Assistant Professor of Psychology
Primary Academic Program: Psychology
Area of Specialization: Abnormal Psychology
BA, Haverford College; PhD candidate, The University of Texas at Austin. Clinical psychology internship, University of Vermont. Justin Dainer-Best's research interests include the cognitive bases of depression; open science research practices; statistical modeling; and novel ways to use the internet and mobile technology to carry out psychological science. His research deals with identifying and modifying negative self-reference cognition in depression. His peer-reviewed work has appeared most recently in the publications PLOS ONE
(2018; 2015), Psychological Assessment
(2018), Journal of Affective Disorders
(2018), and Biological Psychology
(2017). At Bard since 2018.