In the past three years, my research focus has shifted to evaluating the traits that make for successful transition to college.
- Editorial Board, Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis
- Editorial Board, School Psychology Review
- UTK Arts and Sciences Student Advising Award (1999)
Lounsbury, J.W., Richardson, J.D., Saudargas, R.A., & Levy, J.J. (2008). An investigation of extracurricular activities in relation to sense of identity of college freshmen. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 15, 47-55.
Lounsbury, J. W., Gibson, L. W., & Saudargas, R. W. (2006). Scale development. In F. T. L. Leong & J. T. Austin (Eds). Psychology Research Handbook: A Guide for Graduate Students and Research Assistants (Second Edition) (pp. 125-146). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Lounsbury, J.W., Levy, J.J., Saudargas, R.A., & Gibson, L.W. (2006). Big five personality traits and outcomes for first-year college students. Journal of College Orientation and Transition, 14, 62-68.
Lounsbury J. W., Saudargas, R. A., Gibson, L. W., & Leong, F. T. (2005). An investigation of broad and narrow personality traits in relation to general and domain-specific life satisfaction of college students. Research in Higher Education, 46, 707-729.
Lounsbury, J. W., Saudargas, R. A., & Gibson, L. W. (2004). An investigation of personality traits in relation to intention to withdraw from college. Journal of College Student Development, 45, 517-534.
Corts, D., Lounsbury, J., Saudargas, R., and Tatum, H. (2000). Assessing undergraduate satisfaction with an academic department: A method and case study. College Student Journal, 34, 399-408.
Saudargas, R.A., Drummer, L. (1996). Single subject (small N) research designs and zoo research. Zoo Biology 15: 173-181.
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D., Florida State University (1972)
Phone: (865) 974-3423
Key words: Applied behavior analysis; animal and human ethology.