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Elizabeth Krumrei Mancuso

Associate Professor of Psychology
Social Science Division, Seaver College
APC 251

Biography

Liz Mancuso is Associate Professor of Psychology at Pepperdine University. Her PhD is in clinical psychology and she is licensed as a psychologist in California. She has gained clinical experience at community mental health centers for adults and children and at university counseling centers. She teaches in the areas of psychotherapy, family therapy, advanced research methodology, and psychology of religion. Her research focuses on the topics of psychology and religion (including religious coping and spiritual struggles), virtues (including intellectual humility, gratitude, and forgiveness), and the psychology of prostitution. She has co-authored the monograph: Faith from a Positive Psychology Perspective.

Education

  • BA Psychology, Pepperdine University, 2003
  • MA Religion and Counseling, Pepperdine University, 2004
  • PhD Clinical Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2009

Monograph:

  • Miller-Perrin, C., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E.J., (2015). Faith from a positive psychology perspective. Dordecht: Springer. ISBN 978-94-017-9435-0

Peer-Reviewed Articles:

  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (in press). Humility in servant leadership among Christian student leaders: A longitudinal pilot study. Journal of Psychology and Theology
  • Ashlock, L., Miller-Perrin, C., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (in press). The effectiveness of structured coloring activities for anxiety reduction art therapy. Journal of the American Art Therapy Association
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2018). Intellectual humility's links to religion and spirituality and the role of authoritarianism. Personality and Individual Differences, 130, 65-75. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2018.03.037
  • Gutierrez, N.*, Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J., & Miller-Perrin, C. (2017). The Relationship Between Religiousness and Friendship Quality. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 22, 114-120.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017). Links Between Religiously-Focused Exercise and Body Shape Preoccupation Among Young Adults. Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 10, 1069-1085. doi: 10.1080/13674676.2017.1313208
  • Wang, I.*, Rouse, S., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017). The virtual self: Avatar and individual determinants of mood. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research 22, 29-38.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017). Intellectual humility and prosocial values: Direct and mediated effects. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 12, 13-28. doi:10.1080/17439760.2016.1167938
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017). Sex work and mental health: A study of women in the Netherlands. Archives of Sexual Behavior 46, 1843-1856. doi:10.1007/s10508-016-0785-4
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. & Rouse, S. V. (2016). The development and validation of the Comprehensive Intellectual Humility Scale. Journal of Personality Assessment, 98, 209-221. doi:10.1080/00223891.2015.1068174
  • McDowell, A.*, Trammell, J., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2015). How handedness direction and consistency relate to declarative memory task performance. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research 20, 228-235.
  • Hunt, C.*, Trammell, J., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2015). The interaction of semantic relatedness and emotion: Why emotion may not lead to better memory. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 20, 45-51.
  • Coe, E.*, Rouse, S. V., & Krumrei, E. J. (2014). The relationship between success modeling and fear of success in college students. Journal of Psychological Inquiry 19(1), 18-24.
  • Dworsky, C., Pargament, K. I., Gibbel, M., Krumrei, E. J., Faigin, C., Haugen, M., & ... Warner, H. L. (2013). Winding road: Preliminary support for a spiritually integrated intervention addressing college students' spiritual struggles. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 24, 309-339. doi:10.1163/9789004252073_013
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J., Newton, F. B, & Eun Hee, K. (2013). Psychosocial learning factors predicting first-year college student success. Journal of College Student Development 54(3), 247-266. doi: 10.1353/csd.2013.0034
  • Krumrei, E. J., Pirutinsky, S., & Rosmarin, D. H. (2012). Jewish spirituality, depression, and health: An empirical test of a conceptual framework. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine. doi: 10.1007/s12529-012-9248-z
  • Krumrei, E. J., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K. I. (2011). Spiritual stress and coping model of divorce: A longitudinal study. Journal of Family Psychology, 25(6), 973-985. doi:10.1037/a0025879
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Cohen, A. B., Galler, Y.,& Krumrei, E. J. (2011). Grateful to God or Just Plain Grateful? A Comparison of Religious and General Gratitude. The Journal of Positive Psychology, 6, 389-396. doi: 10.1080/17439760.2011.596557
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Auerbach, R. P., Bjorgvinsson, T., Bigda-Peyton, J., Andersson, G., Pargament, K. I., & Krumrei, E. J. (2011). Incorporating spiritual beliefs into a cognitive model of worry. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 691-700. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20798
  • Krumrei, E. J., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K. I. (2011). Demonization of divorce: Prevalence rates and links to post-divorce adjustment. Family Relations, 60, 90-103. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3729.2010.00635.x
  • Mahoney, A., Warner, H., & Krumrei, E. J., (2010). Broken vows and the next generation: Recognizing and helping when parental divorce is a spiritual trauma. Counseling and Spirituality, 29, 99-126.
  • Krumrei, E. J., Newton, F. B, & Eun Hee, K. (2010). A multi-institution look at college students seeking counseling: Nature and severity of concerns. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 24, 261 - 283. doi: 10.1080/87568225.2010.509223
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Krumrei, E. J., & Pargament, K. I. (2010). Are gratitude and spirituality protective factors against psychopathology? International Journal of Existential Psychology and Psychotherapy, 3, 1-5.
  • Warner, H. I., Mahoney, A., & Krumrei, E. J. (2009). When parents break sacred vows: The role of spiritual appraisals, coping, and struggles in young adults' adjustment to parental divorce. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 233-248. doi: 10.1037/a0016787
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Pirutinsky, S., Pargament, K. I., & Krumrei, E. J. (2009). Are religious beliefs relevant to mental health among Jews? Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 180-190. doi: 10.1037/a0016728
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Krumrei, E. J. & Andersson, G. (2009). Religion as a predictor of psychological distress in two religious communities. Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, 38, 54-64. doi: 10.1080/16506070802477222
  • Krumrei, E. J., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K. I. (2009). Divorce and the divine: The role of spirituality in adjustment to divorce. Journal of Marriage and Family, 71, 373-383. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-3737.2009.00605.x
  • Gear, M., Krumrei, E. J., & Pargament, K.I. (2009). Development of a spiritually-sensitive intervention for college students experiencing spiritual struggles: Winding Road. Journal of College & Character, 10(4), 1-5.
  • Rosmarin, D. H., Pargament, K. I, Krumrei, E. J., & Flannelly, K. J. (2009). Religious coping among Jews: Development and initial validation of the JCOPE. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 65, 1-14. doi: 10.1002/jclp.20574
  • Krumrei, E. J., Mahoney, A., & Pargament, K. I. (2008). Turning to God to forgive: More than meets the eye. Journal of Psychology and Christianity: Empirical Studies of Psychology, 27, 302-311.
  • Krumrei, E. J., Coit, C., Martin, S., Fogo, W., & Mahoney, A. (2006). Post-divorce adjustment and social relationships: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage, 46, 145 - 166. doi: 10.1300/J087v46n03

Book Chapters:

  • Mahoney, A. & Krumrei, E. J. (2012). Questions left unaddressed by religious familism: Is spirituality relevant to non-traditional families? In L. Miller (Ed.) The oxford handbook of psychology of spirituality and consciousness (pp. 165-181). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  • Krumrei, E. J. & Rosmarin, D. H. (2011). Processes of religious and spiritual coping. In J. D. Aten, K. O'Grady, & E. Worthington (Eds.), Psychology of religion and spirituality for clinicians: Using research in your practice (pp. 245-274). New York, NY: Routledge.
  • Pargament, K. I. & Krumrei, E. J. (2008). Clinical assessment of clients' spirituality. In J. D. Aten & M. M. Leach (Eds.), Spirituality and the therapeutic process: A comprehensive resource from intake to termination (pp. 93-120). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. doi: 10.1037/11853-005
  • Mahoney, A., Krumrei, E. J., & Pargament, K.I. (2008). Broken vows: Divorce as a spiritual trauma and its implications for growth and decline. In S. Joseph & P. Alex Linley (Eds.), Trauma, recovery, and growth: Positive psychological perspectives on posttraumatic stress (pp. 105-124). New Jersey: Wiley & Sons.
  • Named Professorship, Seaver College, Pepperdine University, 2016-2021
  • Linley Community-Based Research Fellowship, 2013-2014
  • Seaver Fellowship, 2010-2011, 2012-2013
  • Shanklin Award for Research Excellence, 2008
  • UT/BGSU/MCO Symposium Award for Research in Behavioral Sciences, 2006, 2008
  • Leventhal Memorial Award for Excellence in Research and Practice, 2007
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2018, April). Religion as a Predictor of Intellectual Humility and the Role of Right-Wing Authoritarianism. Invited presentation at the Political Polarization and Epistemic Arrogance workshop, Hartford, CT.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2018, March). The Role of Humility in Leadership Among Christian Student Leaders. In E. J. Krumrei-Mancuso (Moderator), Virtues. Paper Session conducted at the Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Conference, Riverside, CA.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017, May). Does religious commitment conflict with intellectual humility? Keynote presented at the Academic Conference for Humility, La Mirada, CA.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2017, March). Intellectual humility. Roundtable seminar presented for Research Fellows of Biola University's Center for Christian Thought, La Mirada, CA.
  • Shilling, D.*, Miller-Perrin, C., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. (2016, May). The effect of mobile health applications on health behaviors. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Idahosa-Erese, E. *, Krumrei-Mancuso, E., Miller-Perrin, C. & Martinez, T. (2016, May). Eurocentric female facial features and attractiveness. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Kodama, K. *, Harriger, J., Krumrei-Mancuso, E., & Miller-Perrin, C. (2016, May). Positive attitudes as a mediator between moral disengagement and cyberbullying behaviors. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Zhang, S. *, Bui, K., Krumrei-Mancuso, E., & Miller-Perrin, C. (2016, May). The reciprocal relations between self-compassion and romantic relationship variables. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Convention, Chicago, IL.
  • Baucum, M. *, Rouse, S., Miller-Perrin, C., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. (2016, January). The reliability of crowdsourcing: Latent trait modeling with mechanical turk. Poster presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2015, May). The development, validation, and initial application of a scale of intellectual humility. Paper presented at the Conference of Intellectual Humility: Scientific, Philosophical, & Theological Perspectives, Catalina, CA.
  • Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2015, May). Measurement of intellectual humility. In W. C. Rowatt (Chair), Measurement and potential benefits of intellectual humility relative to arrogance. Symposium conducted at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
  • Martin, A.*, Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J., & Harriger, J. (2015, May). Systemizing, empathizing, and autistic traits in relation to eating disorder symptomatology. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
  • Wang, I.*, Rouse, S., & Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J. (2015, May). The virtual self: Avatar and individual determinants of mood. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY.
  • Gutierrez, N.*, Krumrei-Mancuso, E. J., & Miller-Perrin, C. (2015, August). The relationship between religiosity and friendship quality. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.

* Undergraduate Student Author

  • Religiosity as a Predictor, Barrier, and Outcome Relative to Intellectually Humble Public Discourse. Grant from John Templeton Foundation and University of Connecticut, 2017-2019
  • Servant Leadership Training as an Intervention for Humility. Grant from John Templeton Foundation and Biola University, 2016-2018
  • The Development and Validation of a Scale of Intellectual Humility. Grant from John Templeton Foundation and Fuller Theological Seminary/Thrive Center, 2013-2015
  • An Interdisciplinary Study of Prostitution. Dean of Seaver College Cross Disciplinary/Interdisciplinary Research Grant, 2013, 2014
  • Glazer Institute Teaching Grant, 2012, 2014
  • Seaver Academic Year Undergraduate Research Initiative Grant, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Links Between Spiritually-Focused Exercise and Body Shape Preoccupation. Seaver Dean's Research Grant, 2012-2013
  • Service-Learning Grant, Pepperdine Volunteer Center, 2012
  • Glazer Institute Grant for Research in Jewish Studies, 2011
  • Seaver Summer Undergraduate Research Program Grant, 2011
  • Research on Legalized Prostitution. Seaver Dean's Research Grant, 2009-2010
  • Video Tutorial, 'Survey Research,' SAGE publishing, 2017
  • Panelist, 'The State of Pastors 2017,' Barna Research Release, 2017
  • Panelist, 'Millennials & Marriage,' Larry King Now, 2014

Topics

  • Religion and spirituality
  • Virtues
  • Family Relationships

Courses

  • PSYC 430: Counseling Theory and Techniques
  • PSYC 432: Family Therapy
  • PSYC 452: Psychology and Religion
  • PSYC 493: Honors Research Seminar I
  • PSYC 494: Honors Research Seminar II