Rachael D. Robnett In The News

Profile: Rachael D. Robnett

December 15, 2020
When Dr. Glenna Matthews saw an opinion piece arguing that Dr. Jill Biden should drop her title, it brought back a flood of memories for the 82-year-old.
December 15, 2020
When Dr. Glenna Matthews saw an opinion piece arguing that Dr. Jill Biden should drop her title, it brought back a flood of memories for the 82-year-old.
August 29, 2020
A post-quarantine pandemic reunion with your partner isn’t always as sweet as you’d imagine. After weeks or months of social distancing in separate places, the coronavirus pandemic still remains. This means that every interaction comes with a somewhat awkward protocol. Instead of jumping into each other’s arms, you might open your door and carefully back out of a tiny hallway to let your lover into your home. You might watch as they take off their mask and wait patiently for them to wash their hands for 20 seconds—humming “Happy Birthday” to yourself. Then, you smile at each other, or, your heart starts pounding so hard that you don’t know what to do.
May 28, 2020
Rachael Robnett, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas agrees that childcare plays a significant role in determining the burden of work. “[The] quarantine is illuminating–and perhaps even magnifying–existing gender and racial inequities”, Robnett said. “If this is the case, it would be consistent with a substantial body of research showing that women are often expected to take charge when unexpected childcare needs pop up.”
January 3, 2020
Keeping in line with the modern trend of democratizing tradition, two Florida newlyweds decided on whose surname the other would take through the simple flip of a coin; lo and behold, the bride won the day.
December 27, 2019
Men give a wedding ring to signal that he can take care of his partner financially.
December 19, 2019
When I proposed to my partner, Greg, I couldn’t get down on one knee because I was floating.
December 13, 2019
When I proposed to my partner, Greg, I couldn’t get down on one knee because I was floating.