Ashton, William

Overview

Curriculum Vitae

  1. Education


    Degree Institution Field Dates
    PhD  Miami University  Social Psychology  1991 
    MA  Miami University  Social Psychology  1988 
    BA  Earlham College  Psychology  1984 
  2. Full-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Wright State University  Assistant Professor  Psychology  1994-1996 
    St Olaf College  Assistant Professor  Psychology/Paracollege  1992-1994 
    Wittenberg University  Visiting Assistant Professor  Psychology  1990-1992 
  3. Part-Time Academic Experience


    Institution Rank Field Dates
    Clark State Community College  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  2001-2003 
    Urbana University  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  2001-2003 
    Sinclair Community College  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  2003 
    Antioch College  Adjunct Instructor  Psychology  2001-2002 
  4. Non Academic Experience


    Place of Employment Title Date
    Family Service Agency of Clark & Champaign Counties  Associate Director/Interim Executive Director  2001-2002 
    Community Leadership Association of Clark County  Executive Director  1996-2000 
  5. Employment Record At This Institution

    Rank Dates
    Associate Professor  2010 - present 
    Assistant Professor  2003 - 2010 
  6. Publications In Field Of Expertise

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:

        Ashton, W. A., & Fuehrer, A. "Effects of gender and gender-role identification of participant and type of social support resource on support seeking." Sex Roles. 28 1993: 461-476.

        Miller, A. G., Ashton, W. A., McHoskey, J. W., & Gimbel, J. "What price attractiveness? Stereotype and risk factors in suntanning." Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 20 1990: 1272-1300.

        Miller, A. G., Ashton, W. A., & Mishal, M. "Beliefs concerning the features of constrained behavior: The basis for the fundamental attribution error." Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 50 1990: 635-650.

        Ashton, W. A. "Using the psychic blue dot to teach about science (and pseudoscience)." Journal of Instructional Psychology. 35 2008: 405-415.

        Ashton, W. A., & Ashton, B.. "Deception and Detection: The Trickster Archetype in the film, The Big Lebowski, and its Cult Following." Trickster's Way. 5(1) 2009: .

        Ashton, W. A.. "Honors Needs Diversity More than the Diverse Need Honors." Journal of the National Collegiate Honors Council. 10(1) 2009: 65-68.

        Ashton, W. A., Ashton, B., Eapen, R, & Mars, E.. "Ad tracking, brand equity research and … your Honors Program?." Honors in Practice. 6 2010: 163-172.

      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2007: 2182.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2007: 1988.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2007: 1059.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2007: 1415.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2006: 936.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2006: 375.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2006: 1308.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2006: 1484.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2005: 1902.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2005: 1101.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2005: 938.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2005: 567.

      "Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries" 2004: 192.

  7. Other Publications

    1. Books:
    2. Papers in Professional Journals:
      1. Articles:
      2. Proceedings:
        1. Refereed Proceedings
        2. Non-Refereed Proceedings
    3. Chapters in Books:
    4. Government Reports or Monographs
    5. Book Reviews:
  8. Presented Papers, Lectures, And Exhibitions And Performances

    "Heightened Intentions means Heightened Injury: Transgressor’s Intentions on the Victim’s Injury." March, 2012: Poster session presented at the Eastern Psychological Association, Pittsburgh, PA..

    "Is the Early eLearner Prepared for Academic Success?" December, 2011: Symposium member, meeting of the CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY..

    "Using the Open Internet in Two Psychology Courses." December, 2011: Paper presented at the meeting of the CUNY IT Conference, New York, NY..

    "The Trickster in Pop Culture and Politics" April, 2011: Provost's Lecture Series, City University of New York at York College..

    "Transgressor’s and Victim’s Intentions on the Victim’s Level of Injury." March , 2010: Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Brooklyn, NY...

    "Developing and Studying Leadership in Small College Honors Programs A Community/Strengths-Based Approach" October, 2008: National Colligate Honors Council.

    "Ad Tracking, Brand Equity Research & … Your Honors Program?" October, 2008: National Colligate Honors Council.

    "Charitable Pledging Following the 2004 Tsunami: Social Impact Theory - Was America Stingy?" July, 2007: Hewitt Foundation/Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs Conference on Experimental Approaches to Charitable Giving, Princeton, NJ..

    "Do people thing that depressed people are violent? Depressed target’s behavior and label on perceptions of violence." May, 2006: Poster for the Association for Psychological Science, New York, NY..

    "Victim intent to avoid injury on observers’ perceptions of injury." March, 2006: Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Baltimore, MD..

    "Was the U.S. stingy? An analysis of tsunami relief donations from a Social Impact Theory perspective." March, 2006: Paper presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Baltimore, MD..

    "Community empowerment and the paradox of participation." April, 2004: Poster for the Society for Community Research & Action subprogram; Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Washington, D.C..

    "Using the Psychic Blue Dot to teach about Science (and pseudoscience)." May, 2003: Poster for Council of Teachers of Undergraduate Psychology Poster Session, Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, Illinois..

  9. Work In Progress

    1. Books in progress:
    2. Papers in Progress:
    3. Papers submitted to journals for consideration:
    4. Research in progress:
  10. Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships

    Writing across the Curriculum program, faculty development sem: Spring, 2005.

  11. Grants-In-Aid

  12. Institutional Service

    1. Service to the Department

      SHBS Research Committee: Fall, 2012 - Spring, 2013.

    2. Service to the School

      Coordinator, Research Pool Program: Fall, 2004 - present.

      Behavioral Sciences Department, Promotion & Budget Committee: Fall, 2012 - Spring, 2013.

      Faculty Senator: Fall, 2012 - Spring, 2013.

      Vice-Chair, Facutly Caucus: Fall, 2012- Spring, 2013.

      Pathways Sharepoint Liaison: August, 2012 - November, 2012.

      IRB Committee: Fall, 2088 - Spring, 2012.

      Chair, ad hoc committe to examine the Faculty Experience Survey: Fall, 2010 - Spring, 2011.

      Honors Program, director and chair of Honors Program steering committee: Fall, 2006 - Spring, 2010.

      Human Behavior, Faculty Inquiry Group (FIG): Fall, 2008 - Spring, 2010.

      Dean’s List Reception, planning committee: Fall, 2007 - present.

      Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, planning committee: Fall, 2008 - present.

      Hiring committee for the director of the Aviation Institute: Fall, 2006.

      Office of Institutional Research, hiring committee (research analyst position).: August & September, 2005.

      Student Tech Fee committee: Spring 2005 – Spring, 2007.

      Faculty Advisory Committee on Information Technology: Spring 2005 – Spring, 2007.

      Learning Community instructor (Psy 102): Fall, 2004.

      Psychology discipline, accreditation self-study, Outcomes Assessment report co-author: Spring, 2004..

      Bulletin committee: Spring, 2004 – Spring, 2006.

      Auxiliary Bookstore committee.: Spring, 2004 - Spring, 2006.

      Search committee for vice-president for Institutional Advancement: May, 2004 – August, 2004.

    3. Service to the College
    4. Service to the Graduate Center

      CUNY Non-Profit Certificate Program, development committee member.: 2006.

    5. Service to the University
  13. Offices Held In Professional Societies

    Journal of the National Colligate Honors Council, review board: Spring, 2008 - present.

    Sex Roles; reviewer (referee): January, 2007.

    American Psychological Society conference; reviewer for the Social Psychological Study of Social Issues program: 2004.

  14. Other Professional Activities And Public Service

  15. Teaching Activities At This Institution

    1. Courses Taught (List)
      Psy  332  Social Psychology 
      Psy  102  Introduction to Psychology 
      Psy  300  Research Methods 
      Psy  251  Organizational Behavior 
      Psy  253  Industrial/Organizational Psychology 
      Psy  200  Non-Profit Management 
      Psy  255  Consumer Behavior 
    2. New courses/programs developed (list):

      Non-Profit Management, Psychology special topics course on the management of non-profit organizations focusing upon grant writing..

Ashton, William
 

Ashton, William
Associate Professor
Behavioral Sciences