Delwyn Catley Ph.D.


Delwyn Catley, Ph.D.


Director, Smoking and Motivation Research Laboratory
Department of Psychology


Website: KC Quest









Doctoral: State University of New York at Stony Brook (1999)
Post-doctoral: Fellowship, Cancer prevention/Tobacco control, Department of Preventive Medicine and Public
Health, University of Kansas Medical Center (1999-2000)

Fellowship, Cancer Research Foundation of America (2000-2002)

Research Interests
Health Psychology; smoking cessation/nicotine addiction; motivational Interviewing

Student Research Projects
The environmental context of college student smoking
Depressive symptoms and motivation to quit smoking among African American light smokers
The Relationship between Smoking and
Stress in a Smoking Cessation Trial for African Americans

American Psychological Association
Society of Behavioral Medicine
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco

Pulvers, K., Catley, D., Okuyemi, K.S., Scheibmeir, M., McCarter, K., Jeffries, S.K., & Ahluwalia, J.S. (in press). Gender, Smoking Expectancies and Readiness to Quit among Inner City African American Smokers. Addictive Behaviors.

Jeffries, S.K., Catley, D., Okuyemi, K.S., Nazir, N., McCarter, K.S., Grobe, J.E., & Ahluwalia, J.S. Use of a brief Smoking Consequences Questionnaire for Adults (SCQ-A) in African-American Smokers (in press). Psychology of Addictive Behaviors.

Catley, D., Ahluwalia, J.S., Resnicow, K. & Nazir, N. (2003). Depressive symptoms and smoking cessation among inner-city African Americans using the nicotine patch. Nicotine & Tobacco Research, 5, 61-68.

Moyers, T., Martin, T., Catley, D., Harris, K.J., & Ahluwalia, J.S. (2003). Assessing the integrity of motivational interviewing interventions: Reliability of the Motivational Interviewing Skills Code. Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, 31, 177-184.

Catley, D., O’Connell, K.A., & Shiffman, S. (2000). Absentminded lapses during smoking cessation. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 14, 73-76. 


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