Charles Hackney, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
Department of Arts and Science
BA (Psychology): George Fox University, 1996
PhD (Social/Personality Psychology): State University of New York at Albany, 2003
Areas of SpecializationSocial psychology Personality psychology Positive psychology Psychology of religion
Dr. Hackney and his family have lived in Caronport since January 2010, and he has found that coming from Fairbanks, Alaska has equipped him well for the task of living in the Middle of Nowhere. He is fond of Shakespearean theatre, having performed in a number of productions. He is also a martial arts instructor with the Caronport Bartitsu Society.
Interactions between psychology, philosophy, and theology
Terror management theory
Religion and mental health
Psychology of martial arts
Hackney, C. H. (2011). The effect of mortality salience on the evaluation of humorous material.Journal of Social Psychology, 151, 51-62.
Hackney, C. H. (2010). Martial virtues. North Clarendon, VT: Charles E. Tuttle Publications.
Hackney, C. H. (2010). Religion and mental health: What do you mean when you say "religion?" What do you mean when you say "mental health?" In P. Verhagen, H. van Praag, J. Lopez-Ibor, J. Cox, & D. Moussaoui (Eds.),Religion and psychiatry: Beyond boundaries(pp. 343-360).London: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Hackney, C. H. (2009). The Aristotelian philosophy of the martial arts.Journal of Asian Martial Arts, 18(4), 8-17.
Hackney, C. H. (2007). Possibilities for a Christian positive psychology.Journal of Psychology & Theology, 35,211-221.
Hackney, C. H.; & Sanders, G. S. (2003). Religiosity and mental health: A meta-analysis of recent studies.Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, 42,43-55.