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Heather Hoffmann

Professor and Chair of Psychology

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

309-341-7267

hhoffman@​knox.edu

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Heather Hoffmann Heather Hoffmann, Chair
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., State University of New York-Binghamton, 1989
"I am interested in the origins of patterns of sexual attraction and sexual arousal, in other words what turns people on and why."

Frank McAndrew Frank T. McAndrew
Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Maine, 1981
"I study human social behavior from an evolutionary perspective, and I am especially interested in understanding the psychology of everyday life."

Tim KasserTim Kasser
Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1994
"My primary interest concerns people's values and goals, and how they relate to quality of life. prosocial behavior, and ecological sustainability."

Andrew HertelAndrew Hertel
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2009
"I study people's decisions about their physical health behaviors, with a particular focus on addictive behaviors and smoking."

Daniel PetersonDaniel Peterson
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
"I study the successes and failures of human memory."

Kelly ShawKelly Shaw
Instructor in Psychology and Gender and Women's Studies
Ph.D. candidate, Purdue University


Sara Stasik

Clinical Psychologist
"I study the assessment, classification, and comorbidity of anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and related disorders."

Cooperating faculty from other programs

Diana BeckDiana Beck
Professor of Educational Studies
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1997
"In my classrooms, I cultivate a learning environment that engages my students in vigorous inquiry, actively constructing knowledge, meanings, and understandings."

Andrew CivettiniAndrew Civettini
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2007
"I am broadly interested in the psychology of political behavior, both of the masses and elites."

Frederick Hord Frederick Hord
Professor of Africana Studies
Ph.D., Union Graduate School, 1987
"My most immediate projects are in the areas of Black Studies theory, African American literary criticism, Black psychology traditions, and the status of Blacks in Latin America."

James Mountjoy James Mountjoy
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., McGill University, 1994

Esther Penick Esther Penick
Assistant Professor of Biology
Ph.D. Wayne State University, 2000

Jennifer Templeton Jennifer Templeton
Associate Professor of Biology
Ph.D., Concordia University, 1993
"The focus of my studies is on learning, memory, and foraging behavior, and involves experimental work in the field and lab."

Judith Thorn Judith Thorn
Professor of Biology
Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1995

Emeritus Faculty
Gary R. Francois

Szold Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychology

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