Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology; Associate Provost
Dr. DiLalla earned his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. He completed his predoctoral internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and a postdoc at the Institute for Behavioral Genetics at Colorado. He joined the SIU faculty in Fall, 1990. Dr. DiLalla's research interests address relations between normal personality and psychopathology; genetic and environmental influences on personality and psychopathology; psychological assessment; computerized personality evaluation; developmental psychology; and interpersonal violence. He currently serves as Associate Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Associate Provost for Academic Administration.
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Starks, T.J., Gilbert, B.O, Fischer, A., Weston, R.W. & DiLalla, D.L. (2009). Gendered sexuality: A new model and measure of attraction. Journal of Homosexuality, 56, 14-30.
Kassen, M. & DiLalla, D.L. (2008). Maladaptive defense style and traumatic stress reactions in a specialized unit of the South African Police Service. Journal of Forensic Psychology Practice, 8, 262-279.
Bolton Holz, K. & DiLalla, D.L. (2007). Men's fear of unintentional rape: Measure development and psychometric evaluation. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 8, 201-214.
DiLalla, D.L. (2007). Bringing theoretical clarity to the personality disorders, redux
Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 26, 268-270. [Book Review]