Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Union University
Location: Macon, Georgia, United States
Bill Bouchillon, Professor Emeritus at Union University, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in psychology education.
Coming from a less than fortunate background, Dr. Bouchillon grew up knowing he had to work hard to make a better life for him and his family. Intrigued by the human mind, he settled on becoming a psychologist and educator, where he could make a difference in other’s lives. From his earliest years as a pastor in various Southern Baptist churches, to his times teaching at Southwest Baptist College, Carson Newman College and Union University, Dr. Bouchillon has consistently worked toward the betterment of others. In 1969, he joined the faculty of Union University as a professor of psychology. He remained in this position up until his retirement in 1991. That same year, he was honored as a professor emeritus of the institution. During his time there, he served as the Dean of the School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences and was the chair of the Department of Psychology.
In addition to these positions, Dr. Bouchillon was a member of the executive board of directors for the California Southern Baptist Convention from 1959 to 1961 and consulted for the Western State Hospital Adolescent Union. He has lead workshops and conference across the states of Texas, Tennessee and Mississippi. Dr. Bouchillon earned a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Samford University in 1950, and received an EdD in educational psychology and counseling from the University of Tennessee in 1970. In his career, he remained active with the American Psychological Association, the North America Society of Adlerian Psychologists, Kappa Delta Pi and Phi Delta Kappa. In his retirement, he enjoys writing, traveling in his RV with his family and speaking at local churches.
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