Position: Associate Professor of Psychology, Department Chair
Location: HHH 116
Phone: (540) 535-3441
Employed Since: 2010
B.A., Psychology and German, Beloit College; M.A., Applied Social Psychology, Loyola University Chicago; Ph.D., Social Psychology, Loyola University Chicago.
Fields of Expertise:
Ageism: what it is, how it’s measured, and how we can reduce it.
Social media: how it affects behavior, personality, relationships, teaching, and vice versa for all the above.
Trying new things in the classroom, although usually not expertly.
Global Citizenship Project participant to Serbia (’12) and leader to Fiji (’15)
Associate Managing Editor of Seniors Housing & Care Journal
Partnering with the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging
“Biggest Faculty Athletic Supporter” 2014-15.
“Could I have been anyone other than me?” – Dave Matthews Band
Raising a family in Winchester with wife Cortney, daughter Colette, and son Sam. Enjoy playing soccer & poker; working out; listening to podcasts, Dave Matthews Band, and 90s hip-hop; cheering for the Indianapolis Colts and Indiana Pacers.