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Ellen Meier


Ellen Meier joined the Department of Psychology at UW-Stevens Point in 2018. She’s been conducting several projects on tobacco and marijuana co-use and the exposure to harmful chemicals experienced by co-users. Projects are aimed for presentation at local and national conferences as well as peer-reviewed journal publications.


  • UW-Stevens Point University Excellence in Teaching Award (2023)


Meier, E., Vandrey, R., Rubin, N., Pacek, L.R., Jensen, J.A., Donny, E.C., Hecht, S.S., Carmella, S.G., Murphy, S.E., Luo, X., Stepanov, I., Ikuemonisan, J., Severson, H., al’Absi, M., & Hatsukami, D.K. (2020). Cigarette Smokers vs. Co-users of Cannabis and Cigarettes: Exposure to Toxicants. Nicotine and Tobacco Research. 22(8), 1383–1389.

Leavens, E. L. S., Meier, E., Tackett, A. P., Miller, M. B., Brett, E. I., Tahirkheli, N. N., Mowls, D. S., Driskill, L. M., Anderson, M., & Wagener, T. L. (2018). The impact of a brief cessation induction intervention for waterpipe tobacco smoking: A pilot randomized clinical trial. Addictive Behaviors, 78, 94-100.


  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2011-present)
  • Psi Chi, The National Honor Society in Psychology (2007-present)
  • Society of Nicotine and Tobacco Research (2013-present)
Assistant Professor

SCI D231


Post-doctoral research fellowship
University of Minnesota, Dept. of Psychiatry - Tobacco Regulatory Science

Ph.D. - Clinical Psychology
Oklahoma State University

M.S. - Psychology
Oklahoma State University

B.A. - Psychology
University of North Dakota


Applied Theories of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Health Psychology
Introduction to Counseling and Psychotherapy
Practicum in Counseling and Psychotherapy