John Terrizzi, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Core Undergraduate Psychology Faculty
Office: CFO 710
Ph.D., 2013, Experimental Psychology – West Virginia University
M.A., 2007, Experimental Psychology - The College of William and Mary
B.S., 2004, Peace Psychology - Juniata College
Applied Statistics, Experimental Psychology, History and Systems of Psychology
Social Psychology, History and Systems of Psychology
Examining the role the behavioral immune system plays in the formation of: 1) prejudicial attitudes, 2) socially conservative value systems, 3) criminal attitudes and psychopathy, 4) interpersonal relationships, and 5) shame.
- Terrizzi, Jr., J. A., Shook, N. J., & McDaniel, M. (2013). The behavioral immune system and social conservatism: A meta-analysis. Evolution and Human Behavior.
- Clay, R., Terrizzi, Jr., J. A., Shook, N. J. (2012). Individual differences in behaviroal immune system and the emergence of cultural systems. Social Psychology, 43, 174-184.
- Terrizzi, Jr., J. A., Shook, N. J., & Ventis, L. (2012). Religious conservatism: An evolutionary evoked disease-avoidance strategy. Religions, Brains, & Behavior, 2, 105-120.
- Terrizzi, Jr., J. A., Shook, N. J., & Ventis, W. L. (2010). Disgust: A predictor of social conservatism and prejudicial attitudes toward honosexuals. Personality and Individual Differences, 49, 587-592.
- Terrizzi, J. & Drews, D. (2005). Predicting attitudes toward Operation Iraqi Freedom. Psychological Reports, 96, 183-189.
- Terrizzi, J. (2004). Predicting attitudes toward the Iraqi conflict: A path analysis. The Baker Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies: Annual Report 2003-2004, 12-13.
- 2011: Society for the Advancement of Psychology Research Award. Virginia Commonwealth University.
- 2010: Outstanding Research Award. Graduate Student Research Symposium, Virginia Commonwealth University.
- 2007: Honorable Mention for Excellence in Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences. The College of William and Mary.
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