Curriculum Vitae

Douglas Degelman

Professor of Psychology
Vanguard University of Southern California

Education

University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1974-1976
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1971-1974
M.A., Developmental Psychology
Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California, 1968-1971
B.A., Psychology
Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, 1967-1968

Employment History

Professor of Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California (1999-present)
Associate Dean, School of Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California (2005-2008)
Chair, Department of Psychology, Vanguard University of Southern California (1999-2001, 2004-2008)
Professor of Psychology, Southern California College (1989-1999)
Chair, Department of Psychology, Southern California College (1987-1990; 1994-1996; 1998-1999)
Associate Professor of Psychology, Southern California College (1986-1989)
Associate Professor of Psychology, Eastern Nazarene College (1980-1986)
Chair, Department of Psychology, Eastern Nazarene College (1978-1986)
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Eastern Nazarene College (1976-1980)

Publications

Degelman, D., & Smith, A. J. (2005). Perceived gender of a pastor’s name and ratings of vocational success. Psychological Reports, 96, 457-463. Abstract

Degelman, D., Heinrichs, D., & Ishitobi, H. (2004). Handedness and religious beliefs. Retrieved September 23, 2005 from Vanguard University of Southern California, Department of Psychology Web site: http://psychology.vanguard.edu/faculty/douglas-degelman/cv/handedness-and-religious-beliefs/

Degelman, D. (2003). Literature search essentials. Retrieved August 1, 2003 from Vanguard University of Southern California, Department of Psychology Web site: http://psychology.vanguard.edu/faculty/douglas-degelman/literature-search-essentials/

Degelman, D., & Price, N. D. (2002). Tattoos and ratings of personal characteristics. Psychological Reports, 90, 507-514. Abstract

Degelman, D., & Harris, M. L. (2000). APA style essentials. Retrieved May 18, 2000 from Vanguard University of Southern California, Department of Psychology Web site: http://psychology.vanguard.edu/faculty/douglas-degelman/apa-style/

Crouch, A., & Degelman, D. (1998). Influence of female body images in printed advertising on self-ratings of physical attractiveness by adolescent girls. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 87, 1-2. Abstract

Degelman, D., & Albertson Owens, S. (1998). Human development or psychology as a third major in DCP: A feasibility study. Retrieved December 23, 2002 from Vanguard University of Southern California, Department of Psychology Web site: PDF

Murzynski, J., & Degelman, D. (1996). Body language of women and judgments of vulnerability to sexual assault. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 26, 1617-1626. Abstract

Degelman, D. & Lynn, D. (1995). The development and preliminary validation of the Belief in Divine Intervention Scale. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 23, 37-44. Abstract | PDF

Piskur, J., & Degelman, D. (1992). Effect of reading a summary of research about biological bases of homosexual orientation on attitudes toward homosexuals. Psychological Reports, 71, 1219-1225. Abstract

Degelman, D., Albertson Owens, S. A., Reynolds, T., & Riggs, J. (1991). Age and gender differences in beliefs about personal power and injustice. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 33, 101-111. Abstract | PDF

Garrity, K., & Degelman, D. (1990). Effect of server introduction on restaurant tipping. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 20, 168-172. Abstract

Rapalje, J., Degelman, D., & Ashburn, S. S. (1986). Psychosocial development during the school-age years. In C.S. Schuster and S.S. Ashburn (Eds.) The Process of Human Development (2nd ed.). Little, Brown, and Company, Boston.

Degelman, D., Free, J. U., Scarlato, M., Blackburn, J. M., & Golden, T. (1986). Concept learning in preschool children: Effects of a short-term LOGO experience. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2, 199-205. Abstract | PDF

Degelman, D., Mullen, P., and Mullen, N. (1984). Development of abstract religious thinking: A comparison of Roman Catholic and Nazarene children and adolescents. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 3, 44-49. Abstract

Rosinski, R. R., Mulholland, T., Degelman, D., & Farber, J. (1981). Picture perception: An analysis of visual compensation. Perception and Psychophysics, 28, 521-526. Abstract | PDF

Degelman, D., & Rosinski, R. R. (1979). Motion parallax and children’s distance perception. Developmental Psychology, 15, 147-152. Abstract | PDF

Rosinski, R. R., Degelman, D., & Mulholland, T. (1978). Intermodal relationships in children’s perception. Child Development, 49, 1089-1095. Abstract | PDF

Degelman, D., & Rosinski, R. R. (1976). Texture gradient registration and the development of slant perception. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 21, 339-348. abstract | PDF