Roberta M Steinbacher, Ph.D.
 Title: Professor Emerita
Senior Fellow
 Dept: Urban Studies
 Office: UR 214
 Phone: 216-687-3886
 Fax: 2166879342
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. UR 214, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
reproductive technology, sex selection, sex-selection technology, son preference
Ph.D., Social Psychology, St. Louis University
Brief Bio:
Roberta Steinbacher is Professor Emerita of Urban Studies with a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from St. Louis University. Prior to her appointment in the Levin College, Dr. Steinbacher taught at St. Louis University, Marillac College, and the Department of Psychology at Cleveland State University. Her research interest in reproductive technology and sex selection has led her to publish in such journals as Social Biology, Journal of Psychology, Journal of Personality Assessment, and the Journal of Genetic Psychology. She has co-authored four editions of the textbook, Introduction to Urban Studies, and co-authored Man-made Women, which focuses on the impact of new reproductive technologies on women and society. Dr. Steinbacher teaches courses in urban issues and public policy.
Honors and Awards:
Achievement for Women Award: The City Club,
Special Achievement Award:  Northern Ohio Live Magazine.
Greater Cleveland Women of Achievement Award: YWCA,
Cleveland's 100 Most Influential Women: Cleveland Magazine,
Susan B. Anthony Outstanding Woman of the Year Award: Womenspace
Ernest J. Bohn Public Administrator of the Year Award: ASPA of Northeast Ohio,
Distinguished Faculty Award: Cleveland State University
Teaching Areas:
women's studies, urban policy, social psychology