Faculty Profile  Faculty ProfileLast Modified Time: 03:24:55 PM Fri, 21 Nov 2014 
 Contact Information
Joshua Hook
Assistant Professor-Psychology
 
Email  Joshua.Hook@unt.edu   
Graduate Faculty Membership Status: Full Membership-Permanent   
toggle toggle  Professional Preparation
 Degree Major/Thesis/Dissertation Institution Year
Ph.D. Counseling Psychology: Dissertation Title: The Effectiveness of Religiously Tailored Couple Counseling Virginia Commonwealth University 2010
M.S. Counseling Psychology: Thesis Title: Forgiveness, Individualism, and Collectivism Virginia Commonwealth University 2007
B.S. Psychology University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 2005
toggle toggle Courses Taught By Semester --- Organized Classes will be uploaded from THECB Data file
SemesterSubjectCourse NumberSectionCourse NameCalculated Semester Credit HoursSyllabus 
Fall 2013PSYC3000001Positive Psychology Download Syllabus
Fall 2012PSYC2600001Interpersonal Behavior Download Syllabus
Fall 2011PSYC2317002Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
Fall 2010PSYC2317001Quantitative Methods Download Syllabus
toggle toggle  Research and Expertise
Positive Psychology
 
I conduct research in the field of positive psychology, primarily in the areas of forgiveness, humility, and religion/spirituality.
toggle toggle Appointments
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)RankDepartment / SchoolCollege / OfficeUniversity / Company
2010-PresentAssistant ProfessorPsychology University of North Texas
toggle toggle Faculty Workload
Duration (YYYY - YYYY)Percentage TeachingPercentage ResearchPercentage Service
2014-2015306010
2013-2014405010
2012-2013405010
toggle toggle Publications
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  YearPublication  Type
2014
Published
Virtue in positive psychology
 
Worthington, E. L., Jr., Lavelock, C., Van Tongeren, D. R., Jennings, D. J. II., Gartner, A. L., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J. N.
Virtues and their vices
Book chapters
2014
Published
Psychotherapy with mainline protestants: Lutheran, Presbyterian, Episcopal/Anglican, and Methodist
 
Worthington, E. L., Jr., Berry, J. D., Hook, J. N., Davis, D. E., Ripley, J. S., & Greer, C. L.
Handbook of psychotherapy and religious diversity
Book chapters
2014
Published
Humility and religion: Benefits, difficulties, and a model of religious tolerance
 
Woodruff, E., Van Tongeren, D. R., McElroy, S., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J. N.
Positive psychology of religion and spirituality across cultures
Book chapters
2014
Published
Religion and spirituality during adulthood
 
Hook, J. N., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., & Wade, N. G.
Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion
Book chapters
2014
Published
Religion and spirituality during older adulthood
 
Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Hook, J. N., & Wade, N. G.
Encyclopedia of Primary Prevention and Health Promotion
Book chapters
toggle toggle Editorships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2012-PresentSexual Addiction and CompulsivityEditorial Board 
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Start DateEnd DatePresentation/Project
2014 2014 Ajibade, O., Hook, J. N., Utsey, S. O., Davis, D. E., & Van Tongeren, D. R.
Racial/ethnic identity, religious commitment, and well-being in African Americans. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association conference, Washington DC, August 8, 2014.
2014 2014 Bloch, J. H., Pieracacos, H. N., Donner, P. J., Ramos, M. J., & Hook, J. N.
Religion/spirituality, health, and well-being. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association conference, Washington DC, August 9, 2014.
2014 2014 Davis, D. E., Owen, J., Jordan, T., Thomas, M., McElroy, S., & Hook, J. N.
Forgiveness of race-related offenses. Paper presented at the International Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta.
toggle toggle External Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2014-2017Does knowledge of science and world religions lead to abstract representations of God?John Templeton Foundation$235,624OtherActive
2014-2016. A Church-Based Humility Intervention Study. Role: ConsultantJohn Templeton Foundation$20,000OtherActive
2014-2015Behavioral Measure of Humility in CouplesJohn Templeton Foundation$246,000OtherActive
2013-2015The development, validation, and dissemination of measures of intellectual humility and humilityJohn Templeton Foundation$1,542,303OtherActive
2013-2015Intellectual humility in religious leadersJohn Templeton Foundation$262,970Principal InvestigatorActive
2010-2015Relational Humility: An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Study of HumilityJohn Templeton Foundation$344,584OtherActive
2013-2014Evaluation of the Potential Impact of a Buddhist Meditation Class on Student Well-BeingUVA Contemplative Sciences Center$25,000OtherCompleted
2012-2014A model of bullying based on gratitude and its effects on social bondsJohn Templeton Foundation$199,813OtherCompleted
toggle toggle Intramural Funding
 Performance PeriodTitleSponsorFundingRoleStatus
2013Developing a non self-report measure of intellectual humilityUniversity of North Texas$5,000OtherCompleted
2013Humility and relationship satisfaction in married couplesUniversity of North Texas$7,500OtherCompleted
2012Cultural humility: Acknowledging the limitations of multicultural competenceUniversity of North Texas$5,000OtherCompleted
2011Cultural Humility: Theory and Measure DevelopmentUniversity of North Texas$7,500Principal InvestigatorCompleted
toggle toggle Peer Reviewer Activities
YearAgency/OrganizationField of Expertise
 Journal of Psychology and ChristianityReligion, Spirituality
 Behavioral Sleep MedicineBehavioral Medicine
 The Counseling PsychologistCounseling
 Journal of Marriage and the FamilyFamily
 Communication ResearchSocial
 Journal of Cross-Cultural GerontologyMulticultural
 Psychology of Religion and SpiritualityReligion, Spirituality
 Journal of Social and Personal RelationshipsSocial Psychology
 Journal of Positive PsychologyPositive Psychology
 Sex Roles: A Journal of ResearchSocial Psychology
 Personality and Mental HealthPersonality
 Journal of Social PsychologySocial Psychology
 Journal of Psychology and TheologyReligion, Spirituality
toggle toggle Teaching
Abnormal Psychology
 
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology

Experimental Methods in Psychology
 
Virginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology

Interpersonal Behavior
 
University of North Texas, Department of Psychology

Multicultural Counseling
 
University of North Texas, Department of Psychology

Positive Psychology
 
University of North Texas, Department of Psychology

Quantitative Methods in Psychology
 
University of North Texas, Department of Psychology

toggle toggle Mentoring/Advising
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Student NameClassificationTypeProject/Thesis/Dissertation
2012-PresentJennifer FarrellCounseling Psychology, University of North TexasGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingHumility and relationship outcomes in couples: The mediating role of commitment
2011-PresentMarci RamosCounseling Psychology, University of North TexasGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingMasturbation and Relationship Satisfaction
2011-PresentSam ReynaCounseling Psychology, University of North TexasGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingApology and Forgiveness in Couples
2010-PresentStephanie WomackCounseling Psychology, University of North TexasGraduate Mentoring/AdvisingSleep Loss and Risk-Taking Behavior
toggle toggle Committees
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)CommitteePositionClassification
2013-PresentExecutive CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2011-PresentFederation CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2010-PresentCounseling CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2011-2014Scholarship CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2013Counseling Admissions CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2011Counseling Admissions CommitteeMemberUniversity of North Texas
2010-2011Faculty SearchMemberUniversity of North Texas
2007-2008Program Task ForceMemberVirginia Commonwealth University
toggle toggle Memberships
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)OrganizationPositionClassification
2009-PresentDivision 17, Society of Counseling PsychologyMember 
2009-PresentDivision 36, Psychology of ReligionMember 
2007-PresentAmerican Association of Christian CounselorsMember 
2005-PresentAmerican Psychological AssociationMember 
2005-PresentChristian Association of Psychological StudiesMember 
toggle toggle Honors and Recognitions
YearTitleHonoring Organization
2014Pine Briggs Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution: Religious Coping, Coping Resources, and Depressive Symptoms: Test of a Mediational ModelCounseling and Values
2010Outstanding Graduate Student Award-Runner UpDivision 17 Council of Counseling Psychologists Training Programs
2010Resident/Fellow Research Poster Award for Outstanding Implementation and PresentationUniversity of Virginia, Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
2009Outstanding Counseling Graduate Student AwardVirginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology
2009Corazzini Award for Therapeutic Group WorkVirginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services
2009Student Award for Outstanding Paper Winner and for Excellence in Research and ScholarshipChristian Association of Psychological Sciences National
2008Student Award for Outstanding Paper Winner and for Excellence in Research and ScholarshipChristian Association of Psychological Sciences East
2008Graduate Student Teaching AwardVirginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology
2008Outstanding Performance in the area of Student Mental Health OutreachVirginia Commonwealth University, University Counseling Services
2007Outstanding Master's Degree StudentVirginia Commonwealth University, Department of Psychology
2007Academic Excellence Award-MastersPhi Kappa Phi
2007Student Award for Outstanding Paper Winner and for Excellence in Research and ScholarshipChristian Association of Psychological Sciences East
2005Bronze TabletUniversity of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
toggle toggle Field Experience
Duration (YYYY - YYYY or Present)Company/OrganizationPosition
2011-2012Sante Center for Healing, Argyle, TXResearch Investigator
2009-2010University of Miami Counseling Center, Coral Gables, FLPredoctoral Intern
2008-2009University of Virginia Center for Addiction Research and Education, Richmond, VAPsychology Trainee
2007-2009University Counseling Services, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VAPsychology Trainee
2006-2007Center for Psychological Services and Development, Richmond, VAPsychology Trainee
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