James M. Graham - Western Washington University

5/14/2015
James M. Graham
Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Western Washington University
516 High Street
Bellingham, WA 98225-9172
Office: (360) 650-3177
Email: [email protected]
EDUCATION:
Ph.D.
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), 2003
M.A.
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA
Clinical Psychology, 1999
B.A.
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Psychology, 1996
LICENSES HELD:
2008-present
Licensed Psychologist, Washington
License Number: PY00003863
2006
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Illinois
License Number: 71007000
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Academic
2010-present
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Western Washington
University, Bellingham, WA
2006-2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Western Washington University,
Bellingham, WA
2003-2006
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Illinois School of Professional
Psychology, Argosy University, Chicago, IL
2000-2002
Research Assistant, Alliance for Minority Participation, College of
Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Clinical
2003-2005
Post-Doctoral Fellow, L. Kerns and Associates, S.C. (private practice),
Barrington, IL
2002-2003
Psychology Intern, Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (APA
Accredited), Temple, TX
PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH
Bold indicates student co-author.
In-Progress Studies
Graham, J. M. (manuscript in preparation). A method for assessing the effect of reliability invariance in
cross-cultural research.
Sattler, D. N., Atienza, R., & Graham, J. M. (manuscript in preparation). Climate change risk perceptions
among typhoon survivors: Relationships among resource loss, posttraumatic stress, coping, and
posttraumatic growth.
Graham, J. M. (in progress). A reliability generalization meta-analysis of measures of sexual satisfaction.
Graham, J. M., Lin, L., & Hyman, I. E., Jr. (in progress). The development of the Romantic Obsession
Scale.
Peer-Reviewed Publications
Hyman, I. E., Jr., Cutshaw, K. I., Hall, C. M., Snyders, M. E., Masters, S. A., Au, V. S. K., & Graham, J.
M. (in press). Involuntary to intrusive: Using involuntary musical imagery to explore individual
differences and the nature of intrusive thoughts. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain.
Graham, J. M., & Harf, M. R. (2015). Self-expansion and flow: The roles of challenge, skill, affect, and
activation. Personal Relationships, 22, 45-64.
Graham, J. M., & Unterschute, M. S. (2015). A reliability generalization meta-analysis of self-report
measures of adult attachment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 31-41.
Sattler, D. N., Assanangkornchai, S., Moller, A., Kesavatana-Dohrs, W., & Graham, J. M. (2014). Indian
Ocean Tsunami: Relationships among posttraumatic stress, posttraumatic growth, resource loss, and
social support at three and fifteen months. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 15, 219-239.
Graham, J. M., & Barnow, Z. B. (2013). Stress and social support in gay, lesbian, and heterosexual
couples: Direct effects and buffering models. Journal of Family Psychology, 27, 569-578.
Graham, J. M. (2011). Measuring love in romantic relationships: A meta-analysis. Journal of Social and
Personal Relationships, 28, 748-771.
Graham, J. M., Diebels, K. J., & Barnow, Z. B. (2011). The reliability of relationship satisfaction: A
reliability generalization meta-analysis. Journal of Family Psychology, 25, 39-48.
Graham, J. M., & Kim, Y. (2011). Predictors of doctoral student success in professional psychology:
Characteristics of students, programs, and universities. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 340-354.
Graham, J. M., & Christiansen, K. (2009). The reliability of romantic love: A reliability generalization
meta-analysis. Personal Relationships, 16, 49-66.
Graham, J. M. (2008). The general linear model as structural equation modeling. Journal of Educational
and Behavioral Statistics, 33, 485-506.
Graham, J. M. (2008). Self-expansion and flow in couples’ momentary experiences: An experience
sampling study. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 95, 679-694.
Graham, J. M. (2006). Congeneric and (essentially) tau-equivalent estimates of score reliability: What
they are and how to use them. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 66, 930-944.
Graham, J. M., Liu, Y. J., & Jeziorski, J. L. (2006). The Dyadic Adjustment Scale: A reliability
generalizability meta-analysis. Journal of Marriage and Family, 68, 701-717.
Graham, J. M., & Conoley, C. W. (2006). The role of marital attributions in the relationship between life
stressors and marital quality. Personal Relationships, 13, 231-241.
Conoley, C. W., Graham, J. M., Neu, T., Craig, M. C., O’Pry, A., Cardin, S. A., Brossart, D. F., & Parker,
R. I. (2003). Solution-focused family therapy with three aggressive and oppositional acting children:
An N=1 empirical study. Family Process, 42, 361-374.
Graham, J. M., Guthrie, A., & Thompson, B. (2003). Consequences of not interpreting structure
coefficients in published CFA research: A reminder. Structural Equation Modeling, 10, 142-153.
Graham, J. M. (2000). Marital resilience: A model of family resilience applied to the marital dyad.
Marriage and Family: A Christian Journal, 14, 35-45.
Book Reviews
Graham, J. M. (2001). Review of Statistics with Confidence by Michael Smithson. Educational and
Psychological Measurement, 61, 668-674.
Paper Presentations
Graham, J. M., & Unterschute, M. (2012, July). Measuring adult attachment security: A psychometric
meta-analysis. Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Association of
Relationship Research, Chicago, IL.
Graham, J.M., & Harf, M. (2010, July). Self-expansion and flow: The role of challenge and skill.
Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Association of Relationship Research,
Herzliya, Israel.
Graham, J.M. (2008, July). The Vulnerability-Stress-Adaptation model in same- and opposite-sex couples.
Paper presented at the biennial meeting of the International Association of Relationship Research,
Providence, RI.
Graham, J. M. (2005). Conjoint Activities and Daily Experiences: An ESM Study. Paper presented at the
New Scholar Workshop of the International Association of Relationship Research, Indianapolis, IN.
Graham, J. M., & Caso, M. R. (2002, November). The impact of the Texas LSAMP program on underrepresented minority students at TX A&M University’s College of Engineering: A multi-dimensional,
longitudinal study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Frontiers in Education, Boston, MA.
Graham, J. M., & Caso, M. R. (2002, November). Measuring engineering freshman attitudes and
perceptions of their first year academic experience: The continuing development of two assessment
instruments. Paper presented at the annual meeting of Frontiers in Education, Boston, MA.
Capraro, R. M., & Graham, J. M. (2002, February). A tutorial on how reliability is estimated within
structural equation models. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational
Research Association, Austin, TX.
Graham, J. M., van Walsum, K., & Conoley, C. (2001, August). Father participation in family therapy: A
single-case (N=1) study. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, San Francisco, CA.
Graham, J. M., Caso, R., & Reirson, J. (2001, June). The effect of the Texas A&M University AMP on the
success of minority undergraduates in engineering: A multiple-outcome analysis. Paper presented at
the annual meeting of the American Society for Engineering Education, Albuquerque, NM.
Graham, J. M., & Caso, R. (2001, April). Retention of women in undergraduate engineering programs:
An empirical investigation of the role of educational resilience. In M.R. Anderson-Rowland and R.M.
Dockter (Eds.), Co-Champions for Diversity in Engineering: Conference proceedings of the
NAMEPA/WEPAN 2001 Joint Conference April 21-24, 2001 Alexandria, Virginia (pp. 28-31).
Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing L.L.C.
Graham, J. M. (2001, March). The ethical use of statistical analyses in psychological research. Paper
Presented at the annual meeting of Division 17 (Counseling Psychology) of the American
Psychological Association, Houston, TX.
Graham, J. M. (2001, January). Problems with stepwise procedures in discriminant analysis. Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association, New Orleans,
LA.
Graham, J. M. (2000, January). Interaction effects: Their nature and some post hoc exploration
strategies. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association,
Dallas, TX. [ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. TM030645]
Poster Presentations
Xu, X., Tupy, S.J., Miller, A.L., Correll, D., Nigg, C.R., Tivis, R., & Graham, J.M. (2015, June).
Successful adherence and lessons learned when using the Fitbit: A 4-week daily dairy study of
physical activity among community adults. Mountain West Clinical Translational Research –
Infrastructure Network Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Ramondetta, R. K., Storey, T. K., Contreras, S. R., Geisinger, P. E., and Graham, J. M. (2015, May).
Predictors of sexual risk-taking in college undergraduates. Poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.
Geisinger, P. E., Contreras, S. R., Storey, T. K., Ramondetta, R. K., and Graham, J. M. (2015, May).
The reliability and validity of the Romantic Obsession Scale. Poster presented at the annual meeting
of the Western Psychological Association, Las Vegas, NV.
Xu, X., Tupy, S.J., Miller, A.L., Nigg, C.R., Tivis, R., & Graham, J.M. (2015,April). Strategies that
enhanced adherence during a pilot 4-week daily diary study utilizing physical activity monitors.
Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, San Antonio, TX.
Graham, J. M. (2014, February). Self-expansion in couples’ daily lives: The importance of physical
activity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology,
Austin, TX.
Peterson, E., Kevorkian, A., Klein, T., Unterschute, M., Hyman, I., & Graham, J. M. (2012, July).
Obsessive thoughts in romantic relationships. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the
International Association of Relationship Research, Chicago, IL.
Lin, L., & Graham, J. M. (2011, August). Romantic obsession, attachment, and outcomes in adolescent
romantic relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, Washington, DC.
Barnow, Z. B., & Graham , J. M. (2011, August). The social buffering model in gay, lesbian, and
heterosexual relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, Washington, DC.
Graham, J.M. (2010, July). A method for assessing reliability invariance in cross-group
relationship research. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the International Association of
Relationship Research, Herzliya, Israel.
Diebels, K., Barnow, Z., & Graham, J. M. (2010, May). Measuring relationship satisfaction: A
reliability generalization meta-analysis. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association
for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
Harf. M. R., Perrault, N.C., & Graham, J. M. (2010, May). Affect mediates the effect of challenge
and skill on romantic relationship satisfaction. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
Boggs, S., & Graham, J. M. (2009, August). The role of optimism in the relation between intrinsic
motivation and affective experience. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
Harf. M. R., Perrault, N.C., & Graham, J. M. (2009, August). Determinants of momentary well-being:
Activity type and interpersonal context. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
Mansfield, C., & Graham, J. M. (2009, August). A comparison of procedures for testing mediating
relationships: Conceptual regression, Sobel, and Bootstrapping . Poster presented at the annual
meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
Anderson, J. H., & Graham, J. M. (2009, April). A primer on effect sizes in hierarchical linear modeling.
Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
Liu, Y.J., & Graham, J.M. (2009, April). The item-equivalence of the American and Chinese Satisfaction
with Life Scales. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association,
Portland, OR.
MacEachern, J. P., & Graham, J. M. (2009, April). Stepwise and all possible subsets procedures in
multiple regression: A critical evaluation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western
Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
Perrault, N. C., Harf, M. R., Prentice, M. M., Graham, J. M., Boggs, S. E., & Terry, C. (2009, April).
A comparison of methods to quantify challenge and skill in research on flow. Poster presented at the
annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
Terry, C., Boggs, S. E., Prentice, M. M., Graham, J. M., Harf, M. R., & Perrault, N. C. (2009, April).
Partner support, stress, and well-being in same- and different-sex couples. Poster presented at the
annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
Kim, Y., Knauss, C.E., & Graham, J.M. (2008, August). Predictors of student success in clinical,
counseling, and school psychology. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Knauss, C.E., & Graham, J.M. (2008, August). Predicting romantic relationship satisfaction with
partner conflict style and ethnicity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
Liu, Y.J., & Graham, J.M. (2008, August). Item equivalence of the Chinese and English Dyadic
Adjustment Scale. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association,
Boston, MA.
Graham, J.M. (2008, July). The meta-analytic structure of love. Poster presented at the biennial meeting
of the International Association of Relationship Research, Providence, RI.
Kimbrough, C., & Graham, J. M. (2008, April). Computing and interpreting structure coefficients in
ANOVA. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine,
CA.
Lewis, S., Martineau, M., & Graham, J. M. (2008, April). Optimal levels of challenge in romantic
relationship quality: Flow and self-expansion. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western
Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.
Knauss, M.R.S., & Graham, J.M. (2007, August). Conflict style and stress in gay, lesbian, and
heterosexual relationships. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, San Francisco, CA.
Graham, J.M., & Knauss, M.R.S. (2007, May). Relationship resilience and social support in same- and
opposite-sex couples. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological
Association, Vancouver, BC.
Graham, J.M. (2006, August). When measurement models and factor models conflict: Maximizing
internal consistency . Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, New Orleans, LA.
Krcmarik, S., Cotter, E., Pietrucha, M., Graham, J.M., & Wysoglad, A. (2006, August). Correlates of
passion, intimacy, and commitment in couples’ daily experiences. Poster presented at the annual
meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.
Bae, S., & Graham, J.M. (2006, May). Experience of social support and academic self efficacy: A
comparative study between majority and minority students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
van Walsum, K., Graham, J. M., Conoley, C., & Ali, S. (2002, May). Gender-related interactions in
family therapy: A process study of three master therapists. Poster presented at the annual meeting of
the Canadian Psychological Association, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Graham, J. M., Conoley, C. W., Neu, T., Craig, M. C., O’Pry, A., Cardin, S. A., Brossart, D. F., & Parker,
R. I. (2001, August). Solution-Focused Family Therapy: Treatment outcomes for aggressive
childhood behaviors. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological
Association, San Francisco, CA.
Graham, J. M., Guthrie, A. C., & Thompson, B. (2001, August). Consequences of not interpreting
structure coefficients in published CFA research. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the
American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
Graham, J. M. (2001, April). A primer on the use of SEM to evaluate the fit of diverse classes of
measurement models. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, Seattle, WA.
Graham, J. M., & Blasey, C. (1999, May). Short-term versus long-term drug abuse treatment. Poster
session presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.
GRANTS
Graham, J. M. (2013). Summer Teaching Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Western
Washington University. Received $6,000.
Graham, J. M. (2012). Summer Research Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Western
Washington University. Received $5,000.
Graham, J. M. (2010). Summer Research Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Western
Washington University. Received $5,000.
Graham, J.M. (2009). Problem solving in marriage. Mini-Grant submitted to the Western Washington
University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Received $1600.
Graham, J. M. (2008). Summer Research Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Western
Washington University. Received $5,000.
Graham, J.M. (2008). Psychology assessment library. Departmental Development Grant submitted to
Western Washington University. Received $2,500.
Graham, J. M. (2007). Summer Research Grant, Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Western
Washington University. Received $5,000.
Graham, J.M. (2007). Optimal levels of challenge in romantic relationship quality. Mini-Grant submitted
to the Western Washington University Office of Research and Sponsored Programs. Received $600.
Graham, J.M. (2006). The vulnerability-stress-adaptation model applied to gay and lesbian cohabiting
couples. Submitted to the American Psychological Foundation Wayne F. Placek Small Grant
Program. Received $4999.
Graham, J. M. (2005). Determinants of the challenge-attraction effect in nonphysiologically-arousing
activities: A self-expansion theory perspective. Submitted to the Argosy University-Chicago Faculty
Research and Development Award. Received $4965.
Graham, J. M. (2004). Activities and daily experiences: An experience sampling method study. Submitted
to the Argosy University-Chicago Faculty Research and Development Award. Received $2000.
HONORS AND AWARDS
2011
Faculty Mentor, Outstanding Psychology Graduate (Student recipient: Zoe Barnow)
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.
2010
Faculty Mentor, Outstanding Psychology Graduate (Student recipient: Mikaela Harf)
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA.
2009
Faculty Mentor, Western Psychological Foundation Scholarship Award (Student
recipient: Caitlin Terry), Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
2008
Faculty Mentor, Outstanding Psychology Graduate (Student recipient: Sharayah
Lewis) Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
2005
New Scholar’s Workshop Invitee
Activities and Daily Experiences: An ESM Study.
International Association of Relationship Researchers, Indianapolis, IN
1999
Graduate Fellowship Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
SERVICE
Current Service
2011-present
Director, Counseling Training Clinic, Psychology Department
2011-present
Member, Faculty Senate, Western Washington University
2014-present
Election and Appointments Officer, Faculty Senate Executive
Council
2013-2014
Secretary, Faculty Senate Executive Council
2012-2013
At-Large Representative, Faculty Senate Executive Council
2011-present
Member, Subject Pool Committee, Psychology Department
2010-present
Member, Advisory Committee, Center for Cross Cultural Research
2007-present
Member, Psychology Department, Psychology Computer/Equipment Committee
2006-present
Member, Psychology Department, Counseling Programs Committee
Past Service
2014-2015
Chair, Ad-Hoc Committee on Faculty Senate Evaluation of Administrators, Faculty
Senate, Western Washington University.
2012-2013
Chair, Ad-Hoc Committee on Electronic Teaching Evaluations, Faculty Senate, Western
Washington University.
2013-2014
Member, Psychology Department, Faculty Search Committee. Resulted in the hire of
Anna Ciao.
2012-2013
Member, Psychology Department, Faculty Search Committee. Resulted in the hire of
Lucy Purgason.
2012
Member, Psychology Department, Graduate Program Coordinator Search Committee.
Resulted in the hire of Cindy Savage.
2009-2011
Psychology Department Representative, College of the Humanities and Social
Sciences, Faculty Affairs Council
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
2011-present
Reviewer, Journal of Clinical Psychology.
2005-present
Reviewer, Personal Relationships.
2005-present
Reviewer, Journal of Marriage and Family.
2000-2003
Graduate Student Editorial Board Member, Research in the Schools.
Ad Hoc Reviewer: Journal of Family Psychology, Journal of Personal and Social Relationships,
European Journal of Psychological Assessment, Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, Educational and
Psychological Measurement.
PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
American Counseling Association
Association for Assessment and Research in Counseling
American Psychological Association
Division 17 – Society of Counseling Psychology
Division 43 - Family Psychology
Division 5 - Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics
Association for Psychological Science (formerly American Psychological Society)
International Association for Relationship Research
CLASSES TAUGHT
Bold indicates courses I have created.
PSY 116 – Human Sexuality
PSY 302 – Correlational Research Methods
PSY 376 – Psychology of Romantic Relationships (Formerly PSY 397)
PSY 451 – Seminar in Abnormal Psychology
PSY 515 – Multivariate Analysis
PSY 516 – Structural Equation Modeling
PSY 517 – Advanced Multivariate Modeling
PSY 550 – Research Methods in Counseling
PSY 554 – Standardized Tests
PSY 557 – Testing and Appraisal in Counseling
PSY 570 – Practicum in School Counseling:
PSY 570 – Practicum in Mental Health Counseling
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
2003-2005
Post-Doctoral Fellow
L. Kerns and Associates, S.C. (private practice), Barrington, IL
Supervisor: Grant Boyer, Psy.D.
Conducted cognitive, educational, and personality assessment; Individual and family
therapy with children, adolescents, and adults; Provided consultations with school
officials.
2002-2003
Psychology Intern
Central Texas Veterans Health Care System (APA Accredited), Temple, TX
Training Director: Bruce Allen, Ph.D.
Urgent care mental health triage; Inpatient and outpatient geropsychology; Worked with
chronically mentally ill in inpatient and residential settings; Psychodrama group and
individual therapy with Federal prisoners; Conducted personality and cognitive
assessments.
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