DEPT. OF PSYCHOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY & CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
2006-2008, Acting Department Head and Tenured Associate Professor
2004-2006, Tenured Associate Professor
1999-2000, Assistant Professor
1996-1997, Acting Assistant Professor
1995-1996, Evaluation Consultant, Special Programs Division
Buboltz, W., Jenkins, S., Soper, B., Woller, K., Johnson, P., & Faes, T. (2009). Sleep habits and patterns of college students: An expanded study. Journal of College Counseling, 12, 113-124.
Woller, K. M. P., Buboltz, W. C., & Loveland, J. M. (2007). Psychological reactance: Examination across age, ethnicity, and gender. American Journal of Psychology, 120(1), 15-24.
Woller, K. M. P., Varner, M., & Newcomb, D. (2005, April). Validation of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) as a predictor of recidivism with Oklahoma offenders. Presented to the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, Community Sentencing Division under the “Preliminary work on Revalidation Study of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R)” grant (#0405RSU).
Seeman, E. A., Buboltz, W. C., Jenkins, S. M., Soper, B., & Woller, K. M. P. (2004). Ethnic and gender differences in psychological reactance: The importance of reactance in multicultural counselling. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 17(2), 167-176.
Buboltz, W. C., Johnson, P., & Woller, K. M. P. (2003). Psychological reactance in college students: Family-of-origin predictors. Journal of Counseling and Development, 81(3), 311-317.
Buboltz, W. C., Williams, D., Thomas, A., Seemann, E., Soper, B., & Woller, K. (2003). Personality and psychological reactance: expanding the nominological net. Personality and Individual Differences, 34(7), 1167-1177.
Woller, K. M. P. (2000). The combination of two scales of psychological reactance. (Doctoral dissertation, Kent State University, 2000). Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences & Engineering, 61-2B, 1131.
Buboltz, W. C., Woller, K. M. P., & Pepper, H. (1999). Holland code type and psychological reactance. Journal of Career Assessment, 7(2), 161-172.
Buboltz, W. C., & Woller, K. M. P. (1998). Career differentiation and its relationship to psychological adjustment. Counselling Psychology Quarterly, 11(1), 79-86.
Varner, M. & Woller, K. M. P. (2009, November). A meta-analysis of Adverse Childhood Experiences studies and their impact on health outcomes: A new perspective. Presented at the Oklahoma Sociological Association Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
Blancher, A., Buboltz, W.C., Soper, B., Jenkins, S., & Woller, K. M. P. (2008, February). An instructor training model for non-teacher education doctoral students. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Buboltz, W. C., Soper, B., Schwartz, J., & Woller, K. M. P. (2007, February). Relationship between Psychological reactance and entitlement. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Woller, K. M. P., & Dugan, P. (2006, August). Advising at RSU. Seminar for the Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.
Woller, K. M. P. (2006, February). Psychological reactance in a Native American population. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Woller, K. M. P., Varner, M., & Newcomb, D. (2005, September). Validation of the Level of Service Inventory-Revised (LSI-R) as a predictor of recidivism with Oklahoma offenders. Presented at the Southwestern Association for Criminal Justice Conference, Oklahoma City, OK.
Woller, K. M. P., Lurz, D., & Seward, P. (2005, August). Advising Workshop Including Information on the Alpha System. Workshop Presentation for the School of Liberal Arts, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.
Woller, K. M. P., & Buboltz, W. (2005, February). Fundamental differences in psychological reactance. Presented at the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.
Woller, K. M. P., Sanders, P. L., & Ashlock, R. M. (2003, October). Individual differences in psychological reactance. Presented at the Oklahoma Sociological Association Conference, Claremore, OK.
Woller, K. M. P. (2003, September). How to get into graduate school. Workshop Presentation hosted by the Rogers State University Chapter of Psi Chi, Claremore, OK.
Buboltz, W., Johnson, P., Woller, K. & Wilkinson, L. (2003, August). Parenting styles and differentiation of self. Presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.
Buboltz, W., Johnson, P., Woller, K. & Krenek, R. (2002, June). College student sleep difficulties: A national problem. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, New Orleans, LA.
Darkangelo, D., Buboltz, W., Johnson, P., & Woller, K. M. P. (2001, June). Differentiation of self predicts psychological reactance. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Toronto, Canada.
Buboltz, W.C. & Woller, K. M. P., Pepper, H. (1998, August). The effect of family environment on psychological reactance. Presented at the American Psychological Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.
Woller, K. M. P., Buboltz, W. C. & Pepper, H. (1997, May). Holland code type and psychological reactance: Implication for counselors. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Washington, D.C.
Woller, K. M. P. & Buboltz, W. C. (1997, May). Psychological reactance and its relationship to personality variables. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Washington, D.C.
Buboltz, W. C., Woller, K. M. P. (1994, July). Career differentiation and its relationship to psychological maladjustment. Presented at the American Psychological Society Conference, Washington, D.C.
Buboltz, W. C., Woller, K. M. P. (1994, April). Holland code consistency and socialization: Counseling implications. Presented at the Division 17 Great Lakes Regional Conference, Notre Dame, IN.
Guidubaldi, J., Woller, K. M. P. (1994, March). Fathers' involvement in childrearing: Foundations for new directions in family intervention; father-child stressors. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Seattle, WA.
Guidubaldi, J., Cleminshaw, H., Woller, K. M. P., Steines, B., Edwards, A., & Baltrinic, E. (1993, April). Home, school and community predictors of adolescent success: The school psychologist's basis for facilitating a collaborative approach. Symposium presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Washington, D.C.
Guidubaldi, J., Woller, K. M. P. (1992, March). Family ecology and child adjustment to family disruption: foundations for consultative service; effects of childrearing styles. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Nashville, TN.
Guidubaldi, J., Jenkins, J. E., & Woller, K. M. P. (1991, November). Long-term predictors of post-divorce child and adolescent adjustment. Presented at the National Association of School Psychologists Convention, Hollywood, FL.
Research & Related Experience
Varner, M., & Woller, K. M. P. (2005, Sept.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $1500.00 awarded to complete preliminary work for Students Helping Students Program Development and Implementation.
Woller, K. M. P., Newcomb, D., & Chambless, S. (2004, Sept.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $1500.00 awarded to complete preliminary work for a cooperative effort with the Oklahoma Department of Corrections through Community Sentencing (The Division of Community Corrections) to develop methodologies and perform statistical operations necessary to establish norms for the Level of Service Inventory Revised (LSI-R).
2009 (March) Reviewer, Cengage (Wadsworth) Publishers, forPastorino, & Doyle-Portillo What Is Psychology? (3rd Edition). Conducted a review of the 1st (What is Psychology?), 2nd (How Does Biology Influence our Behavior), 4th (Consciousness: Wide Awake, in a Daze, or Dreaming?), 14th (What Are Psychological Disorders, and How Can We Understand Them?) and 15th Chapters.
2007 (August) Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, for Tucker How Children Develop: The Science of Change (manuscript/1st Edition). Conducted a review of the 5th (Cognitive Learning in Early Childhood) chapter.
2006(August) Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, for Lilienfeld, Lynn, & Namy, Introduction to Psychology: A Critical Thinking Approach (1st edition). Conducted a review of the 2nd (Critical Thinking and Research), 7th (Learning), 8th (Memory), and 13th (Stress & Health) chapters.
2006(July) Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, for Frail Introduction to Psychology: Critical Thinking Supplement. Conducted a full review of the Critical Thinking Supplement/Study Guide.
2006(April) Reviewer, Thomson/Wadsworth Publishers, for Baumeister & Bushman, Social Psychology and Human Nature (1st edition). Conducted a review of the 13th (Social Influence and Persuasion) chapter.
2005(July) Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, for Kenrick, Neuberg & Cialdini, Social Psychology: Unraveling the Mystery (3rd edition). Conducted a review of the 3rd (Social Cognition: Understanding Ourselves and Others) chapter.
2005(March) Reviewer, Allyn & Bacon Publishers, for Martin & Fabes, Discovering Child Development (1st edition). Conducted a review of the 6th (Cognitive and Language Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood) chapter.
2004(Aug) Reviewer, Worth Publishers, for the new edition of Hockenbury & Hockenbury, Psychology (4th edition). Conducted a review of the 15th (Therapies) chapter.
2004(July) Reviewer, Prentice-Hall Publishers, for the new edition of Arnett, Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood (2nd edition). Performed comparative review of the Arnett text versus other textbooks.
2004(May) Reviewer, Prentice-Hall Publishers, for the new edition of Carter, Bishop & Kravitis, Keys to Success in College, Career, and Life (Brief 3rd edition). Performed a complete book review.
1993-1995 Co-Owner, Res-Stat: Research and Statistical Consultants, Cuyahoga Falls, OH. Variable hours per week. Primary responsibilities included conceptualization and formalized planning of statistical needs, programming for statistical analyses using SPSS, and direct client contact to discuss and interpret results.
1990-1994 Research Assistant/Consultant, Bureau of Research Training and Services, Kent State University, Kent, OH. 20 hours/week including 1 hour weekly staff meetings. Responsibilities included client contact and meetings to discuss and interpret results, writing programs for statistical analyses using the SPSS program, creation of charts and diagrams using the Harvard Graphics program, and computer maintenance / trouble-shooting. Services provided for Faculty, Graduate Students, and the community.
2000-pres. Rogers State University. Chair, Faculty Development ‘02-’03 & ’08-‘09; Chair, Liberal Arts Honors ‘01-pres.; Chair, NCA Criterion 5E Sub-Committee ‘03-‘04; Chair, Recycling ‘01-‘03; Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Research Methods ‘01-‘03; Chair, Psychology/Sociology Faculty Search ‘00-’01, ‘02-’03, ’05-’06, ’08-‘09 . Member of the following university committees: Academic Council, Coordinator of Student Life Search '00-'01, Dean of Bartlesville Search ’01-‘02, Faculty Awards, Faculty Development, Integrity, New Employee Orientation, Pixley Awards, Retention Task Force, Student Satisfaction Survey. Member of the following departmental committees: AA Degree Assessment, Awards, BS in SBS Degree Review, Community Counseling Degree, Curriculum, SBS Human Subjects Review Board, Scholarships, Social.
1997-2000 Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Chair, University Admissions and Standards; Chair, Student Services; Faculty Advisor, Student Government Association; Divisional Representative for United Way. Member of the following committees: Institutional Effectiveness, Nursing Articulation, Recycling, Spring Fling, Scholarship, Traffic Violations.
1996-1997 Louisiana Technical University. Member of the following committees: Counseling Psychology Core Faculty Program Development, Graduate Student Search, Statistics Textbook Review, Undergraduate Curriculum.
2009-pres. Senator, Rogers State University Faculty Senate. Represent the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice faculty; submit faculty concerns and requests to the Senate; participate and vote on University issues regarding the faculty.
2003-pres. Faculty Advisor, Rogers State University Chapter (#1011) of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology. Coordinated and was the main contributor to the efforts that chartered the RSU chapter; assisted the chapter in earning 5 Model Chapter Awards to date; support and assist with student research and presentations; coordinate and assist in semester and yearly service projects ranging from $250 to $15,000 and other university and community service; coordinate and present at yearly induction ceremonies; assist in yearly elections; manage the Psi Chi communications board; submit chapter activity reports that appear in the quarterly “Eye on Psi Chi” magazine; assist officers with yearly Financial and Annual reports; helped establish the RSU Psi Chi Scholarship Program that provides new members honors regalia at no cost; coordinate yearly participation in “Destination RSU” and Organization Fair events; coordinate and participate in collaborative efforts with the Counseling Center including yearly participation in the National Depression Screening Day event, National Eating Disorders Awareness event, and other various student activities.
2004-pres. Rogers State University Coordinator, Oklahoma Blood Institute. Liaison to the Tulsa OBI organization; manage scheduling of 2-3 blood drives per year and coordinate with American Red Cross to insure each group has the maximum potential donors by scheduling drives at least 56 days apart; secure donation collection site; advertise and promote blood drives; schedule donation appointments; and work as a donation supervisor during the blood drive.
2009. Faculty Marshal and School of Liberal Arts Gonfalon bearer, Rogers State University graduation exercises. Assisted in directing students to appropriate staging areas; helped lead students to appropriate seating areas; helped lead students out from the event; carried the School of Liberal Arts Gonfalon for both AA/AS and BA/BS graduation ceremonies.
2008-2009. Coordinator, Graduate School Preparation Day events. Set up a campus-wide events in both fall and spring semesters in conjunction with the Kaplan Educational group; coordination of the following workshops: How to Get into Graduate School, Financial Aid, Personal Statement; facilitator and coordinator for practice tests including: GRE, GMAT, LSAT, NCLEX, MCAT, and PCAT.
2008. Executive Assistant to the President, 2008 Oklahoma Sociological Association Conference (Dr. Monica Varner, President). Assisted in planning, scheduling, and execution of OSA conference. Served as a session chair; coordinated all other conference sessions; assisted in overseeing registration; coordinated development of activities informational handout.
2006-2008. Rogers State University Coordinator, Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP). Promoted unique student class opportunities offered through OSLEP by posting promotional materials, sending out materials with cover letters to individual departments highlighting specific courses of interest to their students; attended bi-annual meetings in Norman.
2003. Member, Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation Passing Score Review Panel for the Psychology/Sociology Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT). Reviewed the subject area test to make a recommendation for cutoff scores.
2001-2005. Faculty Advisor, Rogers State University Psychology Club. Established the student organization; coordinated and assisted in semester and yearly university and community service projects; coordinated and presented the 2003 “Graduate School Prep Day” event; coordinated yearly participation in “Destination RSU” and Organization Fair events; coordinated and participated in collaborative efforts with the Counseling Center, including yearly participation in the National Depression Screening Day event.
1997-1999. Faculty Advisor, Louisiana State University at Alexandria Student Government Association (SGA). Acted as a liaison to Central Administration; assisted the SGA with coordination of campus events including the yearly Crawfish Boil and Mardi Gras parade; helped to establish guidelines for Faculty Advisors to student organizations; advised (when asked) student decisions involving the dissemination of funds to student organizations; assisted in yearly recruiting and election events; coordinated student volunteer and service activities.
1994-1995. Co-Chair, APA Division 17 Great Lakes Regional Conference, held at Kent State University, 3/31/95-4/1/95. Helped lobby to obtain rights to have conference held at Kent State. Set up conference budget and needs breakdown. Formulated and participated in numerous conference committees. Actively solicited support from APA Division 17, Kent State faculty, staff and students with regards to both financial support and direct involvement.