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Stuart Tousman

Contributing Faculty

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

School of Psychology

Degree Program Ph.D. Psychology

Stuart Tousman has been a Professor of Psychology for 28 years. He grew up in New Jersey (Edison) went to Ohio State and earned his Ph.D. at Binghamton University in New York.

His Ph.D. was in Cognitive Psychology (1991) but he greatly enjoys teaching research methods, statistics, health psychology, and neuroscience.

His main area of research is in health psychology and chronic disease self-management. He grew up with asthma and his specific focus is on asthma self-management and he has developed an online program for this and has presented at many conferences on his scholarship.

Stuart Tousman was a Professor of Psychology at Rockford University in Illinois from 1991-2007. There he taught undergraduate classes in neuroscience, statistics, research methods, cognitive psychology and research methods. His professional interests were in the field of health psychology as he developed his own asthma self-management program and published and presented these at numerous conferences. In 2007, Dr. Tousman took a position Jefferson College of Health Sciences (now Radford University) in which he continued to teach undergraduate classes but the health psychology classes included his favorite area such as health behavior change. He was also a statistical consultant to many graduate students and faculty there.

Courses Taught

RSCH 8210 - Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis

PSYC 8412 - Research Foundations

Education

PhD, Binghamton University - Binghamton, NY United States

MS, Binghamton University - Binghamton, NV United States

BS, Ohio State University - Columbus, OH United States

Public Service

Virginia Asthma Coalition, Chair - Richmond, VA United States