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Psychology

College of the Sciences

Susan Lonborg

Professor of Psychology
Distinguished University Professor


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, The Ohio State University
M.A., The Ohio State University
B.A., Whitworth College

Certificate in Human Research Ethics, University of Washington School of Medicine (June, 2000)

Office: Psychology Bdlg, Room 394
E-Mail: lonborg@cwu.edu

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Susan_Lonborg


Courses typically taught at CWU:

  • PSY 101 - General Psychology
  • PSY 415/515 - Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology
  • PSY 438/538 - Substance Abuse and Dependence
  • PSY 430/530 - Positive Psychology
  • PSY 555 - Design and Statistical Analysis for Applied Research
  • PSY 558 - Advanced Statistics

General areas of interest: Health psychology, substance abuse, clinical and research ethics, career development, gender, social networking

Selected works:

  • Rae, J. R., & Lonborg, S. D. (2015). Do motivations for using Facebook moderate the association between Facebook use and psychological well-being. Frontiers in Psychology, 1-9.
  • Rae, J. R., & Lonborg, S. D. (2012, August). Health promoting behaviors and well-being of undergraduate Facebook users.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Lonborg, S. D., & Lyons, T. L. (2012, August).  Building stronger communities: Heterosexual allies for LGBT children and families.  In Working with and Advocating for LGBT Children, Youth, and Families. Conversation hour presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Lyons, T. L., Lonborg, S. D., & Gabriel, K. L. (2012, August). Social factors in the mental health and success of LGBT members of a rural university community.  Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
  • Schwartz, T., & Lonborg, S. D.  (2011). Telepsychology and security management. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 42(6), 419-425.
  • Gabriel, K. I., Hong, S. M., Chandra, M., Lonborg, S. D., & Barkley, C. L. (2010). Gender differences in the effects of acute stress on spatial ability. Sex Roles, 63. doi: 10.1007/21119901098770

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