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Richard W. Williams

Richard W. Williams

Title: Professor
Department: Faculty Emeriti
Phone: (315) 267-2613
Fax: (315) 267-2677
E-mail: williarw@potsdam.edu
Office: Flagg Hall 153

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, SUNY Binghamton

Awards

Each year, graduating seniors are asked by the Career Planning Office to list faculty who had a positive impact on their years at SUNY Potsdam. In the 2006 survey, Dr. Williams was listed thus by 25 or more students. Along with Dr. Arlene Stillwell, his colleague in the Psychology Department, Dr. Williams is one of three professors college-wide to be honored with this recognition twice. In the 2007 survey, Dr. Williams was chosen as one of 12 SUNY Potsdam professors elected as stronly influencing at least 11 students. He was one of two professors college-wide to be so honored two years in a row.

Nominated by Phi Eta Sigma for "Outstanding Professor" (March 2001)

Commended by students in the Spring 1999 Advising Questionnaire

Research Interests

Anxiety disorders, stress-related disorders, eating disorders, psychological assessment/testing (e.g., learning disabilities, head injury), psychology of music

Campus & Other Service Positions

Academic Coordinator for the Women's Volleyball Team

Chair, Psychology Department Honors, Budget, & Lab Committees

Graduate Studies Financial Awards Committee

Psychology Department Assessment & Laboratory Committees

Selected Publications

Williams, R. W., & Bowman, M. L. (2002). Current issues in neuropsychological assessment with rural populations. In F. Richard Ferraro (Ed.), Minority and cross-cultural aspects of neuropsychological assessment. The Netherlands: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Williams, R. W., & Carlin, M. L. (1999). Malingering on the WAIS-R among disability claimants and applicants for vocational assistance. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 17, 35-45.

Donovick, P., & Williams, R. W. (1999). Current issues in the detection of malingering. NYS Psychologist, 11, 25-28.

Williams, R. W., & Wilmarth, A. J. (1998). Redesigning behavioral health treatment: A preliminary report. NYS Psychologist, 10, 17-19.

Holtzer, R., Williams, R., Burright, R., & Donovick, P. (1998). Performance of psychiatric patients on the Gordon Diagnostic System: A preliminary report. ADHD/Hyperactivity Newsletter, 25, 2-3.

McGuire, L. M., Burright, R. G., Williams, R., & Donovick, P. J. (1998). Prevalence of traumatic brain injury in psychiatric and non-psychiatric subjects. Brain Injury, 12, 207-214.

Williams, R. W., & Levis, D. J. (1991). A demonstration of persistent human avoidance in extinction. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 29, 125-127.

Selected Conference Presentations

D'Angelo, D., & Williams, R. W. (2005). Time course of event-related skin conductance responses in simulated public performance scenarios. Poster presented at the 17th annual convention of the American Psychological Society, L.A., CA.

Mullis, A. & Williams, R. W. (2004). Anxiety and prediction of math task duration. Poster presented at the New England Psychological Association Conference, Providence, RI.

Vanas, M. & Williams, R. W. (2004). The effect of self-focus on social anxiety and performance ratings in a social interaction setting. Poster presented at the New England Psychological Association Conference, Providence, RI.

Van Vleet, J. & Williams, R. W. (2004). Perfectionism. Poster presented at the New England Psychological Association Conference, Providence, RI.

Watts, S., D'Angelo, D., & Williams, R. W. (2002). Musical performance anxiety. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Williams, R. W., & Pascalides, S. (2002). Does Instructional Set Affect Malingering Performance? Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Williams, R. W., Henry, R., Votraw, L., Ramharakh, R., & Pascalides, S. (2001). Telling truths and telling lies: Differences in non-verbal behavior. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Williams, R. W., & Smith, D. (2001). Analysis of irritating classroom behaviors. Poster presented at the meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association conference, Washington D.C.