Dr. Debra Hull, Professor of Psychology, has been at Wheeling Jesuit for 28 years. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Kent State University with a specialty in behavioral therapy, and now teaches related courses, as well as courses in research methods, human sexuality, industrial/organizational psychology, and junior and senior seminar. Her research interests are in the areas of teaching strategies, body image, ambiguous dating situations, and attitudes toward health. She is the author of 50 publications, 50 presentations at professional conferences, and 15 grants, some of which support student research and internship opportunities, and has been named Outstanding Faculty Member at WJU several times. In her spare time, she is an EMT with the Bethany Volunteer Fire Department, goes on almost-yearly service trips abroad, likes to quilt, and is taking clay classes.
Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 1977, Kent State University
License to practice psychology in WV, 1979, #208
Recent Professional Honors, Awards and Grants
Selected Recent Publications and Presentations
- Educational Testing Service, AP Examiner Reader Pool, 2005-present
- Outstanding Teaching Award, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2007
- ACA Citizen Scholar Service Learning Award (Ramsey Miller), March, 2007, $5704.
- Consultant, Departmental Consulting Services, American Psychological Association Education Directorate and the APA Society for the Teaching of Psychology 2004-present
- Psi Chi Faculty Advisor Research Grant, August, 2006, $1300
- NASA Space Grant: The Impact of "Doing Science" on Students' Perceptions of Science and Scientists, 2005, $1560.
- WVEPSCOR Instrumentation Grant: Conducting Research in Psychology Courses: The Personal Response System, 2005, $6000
- Teaching Students to Conduct Mission-Related Research, WJU Mission and Identity Grant, summer 2002.
- Technology Fee Grant for smart board technology, Fall, 2004
- Technology Fee Grant for teacher's projection station, Fall 2003
- Technology Fee Grant for 10 computers for psychology laboratory, 2002
- FASDIS Scholar-Diplomat Program participant, "Transnational Threats," Washington, D.C., March, 2002.
- Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues: Development of Teaching Materials
Award, 2001, Using International Social Issues to Teach Research Methods
- Society for the Teaching of Psychology: OTRP Instructional Research Award, 2001: A Simulation of a World Congress of Sexology Symposium on AIDS
- Outstanding Teaching Award, Wheeling Jesuit University, 2000
- Hull, D. B. (In Press). Mossie Allen Wyker. Discipliana.
- Hull, D. B., & Hull, J. H. (2007). Test bank to accompany fundamentals of abnormal psychology (5th ed.) New York: Worth.
- Hull, D. B., & Hull, J. H. (2007). Instructor's manual with test bank for Carroll's sexuality now (2nd ed.). Belmont, CA: Thomson.
- Hull, D. B., & Hull, J. H. (2006). Test bank to accompany abnormal psychology (6th ed.). New York: Worth.
- Foster, D. A., Blowers, P. M., Dunnavant, A. L., Williams, D. N. (Eds.). (2004). The encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans. Debra Hull was on the Editorial Board and wrote 10 entries.
- Hull, D. B. (2003). Observing animal behavior at the zoo: A learning laboratory. Teaching of Psychology, 30, 117-119.
- Hull, D. B. (2002). A simulation of a world congress of sexology symposium on AIDS. Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology. Retrieved September 24, 2002, from http://www.lemoyne.edu/OTRP/teachingresources.html#symposiumAIDS.
- Hull, D. B. (2001). Teaching students about international psychology. Teaching of Psychology, 28 (1), 29-32.
- Hull, D.B. (1996). Animal use in undergraduate psychology programs. Teaching of Psychology, 23, 171-174.
- Bowden, D., Hull, D. B., Nolan, J., & Garlick, K. (March, 2007). The impact of professors' gender role on student evaluations. Presented at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Huntington, WV.
- Hull, D. B. (March, 2007). Education of women in the Stone-Campbell tradition. Invited address presented at the annual Stone-Campbell Symposium, Northwest Christian College, Eugene, OR.
- Felbaum, D., Miller, R., & Hull, D. B. (April, 2006). Perceptions of professors with masculine or feminine traits. Presented at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, WV.
- Miler, R., Felbaum, D., & Hull, D. B. (April, 2006). Students' sex-role perceptions of themselves and scientists. Presented at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, WV.
- Burin, J., Hull, J. H., & Hull, D. B. (April, 2006). Students' evaluations of athletes who are girls, women, boys, or men. Presented at the annual meeting of the West Virginia Academy of Science, Shepherdstown, WV.
- Hull, D. B., and Hull, J. H. (October 14, 2005). Assessment of Wireless Technology in a Human Sexuality Course. Presented at the annual meeting of the New England Psychological Association Conference on the Teaching of Psychology (NECTOP), New Haven, CT.
- Hull, J. H., & Hull, D. B. (August, 2005). Symposium: Service Learning Implementation—Practical Issues and Sample Assignments. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
- Hull, D. B. & Hull, J. H. (March, 2005). Ritualized behavior among sports spectators. Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, MA.
- Hull, D. B., & Hull, J. H. (November, 2003). Women's Body Types in US Fashion Magazines. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Antonio, TX.
Emergency Medical Technician, Bethany Volunteer Fire Department, 2002-current
Member of Bethany Town Council, 2002-2004
Bethany Memorial Church: elder, trustee, choir member, youth leader, guest preacher