Jeffrey Nevid

B.A., 1972, SUNY Binghamton, PsychologyPh.D., 1976, SUNY at Albany, Clinical Psychology

Research Interests

Dr. Nevid is Professor of Psychology at St. John's University and teaches at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He was awarded a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from SUNY at Albany and was a NIMH Post-Doctoral Fellow in Mental Health Evaluation Research at Northwestern University. Dr. Nevid holds a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (ABPP), is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and as Consulting Editor of the journals Health Psychology, Teaching of Psychology, and Psychology and Marketing.

Dr. Nevid has amassed more than 200 research publications and professional presentations and has extensive research interests in the areas of clinical psychology, health psychology, implicit cognition, and teaching of psychology. His research publications have appeared in such journals as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Journal of Personality Assessment, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, Professional Psychology, Psychology and Marketing, Teaching of Psychology,and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.

Dr. Nevid is also author or coauthor of a number of textbooks and other books in the field, including BT/Behavior Therapy, Psychology: Concepts and Applications, Abnormal Psychology in a Changing World, Human Sexuality in a World of Diversity, and Psychology and the Challenges of Life: Adjustment and Growth. Dr. Nevid is also the 2022 recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Teaching of Psychology from the American Psychological Foundation of the American Psychological Association.

Sample Publications

Nevid, J. S. (2007). Kant, cognitive psychotherapy, and the hardening of the categories. Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice, 80, 605-615.

Nevid, J. S. (2008). In pursuit of the “perfect lecture.” In B. Perlman, L. I. McCann, L. I., & S.H. McFadden, Lessons learned: Practical advice for the teaching of psychology (Vol. 3) (pp. 181-188). Washington, D. C.: Association for Psychological Science.

Mora, L.E., Nevid, J. & Chaplin, W. T. (2008). Psychologist treatment recommendations for Internet-based therapeutic interventions. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 3052–3062.

Kumar, A., & Nevid, J. (2010). Acculturation, enculturation, and perceptions of mental disorders in Asian Indian Immigrants. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16, 274-283.

Nevid, J. S. & McClelland, N. (2010). Measurement of implicit and explicit attitudes toward Barack Obama. Psychology & Marketing, 27, 989-1000.

Nevid, J.S., & Pastva, A. (2011, Fall). Mary Cover Jones: The "mother" of behavior therapy. Psychology Teacher Network, 21(3), 7-9.

Nevid, J.S., Pastva, A., & McClelland, N. (2012). Writing-to-learn assignments in introductory psychology: Is there a learning benefit? Teaching of Psychology, 39, 272-275.

Nevid, J. S., Pastva, A, & Cohen, R. C. (2014). "I'm a Mac" versus "I'm a PC": Personality Differences between Mac and PC users in a college sample. Psychology & Marketing, 31, 31-37.

Cacciola, E., & Nevid, J. S. (2014). Alcohol consumption in relation to residence status and ethnicity in college students. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28, 1278-1283.

Nevid, J. S., Cheney, B., & Thompson, C. (2015). "But I thought I knew that!" Student confidence judgments on course examinations in introductory psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 42(4), 330-334.

Nevid, J. S., Pyun, Y.-S., & Cheney, B. (2016). Retention of text material under cued and uncued recall and open and closed book conditions. International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 10, 1-4.

Nevid, J. S., Ghannadpour, G., & Haggerty, G. (2016). The role of gender as a moderator of the alliance-outcome link in acute inpatient treatment of severely disturbed youth. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 24, 528–533.

Nevid, J. S., Ambrose, M. A., & Pyun, Y. S. (2017). Effects of higher and lower level writing-to-learn assignments on higher and lower level examination questions. Teaching of Psychology, 44, 324–329.

Nevid, J. S., & Gordon, A. J. (2018). Integrated learning systems: Is there a learning benefit? Teaching of Psychology, 45(4), 340–345.

Nevid, J. S., Gordon, A. J., Barris, A., Sperber, J. E., & Haggerty, G. (2019). Personality profiles of patients with alcohol use disorder and opioid use disorder in an inpatient treatment setting. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 97, 91-96. 

Nevid, J. S., Gordon, A.J., & Haggerty, G. (2020). Clinical utility of the Personality Assessment Inventory in predicting symptom change and clinical outcome in an inpatient chemical dependency rehabilitation unit. Journal of Personality Assessment, 102, 587-593. 

Nevid, J. S., Gordon, A. J., Miele, A. S., & Keating, L. H. (2020). Personality profiles of individuals with substance use disorders: Historical overview and current directions. Journal of Mental Health & Clinical Psychology, 4(2), 38-44.

Nevid, J. S., Keating, L. H., & Lieblich, S. (2021). Effects of in-class engagement activities in online synchronous classes. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Advance online publication.

Nevid, J. S., Keating, L. H., & Jaeger, A. J. (2023). Topical coverage in teaching introductory psychology: A national survey of instructors. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Advance online publication.

Nevid, J. S., & Armata, C. E. (2023). Paying attention in class: Using in-class quizzes to incentivize student attention. Teaching of Psychology, Online first.


Rathus, S. A., Nevid, J. S., & Fichner-Rathus, L. (2018). Human sexuality in a changing world (10th ed.). Pearson Education. 

Rathus, S. A., & Nevid, J. S. (2020). Psychology and the challenges of life: Adjustment and growth (14th ed.). Wiley.

Nevid, J. S., Rathus, S. A., & Greene, B. (2021). Abnormal psychology in a changing world (11th ed.) Pearson Education.

Rathus, S. A., & Nevid, J. S. (2021).  Exploring health psychology. Wiley.

Nevid, J.S. (2022). Essentials of psychology: Concepts and applications (6th ed.). Cengage Learning.