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Dana Weiser, Ph.D.
Dana Weiser, Ph.D.
Human Development and Family Studies
(806)834-4912 - Room 507J
dana.weiser@ttu.edu
SMITTEN Member

University of Nevada, Reno 2012

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Family Studies

Interests:

Infidelity, family patterns in romantic relationships, self-efficacy, sexual health, and pedagogical issues.

Selected Publications:

Weiser, D. A., Weigel, D. J., Lalasz, C. B., & Evans, W. P. (in press). Family background and propensity to engage in infidelity. Journal of Family Issues.

Parent, M. C., Weiser, D. A., & McCourt, A. (2014)."So what are you?": Inappropriate interview questions for psychology doctoral and internship applicants. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, online first.

Weiser, D. A., Lalasz, C. B., Weigel, D. J., & Evans. W. P. (2014). A prototype analysis of infidelity. Personal Relationships, 21, 655-675.

Weigel, D. J., & Weiser, D. A. (2014). Commitment messages communicated in families of origin: Contributions to relationship commitment attitudes. Communication Quarterly, 62, 536-551.

Weiser, D. A., & Weigel, D. J. (2014). Testing a model of communication responses to relationship infidelity. Communication Quarterly, 62, 416-435.

Jones, D. N., & Weiser, D. A. (2014). Differential infidelity patterns among the Dark Triad. Personality and Individual Differences, 57, 20–24.

Riggio, H. R., Weiser, D. A., Valenzuela, A. M., Lui, P., Montes, R., & Heuer, J. (2013). Self-efficacy in romantic relationships: Prediction of relationship attitudes and outcomes. The Journal of Social Psychology, 153, 629-650.

Riggio, H. R., Weiser, D. A., Valenzuela, A. M., Lui, P., Montes, R., & Heuer, J. (2011). Initial validation of a measure of self-efficacy in romantic relationships. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 601-606.

Weiser, D. A., & Miller, M. K. (2010). Barack Obama v. Bristol Palin: Why the President’s sex education policy wins. Contemporary Justice Review, 13, 411-424.

Weiser, D. A., & Riggio, H. R. (2010). Family background and academic achievement: Does self-efficacy mediate outcomes? Social Psychology of Education, 13, 367-383.

Riggio, H. R., & Weiser, D. A. (2008). Attitudes toward marriage: Embeddedness and outcomes in personal relationships. Personal Relationships, 15, 123-140.