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Program Faculty

Jeffrey M. Conte, B.A., University of Virginia; M.S., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University. Personnel assessment & selection, personality, psychological testing & measurement, stress, type A behavior pattern, temporal issues, time management, safety factors at work.

Kate Hattrup, B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University. Psychological testing, bias and fairness in testing, personnel assessment and selection; self and social perception; organization development.

Jonathan Helm, B.S., University of California, Davis; M.A., University of California, Davis, Ph.D., University of California, Davis. Develops and refines statistical models that (1) measure psychological constructs, and (2) analyze longitudinal data. Uses both frequentist and Bayesian approaches to estimate novel multilevel and structural equation models designed to either separate psychological constructs from a variety of method effects, or summarize how psychological constructs unfold over time.

Lisa M. Kath, B.S. University of California, Berkeley; M.A., Ph.D., University of Connecticut.  Training motivation and effectiveness, self-efficacy, organizational climate and change, women and minorities in the workplace.

Georg E. Matt, Dipl. Psych., Albert-Ludwigs-Universitat, Freiburg, Germany; Ph.D., Northwestern University. Secondhand smoke exposure in infants. Psychotherapy outcomes in clinical practice. Fuzzy set models applied to behavioral measurement. Research methods including meta-analysis, quasi-experimentation, and causal modeling.

Scott C. Roesch, B.S., University of California, Davis; M.A., California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Trait-state models of stress and coping; coping with physical illness, and particularly cancer; cultural, ethnic, and acculturation differences in stress and coping; cross-ethnic measurement equivalence; structural equation modeling, meta-analysis.

 

Affiliated Faculty

Donna Castañeda, B.A., University of Washington; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Davis. Social psychological aspects of close relationships; health promotion within ethnic minority communities; gender issues among Latinas/os.

Radmila Prislin, B.A., M.S., Ph.D. University of Zagrb. Attitude formation and change, social influence, change in group status and intergroup dynamics, evaluation of public health programs.