Roles and Interest
Director of Academics
Interim Director, PsyD Program
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
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Oregon #2068
American Psychological Association, since 2000
Association for Applied Sport Psychology, since 2012
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.