Eugene Wang, Ph.D.
Phone: (806) 834-3787
- B.S., Psychology, East Texas State University
- M.S., Psychology, East Texas State University
- Ph.D., Psychology, Texas A&M-Commerce
Areas of Expertise
- Disruptive and violent behavior: Risk assessment and interventions
- Statistical modeling techniques (structural equation modeling and machine learning)
- Psychometrics, including item rsponse theory (IRT) and adaptive testing
- Multi-tiered systems of support: e.g., Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports (PBIS) and Response to Intervention (RtI)
* Denotes current or former student
*Gerber, W., *Hune, N., Kimball, T., & Wang, E. W. (In Press). Tangible and intangible values of a CRP: A benefit-cost analysis. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly
*Bradshaw, S., Wang, E. W., *Meeks, S. F., *Chrobach, K., *Hirsch, S., & *Goad, C. (In Press). Alcohol and drug use screening among justice-involved persons. Alcohol Treatment Quarterly.
DeLucia, P. R., Woods, A. L., Kim, J.-H., Nguyen, N., Wang, E. W., & Yang, J. (2021). Learning to become researchers: Lessons learned from a Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program focused on research in the psychological sciences with real-world implications. Scholarship and Practice of Undergraduate Research, 4(4), 10-22.
Sprague, J., Jolivette, K., & Boden, L. J., & Wang, E. W. (2020). Implementing Positive Behavior Supports in Juvenile Corrections Settings: Results of an evaluation study. Remedial and Special Education, 4(2), 70-79.
*Whisner, S. M., Geddie, J. M., Sechrist, D., & Wang, E. (2019). Examination of potential factors to predict fieldwork performance: A program evaluation project. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education, 3(1), 6. https://doi.org/10.26681/jote.2019.030106
*Whisner, S. M., Wang, E. W., Sechrist, D., & Geddie, J. M. (In Press). Examination of potential factors to predict fieldwork performance: A program evaluation project. Journal of Occupational Therapy Education.
*Lambert, M. C., *Johnson, L. E., & Wang, E. W. (2017). The impact of Family Team Meetings on removals: Evidence from structural equation modeling. Children and Youth Services Review, 78, 89-92.
Little, T. D., Wang, E. W., & *Gorrall, B. K. (2017). The past, present, and future of developmental methodology. In N. A. Card (Ed.), Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, 82(2), 122-139.
*Joung, H.-W., Choi, E.-K., & Wang, E. W. (2016). Effects of perceived quality and perceived value of campus foodservice on customer satisfaction: Moderating role of gender. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, 17, 1-13.
* Bradshaw, S. D., Shumway, S. T., Wang, E. W., Harris, K. S., & Smith, D. (2016). Family functioning and readiness in family recovery from addiction. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, 11(1), 21-41.
*Bradshaw, S. D., Shumway, S. T., Wang, E. W., & Harris, K. S., Smith, D. G., & Austin, H. (2015). Hope, readiness, and coping in family recovery from addiction. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, 10(4), 313-336. 3
*Bradshaw, S. D., Shumway, S. T., Wang, E. W., & Harris, K. S. (2015). Addiction and the mediation of hope on craving, readiness, and coping. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, 9(4), 294-312.
Scheuermann, B. K., Nelson, C. M., Wang, E. W., & *Bruntmyer, T. (2015). Monitoring process and outcomes for Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports in residential settings: Better uses of data. Residential Treatment of Children and Youth, 32, 266-279.
* Wei, T., Barnard-Brak, L., Wang, E. W., Sadikova, A. N., & Sodikov, D. (2015). Exploring graduate students' attitudes towards team research and their scholarly productivity: A survey guided by the Theory of Planned Behavior. International Journal of Doctoral Studies, 10, 10-17.
*Griffin, L. K., Wang, E. W., & Hart, M. A. (2014). Measuring fitness actions and dispositions toward physical activity: Validation of a self-report instrument. The Physical Educator, 71(1), 1-15.
*Johnson, L. E., Wang, E. W., Gilinsky, N., He, Z., Carpenter, J. C., Nelson, C. M., & Scheuermann, B. K. (2013). Youth outcomes following implementation of universal SWPBIS strategies in Texas secure juvenile facilities. Education and Treatment of Children, 36(3), 135-145.
Sprague, J. R., Scheuermann, B. K., Wang, E. W., Nelson, C. M., Jolivette, K., & Vincent, C. (2013). Adopting and adapting PBIS for secure juvenile justice settings: Lessons learned. Education and Treatment of Children, 36(3), 121-134.
Scheuermann, B. K., Duchaine, E. L., *Bruntmyer, D. T., Wang, E. W., Nelson, C. M., & Lopez, A. K. (2013). An exploratory survey of perceived value of coaching activities to support PBIS implementation in secure juvenile correctional facilities. Education and Treatment of Children, 36(3), 147-160.
Hamman, D., Wang, E. W., & Burley, H. (2013). What I expect and fear next year: Measuring new teachers' possible selves. Journal of Education for Teaching, 39(2), 222-234.
*Jackson, J. P., *Whisner, S. M., & Wang, E. W. (2013). A predictor model for discharge destination in inpatient rehabilitation patients. American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 92(4), 343-350.
Wang, E. W., *Lambert, M. C., *Johnson, L. E., Boudreau, B., Breidenbach, R., & Baumann, D. (2012). Expediting permanent placement from foster care systems: The role of Family Group Decision-Making. Children and Youth Services Review, 34(4), 845-850.
Scheuermann, B. K., Nelson, C. M., Wang, E. W., & Turner, M. (2012). A state model for PBIS 4 in secure juvenile corrections: Planning and early intervention. Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions, 14, 1-4.
McCrary, D., Lechtenberger, D. A., & Wang, E. W. (2012). The effect of schoolwide positive behavioral supports on children in impoverished rural community schools. Preventing School Failure: Alternative Education for Children and Youth, 56(1), 1-7.
*Cochran, D. B., Wang, E. W., *Stevenson, S. J., *Johnson, L. E., & Crews, C. (2011). Adolescent occupational aspirations: Test of Gottfredson's theory of circumscription and compromise. Career Development Quarterly, 59, 412-427.
Baumann, D. J., Grigsby, C., Sheets, J., Reid, G., Graham, J. C., Robinson, D., Holoubek, J., Farris, J., Jeffries, V., & Wang, E. W. (2011). Concept-guided risk assessment: Promoting prediction and understanding. Children and Youth Services Review, 33, 1648-1657.
*Horner, S. B., Fireman, G. D., & Wang, E. W. (2010). The relation of student behavior, peer status, race, and gender to decisions about school discipline using CHAID decision trees and regression modeling. Journal of School Psychology, 48(2), 135-161. [Co-winner of the Journal of School Psychology article of the year.]
*Dempsey, J., Fireman, G., & Wang, E. W. (2006). Transitioning out of peer victimization: Victim's level of relational aggression. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 28(4), 273-282.
Diamond, P. M., Wang, E. W., & *Buffington-Vollum, J. (2005). Factor structure of the BussPerry Aggression Questionnaire (BPAQ) with mentally ill male offenders. Criminal Justice and Behavior, 32(5), 546-564.
Fireman, G., *Hutcherson, S., *Chilton, A., & Wang, E. W. (2002). Predicting school disciplinary problems: The validity of peer nomination measures. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. CG032044).
Diamond, P. M., Wang, E. W., *Smith, J. L., Holzer, C. E., III, Cruser, d. A., & Thomas, C. R. (2001). The prevalence of mental illness in prison: Review and policy implications. Administration & Policy in Mental Health, 29(1), 21-40.
Wang, E. W., Owens, R. M., *Long, S. A., Diamond, P. M., & *Smith, J. L. (2000). The effectiveness of rehabilitation for persistently violent male prisoners. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 44(4), 505-514.
Wang, E. W., & Diamond, P. M. (1999). Empirically identifying factors related to violence risk in corrections. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 17, 377-389. 5
Rogers, R., Sewell, K. W., Cruise, K. R., Wang, E. W., & Ustad, K. L. (1998). The PAI and feigning: A cautionary note on its use in forensic-correctional settings. Assessment, 5, 399-405.
Wang, E. W., Rogers, R., Giles, C. L., Diamond, P. M., Herrington-Wang, L. E., & Taylor, E. R. (1997). A pilot study of the Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI) in corrections: Assessment of malingering, suicide risk, and aggression in male inmates. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 15, 1-14.