Faculty - Associate Professor of Family Studies
Human Development, Family Studies
PhD, Iowa State University; MA, University of Northern Iowa; BA, University of Northern Iowa
Operationalizing the Constructs of Psychological Complexity, Assessing Psychological Complexity in the Early Family Lives of Highly Creative People, Psychological Complexity and Empirical Alternatives to the Big Five, Behaviors Undergraduates Believe Constitute "Sex"
Gute, G., & Eshbaugh, E. (2008). Personality as a predictor of hooking up among college students. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 25, 26-43.
Eshbaugh, E. M., & Gute, G. (2008). Hookups and sexual regret among college women. Journal of Social Psychology, 148, 77-89.
Gute, G., Eshbaugh, E., & Wiersma, J., (2008). Sex for you, but not for me: Discontinuity in undergraduate emerging adults' definitions of 'having sex.' Journal of Sex Research, 329-337.
Gute, G., Gute, D., Nakamuma, J., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (2008). The early lives of highly creative persons: The influence of the complex family. Creativity Research Journal, 20, 343-357.
Gute, D., & Gute, G. (2008). Flow writing in the liberal arts core and across the disciplines: A Vehicle for confronting and transforming academic disengagement. Journal of General Education, 57, 191-222.
Recent Conference Presentations
Gute, G., Gute, D., Nakamuma, J., & Csikszentmihalyi, M. (July, 2009). The early lives of highly creative persons: The influence of the complex family. Paper presented to the 19th Annual Meeting of the Society for Chaos Theory in Psychology & Life Sciences, Milwaukee, WI.
Spies, E., & Gute, G. (2008, October). Father-son bonding: The influence of paternal relationships on college males' sexual behavior and values. Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Diego, CA.
Gute, G. & Eshbaugh, E. M. (2008, May). Predicting hookups among undergraduates: What roles do alcohol and personality play? Paper presented to the 80th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
Gute, G. (2008, March). Assessing psychological complexity in highly creative people: The case of Oscar Peterson. Paper presented to the 23rd Annual Adult Development Symposium of the Society for Research in Adult Development,
New York, NY.
Eshbaugh, E. M., & Gute, G. (2007, May). Sex with someone known less than 24 hours: Prevalence and predictors among college students. Paper presented to the 79th Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
Gute, G. (2006, November). Building environments that foster creativity: Providing and supporting opportunities for vital engagement. Paper presented at The Fire Within Leadership and Creativity Conference, Denver, CO.
Gute, G. (2006, May). Conceptualizing emerging adulthood: What can an investigation into the double standards in undergraduates' definitions of 'sex' teach us? Paper presented at the Seventy-eighth Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.