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Craig Wendorf


Professor of Psychology Craig Wendorf joined the UW-Stevens Point Department of Psychology in 2001. He served as department chair from 2010-2020 and now oversees the School of Behavioral and Social Sciences as the assistant dean. As a social and cultural psychologist, he has a broad interest in people’s social behavior, especially as it is both common and distinctive across cultures. Read more about his professional interests and research projects.  


  • Psychology of Justice, Fairness, and Morality
  • Statistical Modeling of Dyadic, Grouped and Longitudinal Data


Wendorf, C. A., & Lucas, T. (2018). Getting it right: Why invariance testing with respect to gender and culture is important. In G. Weisfeld, C. Weisfeld, and L. Dillon (Eds.), The psychology of marriage: An evolutionary and cross-cultural view (pp. 41-52). Lexington Books. 

Lucas, T., Kamble, S. V., Wu, M. S., Zhdanova, L., & Wendorf, C. A. (2016). Distributive and procedural justice for self and others: Measurement invariance and links to life Satisfaction in four cultures. Journal of Cross-Cultural Psychology, 47, 234 –248.   

Lucas, T., Zhdanova, L., Wendorf, C. A., & Alexander, S. (2013). Beliefs for self and others: Multilevel associations with life satisfaction and self-rated health. Journal of Happiness Studies, 14, 1325-1341.   

Wendorf, C. A. (2012). Drawing inferences from multiple intervals in the single-factor design: Derivations, clarifications, extensions, and representations. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 8, 125-133.  

Assistant Dean, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences

SCI D240


Ph.D. - Social Psychology
Wayne State University

M.A. - Social Psychology
Wayne State University

B.S. - Psychology
University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh


Introduction to Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology
Social Psychology
Statistics for Psychologists