Name: Adrian Rus
Year Hired: 2013
Ph.D., Experimental Psychology (Developmental Lab), Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, 2012
M.S., Experimental Psychology (Developmental Lab), Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX, 2010
M.S., Psycho-Diagnosis, Counseling & Psychotherapy, Dimitrie Cantemir University of Tirgu-Mures, Romania, 2007
B.S., Socio-Psycho Pedagogy, Dimitrie Cantemir University of Tirgu-Mures, Romania, 2004
Professional Organizations and Affiliations:
Area/s of Specialty: Child Development; Developmental Psychology; Experimental Psychology
PSYC 4213 Counseling Ethnic Groups and Minorities
PSYC 3003 Interpersonal Relationships
HUMA 2423 Cultural Competency
Office Location: Cabin 1/A
Campus Phone Number: (405) 789-7661 Ext. 3453
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday, 7:50 to 11:00 a.m. and 2:00-4:30 p.m. by appointment
Tuesday/Thursday, 7:50-9:00 a.m. and 3:00-4:30 p.m. by appointment
The Effects of Institutionalization, Abuse, and Neglect on Romanian orphans and foster children development
The predictors of the of the prenatal care utilization of Romanian mothers
The relationship between prenatal and postnatal behaviors and children’s growth
Publications and Professional Presentations:
Rus, A. V., Ito-Jäger, S., Draghici, S., Parris, S., Cross, D., & Purvis, K. (in press). Behavioral and Emotional Profiles of Romanian Foster Children: A Brief Report. Child Abuse Review Journal. Accepted for publication June 26th, 2012. Expected publication date February 25th, 2013.
Rus, A. V., Parris, S., Cross, D., Purvis, K., & Draghici, S. (2011). Reforming the Romanian Child Welfare System: 1990-2010. Review of Research and Social Intervention [Revista de Cercetare şi Intervenţie Socială], 34, 56-72.
Rus, A. V., & Parris, S. R. (Submitted). Relationship between neurotransmitters, behavior, and maltreatment: A review. Submitted to The Journal for Neurology and Psychiatry of Child and Adolescent in Romania.
Rus, A. V., Butterfield, M. E., Parris, S. R., & Drăghici, S. (In preparation). A Quasi-Random Experimental Examination of Early Care Experiences and Later Functioning of Romanian Foster Children. Anticipated submission to The Child: Care, Health and Development, April 2013.
Rus, A. V., Stativa, E., Pennings, J. S., Butterfield, M. E., Cross, D. R., Ekas, N., Purvis, K., & Parris, S.R., (In preparation). Punishment of Children in Romanian Residential Care Institutions: Effects of Personal and Institutional Characteristics. Anticipated submission to The Child Abuse and Neglect Journal, June 2013.
Stativa, E., Rus, A. V., Pennings, J. S., Butterfield, M., Webster, R., Parris, S. (In preparation). Prenatal Care Utilization in Romania. Anticipated submission to The Journal of Family Planning and Reproductive Health Care, October, 2013
Cliff, S., Rus, A. V., Butterfield, M. (In preparation). The effect of REBT on Romanian Foster Parents’ Psychological Functioning. Anticipated submission to The Journal of Counseling Psychology, December 2013.
Mission/Passion: Whether I am teaching, mentoring undergraduates, conducting research, volunteering in the community, or living the more mundane aspects of my day-to-day life, it is Christ’s call that I seek to fulfill.
Favorite Bible Verse: John 3:16
Personal Interests: When I am not teaching or working on my publications, I love to read and spend time with my wife, Iulia, and my 18-month old son, Dennis.
Hometown: Tirgu-Mures, Romania