Kevin Carlson

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Department: Psychology

Office Address: Steele 119

Office Phone: (909) 607-4686


Academic History

  • B.S. (Psychology) - University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
  • M.A. (Developmental Psychology) - Cornell University
  • Ph.D. (Developmental Psychology) - University of California, Santa Cruz

Areas of Expertise

  • Intersection of Developmental, Personality, & Clinical Psychology.
  • Romantic Attachment
  • Narcissism
  • Adolescent Development
  • Risk-Taking
  • Substance Use & Abuse
  • Dogmatic Thinking

Selected Research and Publications

  • Tanaka, Y., & Carlson, K. S. (2012). An international comparison of the effect of work-integrated learning on academic performance: A statistical evaluation of WILs in Japan and Hong Kong. Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 13(2), 77-88.
  • Carlson, K. S., & Gjerde, P. F. (2009). Preschool personality antecedents of narcissism in adolescence and young adulthood: A 20-year longitudinal study. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 570-578.
  • Gjerde, P. F., Onishi, M., & Carlson, K.S. (2004). Personality characteristics associated with romantic attachment: A comparison of interview and self-report methodologies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(11), 1402-1415.