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Curriculum Vitae

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EDUCATION


2013 – 2017 (expected): PhD, Community Psychology – DePaul University
Dissertation: Exploring the potential for the study of online and gaming communities in community psychology

2011 – 2013: Master of Arts, Applied Psychology – Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Thesis: The effect of status framing on student interest and recall regarding minority figures

2007 – 2011: Bachelor of Arts, English and Psychology – University of Southern Indiana
Magna cum laude, University Honors Scholar

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS


2017 – present: Assistant Professor ∙ University of Southern Indiana

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE


2015 – 2017: Researcher ∙ DePaul University
Driving and multitasking
PI: Dr. Pablo Gomez

2015 – 2017: Researcher ∙ DePaul University
Self-avatar representation
PI: Dr. Kimberly Quinn

2014 – 2017: Researcher ∙ DePaul University
Emotion, aging, and decision making. Grant, National Institute of Aging [NIA], R01 AG043533-01
PI: Dr. Joseph Mikels

2014 – 2017: Researcher ∙ DePaul University
Sacramento Taking Action against Nicotine Dependence (STAND)
PI: Dr. Anne Saw

2013 – 2017: Researcher ∙ DePaul University
2015 – present: Online Technologies Lab
2013 – 2014: Illinois Integrated Care Pilot (ICP) evaluation
PI: Dr. Christopher Keys

2011 – 2012: Research Assistant ∙ Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Nag’s Heart seminars for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
PI: Dr. Margaret Stockdale

2010 – 2011: Student Researcher ∙ University of Southern Indiana
YMCA Caldwell Branch evaluation
PI: Dr. Amie McKibban

2010 – 2011: Research Assistant ∙ University of Southern Indiana
Confrontation as a prejudice reduction strategy
PI: Dr. Aimee Mark

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


Saw, A., Steltenpohl, C. N., Bankston-Lee, K., & Tong, E. (In press). Evaluation of a community-based “Street Team” brief intervention for tobacco cessation by and for young adults. Journal of Community Health.

McAuliff, K., Viola, J. J., Keys, C. B., Back, L. T., Williams, A. E. & Steltenpohl, C. N. (2013). Empowered and disempowered voices of low-income people with disabilities on the initiation of government-funded, managed health care. Psychosocial Intervention, 23. 115-123. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1132055914000052

Lakens, D., Adolfi, F. G., Albers, C. J., Anvari, F., Apps, M. A. J., Argamon, S. E., Zwaan, R. A. (under review). Justify your alpha: A response to “Redefine Statistical Significance”. http://psyarxiv.com/9s3y6

Steltenpohl, C. N., Reed, J., & Keys, C. B. (Under review). Toward the future: A review and call for research on online communities.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Keys, C. B., & Reed, J. (In preparation). Do others understand us? Fighting game community member perceptions.

Gomez, P., Cozzi, B., & Steltenpohl, C. N. (In preparation). An exploratory data analysis method for examining RT distributions within a group of participants.

Steltenpohl, C.N., Baciero de Lama, A., & Gomez, P. (In preparation). Perceptual tasks and decision making.

Steltenpohl, C. N. & McKibban, A. R. (In preparation). Map Evansville: A case study in LGBTQ asset mapping.

NON-PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS AND TECHNICAL REPORTS


Steltenpohl, C. N. (2017). News from the Midwest. The Community Psychologist, 50(1), 28-29. http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/tcp-past-issues/tcpwinter20161/regional-u/

Beasley, C. R., Steltenpohl, C. N., & Stecker, E. (2016). Crowdsourcing mutual-help research funding. The Community Psychologist, 49(3), 32-34. http://www.scra27.org/publications/tcp/tcp-past-issues/tcpsummer2016/self-help/ 

Steltenpohl, C. N., Weseman, K., & Sánchez, B. (2016). LGBTQA Student Services needs assessment. Center for Identity, Inclusion, and Social Change. Unpublished Report.

Steltenpohl, C. N., & Sánchez, B. (2015). Queer Peers mentoring evaluation. LGBTQA Student Services. Unpublished Report.

McKibban, A. R., & Steltenpohl, C. N. Map Evansville: A collaborative community project. Map Evansville. http://www.mapevansville.com/the-map-1.html

Steltenpohl, C.N., Keys, C. B., & Scott, T. (In preparation). 2015 SCRA membership survey findings. Unpublished Report.

PRESENTATIONS


McKibban, A. R. & Steltenpohl, C. N. (October 2017). Three years later: Reflections on Map Evansville and LGBTQA inclusivity. Presentation submitted to Midwest Eco Conference in East Lansing, MI.

Collins, K., Reed, J., Steltenpohl, C. N., AlSamaani, A., Jordan-Zamora, A., & Keys, C. B. (October 2017). Community psychology online: Virtual sense of community among gamers. Symposium submitted to Midwest Eco Conference in East Lansing, MI.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Reed, J., Keys, C. B., Yau, J. C., Callaghan, M. N., & Reich, Stephanie M. (June 2017). Making connections, online and offline: Community psychology and technology. Symposium presented at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial in Ottawa, Canada.

Reed, J., Steltenpohl, C. N., Collins, K., Blight, M., Zinn, M., AlSamaani, A., Zinn, M., Keys, C. B., & Jason, L. A. (May 2017). Discoveries in the digital age: Implications for community research. Symposium presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2017 in Chicago, IL.

AlSamaani, A., Steltenpohl, C. N., & Keys, C. B. (May 2017). Benefits and drawbacks of membership in the Fighting Game Community. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Pham, A., Shuster, M. M., Peist, E., Steltenpohl, C. N., Smith-Ray, R., & Mikels, J. A. (November 2016). Promoting positivity or reducing negativity? Age differences in how exercise regulates emotions. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Peist, E., Pham, A., Shuster, M. M., Smith-Ray, R., & Mikels, J. A. (November 2016). Me-Time, or we-time?: Age differences in motivation for exercise. Paper presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Peist, E., Shuster, M. M., Pham, A., Steltenpohl, C. N., Smith-Ray, R., & Mikels, J. A. (November 2016). Older adults’ motivational preferences and exercise behaviors: Support for the health belief model. Poster presented at the Gerontological Society of America’s 69th Annual Scientific Meeting in New Orleans, LA.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Reed, J., Keys, C. B., Vaclavik, D., & Callahan, S. (October 2016). Gaining Entrée into the Fighting Game Community. Paper presented in symposium “Building bridges: Gaining entrée into communities” at Midwest ECO Conference in Chicago, IL.

Guidi, E. L., Steltenpohl, C. N., Shuster, M. M., & Mikels, J. A. (May 2016). Motivations to exercise among older and younger adults. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2016 in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C.N., & McConnell, E. (October 2015). Honest discourse: Appreciating participants’ controversial opinions. Roundtable presented at Midwest ECO Conference in Madison, WI.

Back, L., Keys, C., Viola, J., Steltenpohl, C. N., Williams, A., & McAuliff, K. (June 2015). Transportation experiences of managed care members. Paper presented in symposium “The role of transportation in Medicaid: Transitioning to managed care for seniors and people with disabilities” at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial in Lowell, MA.

Steltenpohl, C. N., & Saw, A. (June 2015). Using street teams and time-limited motivational interviewing to influence community smokers. Paper presented in symposium “Innovation in prevention: How to reach unique populations” at the Society for Community Research and Action Biennial in Lowell, MA.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Back, L. T., Keys, C., McAuliff, K. E., McKibban, A. R., Viola, J. J., & Williams, A. (May 2015). From the ground up: Using applied work to build theory. Roundtable presented at Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2015 in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C. N., & McKibban, A. R. (May 2015). Map Evansville: A strengths-based approach to making LGBT resources visible. Poster presented at Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2015 in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C. N., & McKibban, A. R. (October 2014). Is there anybody out there?: Lessons learned in encouraging community participation. Paper presented at Midwest ECO Conference in Chicago, IL.

Back, L., Steltenpohl, C. N., Viola, J., Keys, C., Williams, A., McAuliff, K., & Mullons, G. (October 2014). The role of community psychologists in healthcare policy changes. Roundtable presented at Midwest ECO Conference in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Back, L. T., Jimenez, T. R., Keys, C., McAuliff, K. E., Viola, J. J., & Williams, A. (May 2014). Voices from the margins: Illinois Integrated Care Pilot consumer perspectives. Roundtable presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Morrison, M. M., & Komarraju, M. (May 2014). Framing and gender effects on reactions to ethnically diverse material. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Steltenpohl, C. N., Morrison, M. M., & Komarraju, M. (May 2014). Effect of a psychology major on reactions to ethnically diverse material. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

McKibban, A. R. & Steltenpohl, C. N. (November 2013). Mapping one community’s assets: A case study in LGBT inclusivity. Paper presented at Midwest ECO Conference in Chicago, IL.

McAuliff, K. E., Williams, A., Back, L. T., Keys, C., Viola, J. J. & Steltenpohl, C. N. (November 2013). Access to care: Hearing the voices of consumers affected by change in healthcare policy. Roundtable presented at Midwest ECO Conference in Chicago, IL.

Chance, R. C., Steltenpohl, C. N., & Stockdale, M. S. (May 2013). Nag’s Heart Conferences: A special community for STEM academic women. Poster presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

McKibban, A. R., & Steltenpohl, C. N. (January 2013). Creating opportunities for students to empower themselves: Using introductory psychology courses to support and encourage social justice and civic engagement. Participant Idea Exchange presented at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology in St. Pete Beach, FL.

Hawkins, S., Dunn, E., Khaja, J., O’Hagan, P. A., & Steltenpohl, C. N. (March 2010). Awareness and affect: Characterizing self–regulation in student technical writers. Paper presented at the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) in Louisville, KY.

IN THE MEDIA


Articles About My Research

Futter, M. (2016, January 19). DePaul University seeks fighting game community members for psychology research. Game Informer. http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/01/19/depaul-university-seeks-fighting-game-community-members-for-psychology-research.aspx

Herrington, C. (2014, August 4). Online map to help connect LGBT community to welcoming businesses, employers. WNIN. http://wnin.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/online-map-help-connect-lgbt-community-welcoming-businesses-employers#stream/0

Erbacher, M. (2014, July 25). USI professor and students work to create online tool measuring inclusivity of Tri-State businesses. Evansville Courier & Press. http://www.courierpress.com/news/local/usi-professor-and-students-work-to-create-online-tool-measuring-inclusivity-of-tri-state-businesses–324528141.html

O’Nan, A. (2014, July 18). Online assessment project measures inclusivity of Tri-State businesses. University Communications. http://www.usi.edu/news/releases/2014/07/online-assessment-project-measures-inclusivity-of-tri-state-businesses

Quoted In

Belluz, J., Plumer, B., & Resnick, B. (2016, July 14). The 7 biggest problems facing science, according to 270 scientists. Vox. http://www.vox.com/2016/7/14/12016710/science-challeges-research-funding-peer-review-process

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Undergraduate Courses

Instructor – University of Southern Indiana

PSY 201: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 498: Internship

Teaching Assistantships – DePaul University

PSY 106: Introductory Psychology II
PSY 215: Human Sexuality
PSY 303: Human Development
PSY 305: Psychology and Social Justice
PSY 351: Theories of Personality

Teaching Assistantships – Southern Illinois University Carbondale

PSYC 102: Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 223: Diversity in the Workplace

Invited Lectures – DePaul University

PSY 343: Intro. to Psychological Measurement
PSY 354: Community Psychology

Graduate Courses

Invited Lectures – DePaul University

PSY 492: Principles of Consultation
PSY 495: Grant Writing in Psychology
PSY 590: Thesis Research Seminar

MENTORING & ADVISING


Graduate Independent Research

Kelly Collins, 2016 – present
Jordan Reed, 2016 – present

Undergraduate Independent Research

Ahmed AlSamaani, 2016 – present
Liz Guidi, 2015 – 2016

GRANTS, HONORS, & SCHOLARSHIPS


2017: SCRA Community Mini-Grant. Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA). Steltenpohl, C. N., Reed, J., & Keys, C. B. “The nature of a diverse, marginalized hybrid gaming community.”

2016-2017: Doctoral & Undergraduate Opportunities for Scholarships (DUOS). DePaul University College of Science & Health. AlSamaani, A. & Steltenpohl, C.N. “Benefits and drawbacks of membership in the Fighting Game Community.”

2016: Best Practice Award: Results. DePaul University Division of Student Affairs. Steltenpohl, C. N., Weseman, K., Sánchez, B., Mudragada, S., & Strong, T. “LGBTQA Needs Assessment 10 Years Later.” Awarded at the 5th Annual Student Affairs Assessment Symposium in Chicago, IL.

2016: Best Poster. Society for Community Research and Action. Guidi, E. L., Steltenpohl, C. N., Shuster, M. M., & Mikels, J. A. “Motivations to exercise among older and younger adults.” Awarded at Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting 2016 in Chicago, IL.

2016: Competitive Research Grant. DePaul University Research Council. Gomez, P., & Steltenpohl, C.N. “Perceptual tasks and decision making.”

2015 – 2016: Doctoral & Undergraduate Opportunities for Scholarships (DUOS). DePaul University College of Science & Health. Guidi, E. & Steltenpohl, C.N. “Exercise motivations among older and younger adults.”

2015 – 2016: Psychology Departmental Mini-Grant Award. DePaul University.

2013 – 2014: Psychology Departmental Mini-Grant Award. DePaul University.

2013: Best Paper. Society for Community Research and Action. McKibban, A. R. & Steltenpohl, C. N. “Mapping one community’s assets: A case study in LGBT inclusivity.” Awarded at Midwest ECO 2013, Chicago, IL.

2011: Outstanding Student in College of Liberal Arts, University of Southern Indiana.

2011: Department of Psychology Professional Promise Award. University of Southern Indiana.

2007 – 2011: Honors List. University of Southern Indiana.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


2016 – 2017: Think Launch Coding Academy, DePaul University
Think Launch Coding Academy is a 12-week program designed to teach entrepreneurial and coding skills to individuals with the goal of learning to code and translating that to a community-oriented tech project or app.

2016 – 2107: Assessment Certificate Program, DePaul University
The Assessment Certificate Program is a workshop-based program designed to provide training and support for faculty and staff engaged in the assessment of student learning.

2016 – 2017: BUILD Diversity Certificate Program (Levels I & II), DePaul University
The BUILD Diversity Certificate helps participants develop cultural competencies, offering the tools necessary for linking diversity to organizational and work performance, and connecting the university’s Vincentian mission of dignity and respect for all individuals to our core operating business principles.

2016 – 2017: Research and Evaluation Coordinator ∙ Irwin W. Steans Center for Community-Based Service Learning & Community Service Studies, DePaul University

2015 – 2016: Consultant ∙ Center for Identity, Inclusion and Social Change, DePaul University
Needs assessment: LGBTQA Student Services

2014 – 2015: Consultant ∙ LGBTQA Student Services, DePaul University
Process evaluation: Queer Peers

2013 – 2014: Consultant ∙ Ignatian Spirituality Project
Data reanalysis: Retreat Evaluation

2012 – 2013: Associate ∙ Applied Research Consultants
Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE): Evaluation of High School to College Success Report, College of Liberal Arts (CoLA) Renaming Survey

2009 – 2010: Writing Consultant ∙ University of Southern Indiana

SERVICE


2017 – present: Center for Open Science Ambassador
2017 – present:
 Society of Community Research and Action Visibility and Engagement Committee
2017 – present: Society of Community Research and Action Practice Council
2017 – present: Reviewer, International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulations
2017 – present: Reviewer, Collabra: Psychology
2017 – present:
 Community Board, PsychMAP
2017: Community Development TIG submission reviewer, Evaluation 2017: From Learning to Action
2017: 
“Late Breaker” poster submission reviewer, 2017 International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics World Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics
2016 – present:
 Reviewer, The Gerontologist
2016: Lead organizer for Midwest ECO Conference 2016 in Chicago, IL
2015 – 2016: Vice President, Graduate Student Association (GSA)
2015 – 2016: Graduate Advisor, DePaul University Psi Chi Chapter
2015: Volunteer, Society for Community Research and Action Biennial
2013 – 2017: Attended quarterly open houses for psychology department (3x/yr)
2014 – 2015: President, GSA
2013 – 2015: Volunteer, Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting
2013 – 2014: Community Psychology Representative, GSA

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS


2017 – present: American Evaluation Association
2016 – present:
Gerontological Society of America
2015 – present: Psychonomic Society
2013 – present: APA Div. 27: Society for Community Research and Action
2012 – present: APA Div. 02: Society for the Teaching of Psychology
2012 – present: Midwestern Psychological Association
2012 – 2015: Association for Psychological Science
2010 – present: Psi Chi
2009 – present: Sigma Tau Delta

ADDITIONAL SKILLS


Languages: English (fluent), German (intermediate)
Operating Systems: Windows (expert), Mac OS X (intermediate)
Programming: CSS (intermediate), HTML (intermediate), JavaScript (novice), PHP (novice)
Software: Adobe Photoshop (intermediate), dmdx (intermediate), Microsoft Office (expert), NVIVO (intermediate), R (intermediate), Ren’Py (intermediate), SPSS (intermediate), Tableau (novice)
Other: content management systems (intermediate), online communication platforms (expert), social media (expert), technology-related troubleshooting (intermediate)