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1.     Professional Preparation

Undergraduate Institution(s)             Major                           Degree & Year

University of Maryland                        Psychology                 B.S., 1976

Graduate Institutions(s)                      Major                           Degree & Year

University of Connecticut                   Clinical Psychology     Ph.D., 1985

Postdoctoral Institutions(s)                 Area                            Inclusive Dates

Brown University                                  Behavioral Medicine    1984-1985

 

1.     Appointments

·       Chair, Department of Psychology, NDSU, 7/11-present

·       Associate Dean, College of Science and Mathematics, NDSU, 8/08-6/11

·       Dean of Libraries, NDSU, 5/06 to 6/08.

·       Department Chair, Department of Psychology, NDSU, 8/98 to 11/04.

·       Professor, NDSU Department of Psychology, 7/98 to present.


Research Interests: History of Psychology

Recent Publications

 

 

         Zabelina, D. L., Robinson, M. D., Ostafin, B. O., & Council, J. C. (2011). Manipulating mindfulness benefits creative elaboration at high levels of neuroticism. Empirical Studies of the Arts, 29, 243-255.

         Zabelina, D. L., Robinson, M. D., Council, J. C. & Bresin, K. (in press). Patterning and non-Patterning in Creative Cognition: Insights from Performance in a Random Number Generation Task. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

         Barnier, A., & Council, J.R. (2010). Hypnotizability matters: The What, Why, and How of Assessment. In S.J. Lynn, Rhue, J., and Kirsch, I. (Eds.). Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis (2nd. Ed.). Washington, DC: APA Books, pp 47-78.

         Council, J.R., Bromley, K.A., Waters, C.G., & Zabelina D.L. (2007) Hypnotic Enhancement of Creative Drawing, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.

         Council, J.R. & Zabelina, D.L. (2006). IRBs and insane asylum history. History of Psychology, 9(2), 161.

         Council, J.R.  (2004). Personalidad, psicopatología y sugestionabilidad hipnótica. Papeles Del Psicólogo, 25, 16-26.

         Council, J.R. & Green, J.P. (2004). Examining the Absorption-Hypnotizability Link:  The Roles of Acquiescence and Consistency Motivation. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, 52, 364-377.

         Green, J.P. & Council, J.R. (2004). Does the Positive-Keying of the TAS Inflate the Absorption-Hypnotizability Link? International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis 52, 378-388. 

 

 

1.     Teaching Interests/Responsibilities

            PSYC 750 Introduction to Clinical Issues & Practice, PSYC 480 History and Systems

            PSYC 795 Practicum, PSYC 385 Psychology on Film, PSYC UNIV 189 Skills for Academic Success

Service Activities

o Associate Dean, College of Science and Mathematics, NDSU, 8/08 to 7/11

§  Activities included:

§  Running a professional development program for 2nd and 3rd year faculty

§  Running the Emerging Leaders Series

§  Leading the Technology Enhanced Science Education Group

§  Attending Chairs’ Council

§  Participating in college recruiting fair in Minneapolis, (Oct. 2010).

§  Standing in for Dean McCaul if he couldn’t be present at an event (e.g., summer orientation, Discover NDSU).

§  Mediating dispute between a faculty member and chair

o Departmental Committees:

§  Faculty Affairs committee (policy review, awards nominations)

§  Chaired search committee for Department Administrative Assistant

o College Committees:

§  Chair, ad hoc Academic Integrity Committee, NDSU College of Science and Mathematics, 2009

§  Member, Leadership Team/Strategic Planning Committee, NDSU College of Science and Mathematics, 2009-2010

§  Search committee for CSM professor of practice

o University Committees:

§  NDSU Faculty Development Committee, 2008-present.

§  University Senate ad hoc Committee on Policy Coordinating Committee

§  Collaborative Technology Think Tank (CT3)

§  Behavioral Intervention Team, 2010-present

§  University Senate ad hoc Committee on Academic Dishonesty (Chair)

·       coordinated major revision of Policy 335, Code of Academic Responsibility and Conduct.

§  University Senate Ad Hoc Committee to Revise Grade Appeals policy

o Other NDSU Service

§  Conducted training for NDSU department chairs in conflict management, 1/12/11

§  Presented Pedagogical Luncheon NDSU's New and Improved Code of Academic Responsibility and Conduct 3/22/11 (with Sean Sather Wagstaff and Kristi Wold-McCormick

§  Brown bag: Using Effective Communication Strategies to Reduce Conflict at Work w/ Ann Burnett March 23

§  Presented workshop on conflict management for residence hall directors, 7/21/11

§  Presented to international students on academic integrity during orientation, 8/17/11

§  Presented workshop on conflict management for residence hall RAs, 8/17/11

o Public Service

      • Board of Directors, Fargo Public Library, 2008-2011
      • Fargo Public Library Strategic Plan Steering Committee, 2010-2011
      • Board of Directors, Spirit Room, 2007-present, President 2011-present

 

 

 

 

 

 

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