Professor of Psychology
Black Hawk Hall 116
1501 East Orange Rd
PO Box 8015
Waterloo, IA 50704-8015
Office: Black Hawk Hall 116
Office Hours – Spring 2016
Monday - Wednesday - 12-1 Tuesday, Thursday 9:30 -10:30 Friday 10-11
Courses I Teach ( both in-person and web/online/hybrid)
Psy 111 Introduction to Psychology. – This course provides an introduction to the study of behavior with emphasis in the areas of learning, cognition, motivation, personality, behavioral disorder, therapy, and social influence. An understanding of the impact of both theoretical perspectives and experimental evidence on the formulation of the science of human behavior is also stressed. Psychological theories and principles are utilized to explain and predict behavior.
Psy 121 Developmental Psychology. This course presents a life span, developmental approach to the study of the developing person that identifies the behavioral dynamics of the physical, cognitive, social, and affective domains of development with a view to the impact of family, school, and community
Psy 241 Abnormal Psychology. This course is a survey of the major classifications of psychological disorders. Emphasis will be on theoretical perspectives, descriptions of disorders, and therapeutic approaches. Pre-requisites: PSY111 Introduction to Psychology
Psy 102 Human and Work Relations. Human relations is the study of self and social behavior. Emphasis is placed on the understanding and application of social science theories and research for the development of effective interpersonal and organizational relationships.
Teaching Spring 2016: Psy 241, Psy 121, Psy 111, Psy 102. PEC 115 In-person, online, hybrid.
I have taught at HCC since 1998. I have previously taught college at: West Virginia State, Lewis University, The Defiance College, University of Toledo (Ohio), and Iowa Wesleyan College.
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