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Dr. Dave McCone

Professor of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership

Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership

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Contact Information

(719) 333-1310

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Education

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon (1993)

M.S., Clinical Psychology, University of Oregon (1989)

B.S., Magna cum Laude Honors in Psychology, University of Colorado (1987)

Professional Experience

Professor, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, U.S. Air Force Academy (1998-Present)

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Cadet Counseling Center, United States Air Force Academy (1999-2003)

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, University of Utah, Neuropsychiatric Institute (1994-1998)

Private psychological practice, Salt Lake City, Utah (1997-1998)

Clinical Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, auxiliary faculty, University of Utah Department of Educational Psychology (1996-1998)

Clinical Psychologist, Intermountain Counseling Center; Salt Lake City, Utah (1994-1997)

Post-doctoral Psychology Resident, Primary;Children’s Medical Center, Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic; Salt Lake City, Utah (1993-1994)

Psychology Intern, Primary Children’s Medical, Center, Salt Lake City, Utah (1992-1993)

Research Coordinator, Emory University Summer Treatment Program for children with attention difficulties; Emory University School of Medicine; Atlanta, Georgia (1992)

Honors & Awards

Dean of the Faculty Team of the Quarter, Sexual Assault Prevention team (2014)

Heiser award for outstanding teaching among senior faculty – finalist (2008-2009; 2012-2013)

Dean of the Faculty Team of the Quarter, Cadet Marriage Seminar team (2013)

Outstanding research paper of the year, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership (2009)

Teacher of the Year award, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership (2007)

Civilian Achievement Medal, United States Air Force Academy (2003)

Volunteer Service Award, City of Murray, Utah (August 1995)

Research and Scholarly Interests

Sexual assault prevention

organizational culture and climate

military families

Publications

Publications (selected):

McCone, D. R., Thomsen, C. J., & Laurence, J. H. (2018). Introduction to the special issue on sexual harassment and sexual assault in the US military. Military Psychology, 30 (3), 175-180.

Gidycz, C. A., Wyatt, J., Galbreath, N. W., Axelrad, S. H., & McCone, D. R. (2018). Sexual assault prevention in the military: Key issues and recommendations. Military Psychology, 30 (3), 240-251.

Rosenstein, J. E., De Angelis, K., McCone, D. R., & Carroll, M. H. (2018). Sexual assault and sexual harassment at the U.S. military service academies. Military Psychology, 30 (3), 206-218.

Thomsen, C. J., McCone, D. R., & Gallus, J. A. (2018). Conclusion of the special issue on sexual harassment and sexual assault in the US military: What have we learned, and where do we go from here? Military Psychology, 30 (3), 282-293.

Andres, M. D., De Angelis, K., & McCone, D. R. (2015). Reintegration, reconciliation and relationship quality. In M. Andres and R. Moelker (Eds.), Military Families on Mission: Comparative Perspectives. Routledge.

Scott, W. J., McCone, D. R., Sayegh, L., Looney, J., & Jackson, R. J. (2013). The tip-of-the-spear revisited: Evidence from recent deployments of U.S. National Guard troops to Iraq and Afghanistan. Military Behavioral Health. 1:59-67.

Scott, W. J., McCone, D. R., & McCabe, D. (2013). Teaching cultural competencies for complex socio-cultural contexts: Evidence from a realistic field simulation. Res Militaris, an online social science journal, vol.3, n°2, Winter-Spring/ Hiver-Printemps 2013.

Scott, W. J., McCone, D. R., Jackson, R. J., Sayegh, L., & Looney, J.D. (2011). Mixed-methods in a post-deployment study of U.S. Army National Guard soldiers. Journal of Workplace Behavioral Health, 26 (4), 275-295.

McCone, D. R, & Scott, W. J. (2009). Thirty years of gender integration: Cadet perceptions of women at the U.S. Air Force Academy. In G. Caforio (Ed.), Advances in military sociology: Essays in honor of Dr. Charles Moskos (Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Volume 12) pp. 213-240. United Kingdom: Routledge.

Scott, W. J., Mastroianni, G., & McCone, D. R. (2009). New wine, new bottles, or both? Social science contributions to thinking about and implementing U.S. counterinsurgencies. In G. Caforio (Ed.), Advances in military sociology: Essays in honor of Dr. Charles Moskos (Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, Volume 12) pp. 305-328. United Kingdom: Routledge.

Scott, W. J., McCone, D. R., & Mastroianni, G. (2009). The experiences of Ft. Carson’s soldiers in Iraq: Thinking about and training for full-spectrum warfare. Armed Forces and Society, 35 (3), 460-476.

McCone, D. R., Scott, W. J., & Mastroianni, G. (January, 2008). The 3rd ACR in Tal’ Afar: Challenges and adaptations. http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pdffiles/of-interest-9.pdf Strategic Studies Institute, Army War College.
Scott, W., McCone, D. R., & Mastroianni, G. (2006). Psychological contracts in two combat units in Iraq: What happens when expectations and realities diverge? Sociological Focus, 39, 301-317. Reprinted by request in S. Carlton-Ford & M. G. Ender. (Eds.), The Routledge handbook of war and society: Iraq and Afghanistan. 2010.

McCone, D. R. & O’Donnell, K. A. (2006). Marriage and divorce trends for graduates of the United States Air Force Academy. Military Psychology, 18(1), 61-76.