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Faculty CV

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

Educational Background/Training

  • Fellowship The University of Houston,  Social Psychology/Behavioral Medicine in the U.S. Public Health Service,  1984 
  • License The Methodist Hospital's Institute for Preventive Medicine,  Psychology,  1984 
  • Ph.D. The University of Texas at Arlington,  Psychophysiology & Social Psychology,  1981 
  • B.A. The University of Texas at Austin,  Psychology (with honors),  1975 

Relevant Teaching Experience

  • Chair of the Division of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Houston - Victoria (2009 - Now)
  • Professor of Psychology, University of Houston - Victoria (1999 - Now)
  • Associate Professor of Psychology with Tenure, University of Houston - Victoria (1993 - 1999)
  • Coordinator of the Psychology Programs, University of Houston - Victoria (1988 - 2008)
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Houston - Victoria (1987 - 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. The Internet and Higher Education, 13, 89-95.
  • 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).
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Opt, S. K. & Harrington, R. (2008). Communicator Style and MBTI Extraversion-Introversion. Journal of Psychological Type, 68, 29-36.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. (2007). Private Self-Consciousness Factors and Psychological Well-Being. Scientific Journals International: Journal of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Mental Health, 1(1).
  • Johnson, B. , Harrington, R. & Perz, C. (2004). Validation of the Scale of Allergic Rhinitis. Psychology, Health, & Medicine, 9, 231-239.
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Harrington, R. , Munoz, M. K. & Knowles, L.  R. (2004). The Ego State Questionnaire-Revised. Transactional Analysis Journal, 34, 90-95.
  • Loffredo, D. A. , Harrington, R. & Okech, A. P. (2002). Factor Analysis of the Ego State Questionnaire. Transactional Analysis Journal, 32, 25-27.
  • Okech, A. & Harrington, R. (2002). The Relationship Between Black Consciousness, Self-Esteem, and Academic Self-Efficacy in African American Men. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 136, 214-224.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (2001). The Relationship Between Life Satisfaction, Self-Consciousness and the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI) Dimensions. Journal Of Psychology: Interdisciplinary And Applied, 135, 439-450.
  • Harrington, R. & Loffredo, D. A. (1999, Winter). LPA attitudes: Licensed psychological associates share opinions about credentials. Texas Psychologist, 31-39.

    Books

  • Harrington, R. (2012). Stress, Health, & Well-Being: Thriving in the 21st Century (pp.538). Cengage/Wadsworth.