Psychology

 

Dr. Nancy McCarley


Assistant Professor
SC 223
912.344.3033
Nancy.McCarley@armstrong.edu




Academic Vita

  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Mississippi State University
  • M.S. in Psychology, Mississippi State University
  • B.A. in Psychology, Mississippi State University

Research Areas

  • Normal and Abnormal Personality Variations
  • Teaching of Psychology
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • First Year Experience and Retention

Presentations:
Andrews, L., Arcus, D., McCarley, N.,& Slavin, C. (2009, October). Fundraising for honors:  A way to ease budgetary pain?.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Washington, DC.
 
Harris, A. B. , & McCarley, N. G., (2008, May), Enrollment management and recruiting at U.S. land-grant institutions:  Leading with honors.  Invited paper presented at the University of Catania, Catania, Sicily.
 
Lyon, K., McCarley, N., & Mentzer, B.  (2007, October). Developing in honors:  Honors housing.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Collegiate Honors Council, Denver, CO.
 
Lifton, D., Seay, S.,  McCarley, N., Olive-Taylor, R., Seeger, R., & Bigbee, D.  (2005, February). Correlating first-year student 'hardiness' with persistence to graduation within four years:  Results from a five campus longitudinal study.  Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Business and Behavioral Sciences, Las Vegas, NV.
 
Bradshaw, G. L., Thorne, B. M., & McCarley, N. G (2004, April). EPsych: Teaching about psychology using multimedia. Invention and Impact: Building Excellence in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. Washington, D.C.
  
Spirrison, C. L., McCarley, N. G., & Ceminsky, J. L. (2002, June). Hair pulling behavior and trichotillomania reported by African American and non?African American college students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychological Society, New Orleans, LA..


Publications:
Lifton, D., Seay, S., McCarley. N., Olive-Taylor, R., Seeger, R., & Bigbee, D. (2006).  Correlating hardiness with graduation persistence.  Academic Exchange Quarterly, 10(3).
 
McCarley, N. G., & Foster, N. R. (2004) Sexual Development.  In T. S. Watson and C. H. Skinner (Eds.), Encyclopedia of school psychology.  New York, NY:  Kluwer Publishing Co.
 
McCarley, N. G. & Escoto, C. A.  (2003).  Celebrity worship and psychological type.  North American Journal of Psychology, 5(1), 117-120.
 
McCarley, N. G., Spirrison, C. L., & Ceminsky, J. L. (2002). Hair pulling behavior reported by African American and non?African American college students. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 24(3), 139-144.
 
Bradshaw, G. L., Steinman, B., & McCarley, N. G. (2002).  ePsych: Interactive demonstrations and experiments in psychology. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 34(2), 231-233.