George Howard

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Contact Information

George Howard

Professor, Department of Psychology

219 Haggar Hall

University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN 46556
574-631-5423

ghoward@nd.edu

Degrees

B.A., psychology, Marist College
M.A.,  learning psychology, Southern Illinois University
Ph.D., counseling psychology, Southern Illinois University

Honors/awards

Winner of the 1988 Biggs-Pine ARVIC Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Counseling and Values.
Faculty Fellow, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, & Values, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Mendelson Center for Sport, Character & Culture, University of Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame, 1998 Faculty Award Winner for distinguished contributions in the academic arenas of scholarship and teaching.

Educational research interests

Prof. Howard’s research centers around improving research methodology in several applied areas of psychology. His research with assertion training, communication skills, interviewing skills, teaching improvement, and social skills training suggests that several traditional research practices are inadequate to many of the tasks to which they are put. These inadequacies often result in misleading or incorrect conclusions. More appropriate alternative research procedures are then developed, and the adequacy of these innovations documented. By thus expanding and updating our research methodologies, social scientists are better able to conduct more sensitive and accurate evaluation efforts.

Select publications

Howard, G. S. (2006). Stanford Ovshinsky and the hydrogen economy: Creating a better world. Notre Dame, IN: Academic Publications.

Howard, G. S., & Delgado-Romero, E. A., (Eds.) (2004). When things begin to go bad. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America

Howard, G. S., (Ed.) (2004). For the love of teaching. Notre Dame, IN: Academic Publications.

Contact Information

howard George Howard
Professor
219 Haggar Hall
574.631.5423
ghoward@nd.edu

Department/affiliation

Psychology

Degrees

Ph.D. Southern Illinois University (Counseling Psychology) 
M.A. Southern Illinois University (Learning Psychology) 
B.A. Marist College (Psychology)

Research interests

Dr. Howard’s research centers around improving research methodology in several applied areas of psychology. His research with assertion training, communication skills, interviewing skills, teaching improvement, and social skills training suggests that several traditional research practices are inadequate to many of the tasks to which they are put. These inadequacies often result in misleading or incorrect conclusions. More appropriate alternative research procedures are then developed, and the adequacy of these innovations documented. By thus expanding and updating our research methodologies, social scientists are better able to conduct more sensitive and accurate evaluation efforts.

Honors/awards

Winner of the 1988 Biggs-Pine ARVIC Award for Outstanding Scholarly Contribution to Counseling and Values.
Faculty Fellow, Reilly Center for Science, Technology, & Values, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Erasmus Institute, University of Notre Dame.
Faculty Fellow, Mendelson Center for Sport, Character & Culture, University of Notre Dame.
University of Notre Dame, 1998 Faculty Award Winner for distinguished contributions in the
academic arenas of scholarship and teaching.

Select publications

 

Howard, G. S. (2006). Stanford Ovshinsky and the hydrogen economy: Creating a better world. Notre Dame, IN: Academic Publications.

Howard, G. S., & Delgado-Romero, E. A., (Eds.) (2004). When things begin to go bad. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America

Howard, G. S., (Ed.) (2004). For the love of teaching. Notre Dame, IN: Academic Publications.