Title & Position: Assistant Professor
Email: richardburchett@uic.edu.hk
Office:
T8-401-R23

 Education & Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Ph.D.University of California, Riverside, (USA)

 Current Courses at UIC
  • Biological Psychology
  • History and Systems in Psychology
  • Human Cognitive Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Cultural Well-Being
  • The Science of Well-Being
 Research Interests
  • Ecological memory
  • Bilingual knowledge representation
  • Mortality salience
  • Recognition and recall memory
  • Economic psychology

Dr. Burchett's professional career has been that of an international scholar, serving with various schools located in a variety of countries. From 1995-1997, he served as an Assistant Professor of Psychology with The American University in Cairo, (Egypt). From 1997-2000, he served as an Assistant Professor of Psychology with the American University of Sharjah (UAE). From 2000-2003, he served as a Research Associate with the Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology, in addition to service as a psychology lecturer with the University of Oregon and Oregon State University (USA). In 2003, he relocated to Japan, and served as an Associate Professor of Psychology with the University of Maryland, University College (UMUC). In 2005, he transferred to the Europe division of UMUC, where he taught in such places as the UK, Germany, Italy, and Kuwait. From 2007-2008, he served as a Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology with the Northern Cyprus Campus of Middle East Technical University (TRNC). In 2008-09, he served as a psychology lecturer with Walden University (online), and the University of Arkansas, Fort Smith (USA). In 2009, he relocated to Washington (USA), where he served as a psychology lecturer with Western Washington University. In 2013, he assumed his present position as an Assistant Professor of Psychology with United International College (PRC).