Matthew T. Huss, PhD
Matthew T. Huss, PhD

Matthew T. Huss, PhD

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Psychology

Position

  • Professor

Teaching Activity

  • Forensic Psychology

Biography

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Spidel, A., Vincent, G., Huss, M. T., Winters, J., Thomas, L., Dutton, D. G. Psychopathy: Subtyping perpetrators of domestic violence., The psychopath: Theory, research, and practice, 327-342, 2012
  • Huss, Matthew T. Preparing for comprehensive exams, Your graduate training in psychology: Effective strategies for success., 203-215, 2012
  • Adherhold, B., Huss, M. T. Sexuelle Phantasien Sexualstraftaten, Gewaltphantasien: Zwischen Welsten und Wirklichkeiten, 155-174, 2011
  • Hendricks, K.,, Huss, M. T. Engaging students in psychology and law: An exercise in jury selection, Promoting student engagement: Activities, exercises and demonstrations for psychology courses, 33-37, 2011
  • Skovran, L. C., Gonsalves, V. M., Huss, M. T. They have my money! Applying for research funding, Your graduate training in psychology: Suggestions for success, 203-216, 2011
  • Gonsalves, V. M., Skovran, L. C., Huss, M. T. Preparing for comprehensive exams, Your graduate training in psychology: Suggestions for success, 203-216, 2011
  • Why become a forensic psychologist? In J. L. Helms & D. Rogers (Eds). Careers in psychology (p. 269). Boston: Wiley-Blackwell., Wiley-Blackwell, 269, 2010
  • Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Huss, M. T., Rohling, M. Assessing violence in adults, Clinician's handbook of adult behavioral assessment, 371-400, 2006
  • Huss, M. T. Professional development through the integration of teaching, scholarship and service: If it is not fun, I?..m not doing it., The handbook of the teaching of psychology, 324-327, 2006
  • Psychology and the law, now and in the next century, The many faces of psychological research in the 21st century., 259-285, 2001

Articles

  • Fennessy, Matthew, Huss, Matthew T. PREDICTING SUCCESS IN A LARGE SAMPLE OF FEDERAL PRETRIAL OFFENDERS The Influence of Ethnicity, Criminal Justice and Behavior, 40, 40-56, 2013
  • Gonsalves, Valerie M., McLawsen, Julia E., Huss, Matthew T., Scalora, Mario J. Factor structure and construct validity of the psychopathic personality inventory in a forensic sample, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 36, 176-184, 2013
  • Strawhun, Jenna, Adams, Natasha, Huss, Matthew T. The Assessment of Cyberstalking: An Expanded Examination Including Social Networking, Attachment, Jealousy, and Anger in Relation to Violence and Abuse, Violence & Victims, 28, 715-730, 2013
  • Lagoni, Lacey, Crawford, Erin, Huss, Matthew T. An examination of the self-medication hypothesis via treatment completion, Addiction Research and Theory, 19, 416-426, 2011
  • Norris, S. M., Huss, M. T., Palarea, R. E. A pattern of violence: analyzing the relationship between intimate partner violence and stalking, Violence & Victims, 26, 103-115, 2011
  • Skovran, Leah C., Huss, Matthew T., Scalora, Mario J. Sexual fantasies and sensation seeking among psychopathic sexual offenders, Psychology, Crime & Law, 16, 617-629, 2010
  • Rendell, Jariel A., Huss, Matthew T., Jensen, Maren L. Expert testimony and the effects of a biological approach, psychopathy, and juror attitudes in cases of insanity, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 28, 411-425, 2010
  • Scott, Sarah, Gilcrist, Brett, Thurston, Nicole, Huss, Matthew T. Risk communication in sexually violent predator hearings, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 28, 322-336, 2010
  • Gonsalves, Valerie M., Scalora, Mario J., Huss, Matthew T. Prediction of recidivism using the Psychopathy Checklist?..Revised and the Psychological Inventory of Criminal Thinking Styles within a forensic sample, Criminal Justice and Behavior, 36, 741-756, 2009
  • Wernke, Melinda R., Huss, Matthew T. An alternative explanation for cross-cultural differences in the expression of psychopathy, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 13, 229-236, 2008
  • Huss, M. T., Ralston, A. Do batterer subtypes actually matter? Treatment completion, treatment response, and recidivism across a batterer typology, Criminal Justice and Behavior, 35, 710-724, 2008
  • A review: Expert psychological testimony for the courts, Criminal Law Bulletin, 43, 1000-1002, 2008
  • Covell, Christmas, Huss, Matthew, Langhinrichsen-Rohling, Jennifer Empathic Deficits Among Male Batterers: A Multidimensional Approach, Journal of Family Violence, 22, 165-174, 2007
  • Gonsalves, V., Sapp, J., Huss, M. T. A comparison of methamphetamine and nonmethamphetamine users in a dual diagnosis facility, Addiction Research and Theory, 15, 277-284, 2007
  • Huss, M. T., Langhinrichsen Rohling, J. Assessing the generalization of psychopathy in a clinical sample of domestic violence perpetrators, Law and human behavior, 30, 571-586, 2006
  • Sartin, R. M., Hansen, D. J., Huss, M. T. Domestic violence treatment response and recidivism: A review and implications for the study of family violence, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11, 425-440, 2006
  • Huss, M. T., Tomkins, A. J., Garbin, C. P., Schopp, R. F., Kilian, A. Battered women who kill their abusers - An examination of commonsense notions, cognitions, and judgments, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21, 1063-1080, 2006
  • Odeh, Michael S., Zeiss, Robert A., Huss, Matthew T. Cues they use: Clinicians' endorsement of risk cues in predictions of dangerousness, Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 24, 147-156, 2006
  • Sartin, M., Hansen, D., Huss, M. T. Recidivism and treatment response related characteristics for domestic violence perpetrators, Aggression and Violent Behavior, 11, 425-440, 2006
  • Huss, M. T., Covell, C. N., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J. Clinical implications for the assessment and treatment of antisocial and psychopathic domestic violence perpetrators., Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 13, 61-87, 2006
  • Huss, M. T., Zeiss, R. A. You have the right not to have a hearing: An evaluation of the impact of fully advising civilly committed patients on their rights, International Journal of Law and Psychiatry, 28, 334-341, 2005
  • Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Shlien-Dellinger, R. K., Huss, M. T., Kramer, V. L. Attributions about perpetrators and victims of interpersonal abuse - Results from an analogue study, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 19, 484-498, 2004
  • Groscup, J. L., Penrod, S. D., Studebaker, C. A., Huss, M. T., O'Neil, K. M. The effects of Daubert on the admissibility of expert testimony in state and federal criminal cases, Psychology Public Policy and Law, 8, 339-372, 2002
  • Huss, M. T., Randall, B. A., Patry, M., Davis, S. F., Hansen, D. J. Factors influencing self-rated preparedness for graduate school: A survey of graduate students, Teaching of Psychology, 29, 275-281, 2002
  • Hatch-Maillette, M. A., Scalora, M. J., Huss, M. T., Baumgartner, J. V. Criminal thinking patterns: Are child molesters unique?, International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 45, 102-117, 2001

Publications

  • ?Aderherold, B., Boulas, J., Huss, M. T. (2011). Guide to graduate programs in forensic and legal psychology. http://tinyurl.com/cz89aps, None, 2011

Presentations

  • Ryan, T. Huss, M. T., & Scalora, M. J. (March, 2015). Using measures of impulsivity and compulsivity to differentiate sex offenders by type. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA., 2015
  • Ruchensky, J.. Huss, M. T., & Scalora, M. J. (March, 2015). Crossover offenders and risk. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, San Diego, CA., 2015
  • Huss, M. (October, 2014). Invited panel: Interests in vulnerable and diverse populations. University of Nebraska-Lincoln Law-Psychology Program 40th Anniversary. Lincoln, NE., 2014
  • Buttars, A., Huss, M. T. & Brack, C. (March, 2014). Sex offender risk assessment: A reexamination of the coffee can study. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA., 2014
  • Rock, R., Sellbom, M., & Huss, M. T. (March, 2014). Generating batterer subtypes using the MMPI-2-RF PSY-5 scales. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA., 2014
  • Ruchensky, J., Strominger, R., Ryan, T., McDermott, T., Paxton, J., Huss, M. T. (March, 2014). A latent class analysis approach of sexual offenders and risk. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA., 2014
  • Huss, M. T., & Berman, G. L. (March, 2014). What is my (or even a) teaching philosophy and does it really matter? Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychology-Law Society, New Orleans, LA., 2014
  • Ryan, T. & Huss, M. T. (October, 2013). A review of offense severity as it is related to sexual offense recidivism. Conference for the Canadian Association of Threat Assessment Professionals. Banff, Alberta, Canada., 2013
  • Byllesby, B., & Huss, M. T., (August, 2013). The association between victim offender relationship and subsequent trauma response and posttraumatic stress disorder. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI., 2013
  • Davis, K., Ruchensky, J., Strominger, R., Momohara, C., Ryan, T. J., Paxton, J., & Huss, M. T. (August 2013). Hooking up: Polygraphs and sex offender treatment. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI., 2013
  • Nelson, K., & Huss, M. T. (August, 2013). Predictors of URICA scores and relapse rates in dually-diagnosed patients: Looking at illicitness of drug and reason for treatment. Poster to be presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI., 2013
  • Buttars, A., Huss, M. T. & Brack, C. (March, 2013). An analysis of an intensive supervision program for sex offenders. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Portland, OR., 2013
  • Ruchensky, J., Strominger, R., Davis, K., Momohara, C., Ryan, T. J., Paxton, J., Huss, M. T. (March, 2013). Playing the field: An examination of crossover offenders and risk. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Portland, OR., 2013
  • Ryan, T. J., Davis, K., Ruchensky, J., Strominger, R., Momohara, C., Paxton, J., Huss, M. T. (March, 2013). A comparison of penetrative assault sexual offenders with non-penetrative offenders. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Portland, OR., 2013
  • Boulas, J., Seifert, K. Huss, M. T., Scalora, M. J. (August, 2012). Juvenile factors in predicting psychopathy. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL., 2012
  • Hodges, H., Scalora, M. J., Huss, M. T. (March 2012). How different are sex offenders? An analysis across a diverse forensic sample. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology-Law Society, San Juan, Puerto Rico., 2012
  • Boulas, J., Seifert, K. Huss, M. T., Scalora, M. J. (March, 2011). Response bias on self-report measures of sexual fantasies. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL., 2011
  • Fennessey, M., & Huss, M. T. (March, 2011). Predicting success and identifying racial differences in a large sample of federal pretrial offenders. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL., 2011
  • Ryan, T., Bertolini, A., Hendricks, K. Adherhold, B., Appelgate, K., Israel, B., Paxton, J., & Huss, M. T. (March, 2011). A comparison of sex offenders in residential treatment in polygraph responses. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology-Law Society, Miami, FL., 2011
  • Schmidt, N., Lien, E., Vaughn, M., & Huss, M. T. The relationship between early childhood experiences and substance abuse among criminal offenders. (2010, November). Poster presented the Joint Convention of NPS/PERK, Emporia, KS., 2010
  • Huss, M. T. (2010, March). A comprehensive evaluation of an intensive supervision program for sex offenders from statewide sample. Paper presented at the Annual Conference of American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC Canada., 2010
  • Huss, M. T. (March, 2010). Not all forensic science is created equal: The role of forensic psychology. Invited Keynote Address at the University of South Alabama 17th Annual Research Forum, Mobile, Alabama., 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Faculty Research Fund
  • Creighton University Summer Research Fellowship
  • Creighton University Summer Research Fellowship

Awards and Honors

  • Nebraska Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2013
  • Dean’s Scholarship Award, CCAS, 2013
  • Iggy Award, Center for Student Success and Retention, 2013
  • Iggy Award, Center for Student Success and Retention, 2011