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Kristian Veit

College of Arts and Sciences

Behavioral Sciences


Ph.D., 2006, Northern Illinois University
M.A., 2003 Northern Illinois University
B.A., 1998, University of Nebraska

 Dr. Veit began at ONU in 2007 and teaches courses in personality, research and statistics, social psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, psychological testing plus the senior seminar. He also oversees independent study research projects (senior theses) for the bachelor of science degree program.

He mentored the second place recipient of the Harold Young Research Award in 2008, and the first place recipient in 2010. This annual award, given by the Association of Nazarene Sociologists and Researchers to encourage scholarly research relevant to the Church of the Nazarene, goes to an undergraduate student who presents an outstanding research paper.

His prior experience includes working as an adjunct faculty member at Del Mar College, and as a visiting assistant professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

His research interests include job satisfaction, attitudes, work-family conflict and personality. He is a frequent presenter of his original research at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association. He has also served as a consultant for churches and other businesses, using his skills in research and statistical data to compile valuable information.

His past awards include a part-time dissertation completion fellowship from Northern Illinois University in 2005-2006, and the Center for Access-Ability Resources' University Friends Award in 2005.

Dr. Veit is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

He and his wife, Beth, have two daughters, Kylie and Bailey. In his leisure time, he enjoys running, music and pencil drawing.

Proverbs

1:7

The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.