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History and Theory of Psychology

Faculty Profiles by Areas of Specialization

HISTORY AND THEORY OF PSYCHOLOGY
FACULTY MEMBER RESEARCH INTEREST OTHER AREA AFFILIATIONS
CHRISTOPHER D. GREEN
(PhD Toronto
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History of American experimental psychology (ca. 1880-1930). Research methods and statistics. Development and delivery of electronic research and educational materials (websites, digital video, podcasts, etc.) Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences, Developmental Science
MICHAEL JOHN PETTIT
(PhD Toronto) e-mail
Historical epistemology of the human sciences; 19th & 20th centurycomparative,applied, and popular psychology; sociology of experimental systems;history ofsexuality and racial formations; biopolitics; American cultural history;historiography.
ALEXANDRA RUTHERFORD
(PhD York
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Feminist epistemology and historiography; history of women in psychology; diversity issues in psychology; history of behavioral psychology; B. F. Skinner's system in science and culture; history of clinical psychology and psychological practices; oral history methods; critical and cultural history. Clinical
THOMAS TEO
(PhD Vienna
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Critical reflection on the ontology, epistemology, and ethics of psychology from a historical and theoretical point of view. Studies on the history and theory of 19th century German philosophical psychology, the concept of race and racism, critical and postcolonial psychology. Interested in the history of developmental and social theory. Developmental Science, Social and Personality
RAYMOND E. FANCHER
(PhD Harvard
)
(Professor Emeritus)             e-mail
History of psychology and psychoanalysis; scientific biography; history and theory of intelligence testing. Clinical, Social and Personality
FREDRIC WEIZMANN
(PhD Ohio State
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(Professor Emeritus)   e-mail
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History of child development and psychology, including the influence of eugenics and ideas of race. Normal and atypical development and the influence of evolutionary theory and biology on psychological models of development. Personality theory and its history. The conceptual and historical basis of classification and classificatory systems. Clinical, Clinical Developmental
FACULTY FROM OTHER AREAS AFFILIATED WITH THE HISTORY AND THEORY OF PSYCHOLOGY AREA
FACULTY MEMBER PRIMARY AREA AFFILIATION RESEARCH INTEREST
R. WALTER HEINRICHS              (PhD Toronto)

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Clinical Clinical research focused on neuropsychological performance and functional outcome in schizophrenia. Interested in the use of neurocognitive data to enhance diagnostic validity, rehabilitation and the search for endophenotypes for the illness. Also has broader theoretical and historical interests in schizophrenia.
HIROSHI ONO
(PhD Stanford)
(Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus)                  
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Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences Space perception, binocular vision, eye movement.
JUAN PASCUAL-LEONE
(MD Valencia, PhD Geneva)
(Professor Emeritus)
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Developmental Science Cognitive development and neuropsychology. Mental attention, working memory, executive functions, intelligence, representation, problem-solving, learning, and their organismic processes. Methods of task analysis. Epistemology/metatheories of human science. NeoPiagetian research on childhood, infancy, adulthood and aging.
IRWIN SILVERMAN
(PhD Rochester)
(Professor Emeritus)
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Brain, Behaviour and Cognitive Sciences Human ethology and evolutionary psychology.

 

Updated on October 13th, 2017.