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Jared Dempsey
Jared Dempsey, PhD
Doctoral Faculty - School of Psychology
Lubbock, TX

jdempsey@fielding.edu

NIAAA Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Medical University of South Carolina, 2007-2008
 
PhD, Clinical Psychology
Texas Tech University, 2007
 
MA, Psychology, Texas Tech University, 2004
 
BA, Psychology
California State University, Long Beach, 2002
 

Areas of Instruction:

  • Objective Personality Assessment
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Psychometric TheoryStatistics
 

Scholarly & Professional Interests:

  • Addiction
  • Psychophysiology
  • Social Anxiety
 

Professional Memberships:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Division of Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse: American Psychological Association
  • Research Society on Alcoholism
  • Sigma Xi – The Scientific Research Society
  • Society for Psychophysiological Research
 

Honors and Awards:

  • 2009: College of Arts and Sciences Summer Research Funding and Travel, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 2009: College of Arts and Sciences Travel Award, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 2009: Supportive Faculty Award, Non-Traditional Student Organization, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
  • 2008: Minority Researcher Grantsmanship Travel Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • 2007: Best Psychology Intern Research Paper, Institute of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
  • 2002-2006: Department of Psychology Competitive Scholarship (02, 04, 05, 06), Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • 2006: Exceptional Graduate Research in Clinical Psychology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • 2005: Clay E. George Endowed Scholarship, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
 

Publications:

PUBLICATIONS (Peer-Refereed) – Under Review
  • Hornyik, C. D., Dempsey, J. P., Abramson, C. I. (Under Review). Neurological evidence of a reflexive aversive reaction to Native American mascots.
  • Clayborn, K. R., Dempsey, J. P., Cohen, L. M., Vanderveen, J., al’ Absi, M. (Under Review). Cotinine as a Potential Predictor of Increased Anxiety during Nicotine Withdrawal.
PUBLICATIONS (Peer-Refereed)
  • Dempsey, J. P., Cohen, L. M., Watson, N. L., Lechner, W. V., Hobson, V. L., & Smith, K. (2011). The Association of Blood Pressure and the Risk of Alcohol Use Disorders Among Smokers: Implications for Screening and Treatment. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 29(2), 123-131.
  • Dempsey, J. P., & Cohen, L. M. (2010). Commentary on Hajek et al. (2010): Investigating the stress reduction in smoking cessation. Addiction, 105(8), 1472-1473.
  • Book, S. W., Thomas, S. E., Dempsey, J. P., Randall, P. K., & Randall, C. L. (2009). Social anxiety impacts willingness to participate in addiction treatment. Addictive Behaviors, 34(5), 474-476.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Randall, P. K., Thomas, S. E., Book, S. W., & Carrigan, M. H. (2009). Treatment of social anxiety with paroxetine: mediation of changes in anxiety and depression symptoms. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 50(2), 135-141.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Back, S. E., Waldrop, A. E., Jenkins, L., & Brady, K. T. (2008). The Influence of Monetary Compensation on Relapse among Addicted Participants: Empirical vs. Anecdotal Evidence. American Journal on Addictions, 17(6), 488 - 490.
  • Morrell, H. E. R., Cohen, L. M., & Dempsey, J. P. (2008). Smoking prevalence and awareness among undergraduate and health care students. The American Journal on Addictions, 17(3), 181-186.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Cohen, L. M., Hobson, V. L., & Randall, P. K. (2007). Appetitive nature of drug cues re-confirmed with physiological measures and the potential role of stage of change. Psychopharmacology, 194(2), 253-260.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Fireman, G. D., & Wang, E. M. (2006). Transitioning out of peer victimization in school children: gender and behavioral characteristics. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 28(4), 271-280.
PUBLICATIONS (Non -Refereed)
  • Davis, M., Duncan, N., & Dempsey, J. P. (Invited – In Press) International Drug Policies: Sanctions and Economic Assistance. In M. Kleiman & J. Howard (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drug Policy: The War on Drugs Past and Present. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Ardrey, T., Hill, B.N., Kline, S. & Dempsey, J. P. (Invited – In Press) Oklahoma Drug Law & Policy. In M. Kleiman & J. Howard (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drug Policy: The War on Drugs Past and Present. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Ardrey, T., Hill, B.N., Kline, S. & Dempsey, J. P. (Invited – In Press). Presidential Commission on Narcotics and Drug Abuse. In M. Kleiman & J. Howard (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Drug Policy: The War on Drugs Past and Present. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Dempsey, J. P. (2009, December 01). Consultation in oral surgery & medicine: Quitting chewing tobacco - The Great American Spit-out. Dear Doctor, 3, 54-55.
  • Amstadter, A. B., Dempsey, J. P., Watson, N. L., & Hubel, G. S. (2009). Co-occurring anxiety disorders and substance use disorders. In G. L. Fisher & N. A. Roget (Eds.), Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Amstadter, A. B., Hubel, G. S., & Watson, N. L. (2009). Cognitive behavioral therapy in substance use disorders. In G. L. Fisher & N. A. Roget (Eds.), Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Hobson, V. L., & Dempsey, J. P. (2009). Alcohol related birth defects. In G. L. Fisher & N. A. Roget (Eds.), Encyclopedia of substance abuse prevention, treatment, and recovery. Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Fireman, G. D., & Fireman, S. E. (2005). Elder neglect. In S. Gelman, L. Marigolds, A. Huston, M. Zimmerman, M. E. Lachman, W. Dunn, T. Saxon, J. Raths, R. Thompson & M. Thompson (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Human Development. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
 

Presentations:

  • VanderVeen, J., Watson, N. L., Sawyer, H., Hanft, A., Dempsey, J. P., & Cohen, L. (2010, November). The influence of binge drinking and impulsivity on cue response among nicotine dependent college students. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, San Francisco, CA.
  • Eldridge, E. D., Dempsey, J. P., Chee, L., Kline, S. & Cavett, C. (2010, October). The Effects of Eating Disorders on Gastric Motility. Poster accepted for presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, Oregon.
  • Dempsey, J. P. (2010, July 16th). The college smoker, mental health, and current advances in tobacco research techniques. Invited Presentation for the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Community Partners – Tobacco Free College Symposium, Midwest City, OK.
  • Claborn, K. R., Dempsey, J. P., Jaquez, S. D., Junghans, A. N., Hill, B. N., Lechner, W. V., Cohen, L.M. & al’Absi, Mustafsa (2009, October). Cotinine as a potential predictor of increased anxiety during nicotine withdrawal. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Eldridge, E. D., Dempsey, J. P., Hughes, S.T., Lovett, D. E., Hornyik, C. D. & Cohen, L.M. (2009, October). Social deviance and startle modulation: Different results for different measures of psychopathy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Hornyik, C. D., Dempsey, J. P., Lovett, D. E., Eldridge, E. D., Junghans, A. N., Grigsby, R. G., Hill, B. N., Abramson C. I. & Cohen, L. M. (2009, October). Affective range vs. mean: A novel method for understanding atypical affective modulation of the startle reflex. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Jaquez, S. D., Dempsey, J. P., Junghans, A. N., Claborn, K. R., Kaplan, J. M., Lechner, W. V. & Cohen, L.M. (2009, October). Cardiovascular activity and process of change in nicotine withdrawal. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Junghans, A. N., Dempsey, J. P., Claborn, K. R., Jaquez, S.D., Lovett, D. E., Grigsby, R. G., Lechner, W. V., & Cohen, L.M. (2009, October). Independent contribution of anxiety in nicotine withdrawal-induced cardiac deceleration. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Lovett, D. E., Dempsey J. P., Hornyik, C. D., Junghans, A. N., Eldridge, E. D., Kaplan, J. M. & Cohen, L. M. (2009, October). Atypical affective modulation of startle and symptoms of depression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Berlin, Germany.
  • Junghans, A. E., Lovett, D. E., Eldridge, E. D., Grant, D. M. & Dempsey, J. P. (2009, November). Smoking to cope with social anxiety: A preliminary investigation. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.
  • Dempsey, J. P., (2009, June). Federal grant navigation and funding opportunities for students. Invited workshop presented to the American Indians Into Psychology program, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • Hobson, V. L., Dempsey, J. P., Cohen, L. M. & Watson, N.L. (2008) Blood Pressure is Associated with Risk of Alcohol use Disorder in Smoking College Students. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, Texas.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Thomas, S. E. & Randall, C. L. (2007) Drinking to cope before, during, and after social events: Gender differences in socially anxious alcoholics. Alcoholism-Clinical and Experimental Research, 31(6), 41A.
  • Bacchi, D. R., McDougal, K. M. & Dempsey, J. P. (2006, November) Utilization of quit kits among tobacco-using college students. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Public Health Association, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Hobson, V. L., Cohen, L. M. & Bacchi D. R. (2006, October) Appetitive nature of smoking-cues reconfirmed with physiological measures: The role of stage of change. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Hobson, V. L., Dempsey, J. P., Cohen, L. M., Bacchi, D. R. & Jaeger, M. L. (2006, October) Order influences by picture type in affective modulation of the startle reflex: Does randomization remove all influence? Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
  • Humphreys, J., Dempsey, J. P., Sutker, P. B. & O'Bryant, S. E. (2006, September) Convergent validity of the repeatable battery for the assessment of neuropsychological status in a memory disorder clinic sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21(6), 557-558.
  • Silva, M. E., Humphreys, J., Dempsey, J. P., Sutker, P. B. & O'Bryant, S. E. (2006, September) Test-retest reliability of the repeatable battery for the assessment of neuropsychological status in a memory disorder clinic sample. Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology, 21(6), 560-561.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Hobson, V. L., Rhodes, A. A., Harris, J. E., Kerr, L. A. & Cohen, L. M. (2005, November) Differences in cortisol production at varying levels of nicotine deprivation. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association, Houston, Texas.
  • Dempsey, J. P., Davis, K. E., Hobson, V. L., Cohen, L. M. & Borrego, J. R. (2005, November). Changes in perception of underserved populations through a behavioral medicine practicum experience: The graduate psychology education program. Poster presented at the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Washington, DC.
 

Funded Grants/Contracts:

  • 2010-2011: Research & Publications Associated with Smoke-Free Campus Status, Seretean Wellness Center, Oklahoma State University, $15,686.
  • 2009-2010: Efficacy and Perception Change Associated with Smoke-Free Campus Status, Seretean Wellness Center, Oklahoma State University, $16,796.
  • 2009-2010: Kick-Tobacco: A Self-help Tobacco Cessation Kit, Seretean Wellness Center, Oklahoma State University, $6,650.
  • 2009: Science-Based Smoking Cessation Kits for Oklahoma State University, GlaxoSmithKline, PLC, 500 GSK Quit Kits.
  • 2009: International Research Presentation Funding: Student Exposure to Science, Oklahoma State University Foundation, $5,000.
  • 2009: International Research Presentation Funding: Student Exposure to Science, Office of the Vice President for Research and Technology Transfer, Oklahoma State University, $5,000.
 

Professional Experience:

  • Doctoral Faculty, School of Psychology, Fielding Graduate University.
 

Other Professional Activities:

  • 2005-present: Editorial Board, Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment.
  • 2010-2011: Director, Psychological Services & Research, Center for Tobacco Research and Prevention (C-TRP), Seretean Wellness Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • 2009-2011: Board Member, Tobacco & Health Advisory Board, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • 2009-2011: Faculty Advisor, Psi Chi - The International Honor Society in Psychology Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.
  • 2008-2010: Committee Member: The Committee to Promote Student Interest, The Society for Psychophysiological Research.
  • 2008-2010: Committee Member: Turskey Travel Award, The Society for Psychophysiological Research.
 
 
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