Associate Professor

Degrees: B.A., The American University in Cairo; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University

Expertise: Experimental Analysis of Behavior

Fall 2017 Courses

PS 101.51  INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY  M W F 10:00 – 10:50 am
PS 101.52  INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY  M W F 11:00 – 11:50 am
PS 332.51 M W 1:00 – 1:50 pm
PS 332L51  F 1:00 – 2:50 pm

Fall 2017 Office Hours

Monday Wednesday Friday 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Wednesday Friday 2:00 – 3:30 pm
and 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:

  • Grauel Faculty Fellowship Recipient (2015-2016)
  • 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)