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Southern Oregon University


Professor of Psychology

Phone: 541-552-6986 
Office: EP 206 


BS, 1967, Loyola University MA, 1972, PhD, 1978, University of Arkansas.

Paul Rowland, Ph.D., has taught and conducted research at several academic institutions in the U.S., Europe, and Asia. His interests include the teaching-thinking-learning processes (especially the role of critical thinking and metacognition in learning) as well as various social & perceptual phenomena (e.g., risk-taking). Dr. Rowland teaches general psychology, research methods and statistics, perception, cognition, and the undergraduate research capstone course.

His free time passions include mountain and road bicycling, backcountry/telemark skiing, mountain scrambling, and surviving the chaos of his family, 2 birds, 3 dogs, 4 cats, 4 goats, 6 horses, & 6 (or more) fish.