Curriculum Vitae

ROGER KEMP THOMAS, JR.

ADDRESSES & CONTACT INFORMATION

  • Department of Psychology

  • The University of Georgia

  •  Athens, GA 30602-3013

  •         TEL: (706) 542-2174

  •         FAX: (706) 542-3275

  •         E-mail: rkthomas@uga.edu

POSITION CURRENTLY HELD

        Professor Emeritus since 1 September 2002

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

  •     1959: Associate Arts, Georgia Southwestern College

  •     1961: B.S., University of Georgia

  •     1963: M.S., University of Georgia  

  •     1965: Ph.D., University of Georgia  

  •     1965-67: Postdoctoral Fellowship and Honorary Instructor of Neurosurgery, Center for Neurobiological Sciences and   Division of Neurosurgery, University of Florida College of Medicine. 

PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

    GRADUATE ASISTANTSHIPS

  •         1961-63: Psychometrician/Counselor, University of Georgia Guidance Center.

  •         1963-64: Research Assistant, National Science Foundation Grant.

  •         1964-65: N.A.S.A. Doctoral Fellowship

    ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

  •         1967-1971: Assistant Professor, University of Georgia

  •         1971-1981: Associate Professor, University of Georgia

  •         1981-2002 : Professor, University of Georgia

   ADMINISTRATION

  •         Head, Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, 1984-1993

  •         Director, Franklin College of Arts & Sciences Outreach Program, 1993 – 2002

  •         Interim Head, Department of Psychology, University of Georgia, August 2004-March 2005

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

    Currently active memberships

  •         Cheiron (International Society for History of Behavioral and Social Sciences)

  •         Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

   FORMERLY ACTIVE MEMBERSHIPS

  •         American Psychological Association

  •             Division 6 of APA: Physiological and Comparative Psychology

  •             Division 26 of APA: History of Psychology

  •         American Psychological Society

  •         American Society of Primatologists

  •         International Primatological Society

  •         International Society for Comparative Psychology

  •         Psychonomic Society

  •         Society for Neuroscience

HONORS AND LISTINGS

  •     2001 UGA Psi Chi Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

  •     2000 Elected to Teaching Academy, University of Georgia

  •     1999-2000 President, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

  •     1995 Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia

  •     1995-2001 Editorial Board, International Journal of Comparative Psychology

  •     1991-1993, Member of Council, Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

  •     1988 Charter Fellow in American Psychological Society

  •     1985 UGA Psi Chi Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

  •     1980-1999 Associate, Behavioral and Brain Sciences

  •     1972 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

  •     1966 One of 10, USA/Canada recipients of an APA "Young Psychologists Award"

  •     1964 NASA predoctoral-fellowship, University of Georgia

  •     1964 A. S. Edwards Award. Highest UGA psychology graduate student award