ROGER KEMP THOMAS, JR.

ADDRESSES & CONTACT INFORMATION

        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