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Psychological Sciences Faculty

Christopher EckhardtChristopher Eckhardt

Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology

Mailing Address:
Department of Psychological Sciences
Purdue University
703 Third Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2081 USA

Campus Address:
Psychological Sciences, Room 1242

E-mail: eckhardt@psych.purdue.edu
Telephone: (765) 494-6977
Website: http://www2.psych.purdue.edu/~eckhardt/

Degree: Ph.D. Hofstra University, 1994

Research Interests:

My general research interests involve the investigation of cognitive, affective, and behavioral risk factors that relate to intimate partner violence etiology and intervention.

Recent Publications:

Eckhardt, C. & Schram, J. (2009). Cognitive behavioral interventions for partner abusive men. To appear in P. Lehmann (Ed.), Interventions for intimate partner violence: A strengths approach. NY: Springer.

Eckhardt, C. I., Holtzworth-Munroe, A., Norlander, B., Sibley, A., & Cahill, M. (2009). Readiness to change, Partner violence subtypes, and treatment outcomes among men in treatment for partner assault. In R. Maiuro & C. Murphy (Eds.), Motivational Interviewing and Stages of Change in Intimate Partner Violence. NY: Springer.

Murphy, C., Lynch, L., & Eckhardt, C. (2009). Individualized services and individual therapy for partner abuse perpetrators. To appear in O’Leary, D., & Woodin, E. (Eds.) Understanding Psychological and Physical Aggression in Couples: Existing Evidence and Clinical Implications, (pp. 211-232). Washington D.C.: APA.

Eckhardt, C. (2011). Intimate partner violence: Cognitive, affective, and relational factors. To appear in Forgas, J., Kruglanski, A., & Williams, K. (Eds.), Social conflict and aggression. Psychology Press.

Eckhardt, C. I., Samper, R., & Suhr, L., & Holtzworth-Munroe, A. (2012). Implicit attitudes towards violence among male perpetrators of intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 471-491.

Crane, C.*, & Eckhardt, C.I.* (2013). Negative affect, alcohol consumption, and female to-male intimate partner violence: A daily diary investigation. Partner Abuse, 4, 332-355.

Crane, C.*, & Eckhardt, C.I.* (2013). Evaluation of a single-session brief motivational enhancement intervention for partner abusive men. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 180-187.

Eckhardt, C.I.,* Murphy, C.*, Whitaker, D., Sprunger, J., Dykstra, R., & Woodard, K. (2013). The effectiveness of intervention programs for perpetrators and victims of intimate partner violence: Findings from the Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project. Partner Abuse, 4, 196-231.

Whitaker, D.*, Murphy, C., & Eckhardt, C.I., Hodges, A., & Cowart, M. (2013). Effectiveness of primary prevention efforts of intimate partner violence: A report for the Partner Abuse State of Knowledge Project. Partner Abuse, 4, 175-195.

Finkel, E.*, & Eckhardt, C.I.* (2013). Intimate partner violence. In J.A. Simpson & L. Campbell (Eds.) Handbook of close relationships (pp. 452-474). NY: Oxford.