College of Science and Health > Faculty & Staff > Faculty A-Z > Joseph Ferrari

Joseph Ferrari

BA, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, New York, 1978.
Major: Psychology, magna cum laude
MS, SUNY, College of Cortland, Cortland, New York, 1981.
Major: Experimental Psychology
MA, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1985.
Major: General Psychology
PhD, Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, 1989.

Featured Media
Professors Joseph Ferrari and Leonard Jason discuss their stories coming from two different backgrounds.

Professor Joseph Ferrari's Procrastination Podcast

Major Areas of Interest
  • Chronic Procrastination
  • Impostor Phenomena
  • Self-Handicapping & Attribution
  • Attitude Change & Persuasion
  • Community-based Service-Learning & Volunteerism
  • Community Building & Sense of Community
  • Recovery from Addiction
  • Health Psychology and Program Evaluation
  • Behavior Analysis in the Community
Academic Appointments
Vincent de Paul Professor, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2006-present.
Professor of Psychology, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2003-present.
Associate Professor with Tenure, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2001-2003.
Associate Professor, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 1998-2001.
Visiting Assistant Professor, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 1994-1998.
Research Scientist, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 1993-1994. 
Assistant Professor & Director of Psychology, Center for Life Studies, Cazenovia College, Cazonovia, NY, 1990-1993.
Visiting Assistant Professor, CUNY/Baruch College, New York, NY, 1989-1990.
Assistant Professor, Psychology & Human Services, Mohawk Valley Community College, Utica, NY, 1985-1988.
Teaching/Research Assistant, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, 1983-1985.
Instructor, Psychology & Sociology, Elizabeth Seton College, Yonkers, NY, 1980-1983.
Research Assistant, SUNY, College at Cortland, Cortland, NY, 1978-1980.
Undergraduate Department Assistant, St. Francis College, Brooklyn, NY, 1976-1978. 

Representative Grants
DePaul "Vincentian Endowment Fund," 2019-2021, $5,400

Boston College/DePaul University "Hispanic Deacon" National Survey, $2,100

National Institute of Alcohol and Alcohol Abuse, NIH; July, 2000- June 2006.
"An evaluation of the Oxford House model," 5-year project, $2,533,675
Co-Principal Investigator

National Institute of Drug Abuse, NIH; September, 2000- June 2007.
"Abstinence and social support in Oxford House," 4-year project, $2,070,042
Co-Principal Investigator

U.S. Department of Labor
"Welfare-to-Work Employment Training Project"
October, 1999 $10,000

Grant Developer/Consultant: IL Department of Public Aid, IDPA
"African-American Women with Children Recovering from
Substance Abuse" June, 1997 $10,000

"University Research Council-Competitive Research Grant"
DePaul University, Chicago, IL 1993, 1994, 1996, 2002, 2007

Grant Proposal Reviewer, "Cognitive Processing and Procrastination"
Scientific Grant Agency, Ministry of Education and Slovak
Academy of Science, Slovak Republic, Europe
July, 1997

Grants Awards & Related Activities
DePaul U., Office of Mission & Values "Vincentian Mission Fellows" Program
Research Consultant/Program Evaluator January 2007-Present $50,000

Western Illinois University, "Faculty Grant Mentor Program"
External Expert-Mentor for Dr. K. Kelly September 2005- June 2007 $3,500

NSF, Dept. of Education: Institute of Education Sciences: "Algebra Connections: Teacher Education in Clear Instruction & Responsiveness Assessment of Student Learning of Algebra Patterns & Problem Solving"
Design Consultant & Research Coordinator September 2005- June 2008 $115,00

National YMCA, "Sense of Community among Healthy Seekers"
Research Consultant to Gulick Cooperative December 2005- December 2006 $10,000

DePaul U., Executive Offices & Hays Gift, "The University Mission & Values Projects-Students/Staff"
Principal Investigator September 2001- June 2004 $155,000

Psi Chi National Honor in Psychology 'Thelma Hunt Research Grant Award' Jan, 2004 $3,000
Professional Activities and Awards

2016 "Distinguished Italian American Psychologist" Award, American Psychological Association
2009 "Excellence in Public Service" Award, DePaul University
2001 "Spirit of Inquiry" Award for Outstanding Scholarship, DePaul University
"Excellence in Teaching" Award, DePaul University, Nominated: 2000, 2002, 2009, 2013, 2018, 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community (1995 to present)

Guest Reviewer
  • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
  • Journal of Research in Personality
  • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
  • Psychological Science
  • European Journal of Personality
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Journal of Research in Personality
  • Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology
  • Journal of Primary Prevention
  • Journal of Community Psychology
  • American Journal of Community Psychology
  • Psychology Bulletin
  • Journal of Experimental Psychology
  • Sex Roles
  • European Psychologist
Midwestern Regional Coordinator, Div. 27 SCRA (1993 - 1996)
Program Evaluator, Fifth Biennial SCRA Conference (1995, June)
Volunteers Coordinator, Midwestern Psychological Association (2000-present).
Program Committee Representative, Social-Personality Psychology
Eastern Psychological Association 1997 - 2000 Div 2/APA Liaison, Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Eastern Psychological Association 1998 - 2000 "Distinguished Student-Service Award" - Psi Chi / Psychology Club
DePaul University, Chicago, IL 1996 "Iverson Award for Outstanding Social Psychology Research"
Adelphi University, Garden City, NY 1986 + 1989

Professional Associations
  • American Psychological Society, Fellow
  • American Psychological Association, Fellow
  • Division 2, Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • Division 8, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • APA Division 27, Society for Community Research and Action, Fellow
  • Eastern Psychological Association, Member & Charter Fellow
  • Midwestern Psychological Association, Charter Fellow

Diaz-Morales, J.F., & Ferrari, J.R. (in press). More time to procrastinators: The role of time perspective. In M. Stolarski, W. van Beek, & N. Fieulaine (Eds). Handbook of time perspective.
Ferrari, J.R. (2013). Treating procrastination: Dispositional and situational forms. In L.R. Grossman & S. Walfish (Eds). Translating research into practice: A desk reference for practicing mental health professionals. pp. New York: Springer Publications.

Koenigs, A.M., & Ferrari, J.R. (2013). Exploring university mission-identity perceptions: Predictors of faith maturity. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 41, 24-35.

Janulis, P., Ferrari, J.R., & Fowler, P. (2013). Understanding public stigma toward substance dependence. Journal of Applied Social Psychology,

Steel, P., & Ferrari, J.R. (2013). Sex, education and procrastination: An epidemiological study of procrastinators' characteristics from a global sample. European Journal of Personality, 27, 51-58.

Ferrari, J.R., Stevens, E.B., Legler, R., & Jason, L.A. (2012). Hope, self-esteem, and self-regulation: Positive characteristics among persons recovering from substance abuse. Journal of Community Psychology, 30, 292-300.

Ferrari, J.R. (2011). Chronic procrastination: Life beyond ineffective time management. In A. Varga (Ed). Time management (pp. 83-91). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
Ferrari, J.R. (2011). Still Procrastinating? The No Regrets Guide to
Ferrari, J.R. Özer,B.U., & Demir, A (2009). Chronic procrastination among Turkish adults: Exploring decisional, avoidant, and arousal styles. Journal of Social Psychology.

Jason, L.A., & Ferrari, J.R. (2010). Oxford House recovery homes: Characteristics and effectiveness. Psychological Services, 7, 92-102.
Diaz-Morales, J.F., Cohen, J. & Ferrari, J.R. (2008). Indecision and avoidant procrastination: The role of morningness-eveningness and time perspective in chronic delay lifestyles. The Journal of General Psychology, 135, 229-241.

Gunderson, P. R. & Ferrari, J.R. (2008). Forgiveness of sexual cheating within romantic relationships: Effects of discovery method, frequency of offense, and presence of apology. North American Journal of Psychology, 10, 1-14. Jason, L.A., Groh, D.A., Durocher, M., Alvarez, J., Aase, D.M., & Ferrari, J.R. (2008). Counteracting ‘not in my backyard’: The positive effects of greater occupancy within mutual-help recovery homes. Journal of Community Psychology.

Majer, J. M., Jason, L.A., North, C.S., Ferrari, J.R., Porter, N. S, Olson, B.D., Davis, M.I., Aase, D., & Molloy, J.P. (in press). A longitudinal analysis of psychiatric severity upon outcomes among substance abusers residing in self-help settings. American Journal of Community Psychology.

Ferrari, J.R. & Diaz-Morales J.F. (2007). Procrastination: Different time perspectives predict different motives. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 707-714.

Ferrari, J.R. & Diaz-Morales, J.F. (2007). Perceptions of self-concept and self-presentation by procrastinators: Further evidence. Spanish Journal of Psychology, 10, 91-96.

Ferrari, J.R., Diaz-Morales, J.F., O’Callaghan, J, Diaz, K., & Argumendo, D. (2007). Frequent behavioral delay tendencies by adults: International prevalence rates of chronic procrastination. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 38, 458-464.

Ferrari, J.R., Driscoll, M., & Diaz-Morales, J.F. (2007). Examining the self of chronic procrastinators: Actual, ought, and undesired attributes. Individual Differences Research, 5, 115-128.

Ferrari, J.R., Luhrs, T., & Lyman, V. (2007). Eldercare volunteers and employees: Predicting caregiver experiences from service motives and sense of community. Journal of Primary Prevention, 28, 467-479.

Ferrari, J.R. & Pychyl, T.A. (2007). Regulating speed, accuracy, and judgments by indecisives: Effects of frequent choices on self-regulation failure. Personality and Individual Differences, 42, 777-787.

Alvarez, J., Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J.R., & Davis, M.I. (2007). Substance abuse prevalence and treatment among Latinos and Latinas. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse, 6, 115 - 141.

Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J.R., Majer, J.M., Alvarez, J., & Scout, J. (2007). An examination of main and interactive effects of substance abuse recovery housing on multiple indicators of adjustment. Addictions, 102, 1114-1121.

Jason, L.A., Davis, M.I., Ferrari, J.R., & Anderson, E. (2007). The need for after-care communities: A longitudinal analysis of the Oxford House model. Addictive Behaviors, 32, 803-818.

Reyna, C., Goodwin, E.J., & Ferrari. J.R. (2007). Stereotypes of the elderly among care providers in residential care facilities: Examining the impact of contact and education. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 33, 50-55.

Tailor, M., Zaturenskaya, M., Iwamasa, G.Y., & Ferrari, J.R. (2007). Perceptions of older adults: The voices of eldercare employees. Educational Gerontology, 33, 365-376.

d’Arlach, L, Curtis, C.E., Ferrari, J.R., Olson, B.D., & Jason, L.A. (2006). Substance-abuse women and their children: Cost-effective treatment options. Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions, 6, 71-90.

Diaz-Morales, J.F., Ferrari, J.R., Diaz, K , & Argumendo, D. (2006). Factor structure of three procrastination scales with a Spanish adult population. European Journal of Personality Assessment, 22, 132-137.

Diaz-Morales, J.F., Ferrari, J.R., Diaz, K , & Argumendo, D. (2006). Procrastination and demographic characteristics among Spanish adults: Further evidence. The Journal of Social Psychology, 146, 629-633.

Ferrari, J.R., Kapoor, M., Bristow, M.J.., & Bowman, H.W. (2006). Community eldercare in Tasmania: Examining whether caregivers believe they “make-a-difference” in a rural and urban island. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 32, 115-131.

Ferrari, J.R., Mason, C., & Hammer, C. (2006). Procrastination as a predictor of task perceptions: Examining delayed and non-delayed tasks across varied deadlines. Individual Differences Research, 4, 56-64.

Ferrari, J.R., & Sanders, S.E. (2006). Procrastination rates among non-clinical and clinical adults with ADHD: A pilot study. Counseling and Clinical Psychology Journal, 3, 2-9.

Ferrari, J.R., & Thompson, T. (2006). Impostor fears: Links with self-presentational concerns and self-handicapping behavior. Personality and Individual Differences, 40, 341-352.

Ferrari, J.R. & Velcoff, J. (2006). Measuring staff perceptions of university identity and activities: The mission and values inventory. Christian Higher Education, 5, 243-261.

Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J.R., & Lo Sasso, A. T. (2006). Communal housing settings enhance substance abuse recovery. American Journal of Public Health, 96, 1727 – 1729.

Velcoff, J., & Ferrari, J.R. (2006). Perception of a university mission statement by senior administrators: Relating to faculty engagement. Christian Higher Education, 5, 329 - 339.

Ferrari, J.R. (2005). Impostor tendencies and academic dishonesty: Do they cheat their way to success? Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 33, 10-17.

Ferrari, J.R., & Appleby, D.C. (2005). Alumni of Psi Chi: Does “membership have its advantage” on future education/employment? Eye on Psi Chi, 9, 34-37.

Ferrari, J.R., & Bristow, M.J. (2005). Are we helping you serve others? Student perceptions of campus altruism in support of community service. Education, 125, 404-413.

Ferrari, J.R., Bristow, M., & Cowman, S. (2005). Looking good or being good? The role of social desirability tendencies in student perceptions of institutional mission and values. College Student Journal, 39, 7-13.

Ferrari, J.R., Dovosko, E., & Joseph, N. (2005). Procrastination in corporate settings: Sex, status, and geographic comparisons of arousal and avoidance types. Individual Differences Research, 3, 140-149.

Ferrari, J.R., & Kapoor, M. (2005). Assessments of university mission: First-year students’ perceptions. Journal of Research in Education, 15, 109–122.

Ferrari, J.R., Kapoor, M., & Cowman, S. (2005). Exploring the relationship between students’ values and the values of postsecondary institutions. Social Psychology in Education, 8, 207 – 211.

Ferrari, J.R., & Appleby, D.C. (2005). Alumni of Psi Chi: Does "membership has its advantage" on future education/ employment? Eye on PSi Chi, 9,34-37.

Ferrari, J.R., & Bristow, M.. (2005). Are we helping you serve others? Student perceptions of campus altruism in support of community service. Education, 125, 404-413.

Ferrari, .R., Kapoor, M., Cowman, S. (2005). Exploring the relationship between students' values and the values of postsecondary institutions. Social Psychology in Education, 8, 207-221.

Ferrari, J.R., O'Callahan, J., & Newbegin, I. (2005). Prevelance of procrastination in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia: Arousal and avoidance delays in adults. North American Journal of Psychology, 7, 1-4.

Sánchez, B., & Ferrari, J. R. (2005). Mentoring relationships of elder-care staff in Australia: Influence on service motives, sense of community, and caregiver experiences. Journal of Community Psychology, 33, 245-252.

Thompson, T. & Ferrari, J.R. (2005). Are impostor fears fueled by self-presentation concerns? Australian Journal of Psychology, 57, 101-110.

Razzino, B., Ribordy, S., Grant, K., Ferrari, J.R., Bowden, B., & Zseiz, J. (2004). Gender-related processes and drug use: Self-expression with parents, peer group selection, and achievement motivation. Adolescence, 39, 167-168.

Ferrari, J.R., & Hemovich, V. B. (2004). Student-based psychology journals: Perceptions by graduate program directors. Teaching of Psychology, 31, 272-275.

Ferrari, J. R. & Cowman, S. E. (2004). Toward a reliable and valid measure of institutional mission and values perception: “The DePaul Values” inventory. Journal of Beliefs and Values, 25, 43-54.

Ferrari, J.R. & Patel, T. (2004). Social comparisons by procrastinators: Rating peers with similar and dissimilar delay tendencies. Personality and Individual Differences, 37, 1493-1501.

Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Australian healthcare providers: Comparing volunteers and temporary staff in work environment, interpersonal relationships, and self-efficacy. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 26 383-397.

Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Tasmania, Australia: Look to the mountains and not to the valleys. The Community Psychologist, 37, 38-39.

Cowman, S. E., Ferrari, J.R., & Liao-Troth, M. (2004). Mediating effects of social support on firefighters' sense of community and perceptions of care. Journal of Community, 32, 1-6.

Alvarez, J. Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J.R., & Davis, M.I. (2004). Heterogeneity among Latinas and Latinos in substance abuse treatment: Findings from a national database. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 26, 277-294.

Olson, B.D., Curtis, C.E., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., Horin, E. V., Davis, M.I., Flynn, A.M., & Alvarez, J. (2003).Physical and sexual trauma, psychiatric symptoms, and sense of community among women in recovery: Toward a new model of shelter aftercare. Journal of Prevention & Intervention in the Community, 26, 67-80.

Majer, J. M., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., Olson, B.D., & North, C.S. (2003). Is self- mastery always a helpful resource? Coping with paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and abstinence self-efficacy. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 29, 385-399.

Lutwak, N., Parish, J.B., & Ferrari, JR (2003). Shame and guilt: Characterological vs. behavioral self-blame and their relationship to fear of intimacy. Personality and Individual Differences, 35, 909 – 916.

Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J. R., Layne, A., Davis, M.I. , Alvarez, J. (2003). A case study of self-governance in a drug abuse recovery home. North American Journal of Psychology, 5, 499-514.

Filkins, J.W., & Ferrari, J.R. (2003). The DePaul values project and the DeVI: Assessing students 'perceptions of a private university’s core mission and values. Journal of College and Character, 2, 1-25.

Lutwak, N., Parish, J.B. and Ferrari, J.R. (2003). Shame and guilt: Characterological vs. behavioral self-blame and their relationship to fear of intimacy. Personality and Individual Differences, 35, 909-916.

Majer, J.M., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., et at. (2003). Is self-mastery a helpful resource? Coping with paradoxical findings in relation to optimism and abstinence self-efficacy. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 29, 385-399.

Cowman, S., & Ferrari, J.R. (2002). "Am I for real?" Predicting impostor tendencies from self-sabotaging styles and affective components. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 30, 119-125.

Ferrari, J.R., & McGowan, S. (2002).Using exam bonus points as incentive for research participation. Teaching of Psychology, 29, 28-31.

Ferrari, J.R., Weyers, S., & Davis, S.F. (2002). Publish that paper - but where? Faculty knowledge and perceptions of undergraduate publications. College Student Journal, 36, 335-341.

Hammer, C.A., & Ferrari, J.R. (2002).Differential incidence of procrastination between “blue-collar” and “white-collar" working adults. Current Psychology, 21, 334-338.
Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., Ferrari, J. R., & Davis, M.I. (2002) Substance abuse: The need for second order change. International Journal of Self-Help and Self-Care.

Majer, J., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., & North, C.S. (2002). Co-morbidity among Oxford House residents: A preliminary outcome study. Addictive Behaviors, 27, 837-845. Ferrari, J.R., & Davis, S.F. (2001).Undergraduate student journals: Perceptions and familiarity by faculty. Eye on Psi Chi, 5, 13-17.

Ferrari, J.R. (2001). Procrastination as self-regulation failure of performance: Effects of cognitive load, self-awareness, and time limits on "working best under pressure." European Journal of Personality, 15, 391-406.

Jason, L.A., Davis, M., Ferrari, J.R., & Bishop, P.D. (2001).Oxford House: A review of research and implications for substance abuse recovery and community research. Journal of Drug Education, 31, 1-27.

Ferrari, J.R., & Dovidio, J.F. (2001).Behavioral decision making strategies by indecisives. Personality and Individual Differences, 30, 1113-1123.

Ferrari, J.R., & Worrell, L. (2001). Perceptions of service learning from community organizations: How the other side sees things. Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 7, 35-40.

Lutwak, N., & Ferrari, J.R. (2001). Shame and guilt and their relationship to positive expectations and anger expressiveness. Adolescence, 36, 641-653.

Ferrari, J.R. (2000).Contributing to the community: The impact of service learning on students and community agencies. Proceedings of the International Education Conference on "Community Building in a Global Context."ACEA/OCEAM.

Ferrari, J.R.(2000).Procrastination and attention: Factor analysis of attention deficit, bordomness, intelligence, self-esteem and task delay frequencies. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 185-196.

Ferrari, J.R., & Dovidio, J.F. (2000). Examining behavioral processes in indecision: Decisional procrastination and decision-making style. Journal of Research in Personality, 34, 127-137.

Ferrari, J.R., & Scher, S.J.(2000).Toward an understanding of academic and nonacademic tasks procrastinated by students: The use of daily logs. Psychology in Schools, 34, 359-366.

Ferrari, J.R., & Tice, D.M. (2000). Procrastination as a self-handicap for men and women: A task avoidance strategy in a laboratory setting. Journal of Research in Personality, 34, 73-83.

Scher, S.J., & Ferrari, J.R.(2000).The recall of completed and non-completed tasks through daily logs to measure procrastination. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 255-265.

Specter, M.H., & Ferrari, J.R.(2000).Time orientation perceptions among procrastinators: Focusing on the past, present or future? Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 15, 197-202.

Ferrari, J.R., Dobis, K., Sierawski, S., Boyer, P., Kardaras, E.I., Michna, D.M., Wagner, J.M. (1999). Community volunteerism among college students and professional psychologists: Does taking them to the streets make a difference? Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 18, 35-51.

Ferrari, J.R., Harriott, J., & Zimmerman, M.(1999).The social support networks of procrastinators: Friends or family in times of trouble? Personality and Individual Differences, 26, 321-334.

Ferrari, J.R., Jason, L.A., Nelson, R., Curtin-Davis, M., Marsh, P., & Smith, B.(1999).An exploratory analysis of women and men within a self-help, communal-living recovery setting: A new beginning in a new house. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 25,305-317.

Ferrari, J.R., Loftus, M.M., & Pesek, J.(1999).Young and older caregivers at homeless animal and human shelters: Selfish and selfless motives in helping others. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 8,37-49.

Shlaes, J.L., Jason, L.A., & Ferrari, J.R.(1999).The development of the Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Attitudes Test: A psychometric analysis. Evaluation and the Health Professions, 22, 442-465.

Wagner, L.I., Jason, L.A., & Ferrari, J.R.(1999).Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, chronic fatigue, and psychiatric disorders: Predictors of functional status among a national nursing sample. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 4,1-9.

Bishop, P.D., Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., & Cheng-Fang, H. (1998). A survival analysis of communal-living, self-help, addiction recovery participants. American Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 803-821.

Ferrari, J.R., & Beck, B.(1998).Affective responses before and after fraudulent excuses by academic procrastinators. Education, 118,529-537.

Ferrari, J.R., Keane, S., Wolfe, R., & Beck, B. (1998). The antecedents and consequences of academic excuse-making: Examining individuals differences in procrastination. Research in Higher Education, 39, 199-215.

Halper, D.F., Smothergill, D.W., Allen, M., Baker, S., Baum, C., Best, D., Ferrari, J.R., Geisinger, K., Gilden, E.R., Hester, M., Keith-Spiegel, P., Kierniesky, N.C., McGovern, T.V., McKeachie, W.J., Prokasy, W.F., Szuchman, L.T., Vasta, R., & Weaver, K.A.(1998).Scholarship in psychology: A paradigm for the 21st century. American Psychologist, 53,1292-1297.

Lutwak, N., Ferrari, J.R., & Cheek, J.M. (1998). Shame, guilt, and identity in men and women: The role of identity orientation and processing style in moral affects. Personality and Individual Differences, 25, 1027-1036.

Lutwak, N., Razzino, B., & Ferrari, J.R. (1998). Self-perceptions and moral affects: An exploratory analysis of cultural diversity among guilt and shame emotions. Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, 13, 333 - 348.

Recent Books and Chapters
Jason, L.A., Ferrari, J.R., Davis, M.L., & Olson, B.D. (2006). Oxford House: Creating Communities for Addiction Recovery. Binghamton. NY; Haworth Press.

Filkins, J.W., & Ferrari, J.R. (2004). The DePaul values project and the DeVI: A case study on assessing student’s perceptions of a private university’s core mission and values projects. In J. Dalton (Ed.). Assessing character outcome in college. New Jersey: Jossey-Bass, Inc.

Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Trait procrastination in academic settings: An overview of students who engage in task delays. In H. Schowueburg, C. Lay, T.A. Psychl & J.R. Ferrari (Eds). Counseling the procrastinator in academic settings, pp.19-28. Washington D.C.; American Psychological Association.

Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Strangers in strange (foreign and friendly) lands. Special issue of The Community Psychologist. Washington, DC: Society for Community Research and Action.

Schowuenburg, H.C., Lay, C., Pychyl, T.A., & Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Counseling the procrastinator in academic settings. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ferrari, J.R. (2004). Caregiver Stress/Satisfaction Scale. Measure and psychometric description reprinted in R. Bringle, M.A. Philips, & M. Hudson (Eds.). The measurement of service learning: Research scales to assess student experiences (pp. 165-168). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Davis, M.I., Ferrari, J.R., Nyden, P., Olson, B.D., & Alvarez, J. (2004). University-community partnerships: A framework and the Oxford House project: In L.A. Jason, C. Keys, Y. Suarez-Balcazar, R. Taylor, M. Davis, J. Durlak, & D. Isenberg (Eds). Participatory community research: Theories and methods in action (pp. 105-120) Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Ferrari, J.R., Jason, L.A., Olson, B.D., & Alvarez, J. (2002). Sense of community among Oxford House residents recovering from substance abuse: Making a house a home. In A. Fischer (Ed). Psychological sense of community: Research, applications, and implications (pp. 109-122). New York: Kluwer-Plenum, Inc.

Coe, M.S., & Ferrari, J.R. (2001). Halfway houses. In W.E. Craighead & C.B. Nemeroff (Eds.), The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science, Vol. 2, pp. 657-659. New York: Wiley & Sons.

Ferrari, J.R. (2001). Getting things done on time: Conquering procrastination. In C.R. Snyder (Ed). Coping and copers: Adaptive processes and people. (pp 30-46). Oxford University Press.

Ferrari, J.R. (2000). Hotline Services. In A. Kazdin (Ed). Encyclopedia of Psychology, (pp 165-167). American Psychological Association. Ferrari, J.R. & Psychl, T.A. (2000). Procrastination: Current Issues and New Directions. Special Issue: Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. Corte Madera, CA: Select Press.

Ferrari, J.R. & Chapman, J.G. (1999). Educating students to make a difference: Community-based service learning. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Ferrari, J.R. (1998). Procrastination. In H. Friedman (Ed). Encyclopedia of Mental Health, Vol. 3, (pp.281 - 287). San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

O'Donnell, C.R. & Ferrari, J.R. (1997). Education in community psychology: Models for graduate and undergraduate programs. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.

Ferrari, J.R., Johnson, J.L., & McCown, W.G. (1995). Procrastination and task avoidance: Theory, research, and treatment. New York: Plenum Publications.

Ferarri, J.R. (1993). Procrastination and impulsiveness: Two sides of a coin? In W. McCrown, M.B. Shure, & J. Johnson (Eds.) The impulsive dient: Theory, research and treatment (pp. 265-276). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Professional Publications
Jason, L.A. & Ferrari, J. R. (Eds.). (2009). Recovery from addiction in communal living settings: The Oxford House model [Special Issue]. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, 4.

Ferrari, J.R., & Chapman, J.G. (1999) (Eds). Educating students to make a difference: Community-based service learning. Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.