James (Jim) T. Webb, Ph.D. formerly professor and Associate Dean at the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology (SOPP) died on July 27, 2018 in Rocky Point, Mexico while on vacation with his family. He was one of the founding members of the SOPP faculty and was at SOPP between 1978 and 1995. Dr. Webb was President of the Ohio Psychological Association from 1974 to 1975 and a member of its Board of Trustees for seven years. Prior to joining SOPP, he was the Director of Psychology at Children’s Medical Center in Dayton and was Associate Clinical Professor in the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Wright State University School of Medicine. From 1970 to 1975, Dr. Webb was on the psychology graduate faculty at Ohio University.
He was the founder and Director Emeritus of Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted (SENG) and President of Great Potential Press based in Tucson, AZ.. His publications include A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children, Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses, and Searching for Meaning,
Dr. Webb was born in Memphis, Tennessee, graduated from Rhodes College and received his doctorate degree from the University of Alabama. He is survived by his wife Janet in Tucson, AZ, six daughters, and six grandchildren.