Associate Professor, Psychology
6-374, City Centre Campus10700 – 104 AvenueEdmonton, AB780-497-4626
Educational Background is in experimental psychopathology and psychometrics. Teaching interests are theories of personality, advanced personality, psychometrics and abnormal psychology. Recent areas of research interest are materialism, self-conscious emotions, conversational topics and personality disorders. Two recently conducted projects are: Materialism and Temporal Orientation, Dominance and Prestige in Materialism.
Available to supervise honours or individual study students.
Personality Disorder, Stress and Coping, Procrastination, Gossip, Materialism
Teaching and Research Interests
- Psychology 233 Personality
- Psychology 333 Advanced Personality
- Psychology 431 Psychometrics
Selected Publications / Presentations / Conference Papers
- Watson, D. C. (2015). Self-Conscious Emotions and Materialism. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 35, 1-21.
- Watson, D. C. (2015). Materialism and the Five-Factor Model: A Facet-Level Analysis. Journal of North American Psychology, 17, 133-150.
- Watson, D. C. (2014). A model of the materialistic self. North American Journal of Psychology, 16,137-157.
- Watson, D. C. (2014). Materialism: Profiles of agreeableness and neuroticism. Personality and Individual Differences, 56, 197-200.
- Watson, D. C. (2012). Gender Differences in Friendship and Gossip. Sex Roles, 67, 494-502.
Professional Associations / Memberships
- American Psychological Association
- Canadian Psychological Association
- International Society for the Study of Personality Disorders