Nathaniel A. Vietor

 

 

Education:

 

Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Houston, 2001

-Stella Ehrhardt Memorial Fellowship 1996

-Finalist for the 1999-2000 University of Houston Teaching Excellence Award

 

M.A., General Psychology, East Tennessee State University, 1996

 

B.A., Psychology, Miami University (OH), 1993

-Honors Program, 1989-1992

 

Courses Taught as Primary Instructor:

 

East Carolina University

     Introduction to Psychology

     Social Psychology (Graduate and Undergraduate)

     Ethnocultural Influences on Personality

     Experimental Psychology

 

University of Houston:

        Cultural Psychology

 

East Tennessee State University:

        Introduction to Psychology

        Advanced General Psychology Lab

 

Teaching Assistantships:

 

        Cultural Psychology

        Abnormal Psychology

        Introduction to Psychology

 

Relevant Work Experience:

 

        Youth Job Training Advisor

Responsibilities included assessment and referral, conducting orientation for prospective employees, case management and job training for underprivileged youth, and payroll/fiscal management.

Mercer County (OH) J.T.P.A.; Director Susan Cubberly

        Summers, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994

 

Doctoral Dissertation:

 

            Vietor, N. A. (2001).  Understanding Smoking Relapse from an Implicit Theories Framework.  Doctoral dissertation defended and approved, University of Houston.

 

Research Publications and Papers:

 

            Knee, C. R., Patrick, H., Vietor, N.A., & Neighbors, C. (2004).  Implicit theories of relationships: Moderators of the link between conflict and commitment.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(5), 617-628.

 

Neighbors, C., Vietor, N. A., & Knee, C. R. (2002).  A motivational model of driving anger and aggression.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(3), 324-335.

 

            Knee, C. R., Nanayakkara, A., Vietor, N. A., Neighbors, C. T., & Patrick, H. (2001). Who cares if relationship partners are less than ideal?  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27(7), 808-819.

 

            Knee, C. R., Neighbors, C. T., & Vietor, N. A. (2001).  Self-Determination Theory as a framework for understanding road rage.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31(5), 889-904.

 

Knee, C. R., Patrick, H., Vietor, N. A., Nanayakkara, A., & Neighbors, C. (2002).  Self-determination as growth motivation in romantic relationships.  Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28(5), 609-619.

 

Bailey, R. C., & Vietor, N. A. (1996).  A religious female who engages in casual sex: Evidence of a boomerang effect.  Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 24(3), 215-219.

 

Vietor, N. A. (1996).  Does race influence white subjectsí attributions of guilt and legal responsibility in a rape case?  Unpublished masterís thesis, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN.

 

Research Presentations:

 

            Vietor, N. A., & Fernandes, E. (2005).  Self-determination theory and the willingness to engage in lesbian behavior.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

 

            Vietor, N. A., & Knee, C. R. (2002).  Implicit theories of smoking in daily life.  Poster  presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Savannah, GA.

 

            Vietor, N. A. (2001).  Perceptions of conflict: Not a simple black and white issue.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Network on Personal Relationships, Prescott, AZ.

 

            Vietor, N. A., & Knee, C. R. (2001).  Implicit theories of smoking behavior.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

 

Knee, C.R., Patrick, H.P., & Vietor, N.A. (2002, January). Implicit theories of relationships: Moderators of how conflict changes commitment.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of Social Psychologists in Texas, Waco, TX.

 

Knee, C.R., Nanayakkara, A., Vietor, N. A., & Neighbors, C. (1999, June).
Implicit theories of relationships: Who cares if romantic partners are less than ideal?  Paper presented at the International Network on Personal Relationships, Louisville, KY.

          Knee, C. R., Neighbors, C., & Vietor, N. A. (1999, January).  Motivational
orientations, driving anger, and aggressive driving behavior.
  Paper presented at the annual meeting of Social Psychologists in Texas, Austin, TX.

Vietor, N. A., & Knee, C. R. (1998).  The Carla Faye Tucker case: The effects of implicit theories of morality on punitive judgements.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, Houston, TX. (Honorable Mention)

 

Bailey, R. C., & Vietor, N. A. (1996).  A religious female who engages in casual sex: Evidence of a boomerang effect.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Norfolk, VA.

 

Ad Hoc Editorial Journal Reviews:

 

            Journal of Social and Personal Relationships