Peggy Gallaher (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin), is a contributing faculty member in Walden’s Ph.D. Psychology program, where she teaches Quantitative Methods/Statistics. Dr. Gallaher trained in personality psychology and biostatistics, and is a specialist in psychological measurement. She has conducted research in the fields of personality psychology, psychiatry, and public health, and is especially interested in population-based, cross-cultural studies of health-related behavior. With over 25 years of experience, she enjoys teaching doctoral level statistics courses and serving as a chair, second committee member, or URR on quantitative dissertation research.
Bouton, R., Gallaher, P., Garlinghouse, P., Leal, T., Rosenstein, L., Young, R. (1987). Scales for measuring fear of AIDS and homophobia. Journal of Personality Assessment
Gallaher, P. (1992). Individual differences in nonverbal behavior: Dimensions of style. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
Oldham, J., Skodol, A., Kellman, H., Hyler, S., Doidge, N., Rosnick, L., Gallaher, P. (1995). Comorbidity of axis I and axis II disorders. American Journal of Psychiatry
Unger, B., Gallaher, P., Shakib, S., Ritt-Olson, A., Palmer, P., Johnson, C. (2002). The AHIMSA Acculturation Scale: A new measure of acculturation for adolescents in a multicultural society. Journal of Early Adolescence
Unger, J., Shakib, S., Ritt-Olson, A., Moutappa, M., Gallaher, P., Johnson, C. (2006). Cultural/interpersonal values and smoking in a multicultural adolescent sample. Journal of Cultural Diversity
Johnson, C. A., Unger, J. B., Ritt-Olson, A., Palmer, P. H., Cen, S. Y., Gallaher, P., Chou, C. (2005). Smoking prevention for ethnically diverse adolescents: 2-year outcomes of a multicultural, school-based smoking prevention curriculum in Southern California. Preventive Medicine
Johnson, C. A., Cen, S., Gallaher, P., Palmer, P. H., Xiao, L., Ritt-Olson, A., Unger, J. B. (2007). Why smoking prevention programs sometimes fail. Does effectiveness depend on sociocultural context and individual characteristics?. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers \& Prevention