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Dr. David de Jong

David de Jong

Associate Professor

College of Education and Allied Professions


Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3770
Office: G48 McKee Building


Born and raised in Toronto, Canada. First career as a bicycle messenger and owner/operator of a messenger service in Toronto. Then, a BS from University of Toronto, and a PhD from University of Rochester in social-personality psychology. Began position at WCU in 2016.


  • Ph D, University of Rochester
  • MA, University of Rochester
  • BS, University of Toronto

Teaching Interests

Human Sexuality<br>Research Methods/Statistics

Research Interests

My research focuses on how social-cognitive processes, such as motivation, attraction, partner perception, and religiosity contribute to sexual well-being.<br><br>Find my publications on Google Scholar:<br><br>

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