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Dr. Wesley D. Allan

Dr. Wesley D. Allan

Associate Professor

Office: 1439 - Physical Science
Phone: 217-581-6611
Email: wallan@eiu.edu

Frequently Taught Courses

Advanced Psychopathology, Group Psychotherapy, Psychotherapy, & Family Therapy.

 

Education

B.S., University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1992
M.A., University of Nevada at Las Vegas, 1995
Ph.D., University of Missouri, 2002



Research

Child social anxiety (focusing on relevant cognitive styles and family factors); Adult social anxiety (focusing on public speaking and test anxiety).


Recent Thesis Projects

Social Anxiety and Problematic Drinking in College Students: The Influence of Alcohol Expectancies and Gender

Children’s Emotion Regulation and Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms

Differential Predictors of Relational and Overt Aggression in Outpatient Youth

Relational and Overt Aggression in a Camp Setting: Links to Beliefs about Aggression, Emotion Regulation, Prosocial Behavior, Isolation, and Loneliness

Helicopter Parenting of College-Aged Students: Links to Self-Efficacy and Anxiety


 

Selected Publications

Stowell, J.R., & Allan, W.D. (in press). Emotions experienced by students taking online and classroom
   quizzes. Journal of Educational Computing Research.

Stowell, J.R., & Allan, W.D. (2012). Cybertesting behavior. In Z. Yan (Ed.), Encyclopedia of cyber behavior.
   IGI Global.

Gazelle, H., Workman, J.O., & Allan, W. (2010). Anxious solitude and clinical disorder in middle childhood:
   Bridging developmental and clinical approaches to childhood social anxiety. Journal of Abnormal Child
   Psychology, 38. 1-17.
 
Silvia, P. J., Allan, W. D., Beauchamp, D. L., Maschauer, E. L., & Workman, J. O. (2006). Biased recognition
   of happy facial expressions in social anxiety. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 25, 585-602.



Selected Conference Presentations

Allan, W.D., & Kuhn, J. (2011, May). Are social anxiety and depressive symptoms related to alcohol expectancies and problem drinking? Paper session presented at the annual meeting for the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.
 
Allan, W.D., & Trtanj, S. (2011, May). Rumination and worry in college students: Overlap and relation to social anxiety. Paper session presented at the annual meeting for the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

Fuelling, C., & Allan, W.D. (2011, May). Relational and overt aggression in a camp setting: Links to beliefs about aggression, emotion regulation, loneliness, and prosocial behaviors. Paper session presented at the annual meeting for the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.
 
Karsai, M., & Allan, W.D. (2011, May). Children’s emotion regulation and its link to social anxiety, generalized anxiety, and depressive symptoms. Paper session presented at the annual meeting for the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.
 


Recent Thesis Projects

Social Anxiety and Problematic Drinking in College Students: The Influence of Alcohol Expectancies and Gender

Children’s Emotion Regulation and Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, and Depressive Symptoms

Differential Predictors of Relational and Overt Aggression in Outpatient Youth

Relational and Overt Aggression in a Camp Setting: Links to Beliefs about Aggression, Emotion Regulation, Prosocial Behavior, Isolation, and Loneliness

Helicopter Parenting of College-Aged Students: Links to Self-Efficacy and Anxiety


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