Department of Psychology and Sociology

Faculty & Staff

Don Daughtry

Professor of Psychology, Graduate Coordinator

Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1996; APA Accredited

Before TAMUK:

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology University of Nebraska Lincon, UNL: APA Accredited
  • Assistant/Associate Professor of Psychology University of North Dakota, UND: APA Accredited
  • Dr. Daughtry has published articles in a variety of peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Counseling Psychology, Professional Psychology Research and Practice Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, and the American Psychological Association’s Psychology Teacher Network.   
  • Dr. Daughtry has contributed book chapters on diversity issues and the mentoring of individuals with disabilities.

Research Interests:

  • Spirituality
  • Religion and the Therapy Process
  • Diversity Issues in Psychology
  • Noctcaelador as an individual difference variable.   

Awards and honors received at TAMUK:

  • Spring 2011    Texas A&M University Chancellors Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • Fall 2010         Texas A&M University Chancellors Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • Fall 2009         Texas A&M University Chancellors Excellence in Teaching Award.
  • Served as member and chair American Psychological Association Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology.

Courses taught at TAMUK:

Graduate Courses:

  • Multi-Cultural Counseling
  • Practicum in Counseling
  • Life Span Development
  • Psychopathology
  • Introduction to Clinical Psychology
  • Ethics and Professional Issues
  • Positive Psychology
  • Spirituality and Mental Health. 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Personality Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Adolescence
  • Evolutionary Psychology
  • Close Relationships
  • History and Systems of Psychology
  • Survey of General Psychology
  • Introductory Psychology

Family Information:

Dr. Daughtry and his wife Dorothy have three children, five grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren. We also have three dogs named John (seeing eye dog), Bela, and Biscuit.

Contact Information

Department of Psychology & Sociology
Manning 115
MSC 177 Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Kingsville, Texas 78363-8202
voice: 361-593-4829
fax: 361-593-2707

Don Daughtry