Research & Scholarship

The research and scholarly efforts of our faculty ensure a vibrant and engaged environment for learning. Recent research and scholarship projects are listed below.

Book Chapters

Montoya, R. M., Horton, R. S. (2012). In Paludi, M. (Ed.), The reciprocity of liking effect. Santa Barbara, CA:.

Reeb, R. N., Folger, S. F. (2013). "Community outcomes in service learning: Research and practice." In Clayton, P. H., Bringle, R. G., Hatcher, J. A. (Ed.), Research on service-learning: Conceptual models and assessment. Sterling, VA.

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Grants

Kunz, B. (Supporting), Quill, L. L. (Supporting), Gunzelmann, G. (Principal), Contract, “3D Allocentric Versus Egocentric Orientation”, Air Force Research Laboratory Warfighter Readiness Research Division, Federal, $55,793.00, Funded. (November 2011 - November 2012).

Katsuyama, R. M. (Supporting). “Early Identification and Linkage to Care for Foreign-Born Persons with Hepatitis B.” Sponsored by Ohio Asian American Health Coalition, $173,326. (November 1, 2012 - October 31, 2013).

O’Mara, E. (Principal). “Does Self-Enhancement Promote Goal-Directed Performance and Self-Protection? An Experimental Analysis.” Sponsored by Summer Research Grant, $4,500. (January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012).

O’Mara, E. (Principal). “Summer Symposium and Collaborative Research Development.” Sponsored by National Science Foundation and the Launch Equity in the Academy across the Dayton Entrepreneurial Region (LEADER) Consortium, $3,080. (January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012).

Reeb, R. N. (Principal). “Clinical Psychology Traineeship Program for Fiscal Year 2012.” Sponsored by Alcohol, Drug Addiction, and Mental Health Services Board, $26,500. (July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012).

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Invited Lectures & Addresses

Bauer, J. J. "Compassion and the transformative self." Living Compassion Conference, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ. (October 26, 2012).

Berry, M. A. (2012, June). "Evaluating witnesses and their testimony." Invited Panelist, Continuing Legal Education Seminar, Ohio Attorney General's Office, Criminal Justice Section: Columbus, OH.

Davis, S. T. "You’re so Vain: When reducing confidence is the 'right thing to do'- Overconfidence, the 'why' and 'how' of eliminating it." Pub Science, The Boonschoft Museum and Discovery Center, Dayton, OH. (December 19, 2012).

Katsuyama, R. M. "Multidisciplinary Approaches to Chronic Disease Control." 6th Biennial Ohio Asian American Health Conference, Ohio Asian American Health Coalition and Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association, University of Toledo Medical School. (December 7, 2012).

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Journal Articles

D’Onofrio, B. M., Van Hulle, C. A., Goodnight, J., Rathouz, P. J., Lahey, B. B. (2012). "Is maternal smoking during pregnancy a causal environmental risk factor for adolescent antisocial behavior? Testing etiological theories and assumptions." Psychological Medicine.

Dixon, L. J., Gordon, K. C., Frousakis, N. N., Schumm, J. (2012). "A study of expectations and the marital satisfaction of participants of a marital enrichment seminar." Family Relations, 61(1), 75-89.

Gaertner, L., Sedikides, C., Luke, M., O’Mara, E., Iuzzini, J., Jackson, L. E., Cai, H. (2012). "A motivational hierarchy within: Primacy of the individual self, relational self, or collective self?" Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(5), 997-1013.

Goodnight, J., Lahey, B. B., Van Hulle, C. A., Waldman, I. D., Rodgers, J. L., Rathouz, P. J., D’Onofrio, B. M. (2012). "A quasi-experimental study of neighborhood disorganization and offspring externalizing problems." Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 121, 95-108.

Messay, B., Dixon, L. J., Rye, M. S. (2012). "The relationship between Quest religious orientation, forgiveness, and mental health." Mental Health, Religion, and Culture, 15(3), 315-333.

O’Mara, E., Gaertner, L., Sedikides, C., Zhou, X., Liu, Y. (2012). "A longitudinal experimental test of the panculturality of self-enhancement: Self-enhancement promotes psychological well being both in the West and the East." Journal of Research in Personality, 46(2), 157-163.

Peterson, I., Bates, J. E., Goodnight, J., Latendresse, S. J., Dodge, K. A., Lansford, J. E., Pettit, G. S., Dick, D. M. (2012). "Interaction between serotonin transporter polymorphism (5-httlpr) and stressful life events in adolescents’ trajectories of anxious/depressed symptoms." Developmental Psychology, 48, 1463-1475.

Polzella, D. J. "Psychology handbooks." Against the Grain, 24(5), 86-88.

Rodriguez, D., Berry, M. A. "Eyewitness Science and the Call for Double-Blind Lineup Administration." Journal of Criminology, 2013, 10.

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Other

Katsuyama, R. M. “Language Access and Civil Rights.” WHIAAPI Midwest Regional Action Summit, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), The Ohio State University. (July 13, 2012).

Yakopcic, C., Puttmann, J., Kunz, B., Milburn, N., Mead, A. “Human perception and effective intensity of light emitting diodes for aircraft anti-collision lighting.” Annual Scientific Meeting of the Aerospace Medical Association, Aerospace Medical Association, Atlanta, GA.

Reeb, R. N., Bringle, R., Coder, K., Majka, T. J., Majka, L. C., Cassiman, S. A., Stayton, L., Steel, A., Snow, N., Mason, S., Bidwell, S., Kasper, K., Bartel, A., DeLuca, H., Anderson, A. “The Psycho-Ecological Systems Model as a Guide for Engaged Scholarship and.” annual meeting, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD. (September 24, 2012).

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Papers

Bauer, J. J. “Growth is not just for the young: Narratives of the aging, transformative self.” Annual Conference, Gerontological Society of America, San Diego, CA. (November 16, 2012).

Bauer, J. J., Graham, L. E. “The transformative self: Transcendence in narratives of eudaimonic growth.” Annual Conference, Society for Humanistic Psychology, Pittsburgh, PA. (March 31, 2012).

Gaertner, L., Sedikides, C., Luke, M., O’Mara, E., Iuzzini, J., Jackson, L. E., Cai, H., Quiping, W. “A motivational approach to identifying the true self: Evidence for a motivational hierarchy among the individual, relational, and collective selves.” Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Austin, TX. (October 20, 2012).

O’Mara, E., Gaertner, L. “Self-enhancement as a goal directed force: An experimental analysis.” Society for Southeastern Social Psychologists, Gainesville, FL. (October 12, 2012).

O’Mara, E., Gaertner, L. “Self-enhancement as a goal directed force: An experimental analysis.” Summer Symposium in Self & Identity, University of Southampton, Southampton, England. (July 4, 2012).

Reeb, R. N. “Community outcomes in service-learning: Research and practice from a systems theory perspective (presented in R. Bringle’s symposium (“Framing a Theory-Grounded Research Agenda Related to Communities.” annual meeting, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD. (September 24, 2012).

Snow, N., Reeb, R. N. “Community Service Self-Efficacy Scale: Recent validation research for a service-learning assessment tool.” Annual Meeting, International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement, Baltimore, MD. (September 23, 2012).

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Posters

Bauer, J. J., Graham, L. E. “Narratives of recovery, gain, and growth in relation to well-being.” Annual Conference, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA. (January 20, 2012).

Dixon, L. J., Gordon, K. C., Berkowitz, D. J. “Attachment and forgiveness: The mediating role of laypeople’s conceptualizations of forgiveness.” Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD. (November 17, 2012).

Drodge, K., Gilbert, A., Phelps, C. E. Roecker “Measuring perceived gender roles.” Roesch Social Sciences Symposium, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. (December 1, 2012).

Gaertner, L., Sedikides, C., Luke, M., O’Mara, E., Iuzzini, J., Jackson, L. E., Cai, H., Quiping, W. “Evidence for a motivational hierarchy among the individual, relational, and collective selves.” Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA. (January 27, 2012).

Hibbard, K. C., Dixon, L. J., Evanko, A. M. “Relationship between attachment and depression: Mediating factors.” Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD. (November 16, 2012).

Huang, M.-Q., Montoya, R. M., Faiella, C., Lynch, B. P. “Are we equal? A cross-cultural study of responses to ideas of equality towards countries, groups, and individuals among Canadians, Chinese and Americans..” 8th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic and Social Sustainability, Vancouver, Canada. (January 15, 2012).

Iskander, J., Goodnight, J., Bates, J. E., Pettit, G. S., Dodge, K. A., Lansford, J. E. “Parental sensitivity to child anxiety problems: An examination of child, family, and demographic influences.” Annual Conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD. (November 17, 2012).

Mason, S., Snow, N., Reeb, R. N. “Effects of Thin-Ideal Media on Body Image: Solomon Four-Group Design.” annual meeting, Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. (May 2, 2012).

O’Mara, E., Gaertner, L. “The mental-health promoting effect of self- enhancement: A longitudinal analysis among Multiple Sclerosis patients.” Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA. (January 27, 2012).

Peatee, J. J., Dixon, L. J., Hibbard, K. C. “Silencing the self and forgiveness: The mediating roles of rumination and anger.” Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD. (November 16, 2012).

Riding, L. E., Zois, C. J., Heekin, J. “Explaining the Link Between Secondary Psychopathy and Alexithymia.” American Psychological Association Conference, American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. (August 2, 2012).

Rodriguez, D. N., Berry, M. A., Glaser, M. K., Timbrook, J. “Lineup administrator blindness affects the recording of eyewitness identification decisions.” 2012 Annual Meeting, American Psychology - Law Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico. (March 15, 2012).

Snow, N., Bartel, A., Reeb, R. N. “The Community Service Self-Efficacy Scale and the Five Personality Factors.” annual meeting, Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL. (May 3, 2012).

Zois, C. J., Dixon, L. J., Goodnight, J., Gordon, C. L., Riding, L. E. “An Examination of Gender Differences in the Construct Validity of the Silencing the Self Scale.” American Psychological Association Conference, American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL. (August 2, 2012)

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