Doug Woody

 Professor of Psychological Sciences

  • B.A.: Colorado State University
  • Ph.D.: Colorado State University

Courses Taught:

Social Psychology, Prejudice, Psychology and the Law, History and Systems


History of psychology, teaching of psychology, psychology and the law, jealousy and revenge

Recent Publications:


  • King, D. B., Viney, W., & Woody, W. D. (2008).  A history of psychology: Ideas and context (4th edition).  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.


  • Woody, W. D. (2008).  Psychology and the law.  In S. F. Davis, & W. Buskist (Eds.), 21st century psychology: A reference handbook, vol. 2 (pp. 425-434).  Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishers.
  • Woody, W. D. (2008).  Collaboration: Faculty Perspective.  In R. Miller, R. Rycek, E. Balcetis, S. Barney, B. Beins, S. Burns, R. Smith, & M. E. Ware,  (Eds.), Developing, promoting, and sustaining the undergraduate research experience in psychology (pp. 215-219).  Electronic book: Society for the Teaching of Psychology.  Retrievable from
  • Woody, W. D. (2006). Ethical teaching. In W. Buskist, & S. F. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (pp. 221-227). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Supplementary Materials fsor Instruction

  • Woody, W. D. (2008).  Instructor’s manual and test bank for A history of psychology: Ideas and context (4th ed.).  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
  • Woody, W. D. (2008).  Instructor’s PowerPoint presentation for A history of psychology: Ideas and context (4th ed.).  Boston: Allyn & Bacon.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  • Woody, W. D., & Viney, W.  (2009).  A pluralistic universe: An overview and implications for psychology.  Mind and Behavior, 30, 107-120.
  • Woody, W. D. (2009).  The use of “cult” in the teaching of psychology.  Psychology of Spirituality and Religion, 1, 218-232.
  • Woody, W. D., & Forrest, K. D. (2009).  Effects of false-evidence ploys and expert testimony on jurors’ verdicts, recommended sentences, and perceptions of confession evidence.  Behavioral Sciences and the Law [Special Issue: The Age of Innocence: Miscarriages of Justice in the 21st Century], 27, 333-360.

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