Deric R. Kenne, Ph.D, MS, BA
PhD, Public Administration, The University of Akron, 2010; MS, Psychology, Mississippi State University, 1998.
Dr. Kenne joined Kent State University in 2011 after conducting drug abuse research at Wright State University's School of Medicine for 8 years. He has over 10 years of experience as a researcher and practitioner in the field of substance abuse, and has experience in both academic and nonprofit settings. He has helped secure over $7.6 million in state and federally-funded research and service grants and has authored or co-authored articles on the topic of substance abuse and behavior change. His teaching experience includes courses in general psychology, behavioral statistics, public health policy, grant-writing, program evaluation, and mechanisms of drug abuse. He has interests in substance abuse treatment, community corrections, transtheoretical model of change, cognitive-behavioral interventions, social-information processing, policy and evaluation.
Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Alemagno, S.A., & Kenne, D.R. (2011). Personal Computer, Mobile Phone and Internet Technologies to Increase HIV Testing and Prevention. In R.S. Diaz (Ed.). HIV Testing. InTech.
Kenne, D.R., Boros, A.P., and Fischbein, R.L. (2010). Characteristics of Opiate Users Leaving Detoxification Treatment against Medical Advice. Journal of Addictive Diseases, 29, 283-294.
Daniulaityte, R, Carlson, RG, and Kenne, D. (2006). Initiation to Pharmaceutical Opioids and Patterns of Misuse: Preliminary Qualitative Findings Obtained by the Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network. Journal of Drug Issues, 36(4), 787-808.
Daniulaityte, R., Siegal, H.A., Carlson, R.G., Kenne, D.R., Starr, S., & DeCamp, B. (2004). Qualitative epidemiologic methods can improve local prevention programming among adolescents. Journal of Alcohol & Drug Education, 48(2), 73-83.
Siegal, H.A., Carlson, R.G., Kenne, D.R., & Swora, M.G. (2003). Probable Relationship Between Opioid Abuse and Heroin Use. American Family Physician, 67(5), 942-945.
Siegal, H. A., Carlson, R. G., Kenne, D. R., Starr, S., & Stephens, R. C. (2000). The Ohio Substance Abuse Monitoring Network: Constructing and operating a statewide epidemiologic intelligence system. American Journal of Public Health, 90(12), 1835-1837.
Wells-Parker, E. N., Kenne, D. R., & Williams, M. (2000). Self-efficacy and motivation for controlling drinking and drinking/driving: An investigation of change across a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) intervention program and of recidivism prediction. Addictive Behaviors, 25(2), 229-238.
Wells-Parker, E. N., Williams, M., & Kenne, D. R. (1998). Stages of change and self-efficacy for controlling drinking and driving: A psychometric analysis. Addictive Behaviors, 23(3), 351-363.
- Substance Abuse & Treatment
- Integrated Health Care Systems
- Health Services Research
- Program Evaluation