Linda M. Woolf, PhD

 

Linda Woolf

Professor, Applied Experimental Psychology, Peace Psychology
Webster Hall 301
314-968-7062
314-963-6094 (fax)
woolflm@webster.edu
Personal Webpage

Vita

  

Education

PhD, Saint Louis University, 1988
MS, Saint Louis University, 1986
BA, Webster University, 1979

Courses Frequently Taught

Political Psychology
History, Philosophy, and Systems
Personality Theory
Holocaust
Genocide
Peace Psychology
Introduction to Measurement and Statistics
Nazi Science
Psychology of Terrorism
Introduction to Psychology
Torture, Ethics & Professional Responsibilities (Ethics course)

Research Interests

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

Selected Presentations and Publications

Woolf, L. M. (2014). Teaching human rights: Teaching LGBTQI rights. International Psychology Bulletin,18 (2-3), 39-43. 

Woolf, L. M., & MacCartney, D. (2014). Sexual and gender minorities. In C. V. Johnson (Eds.). Praeger handbook of social justice and psychology, Vol. 1 (pp. 155-176). Westport, CT: Praeger. 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2014). Teaching the psychology of political violence: Genocide, torture, and terror. Poster Presentation. 122th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. Washington, DC. 

Woolf, L. M. (2014). Social responsibility, Social justice, and civic engagement: Classroom activities. Paper Presentation. 122th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. Washington, DC. 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R.  (2014). Political psychology: Activities for the classroom. Poster Presentation, 36th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. 

Woolf, L. M. & Dockett, K. (2013). Reconciled anti-torture policy adopted and PENS rescinded. Peace Psychology, 22(2), 7-9. 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2013). Human rights. In K. Keith (Ed.). Encyclopedia of cross-cultural psychology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2013). Research ethics: Teaching from a historical perspective. Poster Presentation. 121th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. Honolulu, HI. 

Hulsizer, M. R., & Woolf, L. M. (2013). Human rights education and psychology: An agenda for the 21st century. Paper Presentation. 121th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. Honolulu, HI. 

Woolf, L. M. (2013). Out of the closet: LGBTI issues, social justice, and psychology. Poster Presentation, 35th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology. St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. 

Woolf, L. M. (2012). Teaching psychology, human rights, and peace. Peace Psychology, 21(2), 20-22. 

Hulsizer, M. R., & Woolf, L. M. (2012). Enhancing the role of international human rights in the psychology curriculum. Psychology Learning and Teaching, 11, 382-387. 

Woolf, L. M. (2011). War is not a game: Let us teach our children well. Peace Psychology, 20(1), 12-13. 

Woolf, L. M. & Hulsizer, M. R. (2011). Peace and war. In R. L. Miller, E. Balcetis, S. R. Burns, D. B. Daniel, B. K. Saville, & W. D. Woody (Eds.), Promoting student engagement (Vol. 2, pp. 225-229). Retrieved from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site: http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/pse2011/index.php 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2011). Why diversity matters: The power of inclusion in research methods. In K. D. Keith (Ed.). Cross-cultural psychology: Contemporary themes and perspectives (pp. 56-72). Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Woolf, L. M. (2011). The psychology of hate. Keynote Address, Sex, Gender, and Human Rights: LGBT Issues from Anoka to Uganda Conference, World Without Genocide/William Mitchell School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota. 

Woolf, L. M. (2011).  Organized extremist and hate messages: The impact on campus. Invited address, Oklahoma State University Difficult Dialogue Program, Stillwater, Oklahoma. 

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2010). Social psychological approaches to peace. International encyclopedia of peace (pp. 60-64). New York, Oxford University Press. 

Woolf, L. M. (2010). Dancing with enmity: The psychology of hate groups. 2010 Oklahoma Network for the Teaching of Psychology Annual Conference. Stillwater, Oklahoma.  

Woolf, L. M., & Hulsizer, M. R. (2010). Hate on campus. 118th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. San Diego, California. 

Woolf, L. M. (2010). The role of hate groups in the spectrum of violence. National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan: Forging A Shared Agenda. Dallas, Texas. 

Woolf, L. M. (2009) Human rights and social justice: A path to internationalizing psychology. 117th Annual American Psychological Association Convention. Toronto, Canada. 

Woolf, L. M. (2009). Today we will be studying terrorism: Lessons from psychology, 16th Annual Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology, Glen Ellyn, Illinois. 

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

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