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December 6, 2013 at 3:02 pm

Psychology Alum Named Chair at Texas A&M

Dr. Douglas Woods ’93, who graduated with his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences, has been appointed Head of the Department of Psychology at Texas A&M University.

Dr. Douglas Woods

Dr. Douglas Woods

Woods’ research interests are in understanding, developing treatments for, and disseminating behavioral interventions for children and adults with Tourette Syndrome, Trichotillomania and other OCD-spectrum disorders, according to his webpage. Major ongoing lab projects include testing an acceptance and commitment (ACT)-based treatment for trichotillomania and testing a computerized self-help intervention for children with Tourette Syndrome.  Dr. Woods is primarily interested in training students who desire a career in research.

Woods came to Texas A&M from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. He joined UWM in 1999 and also served as chair and Associate Dean for the Social Sciences, Education and Business at the UWM Graduate School.

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