Jo Ellyn Pederson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Hoffberger Science Building 114
EducationPh.D., Fielding Graduate University
M.A., Fielding Graduate University
M.S., Johns Hopkins University
B.A., College of Notre Dame
RN Diploma, University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
Mind-Brain integration in clinical psychology; Implicit memory processes; Positive psychology; Affect-Environment interactions; Cognitive development
Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Pederson, J. E., Rizzo-Busack, H., & Haaga, D. A. F. (2011, November). Measuring Outcome Expectancies for Specific Coping Strategies: The Coping Expectancies Scale. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
McKim, A., Pederson, J., Spadanuta, S., Susser, J, Armao, C., Berlin, D., Litovsky, A., Prince, K., & Swisher, A. (2011, August). Step into my office: The effects of organization and lemon scent on mood. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
McKim, A., Pederson, J., Spadanuta, S., Susser, J., Armao, C., Berlin, D., Litovsky, A., Prince, K., & Swisher, A. (2011, April). Step into my office: The effects of organization and lemon scent on mood. Power point program presented to Hoffberger Science Talks, Goucher College, MD.
McKim, A., Pederson, J., Parker, B., Hugger, K., Narrow, T., Ramsay, E., Craig, A., Kantrowitz, H., Lee, A., Sterdt, D., Thomas, G., & Young, K. (2009, March). Sights, smells, and satisfaction: The effects of feng shui and scent on mood. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA.
Pederson, J. E. (2002). The influence of state anxiety over time on negative memory biases in high and low trait anxious normals. Dissertation Abstracts International, 62, 5990.
Burlew, L. D., Pederson, J. E., & Bradley, B. (1994). The reaction of managers to the pre-acquisition stage of a corporate merger: A qualitative study. Journal of Career Development, 21, 11-22.