Associate Professor
Degrees: B.A., The American University in Cairo; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University
Expertise: Experimental Analysis of Behavior

Spring 2014 Courses

PS 101-55  INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY  MW  3:30-4:45pm
PS 301-51  EXPER DESIGN & ANALYSIS  MF 10:00-11:15am
PS 301L-51  EXPER DESIGN & ANALYS LAB  W  10:00-11:50am
PS 332-51  LEARNING & BEHAVIOR  WF  1:00-1:50pm
PS 332L-51  LEARNING & BEHAVIOR LAB  M  1:00-2:50pm

Spring 2014 Office Hours
MF 11:00am-1:00pm
W 12:00-1:00pm
Other times by appointment

Recent publications:

Imam, A. A., & Blanche, J. V.  (2013). Effects of a CARO on stimulus equivalence: A systematic replication.  Psychological Record, 61,141-156.

Imam, A. A. (2009).  The shaping of a saint-president: Latent clues from Nelson Mandela’s autobiography.  Behavior and Social Issues, 18, 1-37.

Imam, A. A. (2006).  Experimental control of nodality via equal presentations of conditional discriminations in different equivalence protocols under speed and no-speed conditions.  Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 85, 107-124.

Imam, A. A. (2003).Assessing transfer of response speed and nodality via conditional discriminations. Experimental Analysis of Human Behavior Bulletin, 21, 1-7.

Imam, A. A. (2001). Speed contingencies, number of stimulus presentations, and the nodality effect in equivalence class formation.Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 76, 265-288.

Widholm, J. J., Silberberg, A., Hursh, S. R., Imam, A. A., & Warren-Boulton, F. R. (2001).Stock optimizing in choice when a token deposit is the operant.Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 76, 245-263.

Background Information:

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Behavioral Pharmacology) Rutgers University, Brunswick, NJ, 1990
  • Postdoctoral National Research Council Associate (Behavioral Economics) Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC, 1990-1993
  • Lecturer, University of Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria, 1996
  • Assistant Professor, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 1996-2000

Professional Organizations:

  • American Psychological Association (member, 2004)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 25 (affiliate, 1988-1990; member, 2003)
  • American Psychological Association, Division 2 (member, 2004)
  • American Psychological Society (charter member)
  • Association for Behavior Analysis (member)