Tokyo Bound Jack Mearns, Ph.D. (Psychology) Selected as Fulbright Scholar
Jack Mearns, Ph.D.
currently teaches graduate level psychology courses at CSUF, and has served as the coordinator of the Master of Science graduate program in clinical psychology since 1997. Additionally, he was the Department Chair from 2008 to 2014.
His research interest focuses on people's generalized expectancies for negative mood regulation (NMRE). This research has been done on a variety of populations including college students, caregivers for individuals with Alzheimer's disease, and police officers.
He is also an accomplished author, having published numerous journal articles, and even two suspense novels.
The Fulbright program
offers grants for U.S. citizens to study, teach, and conduct research abroad, and for non-U.S. citizens to do the same in the United States. Considered the flagship governmentally sponsored international educational exchange program, it is designed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries.