Christopher P. Ward, Ph.D.
Department Chair of Psychology and Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience,
College of Human Sciences and Humanities
Chris Ward is a professor of psychology and neuroscience. 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.
Prior to joining the faculty at UHCL, Dr. Ward held faculty appointments at Stonehill College, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Florida. He is an adjunct faculty member at 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.