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Faculty CV

Name: Donald Loffredo
Position/Title: Professor
Work Address: University of Houston-Victoria
3007 North Ben Wilson
Victoria, Texas 77901
Work Telephone: 361-570-4848 Work Email: loffredod@uhv.edu

Educational Background/Training

  • Ed.D. University of Houston,  Educational Psychology (Counseling),  1983 
  • M.A. Rhode Island,  Agency Counseling,  1979 
  • B.A. University of Rhode Island,  Psychology,  1976 
  • Certified Health Service Provider in Psychology (TX State Board of Examiners of Psychologists) , 1986
  • Licensed Psychologist (TX State Board of Examiners of Psychologists) , 1983-1984

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Even Start Evaluator, Cuero Independent School District (2005 - 2007)
  • TSIG Drug Prevention Evaluator, Mid-Coast Family Services of Victoria (2003 - 2006)
  • Professor of Psychology, University of Houston at Victoria (1995 - Now)
  • Adjunct Professor, Psychology, University of Houston - Downtown (1995)
  • Adjunct Professor, Psychology, Houston Commmunity College (1993 - 1994)
  • Counseling Psychologist, Rice University Counseling Center (1992 - 1993)

Academic Scholarship/Research/Creative Endeavors

    Articles

  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (2011). Insight, rumination, and self-reflection as predictors of well-being.. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 145(1), 39-57.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (2010). MBTI personality type and other factors that relate to preference for online versus face-to-face instruction. Internet and Higher Education, 13, 89-95.
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Opt, S. K. & Harrington, R. (2008, April). Communicator style and MBTI extraversion-introversion domains. Journal of Psychological Type, 68(4), 29-36.
  • Loffredo, D. A. & Harrington, R. (2008). Ego state differences in university students by gender, race, and college major. Scientific Journals International: Journal of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Mental Health, 2(1), 1-8.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (2007). Private self-consciousness factors and psychological well-being. Scientific Journals International: Journal of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Mental Health, 1(1), 1-8.
  • Opt, S. K. , Loffredo, D. A. , Knowles, L. R. & Fletcher, C. (2007). College and HIV/AIDS: A comparison of nontraditional and traditional student perspective. Journal of American College Health, 56(2), 165-174.
  • Loffredo, D. A. & Opt, S. K. (2006). Argumentativeness and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Preferences. Journal of Psychological Type, 7, 59-68.
  • Opt, S. K. & Loffredo, D. A. (2006). Receiver apprehension and MBTI preferences. Journal of Psychological Type, 3, 15-22.
  • Loffredo, D. A. (2004). Book Review of Hysterical Men: War, Psychiatry, and the Politics of Trauma in Gemany. Symploke, 12(1-2), 307-308.
  • Opt, S. K. & Loffredo, D. A. (2004). College students and HIV/AIDS: More Insight on knowledge, testing, and sexual practices. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 138(5), 389-402.
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Harrington, R. & Munoz, M. (2004). The ego state questionnaire-revised. Transactional Analysis Journal, 34(1), 90-95.
  • Opt, S. K. & Loffredo, D. A. (2003). Communicator image and Myers-Briggs Type Indicator extraversion-introversion. Journal of Psychological Type, 137(6), 560-568.
  • Munoz, M. , Trowbridge, S. & Loffredo, D. A. (2002, July). Hispanics and Higher Education: More questions than answes. Hispanic Outlook, 23-25.
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Harrington, R. & Okech, A. P. (2002). Factor analysis of the ego state questionnaire. Transactional Analysis Journal, 32(1), 25-27.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (2001). The relationship between life satisfaction , self-consciousness, and the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory dimensions. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 135(4), 439-450.
  • Opt, S. K. & Loffredo, D. A. (2000). Rethinking communication apprehension: A Myers-Briggs perspective. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 134(5), 556-570.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (1999, Winter). LPA attitudes:Licensed psychological associates share opinions about credentials. Texas Psychologist, 36, 38-39.
  • Loffredo, D. A. (1998). The relationships among ego states, locus of control, and dogmatism. Transactional Analysis Journal, 28(2), 171-173.
  • Loffredo, D. A. & Opt, S. K. (1998). Relating the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator to communication apprehension, receiver apprehension, and argumentativeness. Journal of Psychological Type, 47, 21-27.
  • Loffredo, D. A. (1997). Differences in ego states, locus of control, and dogmatism between African-American and Anglo-American undergraduate college students. Transactional Analysis Journal, 27(3), 168-174.