Basic Information

Name: Erin M. Buchanan, Ph.D.
Email: erinbuchanan at missouristate dot edu
Phone: 417-836-5592
Fax: 417-836-8330
Address: Missouri State University
Department of Psychology
901 S. National Ave
Springfield, MO 65897


  • Ph.D., Experimental Cognitive Psychology, Texas Tech University (2008)
    • Dissertation: What’s the difference: A study on semantic and associative priming and blocking
    • Advisor: Dr. William S. Maki
  • M.A., Experimental Psychology, Texas Tech University (2006)
    • Thesis: Feature binding: Not Quite so Pre-Attentive
    • Advisor: Dr. Kathryn Bleckley
  • B.S., Psychology, Texas A&M University (2004)


  • Missouri State University, Department of Psychology (Full Time)
    • Associate Professor of Psychology, Quantitative (2014-current)
    • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Quantitative (2010-2014)
  • University of Mississippi, Department of Psychology (Full Time)
    • Instructional Assistant Professor of Psychology (2008-2010)
  • Texas Tech University, Department of Psychology (Part Time)
    • Graduate Part-Time Instructor (2005-2008)
    • Graduate Teaching Assistant (2004-2005)
  • Texas A&M University, Student Learning Center (Part Time)
    • Supplemental Instruction Leader for Sociology and Psychology (2002-2004)