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Dr. Mark Kline

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: T-122
Phone: (910) 630-7612

Mailing Address:

Methodist University
Department of Psychology
5400 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28311


  • Ph.D. in Psychology - Indiana University
  • B.S. in Psychology - Indiana University

Undergraduate Teaching Areas

  • Clinical and Counseling Psychology Concentration

Research Interests

  • Undergraduate Alcohol Use
  • Binge Drinking
  • Risky Behaviors in general
  • How belief affects behavior
  • Behavior Genetics of Alcohol Use (How biological and Environmental variables interact to cause a behavior)


  • Swim Coach
  • Soccer
  • Guitar
  • Stand Up Comedy


Viken, R., Kline, M., & Rose, R.J.(2005) Development and validation of an MMPI-based sensation seeking scale. Personality and Individual Differences, 38(3), 619-625.

Manuscripts in Preparation

Kline, M., & Viken, R. (manuscript in preparation). What Really Happens When College Students Drink? A 30-day TLFB Study of College Student Drinking and Outcomes.

Kline, M., & Viken, R.(manuscript in preparation). The Relationship Between Drinking Outcomes and Alcohol Expectancies in College Students. A Longitudinal Study of Reciprocal Influence.

Conference Presentations

Kline, M (2008). Alcohol Expectancies and Experience. University Faculty Research Spotlight Conference, Elon, NC.

Kline, M (2007). Stability of Alcohol Expectancies. Presented at the SURF University Research Conference, Elon, NC.

Kline, M. (2002). Alcohol Expectancies, Dynamics, and the Relation to Situational Factors. Presented at the Clinical Science Colloquium, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Kline, M. (2001). Alcohol Expectancies or General Personality Measure. Presented at the annual American Psychological Society Convention, Toronto, Canada.

Kline, M. (1998). Alcohol Expectancies and Personality. Presented at the annual Indiana University Honors Conference, Bloomington, Indiana.

Kline, M. (1998). Alcohol Expectancies and Personality. Presented at the annual meeting of the National McNair Scholars, Wisconsin.