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Marilyn A. Pugh, Ph.D.

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Marilyn A. Pugh

Associate Professor of Psychology
Nenetta Burton Carter Building 107

Education

  • B.A., Texas Tech University, 1979
  • M.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University, 1990
  • M.S., Texas Christian University, 1992
  • Ph.D., Texas Christian University, 1994

Research Interests/Scholastic Profile

  • Attitude-Behavior Consistency
  • Human Sexual Behavior and Communication
  • Reproductive Technology and Law
  • Social Policy Attitudes

Courses Taught at Texas Wesleyan

  • PSY 1301 General Psychology          
  • PSY 3362 Learning & Conditioning
  • PSY 2328 Human Sexuality              
  • PSY 3370 Drugs, Alcohol & Behavior
  • PSY 2420 Statistics                           
  • PSY 4351 Experimental Psychology
  • PSY 3315 Social Psychology
Publications
  • Cole, S. G., Nail, P. R., & Pugh, M. A. (1995). Coalition preference as a function of expected values in a tetradic weighted majority game. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 16, 109-120.
  • Desforges, D. M., Lord, C. G., Pugh, M. A., Sia, T. L., Scarberry, N. C., & Ratcliff, C. D. (1997). Role of group representativeness in the generalization part of the contact hypothesis. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 19, 183-204.
  • Johnson, W. L., Austin, P., & Pugh, M. A. (in press). An evidence-based review examining the prolongation of a subarachnoid block with the concomitant use of intravenous dexmedetomidine. American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Journal.
  • Lord, C. G., Desforges, D. M., Fein, S., Pugh, M. A. & Lepper, M R. (1994). Typicality effects in attitudes toward social policy issues: A concept mapping approach. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 66, 658-673.
  • Lord, C. G., Scott, K. O., Pugh, M. A., & Desforges, D. M. (1997). “Leakage beliefs” and the correspondence bias. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 23, 824-836.
  • Ramsey, S. L., Lord, C. G., Wallace, D. S., & Pugh, M. A. (1994). The role of subtypes in attitudes toward superordinate social categories. British Journal of Social Psychology, 33, 387-403.
  • Pugh, M. A. (1995, November). Butterfly or moth: Lessons learned in the first year of teaching. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwest Regional Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A. (1996, November). Enhancing the scholarship of teaching by developing interdisciplinary teaching circles. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwest Regional Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A., & Garcia, J. C. (1996, April). Damned if you do: Racial attitudes and racial identity. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Houston, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A., Hall, J. P., & Odom, A. E. (1997, April). New directions in international psychology. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A., Krumm, K. J. (2012, April). Similarity to self: A third-person perspective for the Self-Monitoring Scale. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Oklahoma City, OK.
  • Pugh, M. A., Lord, C. G., & Desforges, D. A.(1994, April). “Leakage beliefs” and the correspondence bias. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Tulsa, OK.
  • Pugh, M. A., Lord, C. G., Koller, B. K., & Carter, J. R. (1993, April). Attitude concept maps predict attitude-behavior consistency on social policy issues. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Corpus Christi, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A., Schneider, L. F., & Hall, J. P. (1996, November). Using interdisciplinary course enhancements to facilitate students’ integration of the curriculum. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwest Regional Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A., Watterson, S. D., & Gutierrez, J. (2015, April). Sexuality in electronic media. Poster session accepted at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Wichita, KS.
  • Schneider, L. F., Pugh, M. A., & Hall, J. P. (1996, June). Enhancing social psychology with unusual demonstrations, content and assignments. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, San Francisco, CA.
Presentations
  • Desforges, D. M., Lord, C. G., & Pugh, M. A. (1991, June). Positive intergroup contact affects attitude toward multiple groups. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, Washington, D.C.
  • Desforges, D. M., Lord, C. G., Pugh, M. A., & Sia, T. L. (1993, June). Group representativeness affects generalization of attitude change toward multiple categories. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Society, Chicago, IL.
  • Diffily, D. & Pugh, M. A. (1998, June). Middle school students’ perceptions of the play and learning of infants and toddlers. Poster session presented at the meeting of the International Play Association/USA, Longmont, CO.
  • Glathar, J., & Pugh, M. A. (1992, February). Trial of the contact hypothesis. Paper presented at the Psi Chi Convention, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Gresky, D., Hensley, L. Kerr, M. S., & Pugh, M. (2007, March). Why freshmen are ill-prepared for college-level instruction: What Wesleyan can do. Workshop presented by the Provost’s Professional Development Forum, Texas Wesleyan University, Fort Worth, Texas.
  • Hall, J. P., & Pugh, M. A. (1995, July). Dominance and influence in European psychology. Poster session presented at the Fifth European Congress of Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Hall, J. P., & Pugh, M. A. (1997, July). Scholarly dominance and interests of European nations. Poster session presented at the Fourth European Congress of Psychology, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Hall, J. P., Pugh, M. A., & Reid, W. C. (1996, April). European psychology: Patterns and topics of dominant nations. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Houston, TX.
  • Hall, J. P., Schneider, L. F., Pugh, M. A., & Hall, K. E. (1997, April). Integrating art, music and film throughout the psychology curriculum. Workshop conducted at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Kane, T. D., Austin, P., & Pugh, M. A. (2015, August). Does cerebral oximetry prevent postoperative cognitive dysfunction? Poster session presented at the meeting of the Texas Association of Nurse Anesthetists, Dallas, TX.
  • Kerr, M. S., Gresky, D. P., Hensley, L. D., & Pugh, M. A. (2006, November). Expectations and skills: Why freshman are ill-prepared for college-level instruction. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Southwest Regional Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Clear Lake, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A. (1993, November). Attitude concept maps: Spatial and structural representations of attitutdes. Paper presented at the meeting of the Metroplex Association of Social Psychologists, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Pugh, M. A. (1995, April). Directing attitude orientation: Impact on behavioral intentions. Paper presented at the meeting of the Southwestern Psychological Association, San Antonio, TX.
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