Tamara E. Tasker, PsyD

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Roles and Interest

Director of Academics

Instructor: Professional Roles, Cross-cultural Psychology, Sports Psychology (MSAT)

Clinical/Research Interests: sport and performance psychology; college/graduate students; student athletes, cross-cultural psychology; and animal-assisted therapy.



PsyD, Pacific University, 2005, Clinical Psychology

MS, Pacific University, 2002, Clinical Psychology

BA, Colgate University, 1994, Major: English Literature

Professional Memberships

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Oregon #2068

American Psychological Association, since 2000

Association for Applied Sport Psychology, since 2012

Select Publications/Presentations

West, J., Davis, S. E., & Tasker, T. E. (2013, April). Adult learning style preferences: Uncovering the illusion of sex-based differences. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the British Psychological Society, Harrogate, England

Murphy, E. C., & Tasker, T. E. (2013, April). Friend Request Submitted: A correlational study of Facebook and social phobia. Poster session accepted to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America annual conference, Silver Spring, Md.

Waltman, S. H., Hetrick, H., & Tasker, T. E. (2012). Designing, implementing, and evaluating a group therapy for underserved populations. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 29(4)

Hale, K., & Tasker, T. E. (2012). Should I stay or should I go: Roommate satisfaction. Poster presented at the Oregon Psychological Association Annual Conference, May 2012

Murphy, E. C., & Tasker, T. E. (2011). Lost in a crowded room: A correlation study of Facebook & social anxiety. Interface on the Internet, 11(3). http://bcis.pacificu.edu/journal/article.php?id=791

Thomas, J. C., & Tasker, T. E. (2010, December 22). Life, liberty, work and the pursuit of happiness. [Review of the book The joy of work? Jobs, happiness and you, by P. Warr, & G. Clapperton]. PsycCRITIQUES, 55(51). doi: 10.1037/a0022089.

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HPC 2 Room 293