At BVU since 2006
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Degrees Held

B.A., Buena Vista University
M.S., Purdue University
Ph.D., Purdue University

Works published

Thomas, A. D., & Goodfriend, W. (in press). Ethnicity and abuse in intimate partner relationships: A Black and White examination. Modern Psychological Studies.

Skinner, M. D., & Goodfriend, W. (2009). Perceptions of positive relationship traits in gay and lesbian couples. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 319-335.

Goodfriend, W., & Agnew, C. R. (2008). Sunken costs and desired plans: Examining different types of investments in close relationships. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 1639-1652.

Goodfriend, W. (2008). The social psychology of the Justice League of America. In R. Rosenberg & J. Canzoneri (Eds.), The psychology of superheroes (pp. 19-28). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books.

Goodfriend, W. (2007). Attachment styles at Hogwarts: From infancy to adulthood. In N. Mulholland (Ed.), The psychology of Harry Potter (pp. 73-88). Dallas, TX: BenBella Books.


Outstanding Graduate Student of the Year, Purdue University, 2003
Faculty Research Associate, Boise State University, 2005
Faculty Member of the Year, Buena Vista University, 2008
Faculty Community Volunteer of the Year, Buena Vista University, 2009
Faculty Member of the Year for Diversity Students, Buena Vista University, 2009.

International Experience

McCorkle Fellow, 2008 (India)
January Travel courses: India (2008), Russia & Czech Republic (2009), China (2010).
International conferences in Canada and Greece.