DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY
B.A., Rice University;
M.A., Ph.D., University of Houston, 1992
Phone: (419) 372-0282
Office: Room 351, Psychology Building
- Psychology of religion and spirituality, especially as it applies to dating, marriage, romantic unions, pregnancy, parenting, sexuality, divorce, and other close relationships
- Relational spirituality
Taking Grad Students? Yes
Sponsoring Undergraduate Research? Occasionally
For more information on research that I conduct with colleagues and students at BGSU on Relational Spirituality, please go to our The Psychology of Spirituality and Relationships website. This website features scientific research on the helpful and harmful roles that religion and spirituality can play in family and intimate relationships, with a special focus on our in-depth study on the transition to parenthood.
Mahoney, A., Pargament, K. I., & DeMaris, A. (2020 online). Spiritual intimacy, spiritual one-upmanship, and marital conflict across the transition to parenthood. Journal of Family Psychology. DOI: 10.1037/fam0000795
McGraw, J. S., Chinn, J. & Mahoney, A. (2020 online). Historical, doctrinal, and empirical insights into latter-day saint sexual minorities’ psychological and interpersonal functioning. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 1-28.
McGraw, J. S., Peer, S. O., McManimen, S. Chinn, J. & Mahoney, A. (2020). Comparison of lifetime suicide attempts and recent suicidal/self-harming thoughts among sexual minority and heterosexual Utahns: Results from a population-based survey. Archives of Suicide Research, 1-7. DOI: 10.1080/13811118.2020.1806159.
- PSYC 3080: Introduction to Clinical Psychology
- PSYC 4060: Developmental Psychopathology
- PSYC 6090/6100: Basic Clinical Skills
- PSYC 7090: Advanced Clinical Research & Practice
- PSYC 7800/7810: Advanced Child & Family Psychological Assessment
- PSYC 7800/7810: Advanced Child & Family Therapy