Dr. Kevin Woller

Dr. Kevin WollerDr. Kevin Woller is a Professor in the Department of Psycology and Sociology at Rogers State University.

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology
(APA full accreditation)
Kent State University, Kent, OH
1999

B.A. in Psychology
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
1989                             

A.A.
Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
1987

Employment History

2011-present Tenured Professor; Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Department Head: Dr. Abe Marrero; Primary responsibilities include teaching 5 undergraduate level Psychology, Community Counseling (CC), and Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) courses per semester; CC, Psychology, and SBS program and curriculum development, and student retention. Secondary responsibilities include academic and career advising, membership in a minimum of 3 university committees per year, service as Vice-Chair for the Faculty Senate (’13-‘15) and department senator (’17-present), community outreach, and faculty advising of student organizations including the RSU Chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology, and Community Counseling and Psychology Student Association. Current research includes work on psychological reactance theory and measurement, androgyny, the influence of social media, and recidivism.

2008-2011 Tenured Associate Professor; Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Acting Department Head: Dr. Kenneth Hicks; Primary responsibilities included teaching 5 undergraduate level Psychology, Community Counseling (CC), and Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) courses per semester; CC, Psychology, and SBS program and curriculum development; College Orientation program and curriculum development, and student retention. Secondary responsibilities include academic and career advising, membership in a minimum of 5 university committees per year, service as department senator for the Faculty Senate (’08-‘09), and Treasurer (’09-‘12), community outreach, and faculty advising of student organizations including the RSU Chapter of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

2006-2008 Acting Department Head and Tenured Associate Professor, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Dean: Dr. Frank Elwell; Primary responsibilities included leadership of the Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice program and curriculum development, departmental management and course scheduling, annual faculty reviews, annual tenure reviews, department and university assessment, budget planning and maintenance, conflict resolution for students, staff, and faculty, teaching 3 undergraduate level Psychology, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Community Counseling courses per semester, and student retention. Secondary responsibilities included academic and career advising, personnel management, ex-officio membership on all departmental committees, membership on the Academic Council, and faculty advising of student organizations including the RSU Chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.

2005-2006 Tenured Associate Professor; 2000-2005 Assistant Professor, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Department Head: Dr. Abe Marrero; Primary responsibilities included teaching 4 undergraduate level Psychology and Social & Behavioral Sciences (SBS) courses per semester, SBS program and curriculum development, College Orientation program and curriculum development, and student retention.  Secondary responsibilities included academic and career advising, membership in a minimum of 5 university committees per year, community outreach, and faculty advising of student organizations including the RSU Chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.

1999-2000 Assistant Professor; 1997-1999 Instructor, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Alexandria, LA. Department Head: Dr. Greg Gormanous; Primary responsibilities included teaching 5 undergraduate level psychology courses per semester, curriculum development, and coordination of student volunteer activities. Secondary responsibilities included academic and career advising, membership in a minimum of 5 university committees per year, community outreach, and service as faculty advisor to the Student Government Association. 

1996-1997 Acting Assistant Professor, Louisiana Technical University, Ruston, LA. Department Head: Dr. Rodney Lowman; Primary responsibilities included teaching 3 undergraduate and graduate level psychology courses per quarter, program and curriculum development for the Ph.D. counseling psychology program, and supervision of M.A. level counselors in training. Secondary responsibilities included undergraduate advising and membership in several university committees.

1995-1996  Evaluation Consultant, Arlington School District, Special Programs Division, Arlington, WA. Overall Supervisor: Dr. Shirley Case; Contact Person: Barbara Day, M.Ed.; Everett School District, Everett, WA. Contact Person: Rose Suzuki, M.Ed.; Lakewood School District, Lakewood, WA. 25-35 hours/week including 1 hour/week supervision. Member of multi-disciplinary teams that performed psychological testing and evaluation on diverse special population children K-12th grade. Primary responsibilities involved administration and interpretation of several psychological tests including the WAIS-R, WISC-R, WISC-III, Woodcock Johnson, and Woodcock Johnson-Revised to determine placement and specialized needs.

Publications

Woller, K. M. P., Kirk, J. M., Eimer, C., Henley, B., Burkhead, C., Bryson, C., & VanDeburgh , L. (in submission). Understanding reactance as a function of ethnicity.  Journal of Social Psychology, .

Woller, K. M. P. (2015). Sailing the sometimes tumultuous seas of the Psi Chi chapter. Eye on Psi Chi, 20 (1), 8-9.

Woller, K. M. P. (2011, January, 23rd). Are you feeling SAD?  Rogers State University Hillpost, Psychology Corner, 3.

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.

Scholarly Presentations

VanDeburgh , L.,  Kirk, J. M., Woller, K. M. P. (2017, April). Toward understanding the whole person:
Creating a multidimensional model of wellness   Presented at the 63rd annual Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Woller, K. M. P., Sherrick, S., Taylor, H., & Townes-Buchanan, R. (2016, April). Revisiting androgyny in current times. Presented at the 62nd annual Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Dallas, TX.

Woller, K. M. P., & Kirk, J. M. (2016, February). Understanding reactance as a function of ethnicity. Presented at the 24th annual National Association of Native American Studies Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Kirk, J. M., & Woller, K. M. P. (2016, February). Exploring the influence of internet usage on face-to-face interactions. Presented at the 19th annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Woller, K. M. P. (2015, October).  Taking the role of commander-in-chief of general education. Invited symposium presented at the 47th annual Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference, Claremore, OK.

Woller, K. M. P., & Kirk, J. M. (2015, October). Reactance in an Oklahoma Native American population:  Implications for education. Invited presentation at the 47th annual Rocky Mountain Educational Research Association Conference, Claremore, OK.

Woller, K. M. P., Kirk, J. M., Eimer, C, Henley, B. R., & Burkhead C. A. (2015, April). A  Preliminary study on Psychological Reactance in an American Indian Population.  Presented at the 61st annual Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, Wichita, KS.

Kirk, J. M., Woller, K. M. P., Helmick, R., Neeley, J, & Hathaway, K. R. (2014, April). Multivariate analysis of factors’ influencing graduation of participants in drug court.  Presented at the 60th annual Southwestern Psychological Association Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Kirk, J. M., & Woller, K. M. P. (2014, February). Multivariate analysis of environmental factors’ influence on graduation or termination of participants in court mandated substance abuse treatment.  Presented at the 17th annual American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Woller, K. M. P. (2013, October). Vita vs. Résumé. Presented as part of the 3rd Annual Mental Wealth Day at Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.

Kirk, J. M., Woller, K. M. P., & Shook, C. L. (2013, April).  Assessing self-determining attitudes and behaviors in drug court participants.  Presented at the 59th annual Southwestern Psychological Association conference, Ft. Worth, TX.

Woller, K. M. P. (2012, October).  Vitas and Résumés. Presented as part of the 2nd Annual Mental Wealth Lecture Series at Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.

Varner, M. & Woller, K. M. P. (2012, April). Building a culture of service.  Presented at the National Conference on Learner-Centered Teaching, Tulsa, OK.

Woller, K. M. P. (2011, February).  What is a vita?   Presented as part of the Mental Wealth Lecture Series at Rogers State University, Claremore, OK.

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.

Other Research and Related Experience

Grants:

Woller, K. M. P. (2016, Jan.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $2000.00 awarded to present research on psychological reactance in Native Americans at the National Association for Native American Studies Conference.

Woller, K. M. P. (2015, Feb.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $2000.00 awarded to present research on psychological reactance and ethnicity at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference.

Woller, K. M. P. (2014, Feb.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $2000.00 awarded to present research on recidivism rates at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference.

Woller, K. M. P. (2013, Feb.). Research Grant, Rogers State University Organized Research Grants Program, $2000.00 awarded to present research on Drug Court participants at the Southwestern Psychological Association Conference.

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).

Book Reviews:

2010 (September – 2nd review) Reviewer, Cengage (Wadsworth) Publishers, for Pastorino, & 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.

2010 (July) Reviewer, Introductory Psychology Textbook Proposal, Pearson Publishers.  Conducted an online review of a proposal for a new introductory psychology textbook with a unique emphasis on individual versus group differences in both biology and behavior.

2009 (March) Reviewer, Cengage (Wadsworth) Publishers, for Pastorino, & 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.

Other:

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.

Teaching Experience

2011-present Professor, 2005-2011 Associate Professor. 2000-2005  Assistant Professor, Rogers State University, Claremore, OK. Instructor for five undergraduate level courses per semester with the addition of summer courses. Courses include Abnormal Psychology (2), Child Psychology (3), Community Counseling Theory and Practice (8), Current Topics in Psychology (5), Developmental Psychology (6), History and Systems of Psychology (16), Introduction to Psychology (100, 3 – honors), Perspectives on Human Behavior (7), Psychology of Adolescence (3), Research Methods II (Statistics, 1), Senior Seminar: Capstone (3), Social Psychology (26), Theories of Personality (7), and College Experience (Orientation, 10).

1999-2000  Assistant Professor, 1997-1999  Instructor, Louisiana State University at Alexandria, Alexandria, LA. Instructor for five undergraduate level courses per semester with the addition of summer courses.  Courses included Adolescent Psychology (3), Child Psychology (8), Developmental Psychology (13), Introduction to Psychology (16), Social Psychology (3), and Statistics (3).

1996-1997 Acting Assistant Professor, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA.  Instructor for three undergraduate and graduate level courses per quarter. Courses taught included the Computer Applications of Statistics (1), Developmental Psychology (1), Introduction to Psychology (2), Statistics Applications and Theories (2), Theory of Adjustment (1), and Supervision of Graduate (students) Teaching in Counseling Psychology (2).

Professional Service

Committee Work:

2000-present Rogers State University. Co-Chair, Criterion 3, Chapter 2: 2014 HLC Self-Study; Chair, Faculty Development ‘02-’03 & ’08-‘09; Chair, Liberal Arts Honors ‘01-pres.; Chair, NCA Criterion 5E Sub-Committee ‘03-‘04; Chair, Pixley Award Selection Committee, ’10; Chair, Recycling ‘01-‘03; Chair, Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) Curriculum ‘13-pres.; Chair, SBS Research Methods ‘01-‘03; Chair, Psychology/ Sociology Faculty Search ‘00-’01, ‘02-’03, ’05-’06, ’08-‘17. Member of the following university committees: Academic Council’06-‘08, Coordinator of Student Life Search ’00-’01, Curriculum ’12-‘15, Dean of Bartlesville Search ’01-‘02, Faculty Awards, Faculty Development, General Education, Integrity, Liberal Arts Awards Selection Committee, ’09-’10; 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.

Other:

2015-present Senator, Rogers State University Faculty Senate.  Represent the Department of Psychology and Sociology faculty; submitted faculty concerns and requests to the Senate; participated and voted on University issues regarding the faculty.

2003-present Faculty Advisor and Founder, Rogers State University Chapter (#1011) of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. Inaugurated and coordinated the efforts that chartered the RSU chapter; assisted the chapter in earning 7 Model Chapter Awards to date; 2016-2017 Best Organization Award; 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 and National Eating Disorders Awareness event. Coordinate and founded major yearly projects including Mental Wealth Day, Special Day of Care, and other various student activities.

2006-present Rogers State University Coordinator, Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI). 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.

2011-2017 Co-Advisor, Rogers State University Community Counseling and Psychology Student Association. Co-founded the student organization; coordinated and assisted in university and community service projects; co-leader and founder of “Mental Wealth Day” event which includes, 1) 30+ community partners helping event participants to learn about resources, careers and educational opportunities in the fields of Mental Health, Social Sciences, and, Criminal Justice; 2) personal and professional development seminars; 3) Coordination of RSU Counseling Career Services and volunteers from Grand Lake Mental Health Center to provide mental health screenings for RSU students; 4) Coordination of RSU Career Services who host a social science career and graduate school fair; and 5) Coordination of the Oklahoma Blood Institute fall blood drive.

2012-2015 Vice-Chair, Rogers State University Faculty Senate. Responsibilities include assuming the responsibilities of the Chair position in his/her absence OR if the position becomes vacant; service as an ex-officio member on all standing committees; Liaison between the Student Government Association and Faculty Senate participation and voting on University issues regarding the faculty.

2012-2014 Co-Chair, Chapter 3, Criterion 2: Integrity and Ethical Conduct; 2014 Rogers State University Higher Learning Commission Self-Study. Responsibilities included providing initial resources, division of labor for writing responsibilities, coordination of meetings to address problems and solutions, and editing of the combined document for several drafts including verification of APA style.  Secondary responsibilities included coordination with the head self-study coordinators, periodic chairs meetings to provide progress reports and troubleshoot various issues, liaison work with the head editor, and active participation in two Higher Learning Commission conferences.

2009-2012 Treasurer, Rogers State University Faculty Senate.  Responsibilities included collection, maintenance, and disbursement of funds; monthly accounting and report on treasury; participation and voting on University issues regarding the faculty.

2008-2009 Senator, Rogers State University Faculty Senate. Represented the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice faculty; submitted faculty concerns and requests to the Senate; participated and voted on University issues regarding the faculty.

2009 Faculty Marshal and inaugural 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.

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.

2003 Member, Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation Passing Score Review Panel for the Psychology/Sociology Oklahoma Subject Area Test (OSAT). Reviewed the psychological and sociological subject areas of the test for applicability and usefulness. Conducted an overall assessment to make a recommendation for cutoff scores.

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.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

2010-present Member; Southwestern Psychological Association.

2000-present Member; 1988-2000, Student Affiliate, American Psychological Association.

2000-present Member; 1992-2000, Student Affiliate, American Psychological Association, Division 17.

2003-present Member, PSI CHI, the International Honor Society in Psychology.

2005-present Member, American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.

2003-2004, 2008-2009 Member, Oklahoma Sociological Association.

Awards

2016-2017 Best Organization, Rogers State University. Award presented for work with Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology by the Rogers State University Student Government Association.

2015 Honorable Mention, Innovative Program Award category for the west region of NASPA:  Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. For work on the “Mental Wealth Day” event which includes the promotion of mental health, professional development, and career and graduate school fair.

2014-2015 School of Liberal Arts Service Award, Rogers State University. Award presented yearly to one faculty member from the five departments that make up the School of Liberal Arts for exemplary service to the institution and the community.

2013-2014 University Advisor of the Year Award, Rogers State University, Student Government Association. Inaugural award (to be presented yearly) earned by one faculty advisor from all of the university’s student organizations for exemplary work and service to that organization. Awarded for work with Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology.

2014 1st Place Poster, Southwestern Psychological Association, Society for Applied Multivariate Research. For work on the “Multivariate analysis of factors’ influencing graduation of participants in drug court,” presented at the 60th annual conference in San Antonio, TX.

2013 2nd Place Poster, Southwestern Psychological Association, Society for Applied Multivariate Research. For work on “Assessing self-determining attitudes and behaviors in drug court participants,” presented at the 59th annual conference in Ft. Worth, TX.

2012-2013 School of Liberal Arts Service Award, Rogers State University. Award presented yearly to one faculty member from the five departments that make up the School of Liberal Arts for exemplary service to the institution and the community.

2008-2009  School of Liberal Arts Service Award, Rogers State University. Award presented yearly to one faculty member from the five departments that make up the School of Liberal Arts for exemplary service to the institution and the community.

2009 Award of Excellence, Oklahoma Blood Institute. Award presented for 5 years of service in coordinating blood drives, assisting in the collection of over 500 pints of blood, and promoting community service through donations.

2005-2006 Presidential Advisory Award, Rogers State University. Award presented yearly by the RSU “Dead President’s Society” for recognition of excellence in promoting student leadership at Rogers State University.

1999 (Fall) Advising Honor Roll, Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Recipient of bi-yearly award for academic advising.

1998-1999 Advisor of the Year, Louisiana State University at Alexandria. Recipient of the yearly award for advisory work including oversight of organizational activities, student advocacy, and liaison work between students and administration accomplished with the Student Government Association.