Heather Barber

Phone: (603) 862-2058
Office: Kinesiology, New Hampshire Hall Rm 209, Durham, NH 03824
Heather Barber, Associate Professor, Kinesiology: Sports Studies


  • Ph.D., Physical Educ. Teach'g&Coach'g, University of Oregon
  • M.S., Physical Educ. Teach'g&Coach'g, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.S., Physical Educ. Teach'g&Coach'g, St. Lawrence University

Courses Taught

  • KIN 560: Sport Psychology
  • KIN 761: Senior Seminar Sport Studies
  • KIN 780: Psychological Factors in Sport
  • KIN 901: Analysis Professnl Literature

Selected Publications

Krane, V., & Barber, H. (2005). Identity Tensions in Lesbian Intercollegiate Coaches. Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 76(1), 67-81. doi:10.1080/02701367.2005.10599263

Krane, V., & Barber, H. (2003). Lesbian Experiences in Sport: A Social Identity Perspective. Quest, 55(4), 328-346. doi:10.1080/00336297.2003.10491808

Krane, V., Barber, H., & McClung, L. R. (2002). Social Psychological Benefits of Gay Games Participation: A Social Identity Theory Explanation. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 14(1), 27-42. doi:10.1080/10413200209339009

Barber, H., & Eckrich, J. (1998). Methods and Criteria Employed in the Evaluation of Intercollegiate Coaches. Journal of Sport Management, 12(4), 301-322. doi:10.1123/jsm.12.4.301

Barber, H. (1998). Examining Gender Differences in Sources and Levels of Perceived Competence in Interscholastic Coaches. The Sport Psychologist, 12(3), 237-252. doi:10.1123/tsp.12.3.237

Weiss, M. R., & Barber, H. (1995). Socialization influences of collegiate female athletes: A tale of two decades. Sex Roles, 33(1-2), 129-140. doi:10.1007/BF01547940

Weiss, M. R., Barber, H., Ebbeck, V., & Sisley, B. L. (1991). Developing Competence and Confidence In Novice Female Coaches: II. Perceptions of Ability and Affective Experiences Following a Season-Long Coaching Internship. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 13(4), 336-363. doi:10.1123/jsep.13.4.336

Landers, D. M., Wilkinson, M. O., Hatfield, B. D., & Barber, H. (1982). Causality and the Cohesion-performance Relationship. Journal of Sport Psychology, 4(2), 170-183. doi:10.1123/jsp.4.2.170

Barber, H., & Krane, V. (n.d.). Reflections on Queering Sport. In V. Krane (Ed.), sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Sport: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Queer Sportspeople. Routledge.

Barber, H., Krane, V., & Darah, B. (n.d.). Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Youth in Physical Activity Contexts. In N. LaVoi (Ed.), Developing Physically Active Girls: A Multidisciplinary Approach. University of Minnesota.

Most Cited Publications