Scott D. Churchill

    Scott D. Churchill is Professor of Psychology at the University of Dallas, where he has previously served as Chair of Psychology and Founding Director of its Masters Programs in Psychology. A Fellow of the Dallas Institute for Humanities and Culture as well as of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Churchill is currently Editor-in-Chief of The Humanistic Psychologist (an APA Division Journal) and past President of the Society for Humanistic Psychology. He was recently re-elected to the APA Council of Representatives, and newly elected to the executive committee for APA’s Division of Quantitative and Qualitative Research, and its Division of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology. He has made numerous presentations at professional conferences both nationally and internationally, and has authored articles and book chapters in the fields of phenomenology, bonobo communication, empathy, and the alchemy of desire. He has developed and taught courses at the University of Dallas in phenomenological psychology, hermeneutics, depth psychology, projective techniques, primate studies, and the psychoanalysis of film, and was named a Minnie Stevens Piper Professor in 2014.  His interest in film brought him to the “Speaking of Movies” group at the Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture, which he has co-hosted with Dr. Larry Allums since 2008. He continues to provide movie reviews for Irving Community Television Network, where he has served as film and performing arts critic since 1984. In 2014 he was co-named with the University of Dallas Psychology Department as recipient of the APA’s Charlotte and Karl Bühler Award for Outstanding and Lasting Contributions to Humanistic Psychology.  (2013, 2016, 2017, 2018)