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Dr. Anthony J. Stahelski

Professor of Psychology

Ph.D. University of California at Los Angeles
M.A. University of California at Los Angeles
B. A. University of California at Los Angeles

Office: Psychology Building Room 453
Phone: (509)-963-2368

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Research Interests

  • Small Group Behavior
  • Workteams
  • Leadership
  • Cults, Extremist Groups, and Terrorist Groups
  • Facial Factors and Personality Research

Utilizing online survey and laboratory research formats, Dr. Radeke and Dr. Stahelski are examining personality inferences based on facial factor variables such as; facial expression, facial structure, attractiveness, age, gender, and race.  Interested students are encouraged to contact Dr. Radeke (, Psychology building room 459) or Dr. Stahelski (, Psychology building room 453).

Selected works:

  • Radeke, M., & Stahelski, A. (2015). You’re smiling, you must be an extrovert: The use of  photographs to assess facial expressions and personality traits. National Social Science Journal, 44(1), 48-61.
  • Stahelski, A., & Radeke, M. (2015, April). Facial expressions and inference groupings. Western Psychological Association in Las Vegas, NV.
  • Radeke, M., & Stahelski, A. (2015, March). The assessment of personality traits using facial expressions: What do we infer about happy, sad and angry faces?  Rocky Mountain Psychological Association in Boise, ID.
  • Stahelski, A. (2012). Statistics for the statistically challenged: The statistical concepts you need to understand to pass a statistics course. Create Space,  
  • Stahelski, A., & Patch, M. (2008). Dark conversions: Transforming normal individuals into sociopathic killers. National Social Science Press.
  • Stahelski, A. (2006) [Review of the book Terror in the name of God, by Jessica Stern]. Cultic Studies Review, 5(1).
  • Stahelski, A., Schepman, S., Bennett, S., & Owens, M. (2004). Using feedback to improve human performance in a correctional setting. Review of Business Research, 3(1), 88-94.
  • Stahelski, A. (2004, March 15th). Terrorists are made, not born: Creating terrorists using social psychological conditioning. The Online Journal of Homeland Security.