C. Nathan DeWall

Professor of Psychology


University of Kentucky
123 Kastle Hall

Lexington, KY 40508


E-mail: nathan.dewall@uky.edu

Tel: 859-257-8105

Academic Positions



2013 - Present

University of Kentucky


Associate Professor

2011 - 2013

University of Kentucky


Co-Director, A&S Wired Residential College

2011 - 2015

Dean's Office

University of Kentucky


Visiting Associate Professor
July-August 2011

Sun Yat-Sen University


Faculty Associate

Center for Research on Violence Against Women

University of Kentucky


Assistant Professor

Department of Psychology

University of Kentucky

Teaching an intro psychology class at the University of Kentucky.

Selected Honors


2015 — 2015 Psi Beta Ruth Hubbard Cousins Distinguished Lecturer


2012 — Early Career Award from International Society for Self and Identity


2012 — DeWall, Anderson, & Bushman (2011) selected as one of the top 10 articles published on violence research in White, J., Perilla, J., Anderson, C. A., Rosenbaum, A., & Espelage, D. (2012). Best violence research of

2011: Selections from an invited panel of researchers. Psychology of Violence, 2, 229-238.


2012 — Selected as a “Science Faculty Visiting Fellow” University of New South Wales. Sydney, Australia


2011 — Winner of College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award ($1,500); Awarded to one faculty member in the division of social sciences "to recognize excellence and outstanding contribution both in undergraduate and graduate teaching and in all aspects of teaching, not just class performance."


2011 — Awarded tenure and promoted to Associate Professor after three years of service.


2011 — Identified as a "Rising Star" by the Association for Psychological Science for "making contributions to the field of psychological science" early in one's career.


2010 — SAGE Young Scholars Award ($5,000); Awarded by the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology to early-career faculty who "have demonstrated exceptional and individual achievements in social and/or personality psychology (broadly defined), conduction research that places them at the forefront of their peers."


2010 — Named "Fellow" of the Society for Experimental Social Psychology


2010 — "Top 10 most cited articles" published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology between 2005 and 2009 (Tied for 4th place: DeWall, Baumeister, Stillman, & Gailliot, 2007)