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Meet the Faculty

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Steven V. "Steve" Rouse

Professor of Psychology
Divisional Dean, Social Science Division

Division: Social Science Division
Office: Appleby Center (APC) 201c
Phone: (310) 506-7959
Fax: (310) 506-7271
E-mail: steve.rouse@pepperdine.edu

  • Ph.D., Personality Research, University of Minnesota, 1997
  • M.S., Counseling/Clinical Psychology, Abilene Christian University, 1992
  • B.S., Psychology, Abilene Christian University, 1988, Magna Cum Laude
Courses:
  • Psychological Testing and Assessment (PSYC 315)
  • Personality (PSYC 321)
  • Intermediate Statistics (PSYC 442)
Key Awards/Affiliations:
  • Frank R. Seaver Professor in Social Sciences (2005/2006 to 2009/2010).
  • Howard A. White Award for Teaching Excellence (2007)
Academic Interests:
  • Clinical personality assessment
  • Personality
Selected Works:
  • Rouse, S. V. (2015) A Reliability Analysis of Mechanical Turk Data. Computes in Human Behavior, 43, 304-307. doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2014.11.004
  • Rouse, S. V. (2012). Universal Worth: Construct and Scale Development. Journal of Personality Assessment, 94, 62 -72. doi:10.1080/00223891.2011.627960
  • Rouse, S. V., Greene, R. L., Butcher, J.N., Nichols, D. S., & Williams, C. L. (2008). What Do the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical Scales Reliably Measure? Answers From Multiple Research Settings. Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 435 - 442. doi: 10.1080/00223890802248695
  • Rouse, S. V. (2007). Using Reliability Generalization Methods to Explore Measurement Error: An Illustration Using the MMPI-2 PSY-5 Scales. Journal of Personality Assessment, 88, 264 - 275. doi: 10.1080/00223890701293908
  • Rouse, S. V., & Haas, H. A. (2003). Exploring the Accuracies and Inaccuracies of Personality Perception Following Internet-Mediated Communication. Journal of Research in Personality, 37, 446-467. doi: 10.1016/S0092-6566(03)00025-4
  • Rouse, S. V., Finger, M. S., & Butcher, J. N. (1999). Advances in Clinical Personality Measurement: An Item Response Theory Analysis of the MMPI-2 PSY-5 Scales. Journal of Personality Assessment, 72, 282-307. doi: 10.1207/S15327752JP720212