William G. Collier
January 2006

PERSONAL HISTORY

Work Address: P.O. Box 1510
Department of Psychology and Counseling
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
(910) 521-6458
E-mail: william.collier@uncp.edu

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

Texas Christian University (Fort Worth, TX)
Degrees: M.S.(1997), Ph.D.(1998)
Major: Experimental Psychology
Specialization: Cognitive Psychology

University of Central Oklahoma (Edmond, OK)
Degree: M.A. (1994)
Major: Experimental Psychology

Oklahoma Christian University (Oklahoma City, OK)
Degree: B.S., Summa Cum Laude (1992)
Major: Psychology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and Counseling, The University of
North Carolina at Pembroke, 8/2002 - present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, The University of
Texas at Tyler, 8/1999 - 5/2002

Lecturer in Psychology, Department of Psychology, The University of Texas
at Tyler, 8/1998 - 5/1999

Department Assistant, Department of Psychology, Texas Christian University,
9/1995 - 8/1996, 1/1998 - 8/1998

Academic Tutor, Athletic Department, Texas Christian University,
1/1997 - 5/1998

Graduate Assistant, Multimedia Center, College of Education, University of
Central Oklahoma, 1/1994 - 5/1994

PUBLICATIONS

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard, T.L. (2004). Musical scales and brightness evaluations: Effects of pitch, direction, and scale mode. Musicae Scientiae, 8, 151-173.

Collier, W.G., & Hubbard, T.L. (1998-2001). Judgments of happiness, brightness, speed and tempo change of auditory stimuli varying in pitch and tempo. Psychomusicology, 17, 36-55.

Collier, W.G., & Hubbard, T.L. (2001). Musical scales and evaluations of happiness and awkwardness: Effects of pitch, direction, and scale mode. American Journal of Psychology, 114, 355-375.

Horn, E.M., Collier, W.G., Oxford, J.A., Bond, C.F. Jr., & Dansereau, D.F. (1998). Individual differences in dyadic cooperative learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 90, 153-161.

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard, T.L. (2004). Musical scales and evaluations of speed and tempo change: Effects of pitch, direction, and scale mode. Manuscript in preparation.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Spring 2006: Cognitive Processes, Psychology of Learning,
History and Systems of Psychology (2 sections)
Fall 2005: Freshman Seminar, Introduction to Psychology, Psychology of Learning,
Behavioral Research Methods (graduate)
Spring 2005: Introduction to Psychology, Psychology of Learning,
History and Systems of Psychology (2 sections)
Fall 2004: Introduction to Psychology, Cognitive Processes, Behavioral
Research Methods (graduate)
Summer 2004: Introduction to Psychology
Spring 2004: Introduction to Psychology (2 sections), History and Systems of
Psychology (2 sections)
Fall 2003:
Introduction to Psychology, Cognitive Processes, Behavioral
Research Methods (graduate)
Summer 2003:
Introduction to Psychology
Spring 2003: History & Systems of Psychology (2 sections),
Introduction to Psychology (2 sections)
Fall 2002: Introduction to Psychology (2 sections), Behavioral
Research Methods (graduate)

The University of Texas at Tyler
Summer 2002: Critical Thinking
Spring 2002: Learning & Conditioning, History of Psychology, Critical
Thinking (2 sections)
Fall 2001: Learning & Conditioning, History of Psychology
Critical Thinking
Spring 2001: Advanced General Psychology (graduate),
Understanding Emotions, History of Psychology,
Sensation & Perception
Fall 2000: Critical Thinking, Sensation & Perception, History of
Psychology
Summer II 2000: Elements of Behavior (General Psychology)
Summer I 2000: History of Psychology
Spring 2000: Sensation & Perception, History of Psychology,
Advanced General Psychology (graduate), Cognitive
Psychology (team taught), Critical Thinking (team
taught)
Fall 1999: Health Psychology, History of Psychology,
Understanding Emotions,
Advanced General Psychology (graduate)
Summer I 1999: Elements of Behavior (General Psychology)
Spring 1999: Elements of Behavior, History of Psychology,
Cognitive Psychology, Critical Thinking (team taught),
Advanced General Psychology (graduate, team taught)
Fall 1998: Elements of Behavior, History of Psychology,
Sensation & Perception, Understanding Emotions

Guest Lectures (Texas Christian University)
General Psychology, topics: attitudes and persuasion; thinking,
language, and intelligence; perception
Memory and Cognition: artificial intelligence
Psychology of Music (graduate): music and emotion
Cognition (graduate): music cognition

GRANTS RECEIVED

Faculty Research Grant, The University Texas at Tyler, awarded $2680 to
examine "Frequency dependent memory: Fact or fiction," 2000-2001.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Undergraduate Student Advisor, Department of Psychology & Counseling,
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 2003 - present

Undergraduate Student Advisor, Department of Psychology, The University of
Texas at Tyler, 1999-2002

Campus Representative, Texas Psychological Association Student Division,
Texas Christian University, 1997 - 1998

President, Psychology Club, Oklahoma Christian University, 1991 - 1992
Editor, Psychology Major Newsletter, Oklahoma Christian University, 1991-1992

COMMITTEE SERVICE

Faculty Development and Welfare Committee, Faculty Senate Committee, The
University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 2005-2006

Student Affairs and Campus Life Committee, Faculty Senate Committee, The
University of North Carolina at Pembroke, 2003-2004

Social Committee, College of Education and Psychology, The University of
Texas at Tyler, 2001-2002

Social Committee, College of Education and Psychology, The University of
Texas at Tyler, 2000-2001

Academic Affairs Committee, The University of Texas at Tyler, 1999-2000

Social Committee, College of Education and Psychology, The University of
Texas at Tyler, 1999-2000

COMPUTER EXPERIENCE

Systems: Macintosh, IBM Compatible (DOS, Windows)
Data Analysis: SPSS
Programming: Quick Basic

HONORS AND AWARDS

Who's Who in America (2003)
International Poet of Merit (International Society of Poets, 2002)
Who's Who in America (2002)
Psi Chi, Psychology Honor Society (University of Central Oklahoma Chapter)
Presidential Citation (Oklahoma Christian University, OCU, 1988-1992)
Who's Who American Universities and Colleges (1991-1992)
USAA National Collegiate Academic Honorary (1991-1992)
Outstanding Psychology Student (OCU, 1991-1992)
The National Dean's List (1990-1991)
Alpha Chi, Academic Honor Society (OCU Chapter)

DISSERTATION

Collier, W.G. (1998). The roles of pitch and emotion in immediate word recall. Dissertation completed for Ph.D. degree at Texas Christian University. Dissertation director: Timothy L. Hubbard, Ph.D.

THESES

Collier, W.G. (1997). Judgments of affect, brightness, and speed of auditory stimuli: An experimental study on the effects of musical pitch and tempo. Thesis completed for M.S. degree at Texas Christian University. Thesis director: Timothy L. Hubbard, Ph.D.

Collier, W.G. (1994). Evolutionary predispositions for interpersonal attraction. Thesis completed for M.A. degree at the University of Central Oklahoma. Thesis director: William A. Frederickson, Ed.D.

PAPER PRESENTATIONS

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard T.L. (1998, April). Judgments of happiness, brightness, and velocity of musical scales. Paper presented at the Joint Western Psychological Association-Rocky Mountain Psychological Association Convention: Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard, T.L. (1998, February). Judgments of happiness, brightness, and velocity of musical scales. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Psychology Students' Convention at Texas Christian University: Fort Worth, Texas.

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard, T.L. (1997, November). The happiness, brightness, and speed of musical pitch and tempo. Paper presented at the 50th annual convention of the Texas Psychological Association: Austin, Texas.

Collier, W.G., Davis, S.E., & Hubbard, T.L. (1997, February). Perceived duration of tones and chords: A preliminary investigation. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Psychology Students' Convention at Texas Christian University: Fort Worth, Texas.

Collier, W.G. (1994, March). Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Psychological Concomitants: A Review. Paper presented at the 12th Spring Conference to Encourage and Develop Psychological Research sponsored by the Oklahoma Psychological Society and the Oklahoma Psychological Association Division of Academic and Research Psychologists and Student Society: Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Horn, E.M., Oxford, J.A., Collier, W.G., & Bond, C.F., Jr. (1996, April). Individual differences in brainstorming. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association: Houston, Texas.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Collier, W. G. (2005, March). The effect of musical intervals on ratings of tempo change. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association: Memphis, TN.

Collier, W.G. (2004, April). An auditory illusion of tempo change. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association: Washington, DC.

Collier, W.G. & Hubbard, T.L. (1997, March). Implied direction and affect in musical minor scales. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association: Fort Worth, Texas.

Collier, W.G. (1994, March). Mate selection preferences. Poster presented at the 12th Spring Conference to Encourage and Develop Psychological Research sponsored by the Oklahoma Psychological Society and the Oklahoma Psychological Association Division of Academic and Research Psychologists and Student Society: Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Collier, W.G. (1992, March). Cognitive interference and learned helplessness. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Psychological Association: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Collier, W.G. & Else, T. (1991, March). A correlation between birth order and study time. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Oklahoma Psychological Association: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Davis, S.E., Collier, W.G., & Hubbard, T.L. (1997, March). The effect of auditory clutter on duration estimation. Poster presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association: Fort Worth, Texas

Horn, E.M., Collier, W.G., Oxford, J.A., Bond, C.F., Jr., & Dansereau, D.F. (1997, May). Individual differences in cooperative learning. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association: Chicago, Illinois.

MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Society
European Society for the Cognitive Sciences of Music (ESCOM) - Affiliate Member
Southwestern Psychological Association (SWPA)
Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE)