Women who work in restaurants that require their bodies to be on display through revealing uniforms may experience higher levels of anxiety and disordered eating, according to a new UT study.
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Dawn Szymanski, professor of psychology, and Chandra Feltman, a graduate teaching associate in psychology, examined the emotional toll of working in what they dub “breastaurants”–restaurants that feature scantily clad waitresses–in an article on Raw Story.
The Washington Post featured Dawn Szymanski, associate professor of psychology, in this column about the impact of internalized homophobia in relation to the recent shooting at an Orlando gay nightclub.
Dawn Szymanski, associate professor of psychology, co-wrote an article for The Conversation about how the working environment of “breastaurants,” such as Twin Peaks, Hooters, and Spice Rack, affect the emotional well-being of its female employees.
Honors and awards for UT Knoxville faculty and graduate students.