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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

Augustine Osman, Ph.D.

Professor and Associate Dean, College of Liberal and Fine Arts
Department of Psychology

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Phone: (210) 458-6854
Office: MH 04.01.52C
Office hours: W 3:00-4:00 pm or by appt

Research area: Clinical, Applied Behavior Analysis, and Behavioral Medicine

Additional Information
  • Degrees

    • M.A., Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University
    • B.A. Magna Cum Laude in Psychology & Philosophy, West Virginia University
  • Recent Courses

    • 2513 Abnormal Psychology
    • 3543 Intro to Clinical Psychology
    • 5313 Seminar in Psychopathology (MS level)
    • 6973 Sp Top: Advanced Measurement (MS level)
    • 7113 Adv Topics in Clinical Psychology (PhD level)
  • Research in Progress

    • Evidence Based Assessment
    • Psychometrics
    • Assessment of Anxiety and Mood Disorders, Suicide, Pain, and Eating Disorders
  • Recent Publications

    • Gutierrez, P. M., Freedenthal, S., Wong, J. L., Osman, A., & Norizuki, T. (in press). Validation of the Suicide Resilience Inventory-25 (SRI-25) in adolescent psychiatric inpatient samples.  Journal of Personality Assessment.
    • Malone, G. P., Pillow, D. R., & Osman, A. (2012). The General Belongingness Scale (GBS): Assessing achieved belongingness. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 311-316.
    • Freedenthal, S., Lamis, D. A., Osman, A., Kahlo, D., & Gutierrez, P. M. (2011).  Evaluation of the psychometric properties of the Interpersonal Needs Questionnaire-12 in samples of men and women.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67(6), 609-623.
    • Osman, A., Freedenthal, S., Gutierrez, P. M., Wong, J. L., Emmerich, A., & Lozano, G. (2011).  The Anxiety Depression Distress Inventory-27 (ADDI-27): A short version of the Mood and Anxiety Symptom Questionnaire-90.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67(6), 591-608.
    • Osman, A., Bagge, C. L., Freedenthal, S., Gutierrez, P. M., & Emmerich, A. (2011).  Development and evaluation of the Social Anxiety and Depression Life Interference-24 (SADLI-24) inventory.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67(1), 82-98.
    • Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Wong, J. L., Freedenthal, S., Bagge, C. L., & Smith, K. D. (2010).  Development and psychometric properties of the Suicide Anger Expression Inventor-28.  Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 32, 595-608.
    • Osman, A., Gutierrez, P. M., Smith, K., Fang, Q., Lozano, G., & Devine, A. (2010). The Anxiety Sensitivity Index—3: Analyses of dimensions, reliability estimates, and correlates in nonclinical samples. Journal of Personality Assessment, 92(1), 45-52.
    • Gutierrez, P. M., & Osman, A. (2009). Getting the best return on your screening investment: Maximizing sensitivity and specificity of the Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire and Reynolds Adolescent Depression Scale. School Psychology Review, 38(2), 200-217.
    • Osman, A., Williams, J. E., Espenschade, Gutierrez, P. M., Bailey, J. R., & Chowdhry, (2009). Further evidence of the reliability and validity of the Multidimensional Scale for Children (MASC) in psychiatric inpatient samples. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 202-214.
    • Gutierrez, P. M., & Osman, A. (2008). Adolescent Suicide: An integrated approach to the assessment of risk and protective factors. Northern Illinois University Press. DeKalb. IL.
  • Honors and Awards

    • Board of Regents Award for Faculty Excellence, 2000
    • CSBS Award for Faculty Excellence, 1999
    • University Summer Fellowship, 1995, 1999


    • Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)
    • American Psychological Association (APA; Divisions 12 and 53)
    • Association for Psychological Science (APS)
    • Fellow, American Academy of Assessment Psychology
    • Diplomate, American Board of Assessment Psychology (ABAP)

    Consulting Editor

    • Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment
    • Psychological Assessment

    Ad hoc reviewer

    • Journal of Clinical Psychology
    • Professional Psychology: Research and Practice Assessment
    • Psychological Bulletin