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College of Liberal and Fine Arts

David R. Pillow, Ph.D.

Department of Psychology

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Phone: (210) 458-5727
Office: MH 4.04.14
Office hours: T/Th 1:00-2:00 pm or by appt

Research area: Social & Clinical Psychology / Quantitative Methods

Additional Information
  • Degrees

    • Ph.D. in Social Psychology, Arizona State University (1991)
    • M.A. in Social Psychology, Arizona State University (1987)
    • B.A. in Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington (1982)
  • Recent Courses

    • 2073 Statistics for Psychology
    • 4013 Social Psychology of the Self
    • 6213 Correlation and Regression Analysis (M.S. level)
    • 7123 Adv Top: Applied Social Psych (Ph.D. level)
  • Research in Progress

    • attitudes about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • the assessment of belongingness as a moderator of stress and predictor of well-being
    • perceptions of hypocrisy in judging self and others
  • Recent Publications

    Refereed Journal Articles

    • Pillow, D. R., Bradley, L. J., Malone, G. P. (in press). Beliefs Regarding Stimulant Medication Effects Among College Students With a History of Past or Current Usage. To appear in Journal of Attention Disorders. (In Press)
    • Malone, G. P., Pillow, D. R., & Osman, A. (2012). The General Belongingness Scale (GBS): Assessing achieved belongingness. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 311-316.
    • Coyle, T. R., & Pillow, D. R. (2008). SAT and ACT predict college GPA after removing g. Intelligence, 36, 719-729.
    • Hoza, B., Johnston, C., Pillow, D.R., Ascough, J.C. (2006).  Predicting Treatment Response for Childhood Attention-Defict/Hyperactivity Disorder:  Introduction of a Heuristic Model to Guide Research.  Applied and Preventive Psychology, 11, 215-229.
    • Pillow, D.R., & McNaughton Cassill, M.E. (2001). Media Exposure, Perceived Similarity and Counterfactual Regret: Why did the Public Grieve when Princess Diana Died? Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 31 (10), 2072 2094.
    • Pillow, D. R., Barrera, M., & Chassin, L. (1998). Using cluster analysis to assess the effects of stressful life events: probing the impact of parental alcoholism on child stress and substance use.Journal of Community Psychology, 26, 361-380.
    • Pillow, D. R., Zautra, A. J., & Sandler, I. (1996). Major life events and minor stressors: Identifying mediational links in the stress process.Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 70, 381-394.
  • Honors and Awards

    • Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, Editorial Board Member
    • UTSA Faculty Research Award, Summer, 1995, 2001, 2003


    • Society for Personality and Social Psychology