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Psychological Sciences

Dr. Tracy Powell NTT Assistant Professor of Psychology

Office: Todd 329
Phone: (503) 838-8299
Fax: (503)838-8618
E-mail address: powellt@wou.edu

 

Academic Preparation

 

University Education                       

1999 Ph.D. Educational Psychology, Education

 

Simon Fraser University

1996 Auburn University at Montgomery

 

Advanced Behavioral Pathology; Studies in Education (required doctoral coursework)

1995 Auburn University

 

Multivariate Statistics in Education II (required doctoral coursework)

1993 MA Cognitive Science, Applied Psychology                                 

 

University of Toronto

1991 BA (Honors) Psychology
University of Western Ontario                                                               

 

 

Courses Taught

 

Undergraduate:

General Psychology

Foundations of Educational Psychology

Lifespan Psychology

Adolescent Psychology

Abnormal Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods

Psychology of Human Relations

Forensic Psychology

Advanced Forensic Psychology

Psychology of Adolescence

 

Graduate:

Learning and Memory for Instruction

Adolescent Development for Educators

Secondary Learning and Development

Middle Level Learning

Understanding and Applying Theories of Teaching and Learning

 

Research Interests

 

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.

 

 

Publications

 

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. (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 and Workshops

 

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

Psychological Sciences (503) 838-8344 | or e-mail: kunzel@wou.edu

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