Dr. Steve Jenkins

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Associate Professor
Department of Psychology
Wagner College
Staten Island, NY 10301

Office: Parker Hall 104

Phone: (718) 420-4490
Email: steven.jenkins@wagner.edu

Fall 2013 Office Hours:
Mondays and Wednesdays 9:00am-12:00pm
(Or by appointment)

B.A., San Diego State University - Psychology
Ph.D., Louisiana Tech University - Counseling Psychology
Predoctoral internship, University of California San Diego - Psychological & Counseling Services
Postdoctoral Fellowship - Albert Ellis Institute for Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, New York

Fall 2013 Course Schedule

PS 251: Sleep & Dreams
9:40-11:10 TR

PS 101: Introduction to Psychology
11:20-12:50 TR

PS 291: Special Topics: Positive Psychology
2:40-4:10 TR

PS 397: Psychological Field Experience

  • Courses Taught
    • Positive Psychology
    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Health Psychology
    • Principles of Counseling Psychology
    • Psychopathology
    • Honors Psychopathology
    • Sleep and Dreams
    • Principles of Psychological Testing
    • Senior Reflective Tutorial
    • Freshman Reflective Tutorial
    • Independent Study in Psychology
    • Psychological Field Experience


Research Interests
Sleep habits, patterns, and difficulties, health psychology, positive psychology, cognitive-behavioral therapy/REBT, multiculturalism/diversity, and identity development.
Selected Publications

Nolan, L. J. & Jenkins, S. M. (2012). Curriculum-based learning communities centered within a discipline: The senior LC in psychology. In Buch, K. and K. E. Barron   (eds.) Discipline-Centered Learning Communities: Creating Connections among Students and Faculty within a Major (pp. 31-42). San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Buboltz, W. C., Jr, Jenkins, S. M., Soper, B. Woller, K., Johnson, P., & Faes, T. (2009). Sleep habits and patterns of college students: An Expanded Study. Journal of College Counseling. 12, 113-124.

Buboltz, W. C., Jr., Loveland, J., Jenkins, S. M., Brown, F., Soper, B., & Hodges, J. (2006). College Student sleep: Relationship to health and academic performance. In F. Columbus  (Ed.), College Students: Stress, Mental Health and Coping Strategies (pp. 1-39). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Jenkins, S. M., Buboltz, W. C., Jr, Schwartz, J., & Johnson, P. (2005). Differentiation of self and psychosocial development. Contemporary Family therapy, 27, 251-261.

Buboltz, W. C., Jr., Jenkins, S. M., Thomas, A., Schwartz, J., & Lindley, L. (2005). Research productivity in the Journal of Counseling Psychology: A fifteen year update. The Counseling Psychologist, 33, 709-728.

Seeman, E. A., Buboltz, W. C., Jr., Jenkins, S. M., Soper, B. & Woller, K. ( 2004). Ethinic and gender differences in psychological reactance: The importance of reactance in multicultural counseling. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 17, 167-176.

Buboltz, W. C., Jr., Soper, B., Brown, F., & Jenkins, S. M. (2002). Treatment approaches for sleep difficulties in college students. Counseling Psychology Quarterly, 15, 229-237.


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