James Madison University

Robert J. Harmison, Ph.D.

Kibler Professor of Sport Psychology

PHOTO: Bob Harmison


  • Ph.D. University of North Texas
  • M.A. University of Arizona
  • B.A. University of Arizona


  • Certified Consultant Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Member U.S. Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry
  • Licensed psychologist (inactive) in Arizona

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • My research interests include: mental toughness, peak performance, performance enhancement in sport, characteristics of effective sport psychology consultants, and sport psychology consultation-seeking behavior.