Retired Faculty
2009 - Present

Robert B. Hampson 
Dedman College  2021

Robert "Buck" Hampson, associate professor of psychology in Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences, joined the SMU faculty in 1977 after earning a Ph.D. at the University of Virginia. He served as the Department of Psychology's Director of Graduate Studies and helped establish the department's doctoral program in clinical psychology. His research focused primarily on families and family therapy. Professor Hampson has been recognized over the years for his research and teaching. He won the American Association of Marital and Family Therapy's Outstanding Research Article of the Year Award in 2000 and is a two-time winner of the SMU Honoring Our Professors' Excellence Award. Professor Hampson is also the recipient of the Dallas Psychological Association's Outstanding Psychologist of the Year Award. He retires as professor emeritus of psychology.