Craig Brinkman



Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University at Buffalo

Fields: social psychology; romantic relationships; motivated social cognition; social media; racism
Office:  Beaven 335B   PO Box: 38A  Phone 508-793-3932
Office Hours: Tues/Thurs @11am-12pm
CV 2021


  • Introductory Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Close Relationships
  • Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • Self & Self-Esteem
  • Personality Psychology
  • Sport Psychology
  • Research Methods


  • Murray, S. L., Lamarche, V., Seery, M. D., Jung, H. Y., Griffin, D. W., & Brinkman, C. S. (2020). The social-safety system: Fortifying relationships in the face of the unforeseeable. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 120(1), 99-130.
  • Brinkman, C. S., Gabriel, S., & Paravati, E. (2020). Social achievement goals and social media. Computers in Human Behavior, 111.
  • Ward, R. M., McMurrary, M., Brinkman, C. S., Taylor, E. A., Witmer, K. A., & Bonar, R. N. (2019). Relationship between college student intoxication level and their recall of alcohol poisoning symptoms. Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 63(2),18-34.
  • Brinkman, C. S., Weinberg, R. S., & Ward, R. M. (2016). The big five personality model and self-determined motivation in sport. International Journal of Sport Psychology, 47(5), 389-407.
  • Ward, R. M., Brinkman, C. S., Miller, A., & Doolittle, J. J. (2015). Development of the intoxicated personality scale. American Journal of Health Behavior, 39, 3-13.
  • Babiarz, S., Ward, R. M., & Brinkman, C. S. (2013). Examination of drunkorexia, excessive exercising, and extreme drinking. Journal of Young Investigators, 25(4), 52-56.
  • Ward, R. M., Bonar, R. N., Taylor, E. A., Witmer, K. A., Brinkman, C. S., Cleveland, M. J., & Messman-Moore, T. L. (2013). Thursday drinking and academic load among college women. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 74(6), 941-949.