Deborah Richardson

Associate Dean

Deborah Richardson

Associate Dean


Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: General Internal Medicine

The Graduate School

Other Duties

Associate Dean


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology Kent State University, 1978

  • MA, Psychology, General College of William & Mary, 1974

  • BS, Psychology, General Virginia Commonwealth Universi, 1973


  • Medical Education Research Certificate 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Life Fellow International Society for Research on Aggression, 2018

  • Fellow Association of Psychological Science, 2001

  • Research Incentive Award Florida Atlantic University, 1999

  • Teaching Incentive Program Award Florida Atlantic University, 1998

  • Fellow Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 1992

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSYC 6990

    Thesis Research
  • PSYC 4990

    Undergraduate Research
  • PSYC 4115

    History & Systems of Psych.
  • PSYC 6115

    History & Systems of Psych.


Selected Recent Publications

  • A program to develop and support diverse chairs, 2018
  • The crowded streets of Paris: Using RTTP in less than ideal situations, 2018
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Effect of gender of perpetrator and victim on perceptions of psychological and physical intimate partner violence, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Introductory psychology: How student experiences relate to their understanding of psychological aggression, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • An innovative teaching award catches faculty in the act of great teaching, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Oral Comprehensive Exams 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Academic Focus Area Steering Committee 2019 - Present

  • Student Travel Awards committee 2018 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • CURS Summer Scholars Review Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • USG Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Fellowship 2019 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • SoTL Commons Conference 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Southeastern Psychological Association 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • USG Teaching and Learning Conference 2016 - Present

    Role: Reviewer, Conference Paper
  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) 2015 - Present

    Role: Other