James B. Hittner, Ph.D.


Address: 55 Coming Street, Office 201
Phone: 843.953.5590
E-mail: hittnerj@cofc.edu
Personal Website: http://psychology.cofc.edu/personal-pages/index.php
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Dr. James B. Hittner received his B.S. degree in psychology from Ohio State University and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Clinical and School Psychology from Hofstra University. After earning his Ph.D. in 1993, Dr. Hittner completed a two-year fellowship in alcohol treatment and early intervention research at Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies. Dr. Hittner's research interests include substance abuse and HIV-risky sexual behavior, cognitive and personality correlates of substance abuse, and personality, stress and coping. Dr. Hittner also conducts research in the areas of applied statistical methodology and statistical software development.


Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY
Ph.D., 1993

Research Interests

  • Expectancies, risk perceptions and substance abuse
  • Substance abuse and HIV-risky sexual behavior
  • Applied statistics and Monte Carlo simulation
  • Statistical software development

Courses Taught

Psychology of Personality
Health Psychology
Psychological Statistics
Advanced Psychological Statistics