School of Health Sciences Physician Assistant Studies

William Schweinle

William Schweinle
Associate Professor
Physician Assistant Program, School of Health Sciences
UJA Julian Hall Julian 101C
Phone: 605-677-6792
Bio:
My program of research has focused on the psychology of men who mistreat women, including wife abusers and sexual harassers. I also serve Health Sciences and Basic Biomedicine as a Biostatistician.
Teaching Interests:
Statistics, Research Methodology
Research Interests:
Family violence, PA and medical student education
Education:
  • Post Doctoral Training, Quantitative Psychology, University of Missouri - Columbia, 2002
  • Ph D, Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at Arlington, 2002
  • MA, Psychology, University of Houston Clear Lake, 1997
  • BA, German/Psychology, University of Texas at Austin, 1987
Research:
  • A Non-Invasive and Passive Technology Intervention Assessing Sleep and Cognition in Inpatient Older Adults, WellAWARE Systems
  • Exploring optimal personality characteristics for PA, PAEA Research Institute
  • Students’ perspectives on elements of engagement for successful learning, University of South Dakota Research Catalyst Program, (2004)
  • Interval (Thurstone) Scaling of the Sexual Harassment Behavior Inventory, USM Committee on Resources and Services for Women, (2003)
  • The Role of Men's "Overattribution Bias" and Aversive Arousal in Domestic Violence, Timberlawn Psychiatric Research Foundation, (2000)
  • Passive sleep monitoring to assess sleep and cognition in older adults, WellAware Systems, Inc, (2012 - 2013)
  • When are domestically violent men more empathically accurate?, Timberlawn Psychiatric Research Foundation, (1998 - 1998)
  • Graduate programs in Human Sciences and Humanities: A follow up, University of Houston-Clear Lake, School of Human Sciences and Humanitites, (1997 - 1997)
Grants:
  • Counseling and Psychology In Education and Medicine Collaborate on Study of Historical Trauma and Neuroscience, Interdisciplinary Research Incentive Grant Program in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs
  • Cardiovascular Screening of Native American Athletes, University of South Dakota's School of Health Sciences, (2013 - 2014)
  • Community based participatory research: Assessing general well-being of American Indian Older Adults in South Dakota , University of South Dakota, (2013 - 2014)
  • Mental health literacy among rural older adults, University of South Dakota, (2012 - 2013)
  • Smart Home Technology Facilitates Telehealth & Independence, USD Governor's Technology Funds, (2012 - 2013)
Publications:
  • Schweinle, W., Comparing Resisted Hip Rotation to Pelvic Floor Muscle Training in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence, a Pilot Study, Journal of Women's Health Physical Therapy..
  • Klopper, J., Schweinle, W., Ractcliffe, K., Elhai, J., Predictors of mental healthcare use among domestic violence survivors in shelters, Pschological Services.
  • Schweinle, W., Psychological definition of love, Praeger.
  • Roseman, C., Schweinle, W., Sexual harassment training: Effective strategies, Praeger, vol. 4.
  • Bieber, G., Hulac, D., Schweinle, W., An Independent Evaluation of the Technical Features of the Basic Reading Inventory , Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.
  • Jordre, B., Schweinle, W., Beacom, K., Graphenteen, V., Ladwig, A., (2013), The five times sit to stand test in athletic older adults., Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy., vol. 36, iss. 1, pp. 47-50.
  • Jordre, B., Schweinle, W., Beacom, K., Graphenteen, V., Ladwig, A., (2013), The Five Times Sit to Stand Test in Senior Athletes, Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, vol. 36, iss. 1, pp. 47-50. (DOI: 10.1519/JPT.0b013e31826317b5.)
  • Jordre, B., Schweinle, W., (2013), Fitness Screening for Senior Games Athletes, Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Schweinle, W., (2012), A study of empathy decline in physician assistant students at completion of first didactic year, Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 23(4)., vol. 23, iss. 4.
  • Schweinle, W., Duff-McCall, K., Leadership and women.
  • Schweinle, W., Berg, P., Hulse, B., Men’s Perceptions of Women Leaders and Managers..
  • Roscheck, D., Schweinle, W., (2012), Rejection sensitivity, success-promotion, failure-prevention, and classroom participation, International Scholarly Research Network - Education.
  • Schweinle, W., (2012), Sexual harassment is not playful or seductive; it is abuse, Praeger, vol. 2.
  • Schweinle, W., (2012), Sexual harassment is not playful or seductive; it is abuse..
  • Baumgarten, K., Osborn, R., Schweinle, W., J, E., D, S., A novel technique for determining scapular substitution: A case-control and inter-rater reliability study., International Journal of Sports Physical Therapy.
  • Schweinle, W., Hsia, J., A Psychological Definition of Love, Praeger.
  • Schweinle, W., Lowe, I., Roseman, C., (2011), Educating teens to discriminate between abusive and nonabusive situations, Praeger, vol. 2.
  • Schweinle, W., Roseman, C., (2011), Training programs in sexual harassment: Considering men’s empathy and empathic accuracy, Praeger.
  • Schweinle, W., Hulse, B., (2010), How abusive husbands and sexual harassers infer women’s thoughts and feelings, Praeger, vol. 1.
  • Haddad, E., Schweinle, W., (2010), “The Feminine Political Persona: Queen Victoria, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Michelle Bachelet”, Praeger, vol. 1 (of 3), pp. 97-109.
  • Schweinle, W., Roseman, C., Men’s empathic accuracy in sexual harassment training, Praeger.
  • Schweinle, W., Flury, W., Ickes, W., (2009), Borderline symptomatology and empathic accuracy, Nova Science Publishers, pp. 127-135.
  • Honts, C. R., Schweinle, W., (2009), Information gain of psychophysiological detection of deception in forensic and screening settings, Journal of Applied Psychophysiology & Biofeedback, vol. 34, iss. 3, pp. 161-172.
  • Schweinle, W., Cofer, C., Schatz, S., (2009), Men’s sexual harassment of women and men’s biased inferences of women’s criticism and rejection, Sex Roles, vol. 60, pp. 142-150.
  • Santo, S., Engstrom, M. E., Reetz, L., Schweinle, W., Reed, K., (2009), Faculty productivity: Barriers and supports at a school of education, Innovative Higher Education , vol. 34, iss. 2, pp. 117-129.
  • Santo, S. A., Reed, K., Engstrom, M. E., Reetz, L., Schweinle, W., (2009), Faculty Productivity Barriers and Supports at a School of Education , Innovative Higher Education, vol. 34, iss. 2, pp. 117-129.
  • Duff-McCall, K., Schweinle, W., (2008), Leadership and women, Praeger, vol. 1, pp. 87-99.
  • Flurry, J. M., Ickes, W., Schweinle, W., (2008), The borderline empathy effect: Do high BPD individuals have greater empathic ability? Or are they just more difficult to “read”? , Journal of Research in Personality, vol. 42, pp. 312-332.
  • Leibiger, C., Schweinle, W., (2008), The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small and Medium-sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy of Undergraduate and Graduate Students, Bibliothek der Universität Konstanz.
  • Elhai, J. D., Schweinle, W., Anderson, S. M., (2008), Reliability and validity of the Attitudes Toward Seeking Professional Psychological Help Scale-Short Form, Psychiatry Research, vol. 159, iss. 3, pp. 320-329.
  • Schweinle, W., Ickes, W., (2007), The role of men’s critical/rejecting overattribution bias, affect and attentional disengagement in marital aggression, Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, vol. 26, iss. 2, pp. 173-198.
  • Leibiger, C. A., Schweinle, W., (2007), The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small and Medium-sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy, pp. 264-276.
  • Leibiger, C., Schweinle, W., (2007), The South Dakota Information Literacy Exam: A Tool for Small and Medium-Sized Universities to Document and Assess Information Literacy, Association of College & Research Libraries, pp. 264-76.
  • Styron, R. A., Roberson, T., Schweinle, W., Lee, D. E., (2005), I’m fighting a lion with a toothpick: The No Child Left Behind Act from the perspective of K-12 principals, The Researcher, vol. 19, pp. 6-11.
  • Damashek, A. L., Williams, N. A., Sher, K. J., Peterson, L., Lewis, T., Schweinle, W., (2005), Risk for minor childhood injury: An investigation of materal and child factors, Journal of Pediatric Psychology, vol. 30, iss. 6, pp. 469-480.
  • Schweinle, W., Roberson, T. J., M, A. B., (2005), School libraries’ impact upon student achievement and school professionals’ attitudes that influence use of library programs, Research for Educational Reform, vol. 10, iss. 1, pp. 45-52.
  • Bell, M. P., Schweinle, W., Moe, A., (2003), Partner violence and work: Not just a ‘domestic issue’, Academy of Management Proceedings 2002/EBSCO Publishing.
  • Roberson, T., Schweinle, W., Applin, M., (2003), Survey of the influence of Mississippi school library programs on academic achievement: Implications for administrator preparation programs, Haworth Press, pp. 97-114.
  • Roberson, T., Schweinle, W., Applin, M., (2003), Survey of the influence of Mississippi school library programs on academic achievement: Implications for teacher and administrator preparation programs. , Behavioral and Social Scienes Librarian, vol. 22, iss. 1, pp. 97-114.
  • Schweinle, W., Ickes, W., Bernstein, I., (2002), Empathic inaccuracy in husband to wife aggression: The Overattribution Bias, Personal Relationships, vol. 9, iss. 2, pp. 141-158.
  • Bell, M. P., Moe, A. M., Schweinle, W., (2002), Intimate partner violence and work: Not just a domestic issue.
  • Schweinle, W., Ickes, W., (2002), On empathic accuracy and husbands’ abusiveness: The “overattribution bias.”, Cambridge University Press, pp. 228-250.
  • Schweinle, W., Ickes, W., (2000), WillMind: A Microsoft Excel based system for rating and managing empathic accuracy data , Authors.
  • Malin, D. H., Lake, J. R., Upchurch, T. P., Shenoi, M., Rajan, N., Schweinle, W., (1998), Nicotine abstinence syndrome precipitated by the competitive nicotinic antagonist dihydro-ß-erythroidine, Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, vol. 60, iss. 3, pp. 609-613.
  • Malin, D. H., Lake, J. R., Shenoi, M., Upchurch, T. P., Johnson, S. C., Schweinle, W., Cadle, C. D., (1998), The nitric oxide synthesis inhibitor nitro-L-argenine (L-NNA) attenuates nicotine abstinence syndrome in the rat, Psychopharmacology, vol. 140, pp. 371-377.
Awards and Honors:
  • Outstanding Graduate Research Award, University of Texas at Arlington, Department of Psychology, 2001
  • University Scholar, University of Texas at Arlington, 2000
  • College of Science Academic Excellence Award, University of Texas at Arlington, 1999
  • College of Science Academic Excellence Award, University of Texas at Arlington, 1998