Jacob A Paulsen

Contact Me

paul0569@umn.edu


Affiliations
Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Candidate (Current): Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
  • B.A.: Psychology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.
Courses Taught
  • PSY 5993 - Advanced Statisics and Data Analysis - Spring 2016
  • PSY 8502 Psychological Assessment (Lab Section) - Spring 2016
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (Lab Section) - Fall 2015
  • PSY 8502 Psychological Assessment (Lab Section) - Spring 2015
  • PSY 8503 Interviewing and Intervention (Lab Section) - Fall 2014
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis - Summer 2014
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (Lab Section) - Spring 2014
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (Lab Section) - Fall 2013
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (Lab Section) - Spring 2013
  • PSY 3801 Introduction to Psychological Measurement and Data Analysis (Lab Section) - Fall 2012
  • Guest Lecturer, University of Minnesota, Introduction to Counseling Psychology: Existentialism & Psychology; Clinical Research - Spring 2016
  • Guest Lecturer, Developmental Psychology, Century College: Development and Personality - Spring, 2015
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS), Affiliate, 2010 - Present:
  • American Psychological Association (APA), Division 17: Society of Counseling Psychology, Affiliate, 2010 - Present:
  • American Psychological Association (APA), Student Affiliate, 2009 - Present:

Research

  • Member: Frazier Laboratory: 2010 - Present
  • Member: Center for Interest Measurement Research (CIMR), Hansen Laboratory : 2009 - Present
  • MMPI-2, MMPI-A, and Minnesota Reports: Research Assistant to James N. Butcher, Ph.D.: 2011 - Present
Publications
  • Paulsen, J.A., Hansen, J.C., & Syed, M. (2016). Egos inflating over time? A 29-year time-lag examination of ability self-estimate inflation. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Butcher, J.N., Hass, G.A., & Paulsen, J.A. (2016). Clinical assessment in international settings. In F.M. Cheung (Ed). The ITC International handbook of testing and assessment. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. ISBN: 9780199356942
  • Williams, C.L., Butcher, J.N., & Paulsen, J.A. (manuscript in preparation). Objective personality assessment. Handbook of Psychological Assessment (4th Ed).
  • Paulsen, J.A., Hansen, J.C., & Conlon, A. (2016). Efficacy of Vocational Counseling for Personal Counseling Clients. Manuscript in preparation.
  • Baker, M. R., Frazier, P. A., Greer, C. S., Paulsen, J. A., Howard, K., Meredith, L., Anders, S., & Shallcross, S. (2016). Sexual victimization history predicts academic performance in college women. Journal of Counseling Psychology: http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000146
  • Paulsen, J.A., Syed, M., Trzesniewski, K.H., & Donnellan, M.B. (2015). A generational perspective on emerging adulthood. In J.J. Arnett (Ed). The Oxford handbook of emerging adulthood (pp.26-44). New York, NY: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199795574.013.11
  • Nguyen-Feng, V.N., Frazier, P.A., Greer, C.S., Howard, K.G., Paulsen, J.A., Meredith, L., & Kim, S. (2015). A randomized controlled trial of a web-based intervention to reduce distress among students with a history of interpersonal violence. Psychology of Violence, 5, 444-454. doi:10.1037/a0039596
  • Paulsen, J.A., Hansen, J.C., & Syed, M. (2016). Exploring the ability to estimate abilities: A focus on narcissism. Poster presented at the 28th Annual Conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
  • Meredith, L., Frazier, P.A., Paulsen, J.A., Greer, C., Howard, K., Belgrade, A., & Kim, S. (2014). Assessing the efficacy of an online stress management intervention for community college students. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Washington DC, District of Columbia.
  • Nguyen-Feng, V.N., Greer, C.S., Frazier, P.A., Paulsen, J.A., Howard, K.G., Meredith, L., & Kim, S. (2014). Technology as a tool to provide psychotherapeutic care to survivors of interpersonal violence. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Meredith, L., Frazier, P.A., Howard, K., Greer, C., Paulsen, J.A., & Belgrade, A. (2014). Evaluation of an online stress management intervention for students. Poster to be presented at the 2014 Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Frazier, P.A., Meredith, L., Greer, C., Paulsen, J.A., Howard, K., Dietz, L., & Quin, K. (2014). Evaluating the effectiveness of an online stress management program for community college students. Manuscript submitted for publication.
  • Bermingham, T., Greer, C., Frazier, P., Meredith, L., Paulsen, J.A., ...& Kim, S. (2013). Sex differences in the effectiveness of an online stress management intervention. Poster submitted for presentation at the 10th Annual Women's Health Research Conference: Optimizing Women's Health Through a Life Course Approach. Minneapolis, MN.
  • Nguyen, V.N., Greer, C.S., Paulsen, J.A., Kim, S., Berg, K., & Frazier, P.A. (2013). The effectiveness of an online stress management intervention for survivors of interpersonal violence. Poster presented at the research symposium of the Community of Scholars Program, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Frazier, P.A., Meredith, L., Greer, C., Howard, K., Paulsen, J.A., Vu, A., Van Kampen, E., Bermingham, T., Kim, S., Belgrade, A., & Hintz, S. (2013). Evaluating an online stress management intervention for college students. In A. Grills-Taquechel (Chair), Findings from three, novel, randomized clinical trials examining web-based interventions for stress and trauma. Symposium to be conducted at the 29th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies. Philadelphia, PA.
  • Frazier, P.A., Greer, C., Hintz, S., Howard, K., Meredith, L., & Paulsen, J.A. (2013). Effectiveness of an online intervention for student stress. Paper presented at the International Society for Research on Internet Interventions 6th Scientific Meeting. Chicago, IL.
  • Paulsen, J.A., Hansen, J.C., & Conlon, A. (2012). Efficacy of career counseling for mental health clinic and career clinic clients. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association. Orlando, FL.
  • Paulsen, J.A., Hansen, J.C., & Conlon, A. (2011). Career counseling for underserved populations. Poster presented at the Society for Vocational Psychology Biennial Conference, Forging Career Policy for the Greater Good. Boston, MA.
Awards
  • Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2016
  • Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Summer Research Fellowship, 2013
  • Graduate Research Partnership Program (GRPP) Fellowship, 2013
  • Harold A. Korn Award in Counseling Psychology, 2012 - 2013
  • Snyder Travel Fellowship, 2012, 2015
  • Gough Travel Fellowship, 2011, 2012
  • Diversity of Views and Experiences (DOVE) Fellow, 2011 - 2012
  • Eta Sigma Phi, National Collegiate Honor Society for students of Latin and Greek Languages