Joshua P Braverman

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Psychology .
N-218 Elliott Hall

75 E River Rd


Broadly speaking, his research interests focus on the development and utilization of psychological theories to understand when people help (or not). His specific research interests focus on non-traditional examples of formal volunteering. Some of projects undertaken to date include predictors, experiences, and outcomes of service learning, identification as intellectually gifted, medical pro bono work as well as skills-based volunteerism more broadly.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Science: Psychology, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2018.
  • High School Dipoma: William T McFattter Technical High School, Davie, FL, 2014.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Social Psychology, Volunteering, Service Learning, Pro Bono
Courses Taught
  • Intro to Health Psychology- Summer 2019
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Research Methods in Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Major Project - Community Engagement
Research & Professional Activities


  • Scholarship CAB Advisor for Minnesota Alpha Colony of Phi Delta Theta at U of MN : 10/2019
  • Tapping into the Strengths of Older Volunteers. : Training delivered over Zoom, April 2021
  • Aging Service Populations: Considerations and Approaches for Working with Senior Volunteers, Emeritus Programs, Innovations in Engagement. : Presentation presented at Annual Conference of Association of Zoos and Aquariums, Online., September 2020
  • Braverman, J. P. (2020) Tapping Into Strengths of Our Older Volunteer. Minnesota Association of Volunteer Administration (MAVA) Monthly. content.aspx?page_id=5&club_id=286912&item_id=59999
  • Sternglanz, R. W., Morris, W. L., Morrow, M., & Braverman, P. J. (2019) A review of meta-analyses of deception research. Invited chapter in T. Docan-Morgan (Ed.), Palgrave Handbook of Deceptive Communication. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Morrow, M., Braverman, P. J., & Sternglanz, R.W. The role of cheating and Big Five traits in deception detection accuracy and meta-accuracy. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Braverman, Joshua Philip Braverman, J. P., & Snyder M. The Role of Personality, Motivations, and Attitudes in Predicting Intentions to Enroll in Service-Learning Courses. Manuscript in preparation.,
  • Outstanding Graduating Undergraduate Student Award- Nova Southeastern University-College of Psychology , 2018
  • Farquhar Honors College Student of The Year , 2018
  • Junior Student Leader of The Year- Nova Southeastern University, 2017