Associate Professor
Scarfe Library Block 298


Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 2011, Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Kansas, 2009, Ph.D.
York College of Pennsylvania, 2003, B.S.

Scholarly Interests:

Social support’s impact on mental health & well-being; what facilitates help seeking; predictors of suicide; the process and outcome of group and individual psychotherapy; trauma, stress, & coping; veteran & military populations; quantitative research methods; and career-related decision making.

Selected Publications:

Cox, D. W., Krieshok, T. S., Bjornsen, A. L., & Zumbo, B. D. (in press). The Occupational Engagement Scale-Student: Development and initial validation. Journal of Career Assessment. doi:10.1177/1069072714523090

Cox, D. W., & Owen, J. J. (in press). Validity evidence for a perceived social support measure in a population health context. In B. D. Zumbo & E. K. H. Chan (Eds.). Validity and Validation in Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. New York: Springer.

Cox, D. W., Westwood, M. J., Hoover, S. M., Chan, E. K. H., Kivari, C. A., Dadson, M. R., & Zumbo, B. D. (2014). Evaluation of a group intervention for veterans who experienced military-related trauma. International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 3, 367-380. doi:10.1521/ijgp.2014.64.3.367

Cox, D. W. (2014). Gender differences on professional consultation for a mental health concern: A Canadian population study. Canadian Psychology, 55(2), 68-74. doi:10.1037/a0036296

Ghahramanlou-Holloway, M., Cox, D. W., & Greene, F. N. (2012). Post-admission cognitive therapy: A brief intervention for psychiatric inpatients admitted after a suicide attempt. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 19, 233–244. doi:10.1016/j.cbpra.2010.11.006

Cox, D. W., Ghahramanlou-Holloway, M., Greene, F. N., Bakalar, J. L., Schendel, C. L.,  Nademin, E., Jobes, D., Englert, D., & Kindt, M. (2011). Suicide in the United States Air Force: Risk factors communicated before and at death. Journal of Affective Disorders, 133, 398–405. doi:10.1016/j.jad.2011.05.011

Courses Taught:

CNPS 574 Career Development
CNPS 584 Program Evaluation
CNPS 508 Trauma Psychology
CNPS 669 Research in Counselling Psychology