Ryan Liu-Pham


B.S., University of Houston, 2019

M.A., University of Southern Mississippi, 2021

Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi, 2022


Research Interests:

The influence of interpersonal relationships and their qualities such as sexual desire, relationship satisfaction, etc. on factors such as well-being, loneliness, health, and health behaviors. Particularly, interested in on the mitigation and mediation of interpersonal relationships on the effects of ostracism.

Courses Taught:


Introduction of Behavioral Statistics

Statistics II



Multivariate Analysis


Selected Publications:

Liu-Pham, R., Patterson, L., & Keefer, L. A. (2022). You get what you give: Pet relationships in a communal orientation framework. Personality and Individual         Differences, 192, 111590. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2022.111590

Wickham, R.E., Steers, M.-L. N., Ward, R.M., & Liu-Pham, R. (revise and resubmit) Tracking Changes in the Endorsement of Injunctive Drinking Norms in Response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Assessment