Worcester State University
Psychology Department

 

Holly L. Ketterer

 

Contact Information
Office: Sullivan 241F
Phone: (508) 929-8789
Email: hketterer@worcester.edu

Education

B.S., M.S., Ph.D. – Central Michigan University

 

Areas of Interest

Dr. Ketterer’s areas of interest include quantitative psychology and cross-cultural personality assessment.  Her research is concerned with the measurement issues that arise when personality instruments that are designed for use with American, English-speaking people are adapted and transplanted for use in non-American cultures, particularly Korean culture. 

 

Scholarly Activity

 

Publications

Fitzgerald, C. J. & Ketterer, H. L. (2011). Examining verbal and physical retaliation against kinship insults. Violence and Victims, 26, XX-XX.

Ketterer, H. L., Han, K., & Weed, N. (2010). Validation of a Korean MMPI-2 Hwa-Byung scale using a Korean normative sample.  Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 16, 379-385.

Ketterer, H. L., Han, K., Hur, J., & Moon, K. (2010). Development and validation of culture-specific Variable Response Inconsistency and True Response Inconsistency scales for use with the Korean MMPI-2. Psychological Assessment, 22, 504-519.

 

Ketterer, H., & Han, K. (2007). Drive theory. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Social Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 265-267). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

 

Presentations

Russell, B. S., Soltano, E. G., Surgan, S., & Ketterer, H.L., (August, 2011). Flexibility in faculty expectations:  Responding to a range of learning readiness in the undergraduate classroom.  Symposium presented at the 2011 APA Annual Convention, Washington, D. C.

Han, K., & Ketterer, H. L. (2009, May). Investigating the measurement invariance of Restructured Clinical scale four (RC4) across two cultures: U.S. and Korea. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Workshops and Symposia on Recent Developments in the Use of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF/MMPI-A, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Ketterer, H. L., & Han, K. (2008, May). Investigating the utility of Korean VRIN and TRIN scales in detecting varying levels of random responding. Paper presented at the 43rd Annual Workshops and Symposia on Recent Developments in the Use of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF/MMPI-A, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Ketterer, H. L., & Han, K. (2008, May). Validation of a Hwa-Byung scale for use with the Korean MMPI-2. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Workshops and Symposia on Recent Developments in the Use of the MMPI-2/MMPI-2-RF/MMPI-A, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Ketterer, H. L., & Han, K. (2007, April). Validation of Korean VRIN and TRIN scales in a clinical sample. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Workshops and Symposia on Recent Developments in the Use of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-A, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 

Ketterer, H. L., Han, K., & Kwon, S. (2006, May). Validation of VRIN/TRIN scales using Korean adult and adolescent normative samples. Poster presented at the 41st Annual Workshops and Symposia on Recent Development in the Use of the MMPI-2 and MMPI-A, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Courses Taught
General Psychology
Research Methods
Applied Research Methods
Human Sexuality
Independent Study
Honors Seminar

Areas of Interest
General Research Methodology
Experimental Psychology
Psychometrics
Social Psychology

 
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