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Martin, Joel

Associate Professor - Psychology


Jordan Hall - 288

Academic/Professional/Personal Focus

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Psychology; reasoning & psychopathology; clinical judgment & decision making; stigma of mental illness; treatment outcome; substance disorders.

Contributions: (published works or studies, conference presentations)

  • Martin, J. M., Warman, D. M., & Lysaker, P. H.  (2010). Cognitive Insight in Non-Psychiatric Individuals and Individuals with Psychosis:  An Examination Using the Beck Cognitive Insight Scale. Schiz Res, 121, 39-45. 
  • Warman, DM, Lysaker, PL, Martin, JM, Davis, L, & Haudenschield, SL. (2007). Jumping to conclusions and the continuum of delusional beliefs.  Beh Res Therapy, 45, 1255-1269.
  • Warman, DM, Lysaker, PL, & Martin, JM (2007). Cognitive insight and psychotic disorder:  The impact of active delusions.  Schiz Res, 90, 325-333.
  • Warman, DM, & Martin, JM (2006) Jumping to conclusions and delusion proneness:  The impact of emotionally salient stimuli. J Nerv Ment Dis, 194, 760-765.
  • Warman, DM, & Martin, JM (2006) Cognitive insight and delusion proneness:  An investigation of the Beck Cognitive Insight Scale. Schiz Res, 84, 297-304.
  • Pfeiffer, AM, Whelan, JP, & Martin, JM (2000).  Decision-making bias in psychotherapy: Effects of hypothesis source and accountability. J Couns Psych, 47, 429-436. 
  • Warman, D.M., Martin, J.M., Lazar, E.K., Baez, A., Goldsmith, K., Harrison, A.G., Hartsfeld, J., Hunter, S., Hurm, K., Jordan, B., Lezon, A., Longman R.M., Marsh, J., Patton, C., & Thompson, C. (2012, November). Social distance from individuals with schizophrenia: The unique influence of mental illness.  Presented at the 46th annual ABCT, National Harbor, MD.
  • Martin, J.M., DeWinter, D., Spengler, E.S., Longman R.M., Lezon, A., Lazar, E.K., Thompson, C., Jordan, B., Patton, C., Hartsfeld, J., Marsh, J., Goldsmith, K., Hunter, S., & Warman, D.M. (2011, November). Jumping to Conclusions in Highly Self-Referent Conditions: Delusion Proneness and Surveillance.  Presented at the 45th annual ABCT, Toronto, ON, Canada.
  • Sperry, H.A., Martin, J.M., Spengler, E.S., DeWinter, D., & Lazar, E.K. (2010, November). Jumping to Conclusions Bias: Effects of Decision Making on Attitudes toward Body Image and Food. Presented at the 44th annual ABCT, San Francisco.
  • Martin, J. M., & Drudy, M. L. (2009, November). Depressive schema activation and correspondence bias: The role of self-referent and schema congruent information. Presented at the 43rd annual ABCT, New York.
  • Martin, J. M., & Warman, D. M. (2008, November). Cognitive insight and the need for closure. Presented at the 42nd annual ABCT, Orlando.
  • Martin, JM, & Warman, DM (2007, November). Cognitive insight and confirmation bias. Presented at the 41st annual ABCT, Philadelphia.
  • Martin, JM, & Montgomery, MM (2006, November). Confirmation bias and depressive symptoms. Presented at the 40th annual ABCT, Chicago.
  • Martin, JM, & Wojnaroski, MV (2006, May). Two strikes are better than one: Interacting mental illness and racial stereotypes. Presented at the 18th annual APS, New York.
  • Warman, DM, Dunahue, S, Martin, JM, & Beck, AT (2004, November).  An investigation of the Beck Cognitive Insight Scale in the general population.  Presented at the 38th annual AABT, New Orleans.

Butler Assignment (classes or work duties)

Classes Taught:

Learning (PS202), Research Methods and Statistics II (PS211), Personality Psychology (PS440), Abnormal Psychology (PS441), Intervention/Psychotherapy (PS443), Seminar in Applied Psychology (PS479)

Other duties:

Institutional Review Board (Chair), Butler Undergraduate Research Conference (Psychology area coordinator), Internship coordinator, Psi Chi advisor, Honors exam coordinator



  • 1993 - B.S., Psychology, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1998 - M.S., Psychology, University of Memphis
  • 2000 - Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Memphis


Licensed Health Services Providing Psychologist (HSPP) in Indiana

Association Memberships (professional/educational)

  • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology
  • Society for Clinical Psychology
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making
  • Society for Clinical and Social Psychology

Professional Experience

  • 2009-present - Associate Professor, Butler University 
  • 2003-2009 – Assistant Professor, Butler University
  • 2000-2003 – Senior Investigator, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
  • 1999-2000 – Psychology Resident, Mississippi State Hospital
  • 1993-1999 – Graduate Assistant, The University of Memphis
  • 1992-1993 – Undergraduate Research Assistant, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center