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Jerry Wilde

Professor of Educational Psychology
Tom Raper Hall 344


  • Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Marquette University - 1993
  • Ed.S., School Psychology, University of Northern Iowa - 1988
  • B.A., Psychology and Business Management, Luther College - 1985

Current Teaching Interests

Educational Psychology, Adolescent Development

Current Research Interests

Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolescents, Frustration Tolerance

Selected Publications/Presentations

  • Haep, A., Steins, G. & Wilde, J. (2012). Soziales Lernen in der Sekundarstufel: Das Traingprogramm mit Unterrichtsmaterialien, Verhalten-ubungen und praktischen Tipps. Auer-Verlag, Germany.
  • Wilde, J. (2011) Rational-emotive and cognitive-behavioral interventions for children and adolescents: A group counseling curriculum. In S. Selek (ed.), Different views of anxiety disorders. Croatia: Intech.
  • Wilde, J. (2004). The relationship between cognitive distortions and anger. The Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapist, 11,1, 1-14.
  • Wilde, J. (2002). Anger management in schools: Alternatives to student violence (2nd ed.). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Publishing, Inc.
  • Ellis, A. & Wilde, J. (2001). Case studies in rational emotive behavior therapy with children and adolescents. Columbus, OH: Merrill.
  • Wilde, J. (2001).  Interventions for children with anger problems.  The Journal of Rational-Emotive & Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, 19 (3), 191-197.
  • Wilde, J. (1995). Treating anger, anxiety and depression in children and adolescent: A cognitive-behavioral perspective. Washington, D.C.: Taylor & Francis.

Selected Previous Employment Positions

  • Instructor - Department of Health and Human Issues (1997 to 2004), University of Wisconsin – Madison
  • School Psychologist (1991 to 1997), East Troy Community School District, East Troy, Wisconsin

Selected Offices Held in National/International Professional Organizations

  • Editorial Board for the Journal for Trauma and Loss in Children, 2000 - present
  • National Advisory Council for the National Institute for Trauma and Loss in Children (TLC)  1997 – 2003
  • Walworth County Task Force for the Prevention of Domestic Violence, 1993 - 1997

Selected Academic Awards/Recognitions

  • Chancellor's Faculty Award, Indiana University East – 2012 Recognizes outstanding all-around achievement and can be awarded for any combination of research, teaching, and service.
  • Excellence in Research, Indiana University East – 2009


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