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Dr. Tracy Powell

NTT Assistant Professor, Psychology Department

(503) 838-8299 | powellt@wou.edu | TODD 329

Education

 

Simon Fraser University, 1999 Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Education

 

University of Toronto, 1993 M.A. Cognitive Science, Applied Psychology

 

University of Western Ontario, 1991 B.A. (Honors) Psychology

 

 

Research Focus Areas

 

My primary research interests explore the philosophical understandings of self and self change. Interests in Forensic psychology examine false memory syndrome and repressed memory psychotherapy, as well as psychopathy and criminal responsibility.

 

Professional Experience

 

Professional and Community Service

 

2017                Cultural Competency Committee, Oregon Judicial Department, Citizen Review Board

2016                Alice Training, Western Oregon University

2016                Foster Liason, Western Oregon University

2016                Advisory Committee Member, Oregon Citizen Review Board

2016                Residence Mental Health Activity, Western Oregon University

2016                Prof Chat, Western Oregon University

2015                Choreographer, Pentacle Theatre Young Frankenstein

2014                Oregon Citizen Review Board Member

2014, 2015       Guest Editor, PURE Insights, Western Oregon University

2014                WOU Safe Zone Ally, Western Oregon University

2010                Organizer, Mental Health and the Department of Corrections: How OSP Manages
Inmates Suffering from Mental Health Issues, Western Oregon University, Oregon

2010                Course Development Psychology Division, PSY436 Forensic Psychology, Western
Oregon University

2010                Textbook reviewer, Pearson & McGraw-Hill

2008                AP Reader, Educational Testing Service, Kansas City, Missouri

2007                AP Reader, Educational Testing Service, Louisville, Kentucky

2006                AP Reader, Educational Testing Service,Daytona Beach, Florida

2005                Editorial Board, GLIMPSE: Phenomenology and Media

2005                False Memory Syndrome Foundation member, Oregon Chapter

 

Professional Organizations

 

2016               AP-LS (APA Division 41) – Member

 

2015               Oregon Judicial Department — Citizen Review Board Advisory Board member

 

2014               Oregon Judicial Department — Citizen Review Board member

 

2011-2012       The Society for Phenomenology and Media – Advisory Board Member

 

2005–2006      The Society for Phenomenology and Media – Member

 

1996-2000       American Psychological Association – Student Affiliate

 

1996-1997       False Memory Syndrome Foundation – Member

 

 

Awards and Honors

 

Outstanding Professor of 2016, Psychology Department, Behavioral Sciences Division (Western Oregon University)

 

 

Graduate Courses

 

Adolescent Development

Cognition and Instruction

Learning and Memory for Instruction

Adolescent Development for Educators

Secondary Learning and Development

Middle Level Learning

Theories of Teaching and Learning

 

Undergraduate Courses

 

General Psychology, 201 & 202

Foundations of Educational Psychology

Lifespan Psychology

Adolescent Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods

Psychology of Human Relations

Forensic Psychology

Advanced Forensic Psychology

 

Recent Publications/Presentations

 

Powell, T. (2012) A Change in National Identity: Who am I? A Multiplicity of Selves. Paper submitted for publication.

Powell, T. (2011). The Bed & Breakfast: Psychological Freedom of Being and Abandonment. In M. Itkonen, I. Aravot & P. Majkut (Eds.), Hyperborean Wind: reflections on design and the city, pp. 279-285. Finland: Jyvaskyla University Printing House.

Dalke-Powell, T. (2010). Dancing the dance: authentic engagement in a created self or execution of practiced skill. In P. Majkut & A.J.L. Carrillo Canan (Eds.), Phenomenology and Media: An Anthology of Essays from GLIMPSE, Publication for The Society for Phenomenology and Media, 1999-2008, pp. 95 -105. Bucharest: ZETA books.

Dalke-Powell, T. (2010) Deception in the air: rational cognitive survival. In P. Majkut & A.J.L. Carrillo Canan (Eds.), Deception: Essays from the OUTIS Project on Deception, Society for Phenomenology and Media (pp. 101-112). Bucharest: ZETA books.

Powell, T. (2007/2008). Deception of self, GLIMPSE: The Society for Phenomenology and Media, Vol.(9/10), 90-96.

Dalke, T. P. (2006). Dancing the dance: authentic engagement in a created self or execution of practiced skill. GLIMPSE: The Society for Phenomenology and Media, Vol.(8), 23-27.

Dalke, T. P. (2005). Yoga as the medium: applications to educational theory and practice, GLIMPSE: The Society for Phenomenology and Media, Vol.(7), 33-39.

Powell-Ulveland, T. (1999). Assuming new selves: Rewriting the self in recovered memory psychotherapy. Dissertation. Simon Fraser University.

Powell, T. (1993). Jealousy: The struggle between emotion and reason. Thesis. University of Toronto.

 

Presentations

 

Powell, T. (2017, May) Mock Hearing & 2 Break Out Sessions.  “Everyday Counts” 2017 Annual Training Conference.  (Salem, Oregon)

Powell, T. (2012) A change in national identity: who am I?A Multiplicity of Selves. Paper presented at Annual Society for Phenomenology and Media International Conference, San Diego, California.

Dalke, T. P. (2007). Deception of the self. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Society for Phenomenology and Media International Conference, San Diego, California.

Dalke, T. P. (2006). Dancing the dance: authentic engagement in a created self or execution of practiced skill. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Society for Phenomenology and Media International Conference, San Diego, California.

Dalke, T. P. (2005). The misconceptions of memory. Keynote speaker at False Memory Syndrome Foundation meeting, Oregon chapter.

Dalke, T. P. (2005). Yoga as the medium: applications to educational theory and practice. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Society for Phenomenology and Media International Conference, Canon Beach, Oregon.

 

Conferences

 

May, 2017, Oregon Judicial Department “Everyday Counts” 2017 Annual Training Conference.  (Salem, Oregon) ~ Presenter, Attendee

 

March, 2017, AP-LS (American Psychology – Law Society) Conference. (Seattle, Oregon)

 

February, 2017, Child Welfare and Dependency Three Branch Initiative Conference. (Salem, Oregon)

 

September, 2016, Student Conduct Committee sexual assault training, Western Oregon University. (Monmouth, Oregon)

 

June, 2016, Foster Liason, Fosterning Collegiate Success training, Western Oregon University. (Monmouth, Oregon)

 

May, 2016, Oregon Judicial Department “Everyday Counts” 2016 Annual Training Conference.  (Salem, Oregon)

 

October, 2015, Citizen Review Board 5-Year Strategic Planning Workshop. (Salem, Oregon)

 

October, 2015, Shoulder to Shoulder. (Janzten Beach, Oregon)

 

October, 2015, Modern Juvenile Dependency Practice: The Constitution, the Court of Appeals, and the Next Decade. (Silverton, Oregon)

 

August, 2015, Student Conduct Committee sexual assault training, Western Oregon University. (Monmouth, Oregon)

 

June & September, 2015, Inaugural Summer Assessment Institute: CREATIVE Literacies cohort. (Western Oregon University)

 

June, 2015, Building a Child’s Healthy Mind. (Chemeketa Community College, Oregon)

 

May, 2015, Oregon Judicial Department Citizen Review Board 2015 Annual Training Conference. (Salem, Oregon)

 

May, 2014, Oregon Judicial Department Citizen Review Board 2014 Annual Training Conference. (Eugene, Oregon)

 

March, 2014, American College of Forensic Psychology 30th Annual Symposium. (San Diego, California)

 

February, 2012, 14th Annual International Conference and 5th International Outis Conference on Deception of the Society for Phenomenology and Media. (San Diego, California)

 

February, 2010, Optimizing ADHD: Treatment with Atomoxetine, (Dr. John Hardy, Colorado Boys Ranch)

 

April, 2009, Inside the Mind of a Teen Killer, (Phil Chalmers, Oregon)

 

June, 2008, How Do You Get Success with Atomexetine: A Discussion about ADHD Efficacy, Response, Dosing, Safety, and Tolerability. (Dr. John Hardy, Colorado Boys Ranch)

 

December 2007, Neurobiology of Depression, (Dr. Noel Gardner, Oregon)

 

July 2007, The Bipolar Depressed Patient, (Dr. Goldberg, Oregon)

 

February 2007, 9th Annual International Conference and 5th International Outis Conference on Deception of the Society for Phenomenology and Media. (San Diego, California)

 

February 2006, 8th Annual International Conference and 4th International Outis Conference on Deception of the Society for Phenemonology and Media. (San Diego, California)

 

May 2005, The Society for Phenomenology and Media 7th Annual International Conference, “Education and Media” (Canon Beach, Oregon)

 

April 2004, Psychonomic Society 44th Annual Meeting, (Phoenix, Arizona)

 

February 2003, Oregon Health Care Association, “Convention and Exposition”, (Eugene, Oregon)

 

November 2002, Psychonomic Society 43rd Annual Meeting, (Kansas City, Missouri)

 

February 1996, Attorney General, State of Alabama, “Investigating and Prosecuting Obscenity and Child Sexual Exploitation Cases” (Montgomery, Alabama)

 

March 1994, Rotman Research Institute Conference, “The Dementias: Diagnosis & Implications for Management.” (Toronto, Canada)

 

March 1994, Baycrest Centre For Geriatric Care – Dept. of Psychology. Workshop: “The Dementias: Assessment of Cognitive Functions” (Dr. Larry Leach & Dr. Edith Kaplan), (Toronto, Canada)

 

 

Contact

Behavioral Science Division

(503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu  | Location: Todd 325