John B. Cooney, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychological Sciences

  • B.S.: Sam Houston State University (1974)
  • M.S.: Texas A&M University (1977)
  • Ph.D.: Texas A&M University (1980)


  • Learning, Memory & Cognition
  • Research Design, Measurement, and Evaluation,
  • Structural Equation & Hierarchical Linear Models


  • Luckner. J. L., Sebald, A. M., Cooney, J.B., Young, J., Muir, S.G. (2006). An examination of the evidence-based literacy research in Deaf Education.  American Annals of the Deaf, 150(5), 443-456.
  • Denzine, G. M., Cooney, J. B., & McKenzie, R. (2005). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Teacher Efficacy Scale for prospective teachers. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 75(4), 689-708.
  • Cooney, J. B. & Young, J. (2004, October).  Learning what works with low incidence disabilities.  Invited paper, National Center for Low Incidence Disabilities Annual Conference (Denver, CO)
  • Swanson, H. L., Cooney, J. B., & McNamara, J. (2004).  Memory and learning disabilities.  In B. L. Wong (Ed.), Learning about learning disabilities, 3rd ed.  San Diego, CA: Academic Press.
  • Cooney, J. B. (Ed.). (1998). Latent growth curve analysis [Special Issue]. Learning and Individual Differences, 10(2).
  • Cooney, J. B.  (1998). Stability and instability in the dynamics of perceptual learning.  In J. S. Jordan (Ed).  Systems theories and a priori aspects of perception (pp. 337-357). London: Elsevier.