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Daryl Van Tongeren
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS

(Updated 10/17/2012)

In-press

 Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Hook, J. N., Emmons, R. A., Hill, P. A., Bollinger, R. A., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (in press). Humility and the development and repair of social bonds: Two longitudinal studies. Self and Identity.

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II., Greer, C. L., & Lin, Y. (in press). Religion and spirituality and forgiveness. Chapter for R. F. Paloutzian & C. L. Park (Eds.), Handbook of religion and spirituality, 2nd ed. New York: Guilford Press.

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Lavelock, C., Van Tongeren, D. R., Jennings, D. J., II, Gartner, A. L., Davis, D. E., & Hook, J. N. (in press). Virtue and positive psychology. In K. Tempe & C. A. Boyd (Eds.),Virtues and their vices. New York: Oxford University Press.

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II., Greer, C. L., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Greer, T. W. (in press). Forgiveness and reconciliation within the psychology of religion and spirituality. In J. D. Aten, K. O’Grady, & E. L. Worthington, Jr. (Eds.). The psychology of religion and spirituality for clinicians: Using research in your practice. New York: Brunner-Routledge. 

2012

 Burnette, J. L., McCullough, M. E., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Davis, D. E. (2012). Forgiveness results from integrating information about relationship value and exploitation risk. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 345-356.

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., & Worthington, E. L. Jr. (2012). Can religion promote virtue?: A more stringent test of the model of relational spirituality and forgiveness. International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 22, 252-266.

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Worthington, E. L. Jr. (2012). Sanctification of forgiveness. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 4, 31-39.

Hook, J. N., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Utsey, S. O., Davis, D. E., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Dueck, A. (2012). Does forgiveness require interpersonal interactions?: Individual differences in conceptualization of forgiveness. Personality and Individual Differences, 53, 687-692.

Lavelock, C. R., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Burnette, J. L., Van Tongeren, D. R., Jennings, D. J. II, Greer, C. L., Lin, Y., & Ho, M. Y. (2012). Forgiveness and the psychology of peace. In E. L. Kovacevic and J. J. Medvjed (Eds.), Psychology of peace (pp. 1-71). Hauppage, NY: Nova Publishers.

Greer, C. L., Greer, T. W., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Miller, A. J., Van Tongeren, D. R., Toussiant, L.,  & Exline, J. J. (2012). Religion and fairness, justice, and forgiveness in organizational settings. Invited chapter in P. Hill & B. Dik (Eds.) Psychology of religion and workplace spirituality.

Van Tongeren, D. R., Welch. R. D., Davis, D. E., Green, J. D., & Worthington, E. L., Jr. (2012). Priming virtue: Forgiveness and justice elicit divergent moral judgments among religious individuals. Journal of Positive Psychology, 7, 405-415.

Van Tongeren, D. R., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook., J. N., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II., Greer, C. L., & Greer, T. W. (2012). Forgiveness and religion: Update and current status. For M. R. Maarmi (Ed.), Mapping forgiveness. Oxford, England: Interdisciplinary Press.

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Webb, J. R., Toussaint, L., Sandage, S. J., Gartner, A. L., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2012). Forgiveness as fruit of the spirit and fruit of the garden: Evidence for the physical and mental health sequelae of forgiveness. For Thomas Plante (Ed.). Religion, spirituality, and positive psychology: Understanding the psychological fruits of faith. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/Greenwood Publishing. 

2011

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II, & Emmons, R. A. (2011). Relational humility: Conceptualizing and measuring humility as a personality judgment. Journal of Personality Assessment, 93, 225-234.

Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Hook, J. N., Gartner, A. L., Van Tongeren, D. R., Jennings, D. J. II., Greer, C. L., & Greer, T. W. (2011). Evil and positive psychology. In J. H. Hellens (Ed.), Explaining Evil: Vol 3, Approaches, Responses, Solutions (pp. 220-236). New York: Praeger.

Jennings, D. J. II., Gartner, A. L., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Greer, C. L., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Greer, T. W. (2011). Punishment as a restraint of evil. In J. H. Hellens (Ed.), Explaining Evil: Vol 3, Approaches, Responses, Solutions (pp. 41-59). New York: Praeger.

Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., Davis, J. L., Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Hook, J. N., Jennings, D. J. II, Gartner, A. L., Greer, C. L., & Greer, T. W. (2011). Meaning as a restraint of evil. In J. H. Hellens (Ed.), Explaining Evil: Vol 3, Approaches, Responses, Solutions (pp. 203-216). New York: Praeger.

Van Tongeren, D. R. & Hook, J. N. (2011). Operant conditioning. Encyclopedia entry in T. Clinton & R. Hawkins (Eds.), Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counseling (pp. 120-122). 

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Davis, D. E., Hook., J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II., Greer, C. L., & Greer, T. W. (2011). Forgiveness and religion: Update and current status. In M. R. Maarmi, N. Verbin, & E. L. Worthington, Jr. (Eds.), A journey through forgiveness (pp.49-57).

Worthington, E. L., Jr., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2011). Social influence. Encyclopedia entry in T. Clinton & R. Hawkins (Eds.), Popular Encyclopedia of Christian Counseling (pp.49-50). 

2010 

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J. II, & Norton, L. (2010). Development of the relational engagement of the sacred for a transgression (REST) scale. International Journal of the Psychology of Religion, 20, 288-302.

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Van Tongeren, D. R., Gartner, A. L., & Jennings, D. J. II. (2010). Relational spirituality and forgiveness: Development of the Spiritual Humility Scale (SHS). Journal of Psychology and Theology, 38, 91-100.

Kiefer, R. P., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Myers, B. J., Kliewer, W. L., Berry, J. W., Davis, D. E., Miller, A. J., Van Tongeren, D. R., Hunter, J., & Kilgour, J. M. (2010). Training parents in forgiving and reconciling. American Journal of Family Therapy, 38, 32–49.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2010). Combating meaninglessness: On the automatic defense of meaning. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 1372-1384.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Klebe, K. J. (2010). Reconceptualizing prison adjustment: A multidimensional approach exploring female offenders’ adjustment to prison life. The Prison Journal, 90, 48-68.

Worthington, E. L. Jr, Greer, C. L., Hook, J. N., Gartner, A. L., Jennings, D. J., Norton, L. Van Tongeren, D. R., Greer, T. W., & Toussaint, L. (2010). Forgiveness and spirituality in organizational life: Theory, status of research, and new ideas for discovery. Journal of Management, Spirituality, and Religion, 7, 119-134.

Worthington, E. L. Jr., Hunter, J., Sharp, C., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Davis, D. E., Miller, A. J. A., Gingrich, F. C., Sandage, S. J., Lao, E., Bubod, L., & Monforte, M. V. (2010). A psychoeducational intervention to promote forgiveness in Christians in the Philippines. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 32, 75-93. 

2009 

Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., & Jennings, D. J. (2009). Relational spirituality and the development of the similarity of the offender’s spirituality scale. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 1, 249-262.

Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Hook, J. N., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2009). The dedication to the sacred (DS) scale: Adapting a marriage measure to study relational spirituality. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 37, 265-275.

Green, J. D., Sedikides, C., Pinter, B., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2009). Two sides to self-protection: Self-improvement strivings and feedback from close others eliminate mnemic neglect. Self and Identity, 8, 233-250. 

Presentations 

Conference Talks 

Green, J. D., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2012, May). Morality confers meaning. Invited paper given at “The Gift of Desire and The Fear of Loss” Colloquium. Blackfriars Hall, University of Oxford, UK.

Van Tongeren, D. R. (2012, May). The dark side of religious meaning: Cultural worldview defense as a pathway to meaning. A talk presented at the annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association.

Van Tongeren, D. R. & Green, J. D. (2011, November). Morality as a source of meaning in life. A talk presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Southeastern Social Psychologists, Johnson City, TN.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2011, April). The meaning-serving function of morality. Symposium on “Positive Psychology and Religion and Spirituality.” A talk presented at the Mid-Year Conference on Religion and Spirituality, Loyola, MD.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2010, November). The existential security model of morality: The desire for meaning motivates moral actions. A talk presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies, Chambersburg, PA.

McIntosh, D.N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Raad, J. M., & Pae, J. (2010, October).  The effects of priming religion on intercultural tolerance and afterlife anxiety are moderated by centrality of religion and congruence of beliefs. A talk presented at the meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion, Baltimore, MD. 

Worthington, E. L., Jr., Greer, C. L., Greer, T. W., Miller, A. J., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Toussaint, L. (2010, August). Religion and fairness, justice, and forgiveness in organizational settings. In Symposium by Peter C. Hill and Dik, Religion and fairness, justice, and forgiveness in organizational  settings. A talk presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2009, November). Meaning as an existential paradox: The role of meaning in terror management. A talk presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies, Chambersburg, PA.

Green, J. D., Sedikides, C., Pinter, B., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2009, February). Motivated forgetting: The who, the when, and the why. A symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.

*Davis, D. E., Worthington, E. L. Jr., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., & Jennings, D. J. (2008, November). Assessing a victim’s understanding of an offender’s spirituality: Development of the spiritual view of the offender scale. A talk presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies, Chambersburg, PA.

*This paper won a 2008 CAPS-East Student Research Award

Van Tongeren, D. R., Ives, K. E., Cullen, M. A., & Welch, R. D. (2008, April). Deciphering immorality: The role of forgiveness, empathy, and religion in judging morality. A talk presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Boise, ID.

Pyszczysnki, T., Weise, D., Van Tongeren, D. R., Cohen, F., Solomon, S., & Greenberg, J. (2006, August). Terror Management Theory perspective on the 2004 presidential election and beyond. Values, Personality, and Politics – From Bush to Katrina and Beyond Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Curl, L. S., Weise, D., Van Tongeren, D. R., Brouillette, M., & Gladman, T. (2006, May). A study of religion and Terror Management Theory: Primed to be good. A talk presented at the annual meeting of the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI.

*Van Tongeren, D. R. (2006, April). Predicting female offenders' adjustment to prison life. A talk presented at the Annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Park City, UT.

*This paper won a 2006 Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Student Research Award

 

Conference Poster Presentations

 

Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., & Hulsey, T. L. (submitted). Identity-relevant fluid compensation: Moral identity moderates the effect of meaning threats on moral self-presentation. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2012, January). Forgiveness as a meaning-making mechanism: A longitudinal study of romantic partners. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.

Reid, C. A., Davis, J. L., Finkel, E. J., Luchies, L. B., Coy, A. C., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2011, January). A longitudinal study of intrapersonal and interpersonal affective forecasting for hurtful behaviors by couples. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2011, January). Morality gives us meaning: Perceived moral standing affects subjective meaning in life. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2010, October). Experiencing the absurd and the notion of the absurd: Implicit and explicit threats to meaning yield differential effects on meaning in life. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Charleston, SC.

Green, J. D., Davis, J. L., Finkel, E., J., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Coy, A. E. (2010, August). Affective forecasting for cooperative and competitive behavior. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

Green, J. D., Davis, J. L., Finkel, E., J., Coy, A. E., Van Tongeren, D. R., & Reid, C. A. (2010, May). Affective forecasting errors for cooperation and competition. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., & Hulsey, T. L. (2010, April). Meaning and moral dilemmas: Threats to meaning elicit harsher moral judgments. A poster presented at the annual Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

Green, J. D., Davis, J. L., Finkel, E., J., Coy, A. E., Van Tongeren, D. R., Kittel, J. A., & Irby, M. (2010, January). Affective forecasting for cooperative and competitive behavior: It feels better than you think to cooperate. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

*Van Tongeren, D. R., Green, J. D., & Hulsey, T. L. (2010, January). Meaning and moral dilemmas: Threats to meaning elicit harsher moral judgments. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

*This poster won a 2010 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Student Travel Award

Davis, D. E., Hook, J. N., Dorn, K., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2009, April). Adapting the cyberball paradigm to measure forgiveness. A poster presented at the annual Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2009, April). On meaning maintenance: Evidence for fluid compensation following implicit threats of meaninglessness. A poster presented at the annual Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2009, February). On meaning maintenance: Evidence for fluid compensation following implicit threats of meaninglessness. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.

*Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2008, October). The role of meaning in terror management: Is a meaningful death still terrifying? A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Greenville, SC.

*This poster was a 2008 Society for Southeastern Social Psychologists Student Research Award Runner-up

Van Tongeren, D. R., McIntosh, D. N., Raad, J., & Pae, J. (2008, August). Religion and terror management: The existential effects of priming religion. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2008, April). Deadly politics: The effects of mortality salience on political conservatives’ and liberals’ endorsement of moral foundations. A poster presented at the annual Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

Worthington, E. L., Hunter, J., Sharp, C., Hook, J. N., Van Tongeren, D. R., Davis, D. E., & Miller, A. J. A., Gingrich, F. C., Sandage, S. J., Lao, E., Bubod, L., & Monforte, M. V. (2008, March). A psychoeducational intervention to promote forgiveness in Christians in the Philippines. A poster presented at the annual International Counseling Psychology Conference.

Green, J. D., Sedikides, C., Pinter, B., & Van Tongeren, D. R. (2008, February). Two sides to self-protection: Self-improvement strivings and feedback from close others attenuate mnemic neglect. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2008, February). Deadly politics: The effects of mortality salience on political conservatives’ and liberals’ endorsement of moral foundations. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Green, J. D. (2007, October). Combating meaninglessness: Evidence of fluid compensation following implicit threats to meaning. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Durham, NC.

Knigge, E., Welch, R., Van Tongeren, D. R. (2007, April). The effects of conformity, justice, and forgiveness on moral judgment. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Anson, J. M. (2007, April). Self-esteem, belief systems, and locus of control: An existential perspective on criminal behavior. A poster presented at the annual Virginia Commonwealth University Graduate Student Association Research Symposium, Richmond, VA.

Van Tongeren, D. R., & Anson, J. M. (2007, January). Cultural belief systems, self-esteem and locus of control: An existential perspective on criminal behavior. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

Van Tongeren, D. R. (2006, November). Defending against death: Exploring the role of religion in terror management. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Southeastern Social Psychologists, Knoxville, TN.

Van Tongeren, D. R. (2006, April). Understanding how we believe: Establishing the Belief Assimilation Scale. A poster presented at the Annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Park City, UT.

Van Tongeren, D. R. & Parks, C. (2005, April). The effects of religious priming on death anxiety and intercultural tolerance. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Phoenix, AZ.

Van Tongeren, D. R. & Parks, C. (2004, April). Act of worship: The effect of religious singing on self-esteem. A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, Reno, NV.