Valerie Bussell, PhD

Valerie Bussell


Office Address: HINTN 322
Phone: (281) 649-3051
Associate Professor of Psychology


  • PhD, Social Psychology, University of Houston
  • MA, Social Psychology, University of Houston
  • BS, Art Education, University of Houston

Courses Taught

  • General Psychology
  • Health Psychology
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Graduate Research Seminar
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Theories of Personality
  • Graduate Seminar on Addictions and Compulsive Behaviors
  • Social Psychology

Teaching Focus

Psychological Research, Personality, and Social Psychology would be my expertise.

Awards and Honors

  • University Piper Professor Nominee (2009-2010)
  • Opal Goolsby Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence (May, 2008)
  • Previous nominations for Opal Goolsby and Advisor of the year
  • Research and Development Committee, Chair (2008)

Additional Information

Dr. Bussell previously served on several University committees to include Research & Development Committee which she chaired in 2008. She has also served several years as officer and representative to the University Faculty Assembly for the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Bussell is also a certified Stephen Minister.