Kathleen Jocoy


Ph.D., 2019, Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina

M.A., 2010, Experimental Psychology, Appalachian State University

B.A., 2008, Psychology, Winthrop University


Research Interests

Methods effects, methods/design, statistics, video games, pain perception.

I am currently working on a project to identify the ideal methodology for pain induction with the cold pressor.


Selected Publications

Bartone, P. T., Eid, J., Hystad, S. W., Jocoy, K, Laberg, J. C., Johnsen, B. H. (2015). Psychological hardiness and avoidance coping are related to risky alcohol use in returning combat veterans. Military Behavioral Health, 3, 274-282.

Ballard, M., Visser, K., & Jocoy, K. (2012). Social Context and Video Game Play: Impact on Cardiovascular and Affective Responses. Mass Communications and Society, 15, 1-25.


Teaching Interests

Research Methods & Statistics, Human Growth & Development, Computing in Statistics.


Title: Visiting Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Psychology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8957

Office address
Smith-Wright 208