Theses/Dissertations Supervised

Joe Bardeen

  • Dissertation: "Attentional Control, Attentional Threat Bias and Posttraumatic Stress Symptomatology" (May 2012)

Lauren Bradel

  • Thesis: "The Impact of Family Violence, Beliefs About Violence and Gender Roles, and High School Athletic Participation on Male Dating Violence Perpetration"  (Fall 2012)

Derrecka Butler

  • Thesis: "Emotional Expressiveness as a Potential Mediator between Sex and Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder" (proposed December 2012)

David Call

  • Dissertation: "Effectiveness of Hatha Yoga and Body Scan in Reducing Symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder" (August 2012)

Marilyn Garcia

  • Dissertation: “Automatic processing of guilt stimuli in sexual assault survivors with posttraumatic stress disorder” (July 2006)

Susan Hannan

  • Thesis: "Emotion Regulation as a Potential Moderator Between Reinforcement Sensitivity and Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms"  (Spring 2012)

Holly Harris

  • Dissertation: “Examination Of An Information Processing Model Of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder” (July 2005)

Nicolette Howells

  • Dissertation: “Diary Study of the Relationship between Sexual Risk Taking and Strategies for Reducing Negative Affect” (August 2008)

Mandy Kumpula

  • Thesis: “Use of Sexual Intercourse to Reduce Negative Affect: Implications for Sexual Decision-Making and Risky Sexual Behavior” (May 2006)
  • Dissertation: “An Event-Level Analysis of the Sexual Behavior of College Females: Effects of Motivation, Emotion, and Alcohol Use” (August 2011)

Lynsey Miron

  • Thesis: "Self Compassion And Mindfulness As Predictors of Distress Symptom Severity and Well Being"    (Spring 2012)

Brooke Pope Kurby

  • Thesis: “Attachment Anxiety and the Activation of Strategic Words in a Lexical Decision Task” (March 2005)
  • Dissertation: “Relationship of Adult Romantic Attachment-Anxiety and -Avoidance to Forgiveness of Interpersonal Transgressions: A Longitudinal Investigation” (August 2009)

Scott Pickett

  • Thesis: “An Exploratory Investigation of the Construct Validity of Experiential Avoidance” (March 2005)
  • Dissertation: “Reactions to Distressing Events during Emotional Imagery in College Students Reporting High and Low Levels of Experiential Avoidance” (July 2008)

Madhavi Reddy

  • Thesis: “Effects of Written Disclosure on Experiential Avoidance, Emotional Expressiveness, and Psychological Well-Being in College Students” (August 2005)
  • Dissertation: “Coping as a Mediator in the Prospective Relationship between Personality and PTSD Symptoms in Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) Combat Veterans” (August 2010)