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Don C. Fowles
Professor


University Address

Department of Psychology
University of Iowa
11 Seashore Hall E
Iowa City, IA 52242-1407
(319) 335-2434
don-fowles@uiowa.edu

Interests

Psychophysiology
Psychopathology
Personality

Education

B.S.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Biology and Literature. 1961
M.A.
Harvard University, Department of Social Relations. 1965
Ph.D.
Harvard University, Department of Social Relations. 1967

Fellowships, Honors, and Elected Offices

2001-2004 President, Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
2000-2001 President-elect, Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
1995-2000 Treasurer, Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
1995-1997 Board of Directors, Council of University Directors of Clinical Psychology
1994-1995 Coalition Steering Committee, Academy of Psychological Clinical Science
1991 President, Society for Research in Psychopathology
1990-1994 Editorial Committee, Annual Review of Psychology
1986-1987 President, Society for Psychophysiological Research
1986-1989 Editor, Journal of Abnormal Psychology
1981-1984 Secretary-Treasurer, Society for Psychophysiological Research
1977-1980 Board of Directors, Society for Psychophysiological Research
1976-1982 Associate Editor, Psychophysiology
1971-1982 Associate Editor, Biological Psychology
1961 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship
1957-1961 National Merit Scholarship
1957 General Motors National Scholarship

Academic and Professional Experience

1970-present
Assistant Professor (1970), Associate Professor (1973), Professor (1982)
The University of Iowa, Department of Psychology
1978-1979
Research Fellow
University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry
1968-1970
Assistant Professor
University of Oklahoma, Department of Psychology
1966-1968
NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow and Honorary Research Fellow. Sponsor: Peter H. Venables.
University of London, Birkbeck College, Department of Psychology
1962-1966
Teaching Fellow and Resident Tutor, John Winthrop House.
Harvard University, Department of Social Relations
Publications, 1990-Present

 

Fowles, D. (1992). Schizophrenia: Diathesis-stress revisited. Annual Review of Psychology, 43, 303-336.

 

Ghoneim, M. M., Block, R. I., & Fowles, D. C. (1992). No evidence of classical conditioning of electrodermal responses during anesthesia. Anesthesiology, 76, 682-688.

 

Fowles, D. (1992). Motivational approach to anxiety disorders. In D. G. Forgays, T. Sosnowski, & K. Wrzesniewski (Eds.), Anxiety: Recent developments in cognitive, psychophysiological, and health research (pp. 181-192). Washington/Philadelphia/London: Hemisphere Publishing Corporation.

 

Chapman, L. J., Chapman, J. P., & Fowles, D. C. (Eds.). (1993). Models and Methods of Psychopathology. Springer Publishing Company.

 

Fowles, D. (1993). Biological variables in psychopathology: A psychobiological perspective. In P. B. Sutker & H. E. Adams (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychopathology (2nd Ed.) (pp. 5782). New York: Plenum Press.

 

Roy, J.-C., Boucsein, W., Fowles, D., & Gruzelier, J. (Eds). (1993). Progress in Electrodermal Research. London: Plenum Press.

 

Fowles, D. (1993). Electrodermal activity and antisocial behavior: Empirical findings and theoretical issues. In J.-C. Roy, W. Boucsein, D. Fowles, & J. Gruzelier (Eds), Progress in Electrodermal Research (pp. 223-237). London: Plenum Press.

 

Fowles, D., & Furuseth, A. (1994). Electrodermal hyporeactivity and antisocial behavior. In D. Routh (Ed.), Disruptive behavior disorders in childhood (pp. 181-205). New York: Plenum Publishing Co.

 

Fowles, D., Sutker, P., & Goodman, S. (Eds.) (1994). Progress in Experimental Personality and Psychopathology Research 1994: Special Focus on Psychopathy and antisocial behavior: A developmental perspective. New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Fowles, D., & Missel, K. (1994). Electrodermal hyporeactivity, motivation, and psychopathy: Theoretical issues. In D. Fowles, P. Sutker, & S. Goodman (Eds.), Progress in Experimental Personality and Psychopathology Research 1994: Special Focus on Psychopathy and antisocial behavior: A developmental perspective (pp. 263-283). New York: Springer Publishing.

 

Fowles, D. (1994). A motivational theory of psychopathology. In W. Spaulding (Ed.), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation: Integrated views of motivation and emotion (Vol. 41) (pp. 181-238). Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

 

Fowles, D. C. (1999). For distinguished contributions to psychophysiology: David Lykken (SPR Award, 1998). Psychophysiology, 36, 537-542.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2000). Biological variables in psychopathology: A psychobiological perspective. In H. E. Adams & P. B. Sutker (Eds.), Comprehensive handbook of psychopathology (3rd edition) (pp. 85-104). New York: Plenum Press.

 

Fowles, D. C., Kochanska, G., & Murray, K. (2000) Electrodermal activity and temperament in preschool children. Psychophysiology, 37, 777-787.

 

Fowles, D. C., & Kochanska, G. (2000). Temperament as a Moderator of Pathways to Conscience in Children: The Contribution of Electrodermal Activity. Psychophysiology, 37, 788-795.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2001).Electrodermal hyporeactivity and antisocial behavior: Does anxiety mediate the relationship? Journal of Affective Disorders, 61, 177-189.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2003). Electrodermal hyporeactivity in psychopathy: Does it reflect disinhibition, low anxiety, or both? In M. F. Lenzenweger & J. M. Hooley (Eds.), Principles of experimental psychopathology: Essays in honor of Brendan A. Maher (pp. 255-268). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

 

Fowles, D. C. (in press). Schizophrenia and schizophrenia-related disorders. In I. Weiner (Series Ed.) & T. A. Widiger & G. Stricker (Vol. Eds.), Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology: Vol. 8. Clinical psychology (pp. xxx-xxx). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2003). Schizophrenia spectrum disorders. In I. Weiner (Series Ed.) & T. A. Widiger & G. Stricker (Vol. Eds.), Handbook of Psychology: Vol. 8. Clinical psychology (pp. 65-92). New York: John Wiley and Sons.

 

Fowles, D. C., & Dindo, L. (2006). A dual deficit model of psychopathy. In C. J. Patrick (Ed.), Handbook of Psychopathy (pp. 14-34). New York: Guilford.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2006). Jeffrey Gray’s Contributions to Theories of Anxiety, Personality, and Psychopathology (pp. 7-34). In T. Canli (Ed.), Biological basis of personality and individual differences. New York: Guilford Press.

 

Fowles, D. C. (2007). Preface. In T. A. Treat, R. R. Bootzin, & T. B. Baker (Eds.), Psychological Clinical Science: Papers in honor of Richard McFall. Mawah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Publication date: April 2007.

 

Latzman, R. D., Knutson, J. F., & Fowles, D. C. (2007). Schedule-induced electrodermal responding in children. Psychophysiology, 43, 623-632.

 

Fowles, D. (2008) The Measurement of Electrodermal Activity in Children. In Louis A. Schmidt & Sidney J. Segalowitz, Developmental Psychophysiology: Theory, systems, and methods (pp. 286-316). New York: Cambridge University Press.

 

Fowles, D. C. (in press). Phasic arousal. In David Sander & Klaus Scherer (Eds.), Oxford companion to the affective sciences: An encyclopedic dictionary for the affective sciences. New York: Oxford University Press. [A 300 word definition of “phasic arousal.”]

 

Dindo, L., & Fowles, D. C. (2008). The Skin Conductance Orienting Response to Semantic Stimuli: Significance Can Be Independent of Arousal. Psychophysiology, 45, 111-118.