Dr. WIlliam Langston


Dr. WIlliam Langston
(615) 898-5027
Room 100, Jones Hall (JH)
MTSU Box X174, Murfreesboro, TN 37132
Office Hours

Tuesdays 12p – 1p, 3 - 4

Wednesdays 3:00p – 4:00p

And By Appointment

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University Wisconsin, Madison (1994)
  • B.A., University of Houston, TX (1989)

Areas of Expertise

Psychology of belief, integration of research practices from the skepticism/pseudoscience literature with the misbelief literature

Experience with external funding agencies



  • Langston, W. (2011). Research Methods Laboratory Manual for Psychology (3rd Ed.). Pacific Grove, CA: Wadsworth.
  • Langston, W. (2002). Violating orientational metaphors slows reading. Discourse Processes, 34, 281-310.
  • Jones, A., Hubbard, T., Swindell, D., Shields, E., & Langston, W. (2011, November). Individual differences in embodiment. Poster presented at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Seattle, WA.


  • McNair program Mentor of the Year (2003)
  • MTSU Outstanding Teaching Award 2007