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Kathryn L. (Wise) Thompson, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Psychology Division
Western Oregon University

ACADEMIC DEGREES

            B.A.; Linfield College; McMinnville, OR; 1968; Major in Psychology with Secondary Teaching Degree in Science and Mathematics.

            M.A.; University of Montana; Missoula, MT; 1973; Psychology.

            Ph.D.; University of Montana; Missoula, MT; 1978; Developmental Psychology.

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

            Instructor (adjunct); Texas Wesleyan College; Ft. Worth, TX; 1974-1976.

            Instructor (adjunct); Linfield College; McMinnville, OR; Fall, 1979; Fall, 1980; Winter, 1981.

            Instructor (adjunct); Chemeketa Community College; Salem Campus; Salem, OR;                                 McMinnville Center; McMinnville, OR; Summer and Fall, 1979; Spring, 1985.

            Assistant Professor of Psychology; Western Oregon State College; Monmouth, OR;                             1980-1989.

            Associate Professor of Psychology; Western Oregon State College; Monmouth, OR;                             1989-1996.

            Professor of Psychology; Western Oregon University; Monmouth, OR; 1996-2010.

            Professor Emeritus of Psychology; Western Oregon University; Monmouth, OR; 2011.

 

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSIGNMENT

Chair; Psychology Department; 1994-1995; 1995-1996; The Psychology Department consisted of seven full-time people and several part-time folks. There were approximately 350 psychology majors. The Chair was responsible for organizing and monitoring the activities of the department, which included hiring and supervising part-time faculty, planning retreats and weekly meetings, scheduling, observing department members in the classroom, and handling all departmental business.

 

Advising; Serve as advisor to psychology majors, psychology minors, students with a psychology component in an interdisciplinary program, and education students with a focus in psychology. Serve as advisor to new students and transfer students every year in summer advisement programs. Lead group advising sessions for psychology students.

 

Advising Coordinator; Psychology Department; 1988-1989; 1989-1990; Developed new materials and methods for psychology advising. In 1989, I  produced a series of advising videotapes featuring the psychogy faculty, which were available to psychology students.

 

Committee Member for Master’s Degree Students; I have served on numerous committees for master’s degree students, including students in education, counseling, interdisciplinary studies, correctional administration, and clinical child and youth work. My duties include writing and evaluating questions for students' comprehensive examinations, as well as guiding thesis projects.

 

Program Promotion; Every year I serve as a representative of the Psychology program at

various Preview Days, Early Bird Registrations, and SOAR (summer registration).

 

INSTRUCTIONAL ASSIGNMENT

I have taught the following courses:

Experimental Psychology
Dynamics of Childhood and Adolescence
Introductory Psychology
General Psychology 100B
Core 140 Human Behavior
PSY 220 Lifespan Development
PSY 240 Social Psychology
PSY 299 Growth and Development
EPSY 225 Developmental Psychology for the Classroom
PSY 201 General Psychology
PSY 202 General Psychology
PSY 203 General Psychology
PSY 225 Introduction to Child Development
PSY 226 Introduction to Group Processes
PSY 217/PSY 301W Introduction to Research Methods
PSY 311 Developmental Psychology
PSY 328 Mental Health
PSY 349 Introduction to Behavior Modification
PSY 390 Learning and Memory
PSY 460 Advanced Developmental Psychology
PSY 462 Normal and Abnormal Development of the Infant and Young Child
PSY 480/580 Infancy and Childhood
PSY 482/582 Adolescence
PSY 483/583 Adulthood and Aging
PSY 487D/587 Cross-Cultural Development
PSY 488/588 Theories of Development
PSY 489/589 Special Topics in Developmental Psychology: Antisocial Behavior in Children and Adolescents
PSY 489/589 Special Topics in Developmental Psychology: Cross Cultural Psychology (Course Conducted in Spanish)
PSY 489/589 Special Topics in Developmental Psychology: Family Processes and Attachment
PSY 489/589 Special Topics in Developmental Psychology: Love and Attachment Issues
PSY 520M Learning and Memory for Instruction
PSY 532M Advanced Behavior Modification
PSY 521M/ 621 Developmental Psychology: Concepts and Applications
PSY 522M/ 622 Adolescent Development for Educators
Courses in Western’s program at the Oregon State Penitentiary

Special Individual Studies

I have offered credit to students every quarter since I began at WOU in 1980 for special individual study (such as PSY 406). Often these students are research assistants or teaching assistants who work with me on various instructional or scholarly tasks.

 

Program Development; I designed a focus in developmental psychology within the psychology major. This included changing titles and course contents of some courses, as well as the development of new courses. This sequence of courses includes:

Psy 311 Developmental Psychology
Psy 480/580 Infancy and Childhood
Psy 481/581 Middle and Late Childhood
Psy 482/582 Adolescence
Psy 483/583 Adulthood and Aging
Psy 484/584 Death, Dying and Grief
Psy 487D/587 Cross-Cultural Development
Psy 488/588 Theories of Develoment
Psy 489/589 Special Topics in Developmental Psychology

 

OTHER COLLEGIATE ASSIGNMENTS

Member; Financial Aid Committee; 1982-1983; 1983-1984.

Advisor; Big Brother Big Sister Program; 1983-1999.

Member; Student Concerns Committee; 1985-1986.

Chair; Student Concerns Committee; 1986-1987; 1987-1988.

Member; Selection Committee for OSSHE Minority Tuition and Fees Award Program; 1987; 1988.

Member; Accreditation Review Committee on Student Orientation; 1987.

Member; Admissions Committee; 1987-1992.

Advisor; Psychology Club; 1987-2003.

Member; Social Science Division Budget and Resources Committee; 1987-1988; 1988-1989; 1991-1992; 1992-1993.

Member; Professional Concerns Committee; 1988-1989.

Member; Search Committe; Anthropology; 1988-1989.

Chair; Professional Concerns Committee; 1989-1990.

Member; Clinical Child and Youth Work/Psychology Search Committee;1989-1990.

Member; Admissions’ Panel for Parents; 1990.

Member; American Family Study Group; 1990-1991.

Senator from Social Science Division; Faculty Senate; 1990-1991; 1991-1992.

Member; Faculty Senate Personnel Committee; 1990-1991; 1991-1992.

Member; Human Relations Committee; 1991-1992.

Moderator; Residence Hall Programs; 1991-1992.

Faculty Sponsor; Campus Estates Recreational Activity; 1991-1992.

Member; Union Child Care Study Committee; 1991-1992; 1992-1993.

Member; Search Committee; Psychology Department; 1993-1994; 1997; 1997-1998; 1998-1999; 1999-2000.

Member; Search Committee; Counseling Center; 1993-1994.

Member; Faculty Senate Budget Committee; 1993-1994; 1994-1995; 1995-1996.

Chair; Psychology Department; 1994-1995; 1995-1996.

Member; Social Science Division Planning Committee; 1995-1997.

Member; Social Science Accreditation Committee; 1995-1996.

Participant; Strategic Planing Conference; 1996.

Recorder; Social Science Division Planning Committee; 1996-1997.

Forum Chair; Psychology Division; 1996-present.

Member; Faculty Development Committee; 1997-1998; 1998-1999; 1999-2000.

Member; Social Science Division Personnel Review Committee; 1997-1998.

Chair; Social Science Division Personnel Review Committee; 1998-1999.

Member; Social Science Division Curriculum Committee; 1999-2000.

Instructor; Psychology Division's Mentor Program at Talmadge Middle School; 1999-2000; 2000-2001; 2001-2002; 2002-2003; 2003-2004; 2004-2005; 2005-2006.

Advisor; Psi Chi; 1999-2000; 2000-2001.

Co-Chair; Curriculum and Scheduling Committee; Psychology Division; 2001-2002; 2002-2003; 2003-2004; 2004-2005; 2005-2006.

Member; Spanish Club of Western Oregon University; 2001-2002.

Member; Personnel Review Committee; Psychology Division; 2002-2003; 2003-2004, 2004-2005; 2005-2006.

Member; International Education and Service Committee; 2002-2003; 2003-2004; 2004-2005; 2005-2006.

Advisor; Wester Oregon University Psychology Student Association (Psi Chi and Psychology Club); 2003-2004; 2004-2005; 2005-2006.

Member; Search Committee for Clinical-Counseling Position; Psychology Division; 2003-2004

Participant; Western Oregon University’s Strategic Planning Conference; Monmouth, OR; 5/20/04; 9/20/04.

Member; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Personnel Review Committee; 2004-2005. Participant; New Faculty Orientation Promotion and Tenure Panel; Western Oregon University; 9/16/04.

Member; Academic Infrastructure Committee; 2006-2007; 2007-2008; 2008-2009; 2009-2010.

Appointed Ex-officio Faculty Advisor to Student Technology Fee (Fund) Committee; 2006-2007; 2007-2008; 2008-2009; 2009-2010.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Oregon Academy of Science

Oregon Academy of Science Executive Council--Section Chair for Psychology; 1989-1990; 1991-1992.

Charter Member American Psychological Society (Association for Psychological Science)

Western Psychological Association

Association of Oregon Faculties

WOU Federation of Teachers

Past Member; Oregon Psychological Association; Academic Division Oregon Psychological Association;

Past Member Social Issues Committee of the Oregon Psychological Association

American Psychological Association

 

PROFESSIONAL ASSIGNMENTS AND ACTIVITIES

            Participant; 25th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sex; San Francisco, CA; 11/12-11/14/1982.

Participant; Sandra Scarr Presentation: How We Get to Be the Ways We Are: The Roles of Genetic and Environmental Variaibility; Portland Community College, Portland, OR; 04/02/1984.

Participant; Child Sexual Abuse: Assessment and Treatment of Victims and Offenders Seminar; Seattle, WA; 05/03-05/04/1984.

Participant; University of Oregon and Oregon Social Learning Center; Tactics of Transition: Discipline as a Tool for Social Learning Workshop; Portland, OR; 04/24-04/25/1986.

Participant; Annual Meeting; American Psychological Association; Washington, D.C.; August 22-26, 1986.

Participant; American Psychological Association Continuing Education Workshop; Preparing a Successful Research Grant Proposal; Washington, D.C.; August 23, 1986.

Presenter; Coos County Education Service District Early Childhood Symposium; Southwestern Oregon Community College, Coos Bay, OR; October 25, 1986; Title—Devlopmental Milestones in Early Childhood.

Sponsor; Panel on Aids and its Implication for Psychologists; Oregon Psychological Association Spring Conference; Newport, OR; May 3, 1987.
 

Presenter; Sixth Annual Psi Chi Spring Research Conference; Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR; 05/29/1987; Title—Assertiveness Training with Adolescents.

Presenter; Child Abuse and Neglect Assessment Course for Children’s Services Division; Salem, OR; November, 1987; December, 1987; Title--Child Development.

Presenter; Clinical Education Course for Protective Service Workers; Children’s Services Division; OR; 1988; 1989; 1990; Title--Risk Assessment and Child Development.

Presenter; Developmental Psychology in Oregon Conference; Eugene, OR; 2/27/88; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; Monmouth Independence Community Arts Association Spring Seminar; Independence, OR; 4/24/88; Title--Assertiveness and Women.

Presenter; Spring Conference of the Oregon Psychological Association; Welches, OR; 5/21/88; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; Oregon Psychological Association Fall Conference; Tigard, OR; 10/1/88; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Portland, OR; 2/25/89; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Participant; Fourth Annual Nobel Laureate Symposium: Health, Aging, and Economics: The Decade Ahead; Linfield College, McMinnville, OR; 04/11-04/13/1989.

Participant; Spring Conference of the Oregon Psychological Association; Newport, OR; 05/06-05/07/1989.

Faculty Sponsor; Eighth Annual Spring Psi Chi Research Conference; Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR; 05/26/1989; Title--Training Responsible Interaction with Peers.

Participant; Fall Conference of the Oregon Psychological Association; Portland, OR; 10/28/1989.

Presider Psychology Section Chairmen; Oregon Academy of Science 48th Annual Conference; Forest Grove, OR; 02/24/90.

Presenter; Ninth Annual Psi Chi Research Conference; Western Oregon State College, Monmouth, OR; 05/29/1990; Title—Chance Encounters.

Participant; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Monmouth, OR; 02/23/91.

Presenter; Linfield College, McMinnville, OR; 3/12/91; Title--Socialization of the
Individual.
 

Participant; Western Psychological Association 71st Annual Convention; San Francisco, CA; 04/25-04/28/91.

Liaison; Polk County Mental Health Training Services; OR; 1992-1993; 1993-1994.

Presider Psychology Section Chairmen; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Willamette University, Salem, OR; 02/22/92.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Willamette University, Salem, OR; 2/22/92; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; Western Psychological Association Annual Convention; Portland, OR; 05/02/92; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; 25th International Congress of Psychology; Brussels, Belgium; 7/20/92; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; McMinnville, OR; 2/27/93; Title--A Report on the 25th International Congress.

Participant; Children and Violence Conference Presented by Physicians for Social Responsibility; Salem, OR; 03/06/1993.

Participant; Strengthening Stepfamilies Workshop; Tuality Community Hospital, Hillsboro, OR; 11/05/93.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Corvallis, OR; 2/26/94; Title--Sexual Knowledge versus Practices in Nonmonogamous Heterosexual Adults over Thirty.

Participant; Conference on The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Version IV from the American Psychiatric Press; Portland, OR; 06/24/1994.

Presenter; 23rd Congreso Internacional de Psicologia Aplicada; Madrid, Spain; 7/22/94; Title--Social Skills Training for Adolescents: Cognitive and Performance Components.

Consultant; Teen Connection Program; Marion County, OR; 1994-1995.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Portland, OR; 2/25/95; Title--Sexual Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Heterosexual Adults.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science Annual Meeting; Portland, OR; 2/25/95; Title--Social Skills Training for Young Adolescents: Cognitive and Performance Components.

Presenter; Western Psychological Association Annual Convention; Los Angeles, CA; 4/1/95; Title--Social Skills Training for  Adolescents: Cognitive and Performance Components.

Presenter; Christ Church; Human Sexuality Across the Lifespan Course; Monmouth, OR; 10/15/95; Title--Adolescent Sexuality.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science; Eugene, OR; 3/2/96; Title--Safe Sex and AIDS: Attitudes, Knowledge, and Practices in College Students.

Presenter; Providers Resource Organization; Dallas, OR; 5/28/96; Title--Child Development.

Consultant; Providers Resource Organization; 1996-1999.

Referee; Psychological Reports; April, 1996.

Presenter; 26th International Congress of Psychology; Montréal, Canada; 8/17/96; Title--

Parenting Behaviors: A Content Analysis of TV Family Situation Comedies.
 

Participant; Mexico Faculty Development Seminar; Cholula, Mexico; August, 1996.
 

Presenter; Providers Resource Organization; Dallas, OR; 11/26/96; Title--Assertiveness.

Presenter; Oregon Academy of Science; Portland, OR; 2/22/97; Title--Attitudes and Behaviors Related to Risk for HIV Transmission in College Students.

Participant; Voices of the Dream Multicultural Conference; Salem, OR; 3/6-3/8/97.

Participant; World Wide Web: Gateway to Effective Learning--Reassigning and Restructuring Courses for Higher Education Video Conference; Monmouth, OR; 4/17/97.

Paricipant; Teaching on the Web Faculty Workshop; Monmouth, OR; 4/17/97.

Participant; Lewis M. Terman Western Regional Teacher’s Conference; Seattle, WA; 4/23/97.

Chair; Paper Session; Health and Medical Psychology; 77th Annual Convention of theWestern Psychological Association; Seattle, WA; 4/24/97.

Presenter; 77th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Seattle, WA; 4/24/97; Title--Patterns of Safe-Sex Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors in College Students.

Presenter for Symposium Sponsored by the Council of Teachers of Undergraduate Psychology (CTUP); 77th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Seattle, WA; 4/26/97; Title—CTUP Symposium: Teaching Pyschology’s Multiple Perspectives—Repressed Memories, Unabomber, and Other “Hot Topics,” Developmental Perspective.

Presenter; Philosophy Lecture Series: Ethics and Public Life; Monmouth, OR; 5/23/97; Title--

Psychological Theories of Moral Functioing.

Participant; The Origins and Prevention of Aggression Conference; Eugene, OR; 8/2-8/3/97.

Presenter; 56th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Salem, OR; 2/28/98; Title--Knowledge, Perception of Risk, Communication Skills, Demographics and Safe-Sex in Ghanaian University Students.

Faculty Sponsor; George Fox University Social Sciences Conference; Newberg, OR; 3/7/98.

Reviewer; Journal of Marriage and the Family: Quarterly Journal of the National Council on Family Relations; 1997; 1998; 1999.

Presenter; 24th International Congress of Applied Psychology; San Francisco, CA; 8/13/98; Title--Associations Between Gender, Age, Marital Status, and Safe-Sex Functioning in College Students.

Participant; 106th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association; San Francisco, CA; 8/14-8/18/98.

Presenter; 57th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Salem, OR; 2/27/99; Title--Prevention of HIV Transmission in Ghana.

Presenter; 79th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Irvine, CA; 4/29/99; Title--Knowledge, Attitudes, Communication, and Safe-Sex in Ghanaian University Students.

Presenter; Providers Resource Organization (PRO); Dallas, OR--Academy Building; 5/25/99; Title--Cognitive Development: Its Role in Healthy Development in Infants and Children.

Presenter; Western Oregon University Psi Chi 1999 Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 05/28/99; Title--Predictors of Safe-Sex in Ghanaian University Students: Applications for AIDS Prevention.

Faculty Sponsor; Western Oregon University Psi Chi 1999 Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 05/28/1999; Poster Sessions.

Presenter; Santiam Correctional Institution; Salem, OR; 6/15/99; Title--Child Development and Adult Mental Health.

Presenter; Mill Creek Correctional Facility; Salem, OR; 6/15/99; Title--Child Development and Adult Mental Health.

Presenter; Psychology Club; Monmouth, OR; 2/24/00; Title--Collaborative Research Opportunities in Psychology.

Presenter; 58th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Newberg, OR; 2/26/00; Title--Current Trends in Developmental Psychology.

Presenter; 80th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Portland, OR; 4/13/00; Title--Safe-Sex and College Students in the United States and Ghana.

Presenter; Relationship University at Polk Teen Parent Program; Independence, OR; 5/18/00, 5/29/01; Title of workshop--How to Have Better Teamwork in Parenting.

Participant; Inside the Mind of a Woman: Neuropyschiatric Disorders and the Impact of Hormones Throughout the Female Lifecycle; The Amen Clinic for Behavioral Medicine; Portland, OR; 6/23/00.

Presenter; Santiam Correctional Institution; Salem, OR; 8/1/00; Title--Mental Health and Developmental Tasks in Adolescence and Early Adulthood.

Presenter; Mill Creek Correctional Facility; Salem, OR; 8/1/00; Title--Mental Health and Developmental Tasks in Adolescence and Early Adulthood.

Presenter; 59th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Portland, OR; 2/24/01; Title—Attachment Processes in College Students.

Presenter; 81st Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii; 5/4/01; Title—Attachment Processes in College Students.

Presenter; 60th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR; 2/23/02; Title—Attachment: Measuring Perceptions of Relationships in University Students.

Presenter; 82nd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Irvine, CA; 4/12/02; Title—Attachment: Measuring Perceptions of Relationships in University Students.

Participant; Repeated Measures in the 21st Century Workshop; Irvine, CA; 4/11/02.

Participant; Multiple Regression with Modern Statistical Graphics Workshop; Irvine CA; 4/12/02.

Participant; Structural Equation Modeling: The Basics and More Workshop; Irvine, CA; 4/13/02.

Faculty Sponsor; Western Oregon University Psi Chi 2002 Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 06/06/2002; Poster Sessions.

Presenter; Psychology Club; Monmouth, OR; 1/22/03; Title—Research and Scholarship Opportunities.

Presenter; 61st Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Linfield College, McMinnville, OR; 2/22/03; Title—The Adult Attachment Scale and Memories and Perceptions of Biological and Stepparents.

Presenter; 83rd Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Vancouver, BC; 5/1/03; Title—The Adult Attachment Scale and Perceptions of Biological and Stepparents.

Participant; Visual-Conceptual Methods for Teaching Statistics: Simple Approaches to Advanced Concepts Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 5/1/03.

Participant; Preparing Data for Analysis Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 5/2/03.

Participant; Multiple Regression with Funny Dependent Variables: Categories, Ordered Categories, Counts Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 5/3/03.

Participant; Analysis of Multilevel Models with SPSS Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 5/4/03.

Faculty Sponser; Western Oregon University 2003 Psi Chi Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 6/6/03; Title--Culture and Spanish Speakers in the US.

Presenter; Western Oregon University 2003 Psi Chi Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 6/6/03; Title—The Adult Attachment Scale and Memories and Perceptions of Biological and Stepparents.

Presenter; 62nd Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Portland State University, Portland, OR; 2/28/04; Title—National Identity and Nonnative Spanish Speakers in the United States.

Presenter; Get to Know Your Professor Series; Western Oregon University Psychology Student Association; Monmouth, OR; 4/14/04.

Presenter; 84th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Phoenix, AZ; 4/23/04; Title—Culture and Nonnative Spanish Speakers in the United States.

Chair; Paper Session; 84th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Phoenix, AZ; 4/23/04; Title—Social Psychology.

Participant; Multilevel Modeling in SPSS and SAS Workshop; Phoenix, AZ; 4/23/04.

Participant; Structural Equation Modeling: Demystified and Applied Workshop; Phoenix, AZ; 4/24/04.

Participant; Statistical Mediation Analysis Workshop; Phoenix, AZ; 4/25/04.

Faculty Panel; Learning Seminar Class; Academic Advising and Learning Center; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 5/6/04.

Presenter; Western Oregon University Psychology Student Association 2004 Research Conference; Monmouth, OR; 06/04/04; Title—Identidad Nacional y Cultura.

Presenter; 63rd Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR; 2/26/05; Title—National Identity: Attachment, Pride, and Priorities of Spanish Speakers from Mexico in the United States.

Participant; Introduction to Logistic Regression Workshop; Portland, OR;
4/14/05.

Presenter; 85th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Portland, OR; 4/15/05; Title—National Identity: Spanish Speakers From Mexico in the United States.

Participant; Structural Equation Modeling: Beyond the Basics Workshop; Portland, OR; 4/15/05.

Presenter; 17th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society; Los Angeles, CA; 5/27/05; Title—Cultural Awareness in United States Spanish Speakers Born in Mexico.

Presenter; 64th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; University of Oregon, Eugene, OR; 2/25/06; Title—Dear Dad or ‘Daddy Dearest’ and Children of Divorce.

Presenter; 86th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Palm Springs, CA; 04/27/06; Title—Adult Children’s Perceptions of Biological and Stepparents: Then and Now.

Chair; Paper Session; 86th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Palm Springs, CA; 04/27/06; Title—Developmental Psychology.

Participant; Introduction to Resampling Workshop; Palm Springs, CA; 04/27/06.

Participant; Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Workshop; Palm Springs, CA;             04/28/06.
 

Participant; Growth Curve Modeling Workshop; Palm Springs CA; 04/29/06.

Presenter; 65th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 02/24/07; Title—So What, I’m Fine Syndrome in University Students of Divorce.

Presenter; 87th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Vancouver, BC; 05/03/07; Title—Family Patterns and Attachment.

Participant; Applied Power Analysis Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 05/03/07.
 

Participant; Surviving Survival Analysis Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 05/04/07.

Participant; Missing Data Workshop; Vancouver, BC; 05/05/07.

Reviewer; Journal of Marriage and Family; Article on decision-making patterns and contraceptive use in Uganda; 2007-2008.

Presenter; 66th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Portland Commnunity College, Portland, OR; 02/23/08; Title—Healthy Human Attachment: How Much of What.

Presenter; 88th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Irvine, CA; 04/10/08; Title—Measurement of Attachment: Self-Report Scales of Self and Others.

Participant; How Can Data Be Presented Most Effectively? Is Chart Junk Always Bad? Workshop; Irvine, CA; 04/10/08.

Participant; Applied Power Analysis for ANOVA and Regression Workshop; Irvine, CA; 04/11/08.

Faculty Sponsor; Academic Excellence Showcase; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 05/29/08; Title—Healthy Human Attachment: How Much of What.

Presenter; 68th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 02/28/09; Title—Men and Women in Love Relationships.

Presenter; 89th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Portland, OR; 04/24/09; Title—Attachment: Mothers, Fathers, Sons, Daughters, and Lovers.

Participant; Multiple Regression Analyses From Start to Finish Workshop; Portland, OR; 04/24/09.

Participant; Analyzing Data That Include Repeated Measures Workshop; Portland, OR; 04/25/09.

Faculty Sponsor; Academic Excellence Showcase; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 05/28/09; Title—The Effects of a School Based Mentoring Program on Academic Achievement and Organizational Skills.

Faculty Sponsor; Academic Excellence Showcase; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 05/28/09; Title—What Does Sex Have to Do With It? Attachment: Mothers, Fathers, Sons, Daughters, & Lovers.

Presenter; 69th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Concordia University, Portland, OR; 02/27/10; Title—In the Know of the Majority Culture: Sharing Commonalities.

Session Chair; Psychology Session 1; 69th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Concordia University, Portland, OR; 02/27/10.

Presenter; 90th Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association; Cancun, Mexico; 04/22/10; Title—Spanish Speakers From Mexico: In the Know of U.S. Culture.

Participant; Testing Moderation Hypotheses Using Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Techniques Workshop; Cancun, Mexico; 04/22/10.

Participant; Structural Equation Modeling Approach to Classical Reliability Theory and Guttman Scaling Workshop; Cancun, Mexico; 04/23/10.

Participant; A Workshop on Quasi-Experimental Design; Cancun, Mexico; 04/24/10.

Participant; Introduction to Binary Logistic Regression and Propensity Score Analysis Workshop; Cancun, Mexico; 04/25/10.

Faculty Sponsor; Academic Excellence Showcase; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 05/27/10; Title—In the Know of the Majority Culture: Sharing Commonalities.

Presenter; 70th Annual Meeting of the Oregon Academy of Science; Portland Community College, Portland, OR; 02/26/11; Title—Mexican Immigrants in the Know of U.S. Culture: What We Know and Don’t Know.

Participant; An Introduction to Modern Missing Data Handling Approaches Workshop; Los Angeles, CA; 04//30/11.

Participant; An Introduction to Multilevel Modeling Workshop; Los Angeles, CA; 05/01/11.

Presenter; Western Oregon University Psychology Student Association; Western Oregon University, Monmouth, OR; 05/25/11; Title—Bicultural Identity: How to Measure and Support It.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

Wise, K. L., Wise, L. A., & Zimmermann, R. R. (1974). Piagetian object permanence in             the infant rhesus monkey. Developmental Psychology, 10, 429-437.

Wise, L. A., & Wise, K. L. (1987). Instructor’s manual to accompany Psychology third             edition Spencer A. Rathus. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Wise, L. A., & Wise, K. L. (1987). Test bank to accompany Psychology third edition             Spencer A. Rathus. New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston.

Wise, L. A., & Wise, K. L. (1987). Whole psychology catalog. New York: Holt, Rinehart,             and Winston.

Wise, K. L., Bundy, K. A., Bundy, E. A., & Wise, L. A. (1991). Social skills training for             young adolescents. Adolescence, 26, 233-241.

Wise, K. L. & Broncheau, C. (1992). Social skills training for young adolescents [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 28, 62.

Wise, K. L., & Broncheau, C. (1992). Social skills training for young adolescents [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 27(3-4), 241.

Thompson, K. L. (1993). A report on the 25th International Congress of Psychology [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 29, 64.

Thompson, K., Kelley, M., Toray, T., Davis, R., Doyle, T., Hake, T., Runyan, M., & Shipman, K. (1994). Sexual knowledge versus practices in nonmonogamous heterosexual adults over thirty [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 30, 70.

Wise-Thompson, K. L., Wolfe, W. R., & Bundy, K. A. (1994). Social skills training for adolescents: Cognitive and performance components [Abstract]. Abstracts 23rd International Congress of Applied Psychology, PO EDC 173.

Thompson, K. L., Bundy, K. A., & Broncheau, C. (1995). Social skills training for young             adolescents: Symbolic and behavioral components. Adolescence, 30, 723-734.

Wolfe, W. R., Thompson, K. L., & Bundy, K. A. (1995). Social skills training for young adolescents: Cognitive and performance components [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 31, 60.

Stem, S. T., & Thompson, K. L. (1996). Safe sex and AIDS: Attitudes, knowledge, and practices in college students [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 32, 54.

Thompson, K. L., & Bundy, K.A. (1996). Parenting behaviors: A content analysis of TV family situation comedies [Abstract]. International Journal of Psychology, 31(3-4), 124.139.

Thompson, K. L., Bundy, K. A., & Wolfe, W. R. (1996). Social skills training for young             adolescents: Cognitive and performance components. Adolescence, 31, 505-521.

Thompson, K. L., Stevens, K. F., & Stem, S. T. (1997). Attitudes and behaviors related to risk for HIV transmission in college students [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 33, 61.

Bundy, K. A., Thompson, K. L., & Strapp, C. M. (1997). Parenting behaviors: A content             analysis of situational comedies based on TV fictional families. Psychological             Reports, 80, 1123-1137.

Thompson, K. L., Quiring, J. M., & Pluchos, S. M. (1998). Knowledge, perception of risk, communication skills, demographics and safe-sex in Ghanaian university students [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 34, 52.

Thompson, K. L. (1998). Associations between gender, age, marital status, and safe-sex functioning in college students [Abstract]. 24th International Congress of Applied Psychology Abstracts.

Thompson, K. L., & Archibald, N. C. (1999). Prevention of HIV transmission in Ghana [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 35, 70.

Thompson, K. L. (1999). Trends in developmental psychology. Psychology Teacher             Network, 9(5), 2-3, 13.

Thompson, K. L. (2000). Current trends in developmental psychology [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 36, 67.

Thompson, K. L., Goudy, L., Plumb, J. M., & Schroeder, K. (2001). Attachment processes in college students [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 37, 76-77.

Thompson, K. L., Geher, G., Stevens, K. F., Stem, S. T., & Lintz, M. K. (2001).             Psychological predictors of sexual behaviors related to AIDS transmission.             Psychological Reports, 88, 51-67.

Thompson, K. L., Burnett, K., Ito, Y., & Suek, S. L. (2002,). Attachment: Measuring perceptions of relationships in university students [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 38, 62.

Thompson, K. L., Bowman, K. R., Brown, E. T., Gerig, C. M., & VanderZanden, J. D. (2003). The adult attachment scale and memories and perceptions of biological and stepparents [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 39, 51.

Thompson, K. L., Polinsky, C. M., Young, T. J., & Ujhelyi-Cole, I. E. (2004). National identity and nonnative Spanish speakers in the United States [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 40, 67.

Thompson, K. L., Polinsky, C. M., McNeil, K., & Galberth, N. R. (2005). National identity: Attachment, pride, and priorities of Spanish speakers from Mexico in the United States [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 41, 91-92.

Thompson, K. L. (2005). Cultural awareness in United States Spanish speakers born in Mexico [Abstract]. Program of the American Psychological Society 17th Annual Convention, 204.

Thompson, K. L., Graves, T. A., Kameko, K., Machan, E. E., & Clemmer, N. M. (2006). Dear dad or “daddy dearest” and children of divorce [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 42, 70.

Thompson, K. L., Machan, E. E., Clemmer, N. M., Simon, J. T., Van Brocklin, A. K., McCammon, T., & Allstot, L. N. (2007). “So what, I’m fine syndrome” in university students of divorce [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 43, 70-71.

Thompson, K. L., Clemmer, N. M., Machan, E. E., Allstot, L. N., & Lettow, S. M. (2008). Healthy human attachment: How much of what [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 66, 55.

Thompson, K. L., Mill, J., & Earle, C. M. (2009). Men and women in love relationships [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 68, 41-42.

Thompson, K. L., Mill, J., Granov, I. M. & de Kanter, J. (2010). In the know of the majority culture: Sharing commonalities [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 69, 61-62.

Thompson, K. L., Granov, I. M., & Padilla-Orozco, A. (2011). Mexican immigrants in the know of U.S. culture: What we know and don’t know [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Oregon Academy of Science, 70, 56.

 

 

COLLABORATION WITH STUDENT RESEARCHERS

Since coming to Western in 1980, I have collaborated with student researchers on numerous scholarly presentations and publications.

 

CURRENT RESEARCH

I am at various stages of submission of manuscripts on safe-sex functioning, national identity, and attachment processes in blended families.

 

 



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