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Faculty Profile

MICHAEL THOMAS ALLEN

PSYCHOLOGY
PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
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311D PEABODY HALL
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5190
Joined UM: 08/01/2002

Areas of Expertise

  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • PSYCHOLOGY, BEHAVIORAL MEDICINE
  • PSYCHOLOGY, PHYSIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • STATISTICAL ANALYSES

Brief Bio

Michael T. Allen is Professor of Psychology and is the current Chair of the Department of Psychology. Dr. Allen received his Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee-Knoxville in 1982 in Experimental Psychology. After completing postdoctoral training in psychophysiology from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of North Carolina, he took a position as Assistant Professor at the University of Southern Mississippi. He was promoted to Associate Professor there until taking a position in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. He eventually returned to the University of Southern Mississippi in 1996 and remained there until taking the position of Chair here in 2002. Dr. Allen has published numerous papers in the area of cardiovascular psychophysiology in a variety of psychological and medical journals. He has been the recipient of funding from the National Institutes of Health. He teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in statistics, physiological psychology, sensation and perception, and the history of psychology. He won an excellence in teaching award from the University of Southern Mississippi in 200

Degrees

BA
PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA (1971)
MA
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY/BOONE, NORTH CAROLINA (1974)
PHD
EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE/KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE (1982)

Committee Memberships

CLA-Health Professions Advisory
Task Force
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee