Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences
Department of Psychology
Kendell C. Thornton, PhDTeaching Assistant Professor
Office: Rawl 113Phone: 252-328-6498Fax: 252-328-6283E-mail: email@example.com
104 Rawl BuildingDepartment of PsychologyEast Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC 27858-4353
PhD, The University of KansasMS, The University of MontanaBA, The University of Idaho
Research Interests: Dr. Thornton has investigated the cognitive dynamics underlying motivations and emotions related to interactions and relationships between couples. His current research interests include self-esteem, self-concept, and embarrassment within the dynamics of close relationships.
Selected publications in peer refereed journals:
Thornton, K.C. (2012). Relationship Paradox: The spiritual quest for union and freedom. Hauppauge, NY: NOVA Science Publishers, Inc. (Hardcover).
Thornton, K.C. (2007). Relationship closeness and embarrassment. Individual Differences Research, 5, 81-85.
Thornton, K.C. (2004). Self-esteem protection within a close relationship. Individual Differences Research, 2, 184-196.
Thornton, K.C. (2003). When the Source of Embarrassment is a Close Other. Individual Differences Research, 1, 189-200.