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Jeffrey J. Walczyk, Ph.D.
Mary Robin Dorsett Endowed Professor in Education


Office: (318) 257-3004
Fax: (318) 257-3442

Woodard Hall 114E
P.O. Box 3163
Ruston, LA 71272

Curriculum Vitæ


  • 1988: Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Syracuse University; Syracuse, NY
  • 1986: M.A. Educational Psychology, Syracuse University; Syracuse, NY
  • 1983: B.S. Psychology, Le Moyne College; Syracuse, NY

Recent Appointments

  • 1996 - Present: Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Louisiana Tech University; Ruston, LA
  • 1989 - 1996: Assistant Professor, Illinois State University; Normal, IL
  • 1995 - 1996: Adjunct Faculty, Heartland Community College; Bloomington, IL
  • 1993: Adjunct Faculty, Parkland College; Champaign, IL
  • 1988 - 1989: NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts; Amherst, MA

Selected Publications

  • Walczyk, J.J., Mahoney, K.T., Doverspike, D., & Griffith-Ross, D. A. (in press). Cognitive lie detection: Response time and consistency of answers as cues to deception. Journal of Business and Psychology.
  • Walczyk, J.J., Runco, M.A., Tripp, S.M., & Smith, C.E. (2008). The creativity of lying: Divergent thinking correlates of the resolution of social dilemmas. Creativity Research Journal. 20, 328-342.
  • Walczyk, J.J., Wei, M., Griffith-Ross, D.A., Goubert, S.E., Cooper, A.L., & Zha, P. (2007). Development of the interplay between automatic processes and cognitive resources in reading. Journal of Educational Psychology, 99, 867-888.
  • Walczyk, J.J., & Griffith-Ross, D.A. (2008). Commentary on the functional creativity model: Its application to understanding innovative deception. Creativity Research Journal, 20, 328- 3342.
  • Walczyk, J.J., & Griffith-Ross, D.A. (2007). How important is reading skill fluency for comprehension? Reading Teacher, 60, 560-569.