JA

Joseph Allen

Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Psychology
Office location and address
485 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Social Relationship Qualities as Predictors of Health & Aging from Adolescence through Early Midlife
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Child Health & Human Develop
July 01, 2018 – June 30, 2023
Emotional diversity and love relationships: Links with attachment orientation and romantic relationship satisfaction
Source: University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
June 01, 2020 – September 01, 2021
AS-PSYC The Connection Project; A Social Intervention to Reduce Drivers of Disparity for Disadvantaged Youth
Source: William T. Grant Foundation
June 01, 2016 – May 31, 2020
AS-PSYC Adolescent peer and family relationship predictors of adult health YR20
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Child Health & Human Develop
July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2018
AS-PSYC Adolescent Peer and Family Relationship Predictors of Adult Health
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Child Health & Human Develop
July 01, 2013 – June 30, 2016
AS-PSYC Adolescent Peer and Family Precursors of Adult Psychosocial Functioning
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Child Health & Human Develop
July 10, 2008 – May 31, 2013
Recasting the Classroom Setting to Promote Acceptance of Youth with ADHD by Peers
Source: U.S. NIH Institute of Mental Health
June 01, 2010 – May 31, 2013
AS-PSYC Recasting the Secondary School Classroom as a Context for Positive Youth Development
Source: William T. Grant Foundation
December 01, 2006 – April 30, 2013
PSYC 3480: Adolescence: Theory and Development
Credits: 3
Course focus: 1) Background and theories of adolescence, 2) contributions to adolescence from: puberty, intellectual growth, and identify formation, 3) contexts of adolescence: the family situation, peer groups, school, and culture, 4) special topics of adolescence; religious, moral, and sexual development, sex roles, career planning (and achievement), disorders (drugs, delinquency, depression, suicide, etc.). Prerequisite: PSYC 2700 or 6 hours in Psychology.
PSYC 3590: Research in Psychology
Credits: 2–3
An original experimental project is undertaken in which each student is responsible for the design and operation of the experiment. S/U grading. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: 14 credits of psychology and instructor permission.
PSYC 4970: Distinguished Major Thesis
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a departmental faculty member. The thesis may be based on empirical research conducted by the student or a critical review or theoretical analysis of existing findings. Prerequisite: Participants in the Distinguished Majors Program in Psychology. Enrollment Requirement: You are required to register for PSYC 3870.
PSYC 4980: Distinguished Major Thesis
Credits: 6
A two-semester course in which the student prepares a thesis under the supervision of a departmental faculty member. The thesis may be based on empirical research conducted by the student or a critical review or theoretical analysis of existing findings. Prerequisite: Participants in the Distinguished Majors Program in Psychology.
PSYC 7450: Psychological Intervention II
Credits: 4
Concludes the problem-focused survey of adult psychotherapy. Provides a survey of therapy focused on relationship issues in the family, including couples therapy, divorce issues, and especially, child and family therapy. Three lecture hours, practicum in supervised intervention. Prerequisite: Instructor permission.
PSYC 7504: Contemporary Issues: Ethics and Clinical Psychology
Credits: 1
Discusses contemporary developments in psychological theory, methods, and research. Prerequisite: Graduate standing in psychology or instructor permission.
PSYC 7725: Affective Aspects of Behavior
Credits: 3
This course will provide students exposure to current knowledge in the area of affect, mood, and emotion, including research on models of emotion and emotion regulation, historical and developmental perspectives on emotion, and prominent measures and methods used to advance understanding of affective sciences. This will include basic research on affect and healthy emotional functioning, along with research on psychopathology and mood disorders.
PSYC 7730: Developmental Aspects of Behavior
Credits: 3
This course will provide students exposure to current knowledge in the area of developmental aspects of behavior, including transitions, growth, and development across an individual's life, along with prominent methods used to advance understanding of developmental processes. This will include basic research on both typical and atypical development across the lifespan.
PSYC 8998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Thesis
Credits: 1–12
For master's research, taken before a thesis director has been selected.
PSYC 9501: Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
Independent laboratory research undertaken with advisor. Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory and can be repeated. Instructor permission required.
PSYC 9998: Non-Topical Research, Preparation for Doctoral Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral research, taken before a dissertation director has been selected.
PSYC 9999: Non-Topical Research
Credits: 1–12
For doctoral dissertation, taken under the supervision of a dissertation director.