Curriculum Vitae
R. Michael Furr

Professor
Department of Psychology
Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NC 27106
Phone: (336) 758-5024 Fax: (336) 758-4733
FurrRM@wfu.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. 2000     University of California, Riverside, CA
                       Major Area: Social/Personality Psychology
                       Minor Area: Quantitative Methods

M.S. 1995       Villanova University, Villanova, PA.

B.A. 1992       College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2012-present    Professor, Wake Forest University

2008-2012       Associate Professor, Wake Forest University

2004-2008       Assistant Professor, Wake Forest University

2000-2004       Assistant Professor, Appalachian State University

CLASSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate

General Psychology
Personality Psychology
Psychological Testing
Research Methods (General)
Research Methods/Statistics (Correlational)
Research Methods/Statistics (Experimental)

Graduate

Research Methods (General)
Statistics (General)
Univariate Statistics
Multivariate Statistics
Personality Psychology
Psychometrics
Introduction to R

HONORS AND AWARDS

Field

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 5 (Quantitative & Qualitative Methods)
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division 8 (Social & Personality Psychology)
Fellow, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
"Young Psychologist" Award & Travel grant for the International Congress for Psychology, Beijing, China, U.S. National Committee for the International Union of Psychological Science (USNC/IUPsyS), 2004
Dissertation Research Award, American Psychological Association, 1999
Travel Award, American Psychological Association, 1999
Travel Grant, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 1998, 1999

Wake Forest University

Award for Excellence in Research, 2012
McCulloch Faculty Fellowship, 2009-2012
Faculty Q&A feature on University web site and in Wake Forest Magazine, Fall 2008
Highlighted in an article on Cross-campus collaborations, Wake Forest Magazine, Dec. 2006
Faculty Appreciation Dinner, Alpha Phi Omega, Fall 2005

Other

Invited alumni speaker – 50th anniversary of Villanova University’s Psychology Department, 2011
Invited alumni speaker – UCR Psychology Department’s Research Conference, 2009
Travel Grant, University of California, Riverside, Graduate Student Association, 1996, 1997, 1998
Chancellor’s Distinguished Fellowship, University of California, Riverside, Graduate School
Psi Chi, College of William and Mary, 1991

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Conference organizing and Administrative Service to Professional Associations

      Member at Large, Executive Committee of the Association for Research in Personality (2013-2015)
      Chair, Convention Committee for the 2013 Conference of the Association for Research in Personality
      Member, Nomination Panel for the 2012 Jack Block Award for Distinguished Contributions in Personality Psychology, sponsored by the Society for Personality and Social Psychology
      Symposium Chair, Rising Stars in Personality Psychology, for the Association for Research in Personality (June, 2011).
      Member, Program Committee for the 2011 Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality
      Associate Director,“New Frontiers in the Psychology of Character” Fellowship Funding Initiative (Assisted in coordination of the review and award process for approximately $2 million in scholarly grants, with more than 120 applications) 2010-2011.
      Member, Program Committee for the 2010 Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology
      Member, Program Committee for the 2009 Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology
      Chair, Programming of the 2007 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists
      Symposium Chair, Welcome to the Neighborhood: Social Psychologists Who are New to the Southeast, for the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists (October, 2007).
      Symposium Chair, Personality Pathology, for the Association for Research in Personality (January, 2007).

Executive or Associate Editor

     Journal of Personality Assessment (Statistical Developments and Applications Section Editor, 2014-present)
     Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Guest Editor, 2013)
     Journal of Research in Personality (Associate Editor, 2010-2012)
     Journal of Social Psychology (Executive Editor, 2008-2010)

Consulting Editor

     Journal of Research in Personality (2006-2010, 2012-present)
     Journal of Personality Assessment (2010-present)
     Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2009-present)
     Social Psychological and Personality Science (2009-present)
     Journal of Nonverbal Behavior (2006-present)
     Journal of Social Psychology (2006-2008)
     Advisory board member for Encyclopedia of Research Design

Ad hoc reviewer for journals

     Aggressive Behavior
     Anthrozoos
     Applied and Preventive Psychology: Current Scientific Perspectives
     Archives of Ophthalmology
     Behavior Research Methods
     British Journal of Social Psychology
     Consciousness and Cognition
     Current Directions in Psychological Science
     Educational Research and Evaluation
     Emotion
     European Journal of Personality
     European Journal of Social Psychology
     Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology
     Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management
     Journal of Counseling Psychology
     Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology
     Journal of Happiness Studies
     Journal of Nonverbal Behavior
     Journal of Personality
     Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes
     Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Personality Processes and Individual Differences
     Journal of Personality Assessment
     Journal of Research in Personality
     Journal of Social Psychology
     Motivation and Emotion
     Multivariate Behavioral Research
     Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
     Personality and Social Psychology Review
     Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment
     Perspectives on Psychological Science
     Psychological Methods
     Psychological Science
     Psychology of Sport and Exercise
     Social Psychological and Personality Science

Other Reviewing

     Ad hoc grant reviewer
            U.S.-Israel Binational Science Foundation (2012)
            Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (2010)
            National Science Foundation (2003, 2004)
     Reviewer for commercial publishers
            Oxford University Press (2004)
            Psychology Press (2004)
     Conference Proposal Reviewer
            APA Division 5 (Division of Evaluation, Measurement, & Statistics) (2004, 2006, 2007)
     Dissertation reviewer, Saybrook Graduate School (2001)

PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

Books

Furr, R. M. (in press). Psychometrics: An Introduction (3rd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Miller, C., Furr, R. M., Knobel, A., & Fleeson, W. (Eds.). (2015). Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology.  Oxford University Press New York, NY.

 

Furr, R. M., & Bacharach, V. R. (2013). Psychometrics: An Introduction (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Furr, R. M. (2011). Scale Construction and Psychometrics for Social and Personality Psychology. London, UK: Sage Publications. (Part of the SAGE Library in Social and Personality Psychology Methods).

 

Furr, R. M., & Bacharach, V. R. (2008). Psychometrics: An Introduction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

This book has been translated into Russian (Введение в Психометрику, 2011). In addition, it was featured at the All-Russian Conference "Contemporary Psychodiagnostics in the period of Innovation", which was jointly organized by the Russian Psychological Society, the Federation of Educational Psychologists of Russia, and South Ural State University, September 2010 in Chelyabinsk, Russia).

 

Articles and Chapters

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., Mneimne, M., & Arnold, E. M. (In press). Using basic personality process models to inform the personality disorders: Core momentary stressor-symptom contingencies as basic etiology. To appear in D. R. Lynam & D. Samuel (Eds.) Using Basic Personality Research to Inform the Personality Disorders: Purdue Symposium on Psychological Sciences. Oxford University Press.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (In press).  Persons, situations, and person-situation interactions. To appear in O. P. John & R. W. Robins (Eds.), Handbook of Personality: Theory and Research (4th Edition). Guilford Press.

 

Hartley, A. G. & Furr, R. M. (In press). A profile-based framework for factorial similarity and the congruence coefficient. Journal of Personality Assessment.

 

Helzer, E. G., Barranti, M., Meindl, P. M., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (In press). Once a utilitarian, consistently a utilitarian? Examining principledness in moral judgment via the robustness of individual differences. Journal of Personality.

 

Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., & Jayawickreme, E. (In press). Moral character: Current insights and future directions.  To appear in T. Shackelford & V. Ziegler-Hill (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences.

 

Mneimne, M., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (In press). Differentiating the everyday emotion dynamics of Borderline Personality Disorder from Major Depressive Disorder and Bipolar Disorder. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment.

 

Nave, C. S., Feeney, M. G., & Furr, R. M. (In press). Behavioral observation in the study of personality and individual differences.  To appear in T. Shackelford & V. Ziegler-Hill (Eds.), The SAGE Handbook of Personality and Individual Differences

 

Rogers, K. H., Wood, D., & Furr, R. M. (Accepted for publication). Assessment of similarity and accuracy in dyadic relationships: A guide to best practices. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. (Invited article for special issue, “Data Analytic Issues in Relationship Research”).

 

Barranti, M., Carlson, E. N., & Furr, R. M. (2016). Disagreement about moral character is linked to interpersonal costs. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 806-817.

 

Bolt, T. S, Hampton, R. S., Furr, R. M., Fleeson, W., Laurienti, P., & Dagenbach, D. (2016).  Integrating personality/character neuroscience with network analysis. In J. R. Absher & J. Cloutier (Eds.), Neuroimaging Personality, Social Cognition and Character (pp. 51-70). Elsevier.

 

Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (2016). Do broad character traits exist? Repeated assessments of individuals, not group summaries from classic experiments, provide the relevant evidence. In I. Fileva (Ed.), Character: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. (pp. 231-248). Oxford University Press.

 

Hartley, A.G., Furr, R.M., Helzer, E., Jayawickreme, E., Velasquez, K., & Fleeson, W. (2016). Morality’s centrality in liking, respecting, and understanding others. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 648-657.

 

Law, M. K., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (2016). Using negative emotions to trace the experience of borderline personality pathology: Interconnected relationships revealed in an experience sampling study. Journal of Personality Disorders, 30, 52–70.

 

Wood, D., & Furr, R. M. (2016). The correlates of similarity estimates are often misleadingly positive: The nature and scope of the problem, and some solutions. Personality and Social Psychology Review, 20, 79-99.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., Jayawickreme, E., Helzer, E. G., & Meindl, P. (2015). Personality science and the foundations of character. In C. Miller, R. M. Furr, A. Knobel, & W. Fleeson (Eds), Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology (pp. 41-71). Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

 

Law, M. K., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., Mneimne, M., Jaquett, C., & Fleeson, W. (2015). Does asking frequently and repeatedly about suicide cause harm? A randomized control study. Psychological Assessment, 27, 1171-1181.

 

Meindl, P., Jayawickreme, E., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (2015). A foundation beam for studying morality from a personological point of view: Are individual differences in moral behaviors and thoughts consistent? Journal of Research in Personality, 29, 486-502.

 

Miskewicz, K., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., Law, M. K., Mneimne, M. & Furr, R. M. (2015). A contingency-oriented approach to understanding borderline personality disorder: Situational triggers and symptoms. Journal of Personality Disorders, 29, 486-502.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., & Helzer, E. G. (2014). Character: The prospects for a personality-based perspective on morality. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 8, 178-191.

 

Hawkins, A. A., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. A., Law, M. K.., Mneimne, M. & Fleeson, W. (2014). The structure of Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms:  A multi-method, multi-sample examination. Personality Disorders: Theory, Research, and Treatment, 5, 380-389.

 

Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., Hawkins, A., Barranti, M., Blackie, L. E. R., & Fleeson, W. (2014). Agreement on the perception of moral character. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40, 1398-1710.

 

Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (2014). Virtuous states and virtuous traits: How the empirical evidence regarding the existence of broad traits does not undermine virtue ethics. Theory and Research in Education, 12, 283-308.

 

Wortman, J., Wood, D., Furr, R. M., Fanciullo, J., & Harms, P. D. (2014). The relations between actual similarity and experienced similarity. Journal of Research in Personality, 49, 31-46.

 

Carlson, E. N. & Furr, R. M. (2013).  Resolution for meta-accuracy: Should people trust their beliefs about how others see them? Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4, 419-426.

 

Dougherty, D. M., Mathias, C. W., Dawes, M. A., Furr, R. M., Charles, N. E., Ligouri, A., Shannon, E. E., & Acheson, A. (2013). Impulsivity, attention, memory, and decision-making and among adolescent marijuana users. Psychopharmacology, 226, 307-319.

 

Furr, R. M., & Wood, D. (2013). On the similarity between exchangeable profiles: A psychometric model, analytic strategy, and empirical illustration. Journal of Research in Personality 47, 233-247.

 

Sheftall, A. H., Mathias, C. W., Furr, R. M., & Dougherty, D. M. (2013). Adolescent attachment security, family functioning, and suicidality. Attachment and Human Development, 15, 368-383.

 

Catalino, L. I., Furr, R. M., & Bellis, F. A. (2012). A multilevel analysis of the self-presentation theory of social anxiety: Contextual, dispositional and interactive perspectives. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 361-373.

 

Charles, N. E., Acheson, A., Mathias, C. W., Furr, R. M., & Dougherty, D. M. (2012). Psychopathic traits and their association with adjustment problems in girls. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30, 631-642.

 

Dougherty, D. M., Charles, N. E., Acheson, A., John, S., Furr, R. M., & Hill-Kapturczak, N. (2012). Comparing the detection of transdermal and breath alcohol concentrations during periods of alcohol consumption ranging from moderate drinking to binge drinking. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology, 20, 373-381.

 

Furr, R. M., Fleeson, W., Anderson, M., & Arnold, E. M. (2012). On the contributions of a network approach to personality theory and research. European Journal of Personality, 26, 437-439. (Invited Commentary)

 

Mathias, C. W., Furr, R. M., Sheftall, A. H., Hill-Kapturczak, N., Crum, P., & Dougherty, D. M. (2012). What's the harm in asking about suicidal ideation? Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior,42,341-351.

 

Squire, S. E., Chan, M. D., Furr, R. M., Lowell, D. A., Tatter, S. B., Ellis, T. L., Bourland, J. D., deGuzman, A. F., Munley, M. T., Shaw, E.G. & McMullen, K. P. (2012). Gamma knife radiosurgery in the treatment of tumor-related facial pain. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 90, 145-150.

 

Carlson, E. N., Vazire, S., & Furr, R. M. (2011). Meta-Insight: Do people really know how others see them? Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 101, 831-846.

 

Carlson, E. N., Furr, R. M., & Vazire, S. (2010). Do we know the first impressions we make? Evidence for idiographic meta-accuracy and calibration of first impressions. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1, 94-98.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Arnold, E. M. (2010). An agenda for symptom-based research.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 33, 157.(Commentary)

 

Furr, R. M. (2010).The double-entry intraclass correlation as an index of profile similarity: Meaning, problems, and alternatives. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92, 1-15.

 

Furr, R. M., Wagerman, S.A., & Funder, D.C. (2010). Personality as manifest in behavior: Direct behavioral observation using the revised Riverside Behavioral Q-Sort (RBQ-3.0). In Agnew, C. R., Carlston, D. E., Graziano, W. G., & Kelly, J. R. (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research (pp. 186-204). New York: Oxford University Press.

 

Keeley, J. W., Furr, R. M., & Buskist, W. (2010). Differentiating students’ perceptions of their teachers: Evidence for the reliability and validity of the TBC. Teaching of Psychology, 37, 16-20.

 

Carlson, E. N., & Furr, R. M. (2009). Evidence of differential meta-accuracy: People understand the different impressions they make. Psychological Science, 20, 1033-1039.

 

Dougherty, D. M., Mathias, C. W., Marsh-Richard, D. M., Furr, R. M., Nouvion, S. O., & Dawes, M. A. (2009).  Distinctions in behavioral impulsivity: Implications for substance abuse research.  Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, 8, 61-73.

 

Furr, R. M. (2009). Personality psychology as a truly behavioural science. European Journal of Personality, 23, 369-401. (Target article).

 

Furr, R. M. (2009). The study of behaviour in personality psychology: Meaning, importance, and measurement. European Journal of Personality, 23, 437-453.

 

Furr, R. M. (2009). Profile analysis in person-situation integration. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 196-207. (Invited article for special issue, "Personality and Assessment at Age 40:  Reflections on the Past Person-Situation Debate and Emerging Directions of Future Person-Situation Integration")

 

Gauthier, K. J., Furr, R. M., Mathias, C. W., Marsh, D. M., & Dougherty, D. M (2009). Differentiating impulsive and premeditated aggression: Self and informant perspectives among adolescents with personality pathology. Journal of Personality Disorders, 23, 74-82.

 

Michael, K. D., Furr, R. M., Masters, K. S., Collett, B. R., Spielmans, G. I., Ritter, K., Veeder, M. A., Treiber, K., & Cullum, J. L. (2009). Using the MMPI-2 to predict symptom reduction during psychotherapy in a sample of community outpatients. Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy, 39, 157-163.

 

Furr, R. M. (2008). A framework for profile similarity: Integrating similarity, normativeness, and distinctiveness. Journal of Personality, 76, 1267-1316.

 

Furr, R. M. (2008). A contrast analysis approach to change. Educational Research and Evaluation (Special Issue, Examining Individual Change: Analyzing Longitudinal Data Through Different Growth Models), 14, 335-362.

 

Furr, R. M., Dougherty, D. M., Marsh, D. M., & Mathias, C. W. (2007). Personality judgment and personality pathology: Self-other agreement in adolescents with conduct disorder. Journal of Personality, 75, 629-662.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (2007). Behavioral observation. In R. Robins, C. Fraley, & R. Krueger (Eds). Handbook of Research Methods in Personality Psychology (pp. 273-291). New York: Guilford Press.

 

Mathias, C. W., Furr, R. M., Daniel, S. S., Marsh, D. M., Shannon, E. E., & Dougherty, D. M. (2007). The relationship of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and psychopathy among adolescents.  Personality and Individual Differences, 43, 1333-1343.

 

Furr, R. M. (2005). Differentiating happiness and self-esteem. Individual Differences Research, 3, 105-127.

 

Furr, R. M. (2004). Interpreting effect sizes in contrast analysis. Understanding Statistics: Statistical Issues in Psychology, Education, and the Social Sciences, 3, 1-25.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (2004). Situational similarity and behavioral consistency: Subjective, objective, variable-centered, and person-centered approaches. Journal of Research in Personality, 38, 421-447.

 

Hill, R. W., Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., Kibler. J., Vicente, B. B., & Kennedy, C. (2004). A new measure of perfectionism: The Perfectionism Inventory (PI). Journal of Personality Assessment, 82, 80-91.

 

Schimmack, U., Oishi, S., Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (2004). Personality and life satisfaction: A facet level analysis. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30, 1062-1075.

 

Bacharach, V. R., Baumeister, A., A., & Furr, R. M. (2003). Racial and gender science achievement gaps in secondary education. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 164, 115-126.

 

Furr, R. M., & Rosenthal, R. (2003). Repeated-measures contrasts for "Multiple-pattern" hypotheses. Psychological Methods, 8, 275-293.

 

Furr, R. M., & Rosenthal, R. (2003). Evaluating theories efficiently: The nuts and bolts of contrast analysis. Understanding Statistics: Statistical Issues in Psychology, Education, and the Social Sciences, 2, 45-67.

 

Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., & Nemanick, R. C. (2003). Measurement of dispositional affect: Construct validity and convergence with a circumplex model of affect. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 63, 655-673.

 

Huelsman, T. J., Munz, D. C., & Furr, R. M. (2003). The role of affect as a mediator variable: An application to organizational psychology. Individual Differences Research, 1, 173-188.

 

Reise, S. P., Smith, L., & Furr, R. M. (2001). Measurement invariance on the NEO-PI-R Neuroticism scale. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 36, 83-110.

 

Abraham, P. P., Reddy, L.A., & Furr, R. M. (2000). Adolescents’ and mental health workers’ perceptions of helpfulness in a residential treatment setting. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 17, 55-66.

 

Funder D. C., Furr, R. M., & Colvin, C. R. (2000). The Riverside behavioral q-sort: A tool for the description of social behavior. Journal of Personality, 68, 451-489. RBQ items are available in English, in German, and in Dutch. The RBQ has also been adapted for use with children - Children's RBQ

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (1998). A multi-modal analysis of personal negativity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 74, 1580-1591.

 

Kendzierski, D. A., Furr, R.M., & Schiavoni, J. (1998). Physical activity self-definitions: Correlates and perceived criteria. Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 20, 176-193.

Editors' Notes, Encyclopedia Entries, and Other Publications

Streiner, D. L., Sass, D. A., Meijer, R. R., & Furr, R. M. (2016). STARDing again: Revised guidelines for reporting information in studies of diagnostic test accuracy Journal of Personality Assessment, 98, 559-562. (Editors’ Note)

 

Furr, R. M., Sass, D., Streiner, D. L., & Meijer, R. R. (2015). The statistical developments and applications reference list. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 111-113. (Editors’ Note)

 

Meijer, R. R., Streiner, D. L., Furr, R. M., & Sass, D. (2015). The statistical developments and applications section: An update. Journal of Personality Assessment, 97, 1-2. (Editors’ Note)

 

Miller, C., Furr, R. M. Knobel, A., & Fleeson, W. (2015). Introduction. In C. Miller, R. M. Furr, A. Knobel, & W. Fleeson (Eds). Character: New Directions from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology (pp. 1-16). Oxford University Press, New York, NY.

 

Furr, R. M. (2010). Split-half reliability. In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Design. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Furr, R. M. (2010). Social desirability. In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Design. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Furr, R. M. (2010). Yates’ correction. In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Research Design. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

 

Furr, R. M. (2008). The person-situation debate. In W. A. Darity (Editor in chief), International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences (2nd Ed). Detroit, MI: Macmillan Reference, USA.

 

Furr, R. M. (2008, updated). Effect Sizes and Their Links to Inferential Statistics. Wake Forest University web site. Note: This document is included as a “Resource for Reviewers and Authors” on the Publisher’s web site for the Journal of Personality Assessment

 

Funder, D. C., Donnellan, B., & Furr, R. M. (2007). Instructors’ manual and test item file: The Personality Puzzle (4th Ed.). New York, NY: Norton.

 

Funder, D. C., Furr, R. M., & Spain, J. S., (2004). Instructors’ manual and test item file: The Personality Puzzle (3rd Ed.). New York, NY: Norton.

 

Furr, R. M. (2002). Psychology and astrophysics: Overcoming physics envy. Dialogue, 17, 17. Reprint

 

Funder, D. C., Spain, J. S., & Furr, R. M. (2001). Instructors’ manual and test item file: The Personality Puzzle (2nd Ed.). New York, NY: Norton.

 

Presentations at Professional Meetings

Collier, L., Furr, R. M., Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., & Fleeson, W. (August, 2017). Are Men or Women Better Judges of Moral Character? Poster to be presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

 

Collier, L., Furr, R. M., Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2017). Does acquaintanceship assist in judging moral character?: A contextual diversity approach. Poster presented at the 2017 Biennial Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Sacramento, CA.

 

Heuckeroth, S. A., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2017). Integrating models of personality pathology: The example of BPD. Poster presented at the 2017 Biennial Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Sacramento, CA.

 

Luke, D., Prentice, M., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2017). Lay perceptions of the morally exceptional. Poster presented at the 2017 Biennial Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Sacramento, CA.

 

Collier, L., Furr, R. M., Helzer, E. G., & Barranti, M. (January, 2017). So you think you can judge: The self-proclaimed good judge versus the good judge of moral character. Poster presented at the 18th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Collier, L., Furr, R. M., Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., & Fleeson, W. (November, 2016). Self-Other Agreement on Moral Motivations, Actions and Traits. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Asheville, NC.

 

Hawkins, A., Hartley, A. G. & Furr, R. M. (November, 2016). Are all moral actions judged equally?  Examining factors that shape perceptions of morality. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Asheville, NC. Awarded “Best Data Blitz Presentation” prize by the Society for Southeastern Social Psychologists.

 

Hartley, A. G. & Furr, R. M. (March, 2016). Exploring and evaluating the congruency coefficient as a measure of factor similarity. In R. R. Lee (Chair), Methodological Advances in Personality Assessment. Symposium presented at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Chicago, IL.

 

Mneimne, M., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (February, 2016). Examining the Relationship Between Emotional Dynamics and Autobiographical Recall. Poster presented at the 2016 North Carolina Cognition Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Hartley, A. G., Helzer, E. G., Velasquez, K., Jayawickreme, E., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2016). Morality’s centrality in interpersonal evaluations of liking, respect, and understanding of others. In A. G. Hartley & M. Barranti (Chairs), Understanding the Power of Moral Perception: Advancing Research on the Social Cognition of Morality. Symposium presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

 

Mneimne, M., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2016). Short-Term Trait Change As A Self-Regulatory Mechanism Gone Awry in Borderline personality disorder. In K. McLean & M. Pasupathi (Chairs), Idiographic Approaches to Personality at the levels of Traits, Goals, and Narratives. Symposium presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

 

Velasquez, K. R., Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., Hartley, A. (January, 2016). Careless or malicious? Inattention as a possible source of immoral action. Poster presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

 

Hartley, A. G., Furr, R. M., Helzer, E. G., Jayawickreme, E., Velasquez, K., & Fleeson, W. (October, 2015). The power of morality in interpersonal evaluations of liking, respect, and understanding of others. Paper presented at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Winston Salem, NC.

 

Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (August, 2015). Impressions of Moral Behavior and Motives. Poster presented at 123rd American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.

 

Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2015). Moral Impressions: Examining Motives and Behavior. Poster presented at the 76th annual Canadian Psychological Association Convention, Ottawa, ON.

 

Mneimne, M., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2015). The Everyday Temporal Dynamics of Affect in Borderline Personality Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, and Bipolar Disorder. Poster presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, St. Louis, MO.

 

Mneimne, M., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2015). Self- and Other-Representations in Borderline Personality Disorder. Poster presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, St. Louis, MO

 

Wood, D., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2015). The Nature of Normativeness, and Why it Alters the Meaning of Basic Similarity Coefficients. In J. Biesanz & D. Leising (Chairs), The meaning of normative personality ratings: Substance? Style? Or both? Symposium presented at the 2015 Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, St. Louis, MO.

 

Barranti, M., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2015). Moral Actions and Motives: Agreement on Moral Character. Poster presented at the 2015 Biennial Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, St. Louis, MO.

 

Velasquez, K., Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Hartley, A. (April, 2015). Malicious or Careless? Exploring the Source of Immoral Actions. Paper presented at the 2015 Carolina Research in Social Psychology (CRISP) Conference, Durham, NC

 

Weiss, B., Fleeson, W., Knight, M., Mneimne, M., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (March 2015) Testing the role of daily personality in the association between daily stressors and daily borderline symptoms and emotions in a community and clinical sample. Poster presented at the 3rd annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Boston, MA.

 

Barranti, M., Furr, R. M., Helzer, E. G., & Fleeson, W. (February, 2015). Impressions of moral considerations and actions: An agreement approach. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA

 

Mendrygal, D., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., Mneimne, M., & Fleeson, W. (February, 2015). (Mis)perceptions of daily fluctuations in emotions. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

 

Weiss, B., Knight, M., Fleeson, W., Mneimne, M., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2015) Testing the association between normal personality and borderline personality disorder symptoms, emotions, and stressors at the daily level. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, CA.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Arnold, E. M. (October, 2014). A basic personality model, built on social psychology principles, for elucidating the personality disorders. In W. Fleeson (Chair) The Interface of Psychopathology with Basic Social and Personality Psychology. Symposium presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Columbus, OH.

 

Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. October, 2014). Character through context: Exploring individual differences in "triggers" of immoral behavior. In T. R. Cohen (Chair), Character in Context: Diverse Approaches to the Study of Unethical Behavior. Symposium presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Columbus, OH.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Arnold, E. M., (May, 2014). Using basic personality process models to inform the personality disorders: Core momentary stressor-symptom contingencies as basic etiology. Invited address at the 4th Purdue Symposium on Psychological Sciences Using Basic Personality Research to Inform the Personality Disorders.

 

Mendrygal, D., Law, M. K., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (April, 2014). Retrospective Recall Bias among Self-Reports of Borderline Personality Disorder Symptomology. Poster to be presented at the 2st annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Boston, MA.

 

Weiss, B., Law, M. K., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (April, 2014). Testing the Differential Effect of Childhood Sexual Abuse on Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms and Emotions in a Community Sample. Poster to be presented at the 2st annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Boston, MA.

 

Anderson, R., Costello, C., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2014). Should I or Shouldn’t I: Results from a 10-week longitudinal study on helping behavior explained by empathy, indecisiveness, and situational ambiguity. Paper presented at the Justice & Morality Preconference at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

 

Barranti, M., Hawkins, A., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2014). Self-other agreement on Moral Traits. Poster to be presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX

 

Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., Barranti, M., & Fleeson, W. (February, 2014). Visible virtues: Agreement on perceptions of moral character. To be presented in E. Jayawickreme (Chair), Character Comes Back: New Evidence for Moral Personality. Symposium to be presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

 

Jayawickreme, E., Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (January, 2014).  Virtuous States and Virtuous Traits: How the Empirical Evidence in Personality Science Scaffolds Virtue Ethics and the Study of Character. Paper to be presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of the Jubilee Centre for Character and Values, Oxford, UK.

 

Barranti, M., Hawkins, A., Helzer, E. G., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (November, 2013). Inter-judge consensus on moral traits. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Augusta, GA.

 

Fleeson, W., Miskewicz, K., Furr, R. M., Law, M. K., & Arnold, E. M. (September, 2013). A contingency-oriented approach to explaining borderline personality disorder. Paper presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Research in Psychopathology, Oakland, CA.

 

Allen, X., Furr, R. M., Anderson, M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2013). Language use patterns associated with borderline personality pathology: A qualitative and quantitative analysis. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Charlotte, NC

 

Barranti, M., Furr, R. M., Meindl, P. M., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2013). Resolving moral dilemmas: An individual difference approach. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Charlotte, NC.

 

Law, M. K., Fleeson, W., Arnold, E. M., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2013). A Tangled Web of Events Tidied by Distinct Event-Emotion Contingencies within Borderline Personality Disorder Symptomatology. In A. Wright (Chair), Interpersonal and Affective Dynamics in Personality and its Pathology. Symposium presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Charlotte, NC.

 

Miskewicz, K., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., Anderson, M., Wages, J., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2013). A contingency-oriented approach to understanding borderline personality disorder. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Charlotte, NC.

 

Helzer, E. G., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2013). Visible virtues:  Self/other agreement in the perception of moral character. Presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Providence, RI.

 

Law, M. K., Anderson, M., Fleeson, W. Arnold, E. M., Friedman, J., & Furr, R. M. (April, 2013). Testing the commonness of borderline personality disorder symptoms in a community sample: In-the-moment assessment. Poster presented at the 1st annual meeting of the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders, Boston, MA. (Awarded best poster prize by the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorders)

 

Allen, X., Furr, R. M., Anderson, M., Arnold, E. M., & Fleeson, W. (January, 2013) Language use in the daily lives of people with Borderline Personality Pathology. Poster presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Fleeson, W. & Furr, R. M. (January, 2013). Changing situations changes agreement about behavior. In E. N. Carlson & N. Lawless (Chairs),The dynamic nature of person perception: factors that affect the nature and accuracy of personality impressions. Symposium presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., Fleeson, W., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2013). Contra Hartshone and May, moral behaviors are even more consistent than trait-relevant behaviors. Poster presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Jenkins, A. B., Meindl, P., Jayawickreme, E., Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Hawkins, A. (January, 2013). Morality and personality. Poster presented at the 14th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Jenkins, A. B., Meindl, P., Jayawickreme, E., Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Hawkins, A. (October, 2012). When the truth hurts: How emotional sentiment can override honesty. Poster presented at the 34th annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Gainesville, FL.

 

Blackie, L. E. R., Hawkins, A., & Furr. R. M. (July, 2012). Self-Other Agreement on Moral Traits. In E. Jayawickreme  & D. Gallardo-Pujol (Chairs), Understanding the Heights and Depths of Human Functioning: New Directions in Personality Research. Symposium presented at the 16th European Conference on Personality, Trieste, Italy.

 

Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., Furr, R. M., & Fleeson, W. (July, 2012). Virtuous States and Virtuous Traits: How Personality Saves the Study of Character. In R. M. Blakar (Chair), Values and Virtues. Symposium presented at the 6th European Conference on Positive Psychology, Moscow, Russia.

 

Dougherty, D.M., Cates, S.E., Charles, N.E., Acheson, A., John, S., Furr, R. M., Hill-Kapturczak, N. (June, 2012). Comparing transdermal and breath alcohol concentration readings during periods of alcohol consumption from moderate to binge drinking. Poster presented at the 35th annual meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, San Francisco, CA

 

Fleeson, W. & Furr, R. M. (June, 2012). Does character exist? Whole Trait Theory and reflections on the first Character Project Conference. Paper presented at the Initial Research Conference of the Character Project, Winston-Salem, NC.

 

Jayawickreme, E., Meindl, P., Furr, R.M., & Fleeson, W. (July, 2011). Virtuous states equals virtuous traits: How aggregation saves virtue ethics. In B. Ritchie (Chair), Moral Psychology. Symposium presented at the 2011 joint meeting of the Society for Philosophy and Psychology and the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Montreal, Canada.

 

Chavira, D., Richard, D. M., Hill-Kapturczak, N, Furr, R. M., Ballesteros, K. A., Tong, W., & Dougherty, D. M. (June, 2011). Estimating alcohol consumption using transdermal alcohol monitoring: a viable alternative to self-report. Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Altanta, GA.

 

Dougherty D. M., Ballesteros, K. A., Hill-Kapturczak, N., Furr, R. M., Richard, D. M., (June, 2011). Validating transdermal alcohol monitoring devices for use in alcohol treatment studies. In E. Barnett (Chair), New developments in research with transdermal alcohol sensors: Laboratory, field, and clinical applications. Symposium presented at the 2011 meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Altanta, GA.

 

Richard, D. M., John, S. E., Furr, R. M., Chavira, D., Hill-Kapturczak, N., Ballesteros, K. A., & Dougherty, D. M. (June, 2011). Laboratory-controlled validation of transdermal alcohol concentration as a reliable method for accurately estimating alcohol consumption.  Poster to be presented at the 2011 meeting of the Research Society on Alcoholism, Altanta, GA.

 

Carlson, E. N., Furr, R. M., & Vazire, S. (June, 2011). Confidence and the Accuracy of Meta-Perceptions: Should We Trust Our Beliefs About How Others See Us? In E. N. Carlson & L. J. Human (Chairs), Do you see what I see?  Personality and contextual factors that affect accuracy in personality impressions. Symposium presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Riverside, CA.

 

Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2011). Is there a general ability to judge personality? Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Riverside, CA.

 

Hawkins, A., Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2011). Does behavioral authenticity elicit accurate personality judgments? Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Riverside, CA.

 

Anderson, M., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., Marquette, A., & Fleeson, W. (June, 2011). Assessment of Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms in daily life: Agreement between psychiatric outpatients and close acquaintances. Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Riverside, CA.

 

Wortman, J., Wood, D., Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (June, 2011). Actual and perceived similarity in personality.  Poster presented at the 2011 meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Riverside, CA.

 

Anderson, M., Furr, R. M., Arnold, E. M., Smith, C. P., Hutman, P. J., & Fleeson, W. (January, 2011). The importance of failed identity-regulation in the emotional toxicity of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Poster presented at the Self and Identity preconference at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Barfield, M., Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2011). Does similarity have a role in the personality judgment of parents and friends? Poster presented at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2011). Differential Accuracy of Personality Judgment. Poster presented at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Hawkins, A., Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2011). Relatively low but significant agreement on benevolent traits. Poster presented at the Justice and Morality preconference at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Hummel, A., Fanciullo, J., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2011). Personality Correlates of Authenticity in Parental and Peer Relationships. Poster presented at the 12th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Carlson, E. N., Vazire, S., & Furr, R. M. (November, 2010). Calibration in interpersonal perception: Do people know when their social judgments are accurate? Poster presented at the International Association for Metacognition, St. Louis, MO.

 

Barfield, M., Smith, C. P., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2010). Relationship quality and personality similarity: Differentiating distinctiveness and normativeness.  Poster presented at the 11th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Carlson, E. N., Furr, R. M., & Vazire, S. (January, 2010). Differential meta-accuracy:  People are aware of the relative impressions they make on others.  To presented in C. R. Colvin (Chair), Accurate Self-knowledge. Symposium conducted at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Smith, C. P., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2010). Relational distress associated with sub-clinical personality pathology.  Poster presented at the 11th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

 

Parnitzke, C., Furr, R. M., & Carlson, E. N. (July, 2009). Behavioral manifestation of sub-clinical personality pathology in brief social interactions. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Evanston, IL.

 

Carlson, E. N., Furr, R. M., & Vazire, S. (July, 2009). Differential meta-accuracy: People are aware of the relative impressions they make. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Personality, Evanston, IL.

 

Fleeson, W., Furr, R. M., & Arnold, E. (July, 2009). Using experience-sampling to investigate actual symptom occurrence in the personality disorders. In A. Clifton & D. Leising (Chairs), Personality Disorder Research Beyond Retrospective Questionnaires. Symposium conducted at the 2009 Annual Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, Evanston, IL..

 

Carlson, E. N., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2009). Differential meta-accuracy: People are aware of the differential impressions they make on others. Poster presented at 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL. (Awarded first place in the Society for Personaltiy and Social Psychology Student Poster Award competition.

 

Dougherty, D. M., Mathias, C. W., Dawes, M. A., Richard, D. M., Furr, R. M., Shannon, E. S., and Liguori, A. (December, 2008).  Impulsivity and Information Processing in Adolescent Marijuana Users.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Carlson, E. N., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2008). Measuring meta-accuracy for the big five:  A trait-centered and profile-based approach. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Personality pre-conference of the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM. (Awarded best poster prize by the Association for Research in Personality)

 

Carlson, E. N., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2008). Self-presentational goals and performance: The toxic effects of personality pathology.  Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

 

Carlson, E. N., Nave, C., & Furr, R. M. (February, 2008). Social outcomes of self-ascribed and other-perceived authenticity. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM

 

Tucker, J. N., & Furr, R. M. (October, 2007). Interpersonal values and self-presentational strategies in everyday life situations.  Poster presented at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists.

 

Nouvion, S. O., Dawes, M. A., Furr, R. M., Marsh, D. M., Mathias, C. W., & Dougherty, D. M. (May, 2007). Factor analyses supporting empirical distinction of behavioral measures of impulsivity.  Poster presented at the 19th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC.

 

Schirillo, J. A., Plumhoff, J., Coumas, P., & Furr, R. M. (March, 2007). Mondrian, Eye Movements, and the Oblique Effect. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North Carolina Cognition Conference, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

Carlson, E. & Furr, R. M. (January, 2007). Evaluating a trait profile approach to personality pathology. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Personality pre-conference of the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

 

Catalino, L. I., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2007). An Exploration of Trait-State Interactions with the Need for Relatedness.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

 

Gauthier, K. & Furr, R. M. (January, 2007). Lay-Persons’ Perceptions of Cross-Situational Behavioral Variability: Accuracy, Interpersonal Effects, and Instrumental Effects.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

 

Gauthier, K., Furr, R. M., Mathias, C. W., Dougherty, D. M., & Marsh, D. M.  (January, 2007). NEO Personality Ratings in Adolescents with Conduct Disorder: Comparisons between Those who Display Impulsive versus Premeditated Aggression. Poster presented at the Association for Research in Personality pre-conference of the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN

 

Nave, C.S., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2007). Examining personality judgments from a self-presentational perspective.  Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

 

Furr, R. M. (November, 2006). Social anxiety as a trait and state: A self-presentation approach. In M. Steger (Chair), Personality dynamics: Exploring trait stability, fluctuation, and interactions with experience. Symposium conducted at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists.

 

Rodgers, B. E., & Furr, R. M. (October, 2006). Understanding Consistency in Parenting and Family Systems. Poster to be presented at the 64th Annual Conference of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Austin, TX.

 

Keeley, J. W., Furr, R. M., & Buskist, W. (February, 2006). Differentiating Teacher Quality in TBC Ratings. Poster presented at the 18th Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology

 

Catalino, L. I., Furr, R. M., & Manna, S. J. (January, 2006). A Social Cognitive Approach to the Self-Presentation Theory of Social Anxiety. Poster presented at the 7 th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Nave, C. S., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2006). Development and validation of a social motivation/social efficacy scale. Poster presented at the 7 th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA

 

Catalino, L. I., Furr, R. M., Bellis, F. A., Swanger, B., & Stridh, P. (January, 2006). The Self-Presentation Theory of Social Anxiety: An Interaction Between Impression Motivation and Impression Efficacy. Poster presented at the Personality Pre-conference of the 7 th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

 

Araujo, G., Hill, R.W., Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M. (August, 2005). Perfectionism and positive indices of psychological functioning. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington , D.C.

 

Furr, R. M. (April, 2005). Discussant. In S-K Kim (Chair), Growth Models and Their Applications in Educational and Psychological Research. Symposium conducted at the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Education Research Association, Montréal, Canada.

 

Furr, R. M., Stridh, P. E., & Swanger, R. L. (January, 2005). A social cognitive perspective on social anxiety: Situations influence intra-individual associations among social anxiety person variables. Poster presented at 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Reimer, H. M., & Furr, R. M. (January, 2005). Lay prediction of behavior: Information, judge, and behavior effects. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

Michael, K. D., Campbell, M., Bacharach, V., & Furr, M. (October, 2004). Absent fathers: The impact on kindergarteners' behavior. Poster presented at the Kansas conference in Clinical child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

 

Furr, R. M. & Funder, D. C. (August, 2004). A realistic social approach to personality judgment: Assumptions, assertions, and extensions. In Y-T Lee (Chair), Personality and Person Perception. Symposium conducted at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

 

Woodworth, J. B., Furr, R. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (August, 2004). Chinese and American students' dreams: 1983-1997. Poster presented at the 28th International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, China.

 

Michael, K. D., Furr, R. M., Masters, K. S., Collett, B. R., & Speilmans, G. I. (July, 2004). Predicting clinically significant change in psychotherapy: The utility of the MMPI-2. Poster presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

 

Hill, R.W., Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., Kibler, J., & Vicente, B. B. (May, 2004). Perfectionism Inventory convergence with Multidimensional Perfectionism Scales. Poster presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, Illinois.

 

Reimer, B. A., Bellis, F. A., & Furr, R. M. (April, 2004). Development and initial validation of the Impression Motivation and Efficacy scale. Poster to be presented at the North Carolina Psychological Foundation Student Poster Session, Charlotte, NC.

 

Furr, R. M., & Bellis, F. A. (January, 2004). Situational and interactive effects in the self-presentation theory of social anxiety. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

 

Saunders, K. M., Reimer, H. M., Furr, R. M., Howe, W. M., & Angel, J. D. (January, 2004). The role of persons and situations in lay predictions of behavior: judge and information effects. Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

 

Schmidt, E. A., Furr, R. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (January, 2004). Differential item functioning of positive and negative wording in personality and social assessment: An item response theory analysis Poster presented at the 5th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.

 

Furr, R. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (September, 2003). Affect and immune system functioning. In W. Fleeson (Chair), Using within-person data to obtain new perspectives on classic problems. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Greensboro, NC.

 

Michael, K. D., Hill, R. W., Hudson, M. R. & Furr, R. M. (August, 2003). Group CBT for youth with PTSD: Results from a controlled trial. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada

 

Kim, M., Furr, R. M., & Parke, R. D. (June, 2003). Across Time and Situations in the Middle Childhood Period: Links Between the Stability of Children's Behaviors and their Mental Health Poster presented at the 2003 Conference on Middle Childhood, Washington, DC.

 

Hill, R.W., Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., Kibler, J., & Vicente, B. B. (May, 2003). Factor Analytic Support for a New Measure of Perfectionism. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

 

Manner, S., Hill, R. W., Heulsman, T. J., & Furr, R. M. (May, 2003). Detecting Careless Responding Among Subject Pool Participants. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA

 

Reimer, H. M., Angel, J. D., Howe, W. M., & Furr, R. M. (April, 2003). Lay prediction of behavior: Information preferences and personality correlates. Poster presented at the North Carolina Psychological Foundation Graduate Student Poster Session, Chapel Hill, NC.

 

Furr, R. M., Huelsman, T. J., Schmidt, E. A. (2003, February). An IRT Analysis of the Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS). Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.

 

Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., Nieman, D. C. (2003, February). State Affect and Cytokines (IL-6, IL-8, IL-10) in Marathon Runners. Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA

 

Michael, K. D., Hill, R. W., Hudson, M., L. & Furr, R. M. (2002, October). Adjunctive manualized treatment of sexually traumatized youth in a residential milieu: Preliminary results from a small controlled trial. Poster presented at the Kansas Conference in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, Lawrence, KS.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (2002, February) Similar person - similar behavior. Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (2001, February). Behavioral consistency and situational similarity: A person-centered approach. Paper presented at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (1999, August). Differentiating happiness and self-esteem. Paper presented at the 107th Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

 

Simpkins, S. D., & Furr, R. M. (1999, August). A comparison of methods for analyzing sociometric data. Paper presented at the 107th Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA..

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (1999, May). Personal negativity and the accuracy of interpersonal perception. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Creed, A. T., & Furr, R. M. (1999, May). Two faces of private self-consciousness: Scale construction and validation. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Furr, R. M., & Simpkins, S. D. (1999, April). A reanalysis of sociometric data using the social relations model. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (1999, April). A comparison of Q-sort and Likert rating methods of personality assessment. Paper presented at the 79th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

 

Furr, R. M., Funder, D. C., & Smith, L. (1998, August). Personality types and the five factor model of personality. Paper presented at the 106th Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.

 

Furr, R. M., & Funder, D. C. (1997, August). Inter- and intra-personal correlates of personal negativity. Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 

Furr, R.M., & Funder, D.C. (1996, June). Personality and behavioral correlates of the Beck Depression Inventory. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA.

 

Kendzierski, D. A., & Furr, R. M. (1995, August). Correlates of physical activity identities. Paper presented at the 103rd Annual Meetings of the American Psychological Association, New York, NY.

Invited Colloquia

John Templeton Foundation, February 2014 (with W. Fleeson)

Villanova University, April, 2011

University of Texas at Austin, October, 2009.

University of California at Riverside, September, 2009.

Duke University, November, 2007.

High Point University; February, 2005.

College of William and Mary; February, 2004.

Wake Forest University, January, 2004.

Appalachian State University; March, 2000.

College of William and Mary; February, 2000.

RESEARCH GRANTS

The Beacon Project: Founding a Field of the Morally Exceptional

Templeton Religion Trust

  Role: Project Leader

  Direct Cost/Total Cost: $3,938,451/$4,501,385

  Funding Period: 8/16/15 to 8/15/18

 

The Developing Character Project: Research and Dissemination on the Existence, Nature, and Cultivation of Character

Templeton World Charity Foundation

  Role: Co-Investigator

  Direct Cost $1,046,768

  Funding Period: 8/16/13 to 8/15/15

 

The Character Project: New Frontiers in Psychology, Philosophy, and Theology

John Templeton Foundation

  Role: Co-Investigator

  Direct Cost $3,676,274 

  Proposed Funding Period: 6/01/10 to 8/15/13

  

Binge Drinking: Individual Differences in the Capacity to Alter Drinking Patterns

National Institute of Health (R02-AA-014988-07)

  Role: Co-Investigator

  Direct and Indirect Costs: $2,832,412 ($93,356 to Wake Forest University)

  Funding Period: 5/10 to 3/15

 

Integrating Process and Structure in Borderline Personality Disorder

National Institute of Mental Health  (2R01-MH-070571-04A1), 

  Role: Co-Investigator

  Direct Cost $1,125,000 

  Funding Period: 4/01/10 to 3/31/15

 

Impulsivity and Information Processing in Adolescent Cannabis Abuse

National Institute on Drug Abuse (R21-DA020993)

  Role: Co-Investigator

  Direct Cost $525,000

  Funding Period: 09/25/05 to 08/31/08

 

Behavioral Models of Impulsivity: Alcohol and 5-HT Effects

National Institute for Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (R01-AA-014988)

 Role: Consultant/Co-Investigator

 Direct and Indirect Funds to Reynolda Campus: $42,184

 Support period: 5/05 to 8/07

 

Impulsivity Models: Behavioral Mechanisms

National Institute of Mental Health (R01-MH-63908)

 Role: Consultant/Co-Investigator

 Direct and Indirect Funds to Reynolda Campus: $33,889

 Support Period: 5/05 to 8/06

 

Complementary associations among traits, goals, behavior, and emotion.

University Research Council at Appalachian State University.

 Role: Co-investigator

 Amount: $3,232

 Funding Period: 08/03 to 05/04

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

      Wake Forest University

University
      Member, Committee on Academic Freedom and Responsibility (2014-present)

Graduate School
      Member, Graduate Council (2015-present)
      Member, Doctoral Task Force for Graduate Program Planning (2009)
      Judge, Gradute Student Research Day (2008)

College of Arts and Sciences
      Member, Honor and Ethics Council (2012-2013)
      Member, Strategic Planning Committee (2006-2007)
      Advisor, Lower Division Advising (2005-2007, 2008-2010, 2012-2014)

School of Medicine
      Lecturer, Research Methods and Design Seminar for Residents in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine (three 1-hour lectures)  (Fall, 2006)

Department of Psychology
      Chair, Graduate Studies Committee (2010-2011, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
      Member, Graduate Studies Committee (2004-2010, 2012-2013, 2014-2016)
      Member, Chair’s Advisory Committee (2006-2010, 2015-present)
      Member, Faculty Search Committees (2006-2007, 2009-2010, 2014-2015, 2015-2016)
      Chair, Faculty Search Committee (2010-2011)
      Advisor, Psi Chi (2005-2008)
      Member, Long Range Planning Committee (2007-2010)
      Member, Departmental Review Committee (2005-2006)

   Appalachian State University

College of Arts and Sciences
      Member, Committee on Reassigned Time (2003-2004)

Department of Psychology
      Member, Departmental Personnel Committee (2001-2004)
      Member, Strategic Planning Advisory Committee (2001-2003)
      Member, Teaching Evaluation Committee (2000-2002)
      Member, Textbook Committee (Psychological Measurement, Advanced Research Methods, Personality)

   University of California, Riverside
Coordinator of Social/Personality area brown-bag series (1999-2000)
Graduate Student Representative – UCR Psychology Department (1996-1999)
Web site development – UCR Psychology Department; Riverside Accuracy Project
    Villanova University
Graduate Student Representative – Villanova University Psychology Department (1994-1995)
Vice President, Psi Chi – Villanova University Psychology Department (1994-1995).
Peer Reviewer, Concept: Graduate Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 1995.

 

THESIS SUPERVISION

   Wake Forest University, Masters theses

David Mendrygal (2016)
Savannah Bradley (2016)
Max Barranti (2014)
Xia Allen (2013)
Ashley Hawkins (2012)
Joelle Fanciullo (2011)
Carly P. Smith (2010)
Erika Carlson (2008)
Kris Gauthier (2008)
Lahnna Catalino (2006)
Chris Nave (2006)
   Wake Forest University, Honors theses

Lauren Prince (2011)
Jessica Nathan (2009)
Sarah Manly (2008)
Jenna Tucker (2007)
Kathryn Pittman (2006)
   Appalachian State University, Masters theses

Heather Reimer (2004)
Elizabeth Schmidt (2004)
Fran Bellis (2004)
Brandon Rogers (2003)

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS (Current)

Fellow, APA Division 5 – Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics
Fellow, Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)
Member, Association for Research in Personality (ARP)
Member, Society for Personality Assessment

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Behavioral variability, consistency, and predictability

Social and Personality influences on behavioral variability

Individual Differences in variability/consistency

Situational similarity and personality similarity

Social Anxiety

Intuitive psychology of behavioral prediction

Research methodology and analysis

Repeated measures, techniques for "intra-individual" analysis
Contrast Analysis
Multivariate statistical techniques (eg, Structural Equation Modeling, Hierarchical Linear Modeling)

Personality assessment