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Christopher Ward

Christopher P. Ward, Ph.D.

Department Chair of Psychology and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities

Contact number: 281-283-3303
Office: SSCB 2109.05


Chris Ward, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology and neuroscience and is the chair of the Department of Psychology. He earned his doctorate in experimental psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi and was a post-doctoral fellow in neuroscience at Harvard Medical School.

Previously, Dr. Ward has held faculty appointments at Stonehill College, Harvard Medical School, University of Florida, and Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Ward’s main research interest is sleep and sleep disorders. Specifically, he studies the effects of sleepiness on learning and memory and stress response. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, foundations, and private corporations.

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