Todd Schultz, PhD

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503-352-1544
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A136

Education

1993 | PhD, Psychology (Area of Emphasis: Personality), University of California, Davis, Cali. Advisor: Dr. Alan C. Elms

1987 | MA, Psychology (Personality), University of California, Davis, Cali.

1985 | BA, Psychology, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore. Advisor: Dr. Carol Capelli

1985 | BA, Philosophy, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Ore. Advisor: Dr. Clayton Morgareidge

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Personology Society.  A small group of the nation’s leading personologists, psychobiographers, personality theorists, and narrative psychologists.

William Todd Schultz blogs for Psychology Today Magazine

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/genius-and-madness

For more information, please visit his personal webpage:

williamtoddschultz.com

Published Works

Schultz, William Todd.  Torment Saint:  The Life of Elliott Smith.  Bloomsbury, New York, NY.  Due out October 1, 2013.

Schultz, William Todd (2012).  An Emergency in Slow Motion:  The Inner Life of Diane Arbus.  Bloomsbury, New York, NY.

Schultz, William Todd (2012).  Tiny Terror:  Why Truman Capote (Almost) Wrote Answered Prayers.  Oxford, New York, NY.

Schultz, William Todd (2006; trans. Boris Gregoric).  “Razlog zbog kojega je pisao Kerouac” (“The Whole Reason Why Jack Kerouac Ever Wrote at All”).  Tema, 3(3-4), p. 50-59. 

Schultz, William Todd (2006).  Roald Dahl, 1916-1990.  Children’s Literature Review, 111, 15-24.  Reprinted from Biography:  An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 1998, 21, 467-485.

Schultz, William Todd (Ed.) (2005).  Handbook of Psychobiography.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2005).  Introducing psychobiography, 3-18.  In W.T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of Psychobiography. New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2005).  How to strike psychological paydirt in biographical data, 42-63.  In W.T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of Psychobiography. New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2005).  Diane Arbus's photographic autobiography:  Method and theory revisited, 112-134.  In W.T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of Psychobiography.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2005).  Nothing alive can be calculated:  The psychobiographical study of artists," 135-141.  In W.T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of Psychobiography.  New York:  Oxford University Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2005).  Mourning, melancholia, and Sylvia Plath, 158-174.  In W.T. Schultz (Ed.), Handbook of Psychobiography.  New York:  Oxford University Press.             

Schultz, William Todd (2002).  The prototypical scene:  A method for generating psychobiographical hypotheses.  In McAdams, Dan, R. Josselson, and A. Lieblich (Eds.), Up Close and Personal:  Teaching and Learning Narrative Research.  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychological Association Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2001).  De Profundis:  Prison as a turning point in Oscar Wilde's life story.  In McAdams, Dan, R. Josselson & A. Lieblich (Eds.), Turns in the Road:  Narrative Studies of Lives in Transition.  Washington, D.C.:  American Psychological Association Press.

Schultz, William Todd (2001).  Psychology and life-writing.  In M. Jolly (Editor), The Encyclopedia of Life-Writing.  London:  Fitzroy-Dearborn.

Schultz, William Todd (2001).  Freud.  In M. Jolly (Editor), The Encyclopedia of Life-Writing.  London:  Fitzroy-Dearborn.

Schultz, William Todd (2001).  Prototypical scenes as keys to the life story.  Clio's Psyche:  A Psychohistorical Forum, December Special Issue, 130-131.

Schultz, William Todd (2001).  Psychobiography and the study of lives:  Interview with William McKinley Runyan.  Clio's Psyche:  A Psychohistorical Forum, December Special Issue, 105-112.

Schultz, William Todd (1999).  Off-Stage voices in James Agee's Let Us Now Praise Famous Men:  Reportage as covert autobiography.  American Imago, 56, 75-104.

Schultz, William Todd (1999).  Review of A. Ludwig's How Do We Know Who We Are?  A Biography of Self (Oxford).  Biography, 22, 417-420.

Schultz, William Todd (1999-2000).  Review of M. Conway's Recovered Memory, False Memory (Oxford). Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 19, 91-95.

Schultz, William Todd (1998).  Finding fate's father:  Some life-history influences on Roald Dahl's Charlie & the Chocolate FactoryBiography:  An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 21, 467-485.

Schultz, William Todd (1998).  The riddle that doesn't exist:  Ludwig  Wittgenstein's transmogrification of death. Psychoanalytic Review, 86, p. 1-23.   

Schultz, William Todd (1997).  A psychobiographer trained among academic psychologists.  Clio's Psyche:  A Psychohistorical Forum (invited paper), 4, 60-62.

Schultz, William Todd (1996).  An 'Orpheus Complex' in two writers-of-loss.  Biography:  An Interdisciplinary Quarterly, 19, 371-393.

Presentations

Schultz, William Todd (2005, August).  From Henry Murray to the Handbook of Psychobiography.  Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Washington, D.C.

Schultz, William Todd (2005, June).  Ludwig Wittgenstein:  A psychobiography.  Paper discussant, Society for Personology Conference, Asilomar, CA.

Schultz, William Todd (2004, December).  Diane Arbus's photographic autobiography.  Paper presented at the Bay Area Psychobiography Group Meeting,  Davis, CA.

Schultz, William Todd (2004, September).  Diane Arbus's photographic autobiography. Paper presented at Faculty Forum, Pacific University.             

Schultz, William Todd (2002, June).  Writing and reading desire:  Generation and life writing by men having sex with other men.  Discussant,  Society for Personology Conference, Portland, OR.             

Schultz, William Todd (2001, June).  The prototypical scene.  Paper presented at Society for Personology Conference, Wellesley MA.

Schultz, William Todd (1999).  Oscar Wilde's prison satori.  Paper presented at Faculty Forum, Pacific University.

Schultz, William Todd (1998, August).  The psychobiography of creativity and the creativity of psychobiography.  Symposium Chair, American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco, CA.

Schultz, William Todd (1997, March).  Should we all take Prozac?  Paper presented at Pacific University

Schultz, William Todd (1996, November).  Ludwig Wittgenstein's transmogrification of death.  Paper presented at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR.

Schultz, William Todd (1993, March).  The writerly personality.  Paper presented at University of California, Davis, CA.

Schultz, William Todd (1989, April).  An Eriksonian analysis of a set of James Agee's letters.  Paper presented at University of California, Davis, CA.

Schultz, William Todd (1984, April).  Do newborn infants dream?  Paper presented at Oregon Psychological Association Spring Conference, Newport, OR.

Grants, Honors & Awards

1985: Finalist Rene Ratte Award, Lewis and Clark College

1987: Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award, UC Davis

1995: National Endowment for the Humanities, 4,000.00.  Project:  The Life-History Origins of Henry Cotton's Chronic Sepsis Theory of Insanity.  Project Advisor:  Andrew Scull, University of California, San Diego

1998: Meyer Scholar, Pacific University

Office Location: 
Carnegie Hall 315 (Forest Grove)
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