I am proud to run the Transgender Health Lab in the psychology department at the University of Houston. We are currently studying the long term effects of testosterone on the mental health and sexuality of transgender men and the experiences of parents of transgender youth. See below for a selection of my publications. 

Transgender Youth

Meier, C., Hicks, L., & Lowrey, S. (2014). Youth. In Erickson-Schroth, L. (Eds). Trans Bodies Trans Selves. Cary, North Carolina: Oxford University Press.

Case, K., & Meier, C. (2014). Developing allies to transgender and gender-nonconforming youth: Training for counselors and educators. Journal of LGBT Youth, 11, 62-82.

Prevalence of Transgender People

Meier, S. & Labuski, C. (2013). The demographics of the transgender population. In Baumle, A. (Eds.) The International Handbook on the Demography of Sexuality. (pp. 289-327). New York, NY: Springer Press.

Testosterone Treatment

Keo-Meier, C., Herman, L., Reisner, S.L., Pardo, S., Sharp, C., & Babcock, J. (2015). Testosterone treatment and MMPI–2 improvement in transgender men: A prospective controlled study. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 83, 143-156.

Meier, C., Fitzgerald, K., Pardo, S., & Babcock, J. (2011). The effects of hormonal gender affirmation treatment on mental health in female-to-male transsexuals. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 15(3), 281-299.

Relationships and Sexuality in Trans Men

Meier, C., Pardo, S., Labuski, C. & Babcock, J. (2013). Measures of clinical health among female-to-male transgender persons as a function of sexual orientation. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 42, 463-474. 10.1007/s10508-012-0052-2.

Meier, C., Sharp, C., Michonski, J., Babcock, J., & Fitzgerald, K. (2013). Romantic relationships of female-to-male trans men: A descriptive study. International Journal of Transgenderism, 14, 75-85.

Davis, S., & Meier, C. (2014). Effects of testosterone treatment and chest reconstruction surgery on mental health and Sexuality in female-to-male transgender people. International Journal of Sexual Health, 26, DOI: 10.1080/19317611.2013.833152.