Dr. David Carlston, Professor
of Psychology, was named Hardin Professor for 2018 during the Midwestern State
University commencement ceremony May 12. Hardin Professor is the highest honor
bestowed upon a faculty member at the university each year.
Carlston came to MSU Texas in
2004 as Assistant Professor and is currently Interim Chair of the Department of
Psychology. He received his bachelorís degree in psychology from Brigham Young
University and his masterís and doctorate degrees from Ohio University.
He has published research in more
than 10 peer-reviewed journals and has presented at more than 60 meetings or
Carlston serves as chair of the
Faculty Senate, on the financial aid and admission task force, as an academic
adviser, and as a reviewer for Early
Childhood Research Quarterly and Scientific Journals International. He also
chairs the Graduate Medical Education Committee for the Wichita Falls Family
Medicine Residency and is a member of the Wichita Falls Board of Health.
The Hardin Foundation for
Wichita County established the annual award in 1962 for a member of the MSU
faculty whose teaching and research of the preceding 12 months has brought
distinction to the faculty member and the institution. The award carries with
it a stipend of $4,000. Carlston is the 58th professor to receive the honor.