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English Department

David Poynor

LT, United States Navy
Military Instructor

Education & Training:

  • Navy Intelligence Officer Basic Course, Navy & Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (VA).  September, 2014
  • M.A., Experimental Psychology, University of South Carolina.  December, 1999
  • M.A., English: Composition and Rhetoric, University of South Carolina.  August, 1996
  • B.A., Psychology (with English Second Teaching Field), Wheaton College (IL).  May, 1993

Other Intelligence-Related Training:

  • Certificate: Asymmetric Warfare: The Analysis of Armed Groups.  Joint Military Intelligence Training Center, DIA.  April 2014.
  • FBI Citizens Academy, Columbia, SC.  Summer 2012. 
  • Self-Directed Learning:  Military Intelligence.  Summer 2011.  

Academic Publications and Presentations:

  • Poynor, David V. & Morris, Robin K. (2003).  Inferred goals in narratives: Evidence from self-paced reading, recall, and eye movements.   Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 29, 3.
  •  Schmauder, A.R., Morris, R.K., & Poynor, D.V. (2000).  Lexical processing and text integration of function and content words: Evidence from priming and eye fixations.  Memory and Cognition 28, 1098.
  • Cutting, J. C., Bezuidenhout, A., Robinson, K., & Poynor, D. (1998).  Literal meaning and the concurrent pragmatic processing model. Paper presented at autumn meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain, University of Luton, Luton, England.


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