Steven Bacon

Scholarly Interests

Research Interests:
  • Influences on global giving
  • Measurement of adaptive functioning in mental health settings
  • Positive psychology


Recent Work:
  • Bacon, S.F. (2012, April). Student involvement in global poverty efforts. Paper presented at the 92nd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Bacon, S.F. (2009). Balance. In S.J. Lopez (Ed.), The encyclopedia of positive psychology (pp.94-98). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Bacon, S.F. (2005). Positive psychology's two cultures. Review of General Psychology, 9, 181-192.
  • Bacon, S.F., Collins, M.J., & Plake, E.V. (2002) Does the Global Assessment of Functioning (GAF) assess functioning? Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 24, 202-212.
  • Bacon, S.F., & Jakovich, J.A. (2001). Instructional television versus traditional teaching of an introductory psychology course. Teaching of Psychology, 28, 88-92.


You are called to “… the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”
-- Frederick Buechner