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Wade C. Rowatt, Ph.D.

Professor & Ph.D. Graduate Program Director
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience
Baylor University
One Bear Place #97334
Waco, TX 76798-7334
Phone: 254-710-2961
Fax: 254-710-3033
Email: Wade_Rowatt[insert at symbol here]Baylor.edu

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Experimental (Social) Psychology, University of Louisville, 1997
M.A. in Experimental (Social) Psychology, University of Louisville, 1993
B.A. in Psychology & Philosophy, William Jewell College (Liberty, MO), 1991
Specialization: Social-Personality Psychology
Thesis & Dissertation Advisor: Michael R. Cunningham, Ph.D.

EXTRAMURAL GRANTS

$248,875 - John Templeton Foundation/Biola University (P.I., Measurement and potential benefits of intellectual humility), 2013-15.

$126,641 - John Templeton Foundation (P.I., The positive psychology of humility), 2005-2009.

PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

Humility

LaBouff, J. P., Rowatt, W. C., Johnson, M. K., Tsang, J., & McCullough+, G. (2011). Humble people are more helpful than less humble persons: Evidence from three studies. Journal of Positive Psychology. - PDF

Peters, A., Rowatt, W.C., & Johnson, M.K. (2011). Associations between dispositional humility and social relationship quality. Psychology, 2, 155-161. - PDF

Johnson, M. K., Rowatt, W. C., Petrini, L. (2011). A new trait on the market: Honesty-humility as a unique predictor of job performance. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 857-862. - PDF

Powers, C., Nam, R., Rowatt, W. C., Hill, P. (2007). Associations between humility, spiritual transcendence, and forgiveness. In R. Piedmont (Ed.), Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (pp. 74-94). Herndon, VA: Brill Academic Publishers. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Powers, C., Targhetta, V., Comer, J., & Kennedy, S. (2006). Development and initial validation of an implicit measure of humility relative to arrogance. Journal of Positive Psychology, 1, 198-211. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Ottenbreit, A., Nesselroade, K. P., & Cunningham, P. (2002). On being holier-than-thou or humbler-than-thee: A social psychological perspective on religiousness and humility. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 41, 227-237. - PDF

Psychology of Religion

Fergus, T. A. & Rowatt, W. C. (2014). Personal uncertainty strengthens associations between scrupulosity and both moral appraisals of intrusive thoughts and beliefs God is upset with sins. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 33, 51-74.- PDF

Shen, M. J., Yelderman, L., Haggard, M. C., & Rowatt, W. C. (2013). Disentangling the belief in God and cognitive rigidity/flexibility components of religiosity to predict racial and value-violating prejudice: A post-critical belief scale analysis. Personality and Individual Differences, 54, 389-395. - PDF

Johnson, M. K., Rowatt, W. C., & LaBouff, J. P. (2012). Religion and prejudice revisited: In-group favoritism, out-group derogation, or both? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 4, 154-168. - PDF

Johnson, M.K., Rowatt, W.C., LaBouff, J., Patock-Peckham, J., & Carlisle, R.D. (2012). Facets of right-wing authoritarianism mediate the relationship between religious fundamentalism and attitudes toward Arabs and African-Americans. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 51, 128-142. - PDF

LaBouff, J. P., Rowatt, W.C., Johnson, M. K., & Finkle*, C. (2012). Differences in attitudes towards out-groups in religious and non-religious contexts in a multi-national sample: A situational context priming study. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22, 1-9 - PDF

Johnson, M. K., Rowatt, W. C., Bernard-Brak, L. M., Patock-Peckham, J. A.,LaBouff, J. P., Carlisle, R. D.(2011). A meditational analysis of the role of right-wing authoritarianism and religious fundamentalism in the religiosity-prejudice link. Personality and Individual Differences, 50, 851-856. - PDF

Johnson, M. K., Rowatt, W. C., & LaBouff, J. P. (2010). Priming Christian religious concepts increases racial prejudice. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 1, 119-126. - PDF

Corrected figure for Johnson, Rowatt, & LaBouff (2010). - PDF

LaBouff, J. P., Rowatt, W. C. et al. (2010). Development and initial validation of an implicit measure of religiousness-spirituality. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 49, 439-455. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., LaBouff, J. P., Johnson, M., Froese, P., & Tsang, J. (2009). Associations among religiousness, social attitudes, and prejudice in a national sample of American adults. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 14-24. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Tsang, J., Kelly, J., LaMartina, B., McCullers, M., McKinley, A. (2006). Associations between religious personality dimensions and implicit homosexual prejudice. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Franklin, L., & Cotton, M. (2005). Patterns and personality correlates of implicit and explicit attitudes toward Christians and Muslims. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 44, 29-43. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., & Franklin, L. (2004). Christian orthodoxy, religious fundamentalism, and right-wing authoritarianism as predictors of implicit racial prejudice. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 14, 125-138. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., & Schmitt, D. (2003). Associations between religious orientation and varieties of sexual experience. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 42, 455-465. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., & Kirkpatrick, L. A. (2002). Two dimensions of attachment to God and their relation to affect, personality, and religiosity constructs. Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 41, 637-651. - PDF

Deception and Relationships

Rowatt, W. C., DeLue, S., Strickhouser, L., & Gonzalez, T. (2001). The limited role of self-monitoring on romantic partner preferences. Personality and Individual Differences, 31, 943-954. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Cunningham, M. R., & Druen, P.B. (1999). Lying to get a date: The effect of facial physical attractiveness on willing to deceive prospective dating partners. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 16, 211-225. - PDF

Rowatt, W. C., Cunningham, M. R., & Druen, P. B. (1998). Deception to get a date. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 24, 1228-1242. - PDF