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Steven Lancaster

Job Title

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
    Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel

2015

Education

  • Bethel University - B.A., 2005
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale - M.A., 2008
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale - Ph.D., 2011

Research interests

Dr. Lancaster conducts research focused on stressful/traumatic events and how people cope with these types of experiences. Specifically, he looks at how aspects of finding meaning in life, identity, religious functioning, and trying to make sense of the event may impact the post-event coping process.

Publications

Lancaster, S. L., Klein, K., & Knightly, W. (in press). Mindfulness and relaxation: A comparison of brief, laboratory-based interventions. Mindfulness.

Hart, R., & Lancaster, S. L. (2016). Initial validation of self-reported trajectories in military veterans. Journal of Loss and Trauma, 21, 74-84.

Lancaster, S. L., Klein, K., & Heifner, A. (2015). The validity of self-reported growth after expressive writing. Traumatology, 21, 293-298.

Lancaster, S. L., Melka, S. E., Klein, K., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2015). Ethnicity and anxiety: A psychometric evaluation of the STICSA. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 48, 163-176.

Lancaster, S. L., & Hart, R. (2015). Military identity and psychological functioning: A pilot study. Military Behavioral Health, 3, 83-87.

Lancaster, S. L., Klein, K., Nadia, C., Szabo, L., & Mogerman, B. (2015). An integrated model of posttraumatic stress and growth. Journal of Trauma and Dissociation, 16, 399-418.

Lancaster, S. L., & Carlson, G. (2015). Meaning made, distress, and growth: An examination of the Integration of Stressful Life Experiences Scale. International Journal of Stress Management, 22, 92-110.

 Lancaster, S. L., Rodriguez, B. F., Bryant, A. R., & Melka, S. E. (2014). PTSD symptom patterns following traumatic and non-traumatic events. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 23, 414-429.

 Kloep, M., Lancaster, S. L., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2014). Sudden unexpected versus violent death and PTSD symptom development. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 23, 286-300.

 Lancaster, S. L., Erbes, C. R., Kumpula, M., Ferrier-Auerbach, A., Arbisi, P., & Polusny, M. A. (2013). Longitudinal predictors of desire to re-enlist in the military among male and female National Guard soldiers. Military Medicine, 178, 267-272.

 Lancaster, S. L., Kloep, M., Rodriguez, B. F., & Weston, R. (2013). Event centrality, posttraumatic cognitions, and the experience of posttraumatic growth. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma22, 379-393.

Melka, S. E., Lancaster, S. L., Bryant, A. R., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2011). Confirmatory factor and measurement invariance analyses of the emotion regulation questionnaire. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 1283-1293.

Lancaster, S. L., Melka, S. E., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2011). Emotional predictors of PTSD symptoms. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 3, 313-317.

Melka, S. E., Lancaster, S. L., Bryant, A., Rodriguez, B. F., & Weston, R. (2011). An exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis of the Affective Control Scale in an undergraduate sample. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 33, 501-513.

Lancaster, S. L., Rodriguez, B. F., & Weston, R. (2011). Path analytic examination of a cognitive model of PTSD. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 49, 194-201.

Melka, S. E., Lancaster, S. L., Adams, L. J., Howarth, E. A., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2010). Social anxiety across ethnicity: A confirmatory factor analysis of the FNE and SAD. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 680-685.

Lancaster, S. L., Melka, S. E., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2009). An examination of the differential effects of the experience of DSM-IV defined traumatic events and life stressors. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 711-717.

Lancaster, S. L., Melka, S. E., & Rodriguez, B. F. (2009). A factor analytic comparison of five models of PTSD symptoms. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 23, 269-274.