Linda M. Woolf, Ph.D.

Professor
Applied Experimental Psychology
Peace Psychology

Linda Woolf

Office: 301 Webster Hall
Phone: 314-968-7062
Fax: 314-963-6094

Email: woolflm@webster.edu
Personal Webpage
Vita



Education

Ph.D. Saint Louis University, 1988
M.S. Saint Louis University, 1986
B.A. Webster University, 1979

Courses Frequently Taught

Introduction to Psychology
Terrorism
Nazi Science
Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
Peace Psychology
Genocide
Holocaust
Personality Theory
History, Philosophy, and Systems
Political Psychology
Senior Seminar: Utopias
Senior Seminar: Women's Intellectual Contributions to the Study of Mind and Society
Torture, Ethics & Professional Responsibilities (Ethics course)

Research Interests

Peace Psychology
Psychosocial Models of Genocide
Holocaust Studies
Ethnopolitical Conflict
Terrorism
Torture
Hate Groups

Selected Presentations and Publications

Woolf, L. M. (2008). Psychologists and torture. California Psychological Association, Briefings.

Hulsizer, M. R., & Woolf, L. M. (2008). Teaching statistics: Innovations and best practices. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

Woolf, L. M. (2008). Teaching the psychology of terrorism. 30th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology: St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

Woolf, L. M. (2007, Sept. 1). A sad day from psychologists: A sadder day for human rights. OpEdNews.com/CounterPunch.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Human rights, ethics, and professional responsibility: The challenge for psychology. Invited Address, Rights and Responsibilities: Scientific Associations and International Human Rights Norms, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Washington, D.C.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Torture: Crossing the line in sanctioned violence. Paper Presentation, 115th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. San Francisco, California.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Analysis of the 2006 APA Resolution Against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman, or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Symposium Presentation, 115th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. San Francisco, California.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Psychosocial roots of genocide: Darfur. Panel Presentation, 115th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. San Francisco, California.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Symposium Chair: Ethics and interrogations--Confronting the challenge: What are the effects of psychological torture and abuse? 115th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. San Francisco, California.

Woolf, L. M. (2007). Multiple paths from global conflict to peace [Review of the books, The Psychology of Resolving Global Conflicts: From War to Peace, Volumes. 1-3]. PsychCRITIQUES, 52(21), Article 5.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2007). Understanding the mosaic of humanity through research methodology: Infusing diversity into research methods courses. In D. S. Dunn, R. A. Smith, & B. Beins (Eds.), Best practices for teaching statistics and research methods in the behavioral sciences (pp. 237-256). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2006). Understanding the psychology of hate groups can help society stop their growth. In P. Connors (Ed.), Hate crimes (pp. 192-204). Detroit, MI: Greenhaven.

Woolf, L. M. (2006). Human rights and psychology: An agenda for the 21st century. Presidential Address, 114th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. New Orleans, Louisiana.

Woolf, L. M. (2006). Realizing "Never Again": The challenge and possibility of genocide prevention. Paper Presentation, International Peace Research Association, Biennial Conference. Calgary, Canada.

Woolf, L. M. (2005). Women and Global Human Rights. In J. Apsel (Ed.), Teaching about human rights (pp. 125-135). Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2005). Psychosocial roots of genocide: Risk, prevention, and intervention, Journal of Genocide Research, 7, 101-128.

Woolf, L. M. (2005). Political profiling: Challenges, benefits, and risks [Review of the book, Leaders and their followers in a dangerous world: The psychology of political behavior]. PsychCRITIQUES, 50(1), Article 4.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2005). Torture? But this is different! Peace Psychology, 14(2), 3-4.

Woolf, L. M. (2005). Psychologists, coercive interrogations, and torture. Peace Psychology, 14(2), 1, 28-29.

Woolf, L. M. (2005). Landmines to lynchings: The political psychology of mass violence. Paper Presentation, 113th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

Woolf, L. M. (2005). Putting the positive in pedagogy. Invited Plenary Address, 113th Annual American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2004). Hate groups for dummies: How to build a successful hate group. Humanity and Society, 28, 40-62.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2004). Psychology of peace and mass violence: War, ethnopolitical conflict, terrorism, and peace: Informational resources; Genocide, torture, and human rights: Informational resources; & Instructional resources. Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology – Online, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, APA Division 2.

Woolf, L. M. (2003). An interactive contextual psychosocial model of genocide. International Association of Genocide Scholars Conference, Galway, Ireland.

Woolf, L. M. (2003). Integration of genocide education across the undergraduate and psychology curricula. International Association of Genocide Scholars Conference, Galway, Ireland.

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2002/2003). Intra- and inter- religious hate and violence: A psychosocial model. Journal of Hate Studies, 2, 5-26.

Woolf, L. M. (2002). Genocide: A psychosocial perspective. In J. Apsel & H. Fein (Eds.), Teaching about genocide: An interdisciplinary guidebook with syllabi for college and university teachers. (2nd ed.) (pp. 150-154). Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association.

Woolf, L. M. (2002). Genocide: A psychosocial perspective: Annotated bibliography of primary resource material. In J. Apsel & H. Fein (Eds.), Teaching about genocide: An interdisciplinary guidebook with syllabi for college and university teachers (2nd ed.) (pp. 155-171). Washington, D.C.: American Sociological Association.

Woolf, L. M. (2002). Gay and lesbian aging, Siecus Report: Sexuality and Aging Revisited, 30 (2), 16-21.

Woolf, L.M., Hulsizer, M. R., & McCarthy, T. (2002). International psychology: A compendium of textbooks for selected courses evaluated for international content; & Annotated bibliography, relevant organizations, and course suggestions. Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology – Online, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, APA Division 2.

Woolf, L. M. (1999). Women in an age of genocide: Therapeutic considerations. Center for Trauma Recovery Colloquium Series, University of Missouri, St. Louis, Missouri.

Woolf, L. M. (1999). Survival and resistance: The Netherlands under Nazi occupation. Invited Presentation, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum: Washington, D.C.

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