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Daniel Lord , Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology 
Arts and Sciences - Social Sciences / Psychology /




A.B. (Psychology), University of California at Santa Cruz
A.M., M.S. (Clinical), Ph.D. (Educational), M.P.H., University of Michigan

His publications and research areas are in psychology and law (or legal psychology), and more
recently the psychology of religion.  He is also interested in metacognition and online learning, as
he teaches almost exclusively Web-based classes.



  • Articles in Individual Psychology: Journal of Adlerian Theory, Research & Practice; Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education; Iowa Law Review
  • Periodic contributor to professional trade journal, Alaska Bar Rag

Courses Taught:

University of Alaska Southeast:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • College Success Skills and Personal Adjustment  
  • Child Development
  • Lifespan Development 
  • Social Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Counseling Theories
  • Domestic Violence
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Psychology and Law
  • Clinical and Counseling Psychology
  • Learning and Cognition


Daniel B. Lord came to UAS with a practitioner and program management background.  He worked for many years as a clinical and counseling psychologist in the Northern Mariana Islands, and a clinical (child) psychologist, child development services administrator, family support officer and substance abuse program manager with the U.S. Army in Korea.  He also worked as a mental health and substance abuse program manager with Medicaid in Alaska.  He previously was a term Assistant Professor of Psychology and a term Assistant Professor of Counseling at University of Alaska Anchorage.  He maintains licensure as a clinical psychologist on Guam, and he is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, Society for the Teaching of Psychology.


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