Richard Mohn, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Educational Research


Research Interests

 Invariance testing, Mediation, Modeling of Categorical Outcomes

Current Teaching

Quantitative Analysis II (REF 762)

Program Evaluation (REF 770)

Mediation and Moderation (REF 792)

Multivariate Statistics (REF 830)

Recent Publications

Anestis, M. D., Mohn, R. S., Dorminey, J. W., & Green, B. A. (in press). Detecting the underreporting of suicidal ideation among United States military personnel. Suicide and Life Threatening Behavior

Villarosa-Hurlocker, M. C., Madson, M. B., Mohn, R. S., Zeigler-Hill, V., & Nicholson, B. C. (2017). Social anxiety and alcohol-related outcomes: The mediating role of drinking context and protective strategies. Addiction Research & Theory.  doi: 10.1080/16066359.2018.1424834.

Cottonham, D. P., Madson, M. B., Nicholson, B. C., & Mohn, R. S. (2017). Harmful Alcohol Use and Alcohol-related Sex Expectancies as Predictors of Risky Sex among African American Female College Drinkers. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.  doi: 10.1080/15332640.2016.1255580.

Landry, A. S., Madson, M. B., Mohn, R. S., & Nicholson, B. C. (2017). Development and psychometric evaluation of the College Eating and Drinking Behavior Scale in US college students. International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction, 15, 485-492. doi: 10.1007/s11469-016-9702-2.

Madson, M. B., Villarosa, M. C., Schumacher, J. A., & Mohn, R. S. (2016).  Evaluating the validity of the Client Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing scale in a brief motivational intervention for college student drinkers. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 65, 51-57. doi: 10.1016/j.jsat.2016.02.001.

Anestis, M. D., Khazem, L. R., Mohn, R. S., & Green, B. A. (2015).  Testing the main hypotheses of the interpersonal-psychological theory of suicidal behavior in a large diverse sample of United States military personnel. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 60, 78–85.  doi: 10.1016/j.comppsych.2015.03.006.

Bullock-Yowell, E., Reed, C. A., Mohn, R. S., Galles, J., Peterson, G. P., & Reardon, R. C. (2015). Neuroticism, negative thinking, and coping with respect to career decision state. Career Development Quarterly, 63(4), 333-347. doi: 10.1002/cdq.12032.

Fang, H., Herron, S., Zhou, Q., Taralynn, H., & Mohn, R. S. (2015). The Effects of Simplified Schema-based Instruction on Elementary Students’ Mathematical Word Problem Solving. Journal of Mathematics Education, 8(1), 37–55.

Landry, A. S., Thomson, J. L., Madson, M. B., Zoellner, J. M., Mohn, R. S., Noble, J., Connell, C., & Yadrick, K. (2015).  Changes in psychosocial constructs predict post-intervention changes in physical activity and dietary outcomes in a lifestyle intervention: HUB City Steps.  Preventing Chronic Disease, 12, 1-12. doi: 10.5888/pcd12.140525.

Madson, M. B., Mohn, R. S., Schumacher, J. A., & Landry, A. S. (2015).  Factorial validity of the Client Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing scale in a community based participatory research lifestyle intervention. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development,48(2), 140-151. doi: 10.1177/0748175614544687.

Collier, A. D., Khan, K. M., Caramillo, E. M., Mohn, R. S., & Echevarria, D. (2014). Zebrafish and conditioned place preference: A translational model of drug addiction.  Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 55, 16-25.  doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2014.05.014

Jawor, J. M., Hooker, J. W., & Mohn, R. S. (2014). Testosterone production in non-breeding northern cardinals (Cardinalis Cardinalis): Is temperature influential? The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 126(2), 261-268.

Mayfield-Johnson, S., Mohn, R. S., Young, R., McCuller, E. M., Hinton, A. W., Day, P, & Mitra, A. (2014) Attitudes about barriers and benefits of distance education in the Mississippi delta. Community College Journal of Research and Practice. 38(6), 551-563. doi:10.1080/10668926.2011.567155

Villarosa, M. C., Madson, M. B., Zeigler-Hill, V., Noble J. J., & Mohn, R. S. (2014). Social anxiety symptoms and drinking behaviors among college students: The mediating effects of drinking motives. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 28(3), 710-718. doi: 10.1037/a0036501 

Active Grants

Evaluator for RII Track 2-FEC: Emergent Polymer Sensing Technologies for Gulf Coast Water Quality Sensors with NSF (OIA-1632825), September 2016 through August 2020. ($4.0 million, 4 years)

Statistician for Empowered Communities for a Healthier MS:  Pre-School Obesity Prevention Study. US Department of Health and Human Services through subcontract to MS Department of Health, Office of Preventive Services, September 2017 through August 2020.  ($350 thousand, 3 yrs.)

Evaluator for REU Site: Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future with NSF (DMR-1659340), April 2017 through March 2020. ($364 thousand, 3 yrs.)

Completed Grants

Evaluator for RET in Engineering and Computer Science Site for Sustainable Polymer Engineering Research with NSF (EEC-1406753), May 2015 through April 2018. ($475 thousand, 3 yrs.)

Statistical Consultant for Gulf Region Health Outcomes Program (Mental and behavioral health capacity project) (GRHOP) with Garretson Group as part of BP medical settlement, June 2014 through June 2016.

Statistical Consultant for Identifying factors associated with future suicidal self-directed violence within a sample of Mississippi National Guard Personnel with Military Suicide Research Consortium (WXWH10-2-0181), June 2013 through September 2015. ($704 thousand, 2 yrs)

Evaluator for GK12 Connections in the classroom: Molecules to muscled (C2M2) with NSF (DGE-0947944), June 2010 through May 2015. ($2.9 million, 5 yrs.)

Evaluator for Campus Link AmeriCorps with Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Service (12AC140353, 11AC129975, 10AC119058), September 2010 through August 2013. ($919 thousand, 3 yrs)

Statistical Consultant for A Community Partnership to Reduce Blood Pressure among African American Adults with NIH Center for Minority Health Disparity Research (R24 MD002787-04), January 2011 through December 2011.