Welcome to Arlene’s Home Page!

 

 

 

Arlene de la Mora

Iowa State University

Department of Psychology

W’112 Lagomarcino Hall

Ames, IA 50011-3211

(515) 294-7544 (office)

(515) 294-1898 (lab)

(515) 294-6424 (fax)

E-mail: adelamor@iastate.edu

 

 

---

 

Vita

 

Research Interests &

Teaching Philosophy

Iowa Infant Feeding Attitude Scale

Interaction Research Lab

Undergraduate Research Assistants

ISU Department of Psychology

Courses Taught:

 

 

Psych. 302D

Research Methods

 

Psych 346

Psychology of Women

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vita

 

ARLENE de la MORA, M.S.

 

Educational Background:

 

M.S. Iowa State University, 1998

B.A. California State University, Los Angeles, 1990

Publications (Refereed):

Trudeau, L.S., Russell, D.W., de la Mora, A., Schmitz, M.F. (2001).  Comparisons of Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, and Social Workers on Job-Related Measures and Reactions to Managed Care in Iowa.  Journal of Marital and Family Therapy 27(4), 501-507.

 

Russell, D. W., de la Mora, A., Trudeau, L. S., Scott, N. A., Norman, N., & Schmitz, M. F.  (2000).  Psychologists' reactions to Medicaid managed care:  Opinion and practice change after one year.  Professional Psychology:  Research and Practice 31(5), 547-552.

 

de la Mora, A., Russell, D.W., Dungy, C. I., Losch, M., & Dusdieker L. (1999).  The Iowa Infant Feeding Attitude Scale (IIFAS):  Analysis of Reliability and Validity. Journal of Applied Social Psychology 29 (11), 2362-2380

 

de la Mora, A. (1998).  Maternal Attitudes, Intentions, and Duration of Breast-Feeding. Unpublished master’s thesis, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.

 

Russell, D.W., Cutrona, C.E., de la Mora, A., & Wallace, R.B. (1997).  Loneliness and nursing home admission among the rural elderly. Psychology and Aging, 12, 574-589.

 

Publications (Non-Refereed):

 

Russell, D. W., Norman, N., Schmitz, M., & de la Mora, A. (1997, February). Practitioner evaluations of managed mental health care under the Mental Health Access Program (MHAP). Report prepared for the Department of Human Services, State of Iowa.

 

Russell, D. W., Norman, N., Schmitz, M., & de la Mora, A. (1997, July). Medicaid client evaluations of managed mental health care under the Mental Health Access Program (MHAP). Report prepared for the Department of Human Services, State of Iowa

 

Posters Presented:

Hessling, R. M., de la Mora, A., Russell, D. W., & Cutrona, C. E. (1998, May).  Attributions partially mediate the relationship between dispositional negativity and perceived social support.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Society, Washington, D.C.

 

Russell, D.W., Cutrona, C.E., de la Mora, A., Wallace, R., & Kohout, F. (1996, June).  Loneliness and nursing home admission among the rural elderly.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Americal Psychology Society, San Francisco, CA.

 

Membership In Professional Activities:

 

American Psychological Association (Student Associate)

American Psychological Society (Student Affiliate)

 

Projects Underway:

 

de la Mora, A. (experiment in progress).  Does religious involvement influence our health and well-being?  Are people who attend church more often less likely to get sick?

 

 

Classes Taught at Iowa State University:

 

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 307)

Spring

1998

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 307)

Fall

1998

Psychology of Normal Personality

(Psych 360)

Summer

1999

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 302)

Spring

2001

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 302)

Fall

2001

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 302)

Spring

2002

 

 

 

Classes Taught at DMACC, Ankeny:

 

Psychology of Women

(Psych 346)

Spring

1999

Psychology of Normal Personality

(Psych 360)

Spring

2001

Psychology of Women

(Psych 346)

Fall

2001

 

 

 

 

Teaching Assistant Positions:

 

Research Methods in Applied Psychology

(Psych 308)

Fall

1998

Research Methods in Applied Psychology

(Psych 308)

Spring

1999

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 307)

Spring

1999

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 302)

Fall

2000

Research Methods in Social Psychology

(Psych 302)

Spring

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

---

 

 

Research Interests

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Philosophy