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Dr. Bryan Raudenbush
Department Chair
Email: raudenbc@wju.edu
Phone: 304-243-2330


Dr. Bryan Raudenbush





Dr. Bryan Raudenbush received his B.S. degree in psychology (with a biological sciences minor) from the Pennsylvania State University in 1990, M.S. degree in experimental psychology (with a concentration in sensory perception) from Shippensburg University in 1991, and Ph.D. in physiological psychology (with a specialization in the chemical senses and concentrations in psychometrics, psychophysics, and statistical analysis) from the University of Cincinnati in 1998. He is a certified Emergency Medical Technician (PA-044022) and possesses licensure for controlled substances pharmacological research (DEA-RR-0259831).

He is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology, Department Chair, and the Director of Undergraduate Research at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. His courses at WJU include introductory psychology, statistics (basic and advanced), motivation and emotion, physiological psychology, sensation and perception, psychopharmacology, and states of consciousness. His research interests include food preferences, effects of odorant administration on performance, taste and smell psychophysics, psychological-physiological interactions, pain perception, disordered eating, body image, and athletic performance. His on-campus laboratories include the Chemical Senses Laboratory (examining issues related to taste and odor processing, food preferences, and disordered eating), Health Psychophysiology Laboratory (examining issues related to human physical performance, particularly athletic performance), Pain Perception Laboratory (examining those factors related to pain perception in humans), Sleep Performance Laboratory (examining those factors related to adequate sleep and subsequent effects of sleep on cognitive performance), Virtual Reality Driving Laboratory (examining those factors related to improving driving performance), and Sensory Attenuation Laboratory (examining the effects of sensory deprivation on human performance).

Dr. Raudenbush has made over 100 research presentations, procured 3 patents and 26 external grant funds (including grants from governmental agencies such as NASA and the National Science Foundation), and written over 70 published works (including over 30 journal articles, 2 books, 3 book chapters, and 2 laboratory manuals).

Dr. Raudenbush also operates a consulting firm (Raudenbush Consulting) based in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Some of his past and present consulting clients include Allyn and Bacon Publishers, Appalachian College Association, Behavioral Chronic Pain Clinic, Educational Testing Services, HealthCare International, Institute for Policy Research, Johnson and Johnson, Nike Corporation, Nintendo Corporation, NASA, Valvoline Automotive Products Company, Cadbury-Schwepps-Adams, Wrigley Gum Corporation, Reckitt Benkiser, Firmenich, and Henkel.

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION:

B.S. 1990 PSYCHOLOGY
Biological Sciences Minor

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

E.M.T. 1990 EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN SERVICES

U.S. Department of Health, Washington, D.C.

M.S. 1991 EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
Sensory Perception Concentration

Shippensburg University, Shippensburg, PA

Ph.D. 1998 EXPERIMENTAL PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
Specialization Area: Chemical Senses
Concentration Areas: Psychometrics, Psychophysics, and Statistical Analysis

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

L. Pharm. 2000 CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES PHARMACOLOGY
Pharmacology License

U.S. Federal Drug Enforcement Agency, Washington, D.C.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, Wheeling, WV

Assistant Professor of Psychology (Aug 1998-Dec 2003)
Associate Professor of Psychology (with tenure) (Jan 2004-July 2013)
Professor of Psychology (Aug 2013-present)

Primary instructor for Introductory Psychology, Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences, Physiological Psychology (with lab), Motivation and Emotion (with lab), Sensation and Perception (with lab), Psychopharmacology (with lab), States of Consciousness (with lab), Psychology in Film, and Advanced Statistics and Data Management.

Program Coordinator, Advanced Statistics and Data
Management Certificate Program (Mar 2009-present)

Department Chair (Jul 2010-present)

Program Coordinator, Cognitive Neuroscience
Concentration (May 2011-present)

Program Coordinator, Behavioral Psychopharmacology
Concentration (May 2011-present)

WHEELING JESUIT UNIVERSITY, Wheeling, WV

Director of Undergraduate Research (Aug 1998-present)

Direction of student research projects, undergraduate research participation program, advanced student research program, student research travel program, and Chair of the Student Research and Scholarship Symposium.

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Cincinnati, OH

Information Systems and Statistical Consultant (June 1996-Aug 1998)

Statistical analyses on program assessment, information systems management, database production and management, and academic support services.

UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, DEPARTMENT OF PSYCHOLOGY, Cincinnati, OH

Adjunct Instructor (Sep 1994-Aug 1998)

Primary instructor for Introductory Psychology, Research Methods (with lab), Statistics, Sensation and Perception (with lab), and Psychology of Food and Eating. Supervision of selected undergraduate Senior Theses within the Chemical Senses Laboratory.

SHIPPENSBURG UNIVERSITY, DEPARTMENT OF COUNSELING, Shippensburg, PA

Counseling Assistant (Aug 1990-Dec 1991)

Provided personal, social, and academic counseling to students in the University's Equal Opportunity College Preparation Program; absence and financial aid counseling; special assistant for learning disabled students; tutoring in psychology courses, introductory biology, and introductory chemistry; data analysis and production of evaluation reports.

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE, Pottsville, PA

Emergency Medical Technician (Apr 1989-Jan 1991)

Provided emergency medical services, life-support, and psychiatric commitment transfers.

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, CHILD DEVELOPMENT LAB, State College, PA

Pre-school Teaching Assistant (Sep 1988-May 1990)

Provided child care, teaching of basic academic skills, and administered first-aid.

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY CHILD DEVELOPMENT, INC., Pottsville, PA

Pre-school Teaching Assistant (May 1988-Sep 1988)

Provided child care, teaching of basic academic skills, and administered first-aid.

Pre-school Teaching Assistant (May 1988-Sep 1988)

Provided child care, teaching of basic academic skills, and administered first-aid.

RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS:

Hendy, H. M. & Raudenbush, B. (August, 1990). Mother's reinforcing comments at mealtime and the food-sampling behavior of pre-school children. Conference of the American Psychological Society, Dallas, Texas.

Raudenbush, B. & Zellner, D. A. (October, 1992). Male's body image satisfaction. Conference of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, Massachusetts.

Hendy, H. M. & Raudenbush, B. (May, 1994). Foods and affect correlated only if women recall mealtime coercion. Conference of Psychosocial and Behavioral Factors in Women's Health, Washington, D.C.

Raudenbush, B., Flaspohler, P., & Frank, R. A. (April, 1994). Odor pleasantness ratings predict food preference patterns. Conference of the Association for Chemical Reception Science, Sarasota, Florida.

Raudenbush, B., van der Klaauw, N. J., & Frank, R. A. (July, 1994). Multi-dimensional factors predicting food preference patterns using the Food Attitudes Survey (FAS). Conference of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Raudenbush, B. & Zellner, D. A. (October, 1994). Current and previous weight status differentially influence body image satisfaction of males and females. Conference of the American Psychological Society, Washington, D.C.

van der Klaauw, N. J., Raudenbush, B., Frank, R. A., & Howe, S. (July, 1994). Assessing the ability of individual food items to predict general food preference patterns using the Food Attitudes Survey (FAS). Conference of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Raudenbush, B. & Frank, R. A. (April, 1995). Exploratory sniffing in humans. Conference of the Association for Chemical Reception Science, Sarasota, Florida.

Raudenbush, B. & Frank, R. A. (April, 1995). Food preferences and exploratory sniffing. Conference of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Raudenbush, B. & Zellner, D. A. (August, 1995). Familial weight status and teasing differentially influence body image satisfaction in males and females. Conference of the American Psychological Society, New York, New York.

Caldwell, L. L. & Raudenbush, B. (September, 1996). Internalized homophobia, feelings of inadequacy, and the mother figure. American Psychological Association Conference on General and Applied Experimental Psychology, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Harland, R., Raudenbush, B., Frank, R. A., Bell, S., & Nash, E. (September, 1996). Sniffing concentration curves may differentiate anosmic, hyposmic, and Alzheimer patients. American Psychological Association Conference on General and Applied Experimental Psychology, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Raudenbush, B. & Frank, R. A., Nash, E., Schroth, F., & Parsons, K. (September, 1996). Food neophobia, odor evaluation, and exploratory sniffing. American Psychological Association Conference on General and Applied Experimental Psychology, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Frank, R. A., Raudenbush, B., Reilley, S., & Nash, E. (June, 1996). Exploratory sips and sniffs are modulated by neophobia in humans. Conference of the Psychonomic Society, Chicago, Illinois.



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