., Aguilar Pardo, M., & Poppen, P.J. (2012). Popular perceptions of circumcision among Colombian men who have sex with men. Culture, Health, & Sexuality, 14(9), 991-1005doi: 10.1080/13691058.2012.712719

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Bianchi, F. T., & Poppen, P. J. (2012). Contextual influences of sexual risk among Latino MSM. In K. C. Organista (Ed.), HIV Prevention with Latinos: Theory, Research, and Practice (pp. 153 – 168). New York: Oxford University Press.

2011

Lo, S., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Bianchi, F, T. & Zea, M. C. (2011). Cultural beliefs, partner characteristics, communication, and sexual risk among Latino MSM.  AIDS & Behavior, 15(3),613-620Published first online, July 21, 2010.  doi: 10.1007/s10461-010-9760-6.

Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., & Poppen, P. J. (2011).  Characteristics of Latino MSM who have sex in public places. AIDS Care23(4), 456-459. First published online, 24 January 2011. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2010.516337

Reisen, C.A.,  Bianchi, F.T., Cohen-Blair, H., Liappis, A.P., Poppen, P.J., Zea, M.C., Benator, D.A., & Labriola, A.M.,  (2011). Present and past influences on current smoking among HIV-positive male veterans.  Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 13(8), 638-645. First published online March 24, 2011. doi:  10.1093/ntr/ntr050

2010

Bianchi, F. T., Shedlin, M., Brooks, K. D., Montes Penha, M., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., & Poppen, P. J.  (2010).  Partner selection among Latino immigrant men who have sex with men.  Archives of Sexual Behavior39, 1321-1330.  doi: 10.1007/s10508-009-9510.

Montes Penha, M., Shedlin, M. G., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Bianchi, F. T., Decena, C. U., & Zea, M. C.  (2010).  Ethnographic fieldwork on sexual behavior:  Developing ethical guidelines for native researchers.  In D. A. Feldman (Ed.). AIDS, Culture, and Gay Men (pp. 155-166). Gainesville: University Press of Florida.

Reisen, C. A., Iracheta, M. A., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., & Poppen, P. J. (2010). Sex in public and private settings among Latino MSM.  AIDS Care22(6), 697-704. doi: 10.1080/09540120903325433.

Reisen, C. A., Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F., & Poppen, P. J., Shedlin, M. G., & Montes Penha, M.  (2010).Latino gay and bisexual men’s relationships with non-gay-identified men who have sex with men.  Journal of Homosexuality, 57(8), 1004-1021. doi: 10.1080/00918369.2010.503510

2009

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., & Bianchi, F. T. (2009).  Unprotected anal intercourse among Latino MSM:  The role of characteristics of the person and the sexual encounter.  AIDS & Behavior13, 700-715.  Published first on line 11/20/2008.  doi: 10.1007/s10461-008-9488-8.

2008

Zea, M.C., Echeverry, J.J., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J., & Bianchi, F. T.  (2008).  La revelación del estado de seropositividad al VIH positivo a las redes sociales de hombres gays Latinos.  En J. A. Pina, Lopez & J.J. Sánchez-Sosa (Eds.). Aportaciones de la Psicología al Problema de la Infección por VIH:  Investigación e Intervención  (pp. 261-280). Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico:  Plaza y Valdés.  

2007

Bianchi, F. T., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., Shedlin, M. & Montes-Penha, M.  (2007). The sexual experiences of Latino men who have sex with men who migrated to a gay epicentre in the U.S.A. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 9, 505-518. doi:10.1080/13691050701243547

Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., & Bianchi, F. T. (2007).  Male circumcision and HIV status among Latino immigrant MSM in New York City.  Journal of LGBT Health Research, 3, 29-36. doi:10.1080/15574090802263421

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Bianchi, F. T., & Echeverry, J. J.  (2007). Predictors of disclosure of HIV-Positive serostatus among Latino Gay Men.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 13, 304-312doi:10.1037/1099-9809.13.4.304

2006

Bianchi, F. T., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Poppen, P. J., & Echeverry, J. J.  (2006).  A comparison of HIV-related factors among seropositive Brazilian, South American, and Puerto Rican gay men in the US. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 28, 450-463. doi:10.1177/0739986306291127

Iracheta*, M. A., Reisen, C. A., Bianchi, F. T., Poppen, P. J., & Zea, M. C. (2006). Sexually adventurous subculture and drug use influence unprotected anal intercourse among Latino men who have sex with men (MSM) [Special Issue]. Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality, 9. Retrieved from http://www.ejhs.org/volume9/iracheta.htm

2005

Jernewall, N., Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., & Poppen, P. J.  (2005).  Complementary and alternative medicine and adherence to care among HIV-positive Latino gay and bisexual men.  AIDS Care, 17, 601-609. doi:10.1080/09540120512331314295

Poppen, P. J., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., & Echeverry, J. J.  (2005). Serostatus disclosure, seroconcordance, partner relationship, and unprotected anal intercourse among HIV-positive Latino MSM.  AIDS Education & Prevention, 17, 228-238. Retrieved from http://guilfordjournals.com.proxygw.wrlc.org/doi/pdf/10.1521/aeap.17.4.2...

Ramirez-Valles, J., Fergus, S., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., & Zea, M. C.  (2005). Confronting stigma: Involvement and psychological well-being among HIV-positive Latino Gay men.  Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, 27, 101-119. doi: 10.1177/0739986304270232

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Bianchi, F. T., & Echeverry, J. J. (2005). Disclosure of HIV status and psychological well-being among Latino Gay and Bisexual Men. AIDS & Behavior, 9, 15-26. doi: 10.1007/s10461-005-1678-z

2004

Bianchi, F.T., Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., & Echeverry, J. J. (2004). Coping as a mediator of the impact of sociocultural factors on health behavior among HIV-positive Latino gay men. Psychology & Health, 19, 89-101. doi:10.1080/08870440410001655340

Poppen, P. J., Reisen, C. A., Zea, M. C., Bianchi, F. T., & Echeverry, J. J.  (2004). Predictors of unprotected anal intercourse among HIV-positive Latino gay and bisexual men. AIDS & Behavior, 8, 379-389. doi:10.1007/s10461-004-7322-5

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., Echeverry, J. J., & Bianchi, F.  T.  (2004).  Disclosure of HIV-positive status to Latino gay men’s social networks.  American Journal of Community Psychology, 33, 107-116. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com.proxygw.wrlc.org/docview/205348466/fulltextPD...

2003

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., Poppen, P. J., & Díaz, R. M. (2003). Asking and Telling:  Communication about HIV status among Latino gay men.  AIDS and Behavior, 7, 143-152. doi:10.1023/A:1023994207984

Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., & Diaz, R. M.  (2003). Methodological issues in research with Latino gay and bisexual men. American Journal of Community Psychology, 31, 281-291.

2000

Bowleg, L., Belgrave, F.Z., & Reisen, C.A.  (2000).  Gender roles, power strategies, and precautionary sexual self-efficacy:  Implications for Black and Latina women’s HIV/AIDS protective behavior. Sex Roles, 42, 613-635. doi:10.1023/A:1007099422902

Murguia*, A., Zea, M. C., Reisen, C. A., & Peterson, R. A. (2000).  The development of the Cultural Health Attributions Questionnaire. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 6, 268-283. doi:10.1037/1099-9809.6.3.268

Poppen, P.J. & Reisen, C.A. (2000).  Women’s use of dual methods of sexual self-protection. Women and Health, 30, 53-66. doi: 10.1300/J013v30n02_04