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Psychology Faculty - Dr. Patrick Williams

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Patrick Williams

Associate Professor of Psychology

Office: N1061
(713) 221-8982

Pat Williams began teaching at UHD in 1990, after having taught previously at Texas Tech University and Wharton County Junior College. He has also served as Associate Vice President for Planning and Institutional Effectiveness and Assistant Chair of the Department of Social Sciences. Dr. Williams teaches courses on learning and behavior, biological psychology, research methods, developmental psychology, history of psychology, and others.  

B.S. Michigan State University
M.Ed. Northeastern University
Ph.D. Texas Tech University

​PSY 3311: Biological Psychology
PSY 3314: Learning and Behavior
PSY 3320: Research Methods in Psychology

​Dr. Williams has been successfully teaching these and other PSY courses at UHD since 1990 and at other institutions since 1978. This experience and the PhD in Experimental Psychology make him well-qualified to teach these courses.

Dr. Williams’ primary areas of interest within psychology include behavior analysis; verbal behavior; developmental psychobiology; and the philosophy, theory, and history of psychology. He has published in the areas of verbal behavior (metaphor), psychology of religion, and transpersonal psychology.


Last updated 6/7/2017 10:47 AM