Dr. Ronan joined the CMU faculty in 1989. He served as the Director of the department's affiliated training clinic, the Psychological Training and Consultation Center, 1995-1999, and as Director of the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, 1999-2005. He currently serves as the Director of General Education at CMU. For the past 15 years, he has coordinated a clinical research program focused on violent offenders, the Violence Reduction Program at Central Michigan University. Dr. Ronan is active in the Association of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies. He is board certified in cognitive and behavioral psychology, serves on the executive board for the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology, and represents the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology as an appointed trustee of the American Board of Professional Psychology. In his spare time he teaches social dance.
Ronan, G. F., Maurelli, K., & Holman, K. (in press). The Violence Reduction Program: A couple-based approach to curbing intimate partner assault. In Raymond Chip Tafrate and Damon Mitchell (Eds), Forensic CBT: A Practitioner's Guide. New York: Wiley-Blackwell.
Ronan, G. F., Dreer, L. Maurelli, K, Ronan, D. M., & Gerhart, J (in press). Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Supported Measures of Anger, Aggression, and Violence. New York: Springer Publishing.
Gerhart, J. I., Ronan, G. F., Seymour, B., Maurelli, K., Holman, K., & Ronan, G. F. (2013). Health and relationships in violence reduction participants: Indirect effects of angry temperment. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 24.
Gerhart,J. I., Ronan, G. F., Russ, E. U., Seymour, B. (2013). The moderating effects of cluster B personality traits on violence reduction training: A mixed model analysis. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 28, 45-61.
Maurelli, K. & Ronan, G. F. (2013). A time-series analysis of the effectiveness of sex offender notification laws in the United States. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 24.
Colarelli, S. M., Monnot, M. J., Ronan, G. F., & Roscoe, A. M. (2012) Administrative assumptions in top-down selection: A test in graduate school admission decisions. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 61, 498-512
Klepac, R. K., Ronan, G. F., Andrasik, F., et al. (2012). Guidelines for cognitive behavioral training within doctoral psychology programs in the United States: Report of the Inter-Organizational Task Force on Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology Doctoral Education. Behavior Therapy, 43, 687-697.
Swartz, S., Ronan, G., & Albano, A. (2010). The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. In I. Weiner & E. Craighead (Eds.), Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
Ronan, G. F., Gerhart, J., Dollard, K., & Maurelli, K. (2010). An Analysis of Survival Time to Re-Arrest in Jailers. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 21, 102-111.
Ronan, G. F., Gerhart, J., Banister, D., & Udell, C. (2010). Relevance of a Stage of Change Analysis for Violence Reduction Training. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology, 21, 761-772.