Richard States

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • B.A. – Gannon University, 1989
  • M.A. – Clinical Psychology, 1992, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
  • Doctoral Credits – Social Psychology, 1993-1994, Kent State University
  • Doctoral Credits – Psychology, 2001-Present, through Capella University and Northcentral University

  • Full-time behavioral-health work from 1992-2009;
  • Licensed Professional Counselor, 2003-2009;
  • Nationally Certified Psychologist
  • (NAMP) from 2003-2006

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

I teach Principles of Sociology at Venango campus, but I have also taught 26 different college/university-level courses across 200+ sections in the SOC, PSYC, HDFS, and RHS disciplines.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Health and Wellness

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

Dissertation in Process

HONORS AND AWARDS

I was nominated for the Sanner Excellence in Teaching Award through Allegany College of Maryland, 2014-2015.

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

American Psychological Association

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

I am a long-term martial arts (since 1980) and T'ai Chi practitioner/instructor (since 1986).  I am happily married, with 2 great children!

Last Updated 12/7/18