Russell Whitman

Russell Whitman

Professor Emeritus



Russell Whitman


  • Baccalaureate: Syracuse U., Syracuse, N.Y., B.S., 1968
  • Graduate: Queen's University, 1968-1970
  • Brandeis U., Waltham, Mass., Ph.D.,1973
  • Licensure: Licensed Psychologist, Michigan

Awards and grants

  • Presidential Award for Extraordinary Service to WayneStateUniversity, 2000
  • Presidential Award for Extraordinary Service to WayneStateUniversity, 1997
  • Recipient of WayneStateUniversity's "President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • National Academy of Neuropsychology, fellow

Selected publications

  • Milberg, W., Whitman, R.D. & Woodard, J. (In Press) Clinical Neuropsychology in APA Accredited Training Programs, In William Barr (Ed). History of APA Clinical Programs, APA Press
  • Whitman, Doug, Lee Wurm, Erin Holcomb, Zhenni Wang, Jo Fu Liao, Sarah A. Van Dyke (2016). Hemispheric processing of Chinese hànzì and English words: a lateralized lexical decision study, Cogent Psychology, (2016), 3: 1135862
  • Helder, Emily J., Virginia Zuverza-Chavarria, R. Douglas Whitman (2016). Executive Functioning and Lateralized Semantic Priming in Older Adults, Cogent Psychology.
  • Kristen L. Votruba, Lisa J. Rapport, R. Douglas Whitman, Alex Johnson, Scott Langenecker. (2013). Neuropsychological Functioning among Patients with Chronic Aphasia Predicts Improvement in Speech Language Therapy. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 20(5):421-431
  • Vos, L., & Whitman, D. (2014). Maintaining perceptual constancy while remaining vigilant: Left hemisphere change blindness and right hemisphere vigilance. Laterality, Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 19(2), 129-145. PMID: 23574348 
  • Whitman, R. Douglas (2011). Cognition, Wiley Publishing, New York