John Buri portrait

John Buri

Professor
Degree
Ph.D. Loyola University (Chicago), 1976
Office
JRC LL57
Phone
(651) 962-5032
Fax
651-962-5051
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Academic History
B.A. Loras College, 1972
Ph.D. Loyola University (Chicago), 1976


Dr. Buri joined the UST faculty in the fall of 1976.  Since that time, he has taught a variety of courses in both the undergraduate and the graduate psychology programs at the University.  He now regularly teaches the following courses:  The Psychology of Marriage and Family, Learning and Memory,
General Psychology and Research Methods.

Dr. Buri's area of specialization centers on marrige and family life, with an emphasis on how to make these vital areas of life and culture more healthy and life-giving.  He recently published a marriage book for men (How To Love Your Wife), and the scale he developed to measure parental authority prototypes
(Parental Authority Questionnaire) has been translated into more than 3 dozen languages. 

Summer 2014 Courses

Summer 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 212 - 01 Research Meth in Psych M - W - - 1300 - 1700 JRC LL45
CRN: 30045 4 Credit Hours Research designs and problems, with emphasis on operationalization of concepts, development of hypotheses, specific research designs, sources of error, literature reviews, data collection, data analysis and use of APA format. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and STAT 220 (QMCS 220 or IDTH 220) View Online Printable Schedule
PSYC 288 - 01 Psy of Marriage & Family M - W - - 0800 - 1200 JRC LL01
CRN: 30018 4 Credit Hours An examination of the psychological concepts, issues, challenges and changes relevant to marriage and family today. Topics include intimacy, liking and loving, power and control, gender, marriage and family therapy, and the psychological effects of marriage vs. non-marriage, divorce, and various parenting styles. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and junior standing or permission of the instructor
PSYC 323 - 01 Learning and Memory - T - R - 0800 - 1200 JRC LL62
CRN: 30019 4 Credit Hours The basic concepts involved in simple associative learning are presented, along with theoretical and applied concerns. The analysis and modification of animal and human behavior by means of classical and instrumental conditioning are discussed. The course also will trace the history of the study of learning from its roots in philosophy to the current cognitive approach. Prerequisite: PSYC 212

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 111 - 01 General Psychology M - W - F 0935 - 1040 JRC LL01
CRN: 40313 4 Credit Hours An introduction to the research questions, concepts, theories, methods, and findings of psychological science. Although the selection varies with instructor, topics include brain function, psychological testing, sensation and perception, cognition (learning, memory, language), states of consciousness, motivation, human development, personality, origins and treatment of disorders, social behavior, stress and health, and applied psychology (workplace, community, environment). This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
PSYC 111 - 02 General Psychology M - W - F 1215 - 1320 JRC LL01
CRN: 40314 4 Credit Hours An introduction to the research questions, concepts, theories, methods, and findings of psychological science. Although the selection varies with instructor, topics include brain function, psychological testing, sensation and perception, cognition (learning, memory, language), states of consciousness, motivation, human development, personality, origins and treatment of disorders, social behavior, stress and health, and applied psychology (workplace, community, environment). This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.
PSYC 288 - 01 Psych of Marriage & Family M - W - - 1525 - 1700 JRC LL01
CRN: 40325 4 Credit Hours An examination of the psychological concepts, issues, challenges and changes relevant to marriage and family today. Topics include intimacy, liking and loving, power and control, gender, marriage and family therapy, and the psychological effects of marriage vs. non-marriage, divorce, and various parenting styles. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and junior standing or permission of the instructor

J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 288 - 01 Psy of Marriage & Family - T W R F 1300 - 1600 JRC LL62
CRN: 10012 4 Credit Hours An examination of the psychological concepts, issues, challenges and changes relevant to marriage and family today. Topics include intimacy, liking and loving, power and control, gender, marriage and family therapy, and the psychological effects of marriage vs. non-marriage, divorce, and various parenting styles. Prerequisites: PSYC 111 and junior standing or permission of the instructor