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Tim Kasser

Professor of Psychology

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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A Knox psychology education opens the door to a wide array of futures for our graduates.

Some are researchers...

  • Mike Hoane '90, Director, Restorative Neuroscience Laboratory and Associate Professor of Psychology, Southern Illinois University
  • Christina Warner '12, Clinical Research Coordinator, Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, Northwestern University. 
  • Stacie Miller '03,Sensory Scientist, Ocean Spray, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Brooke Wells '00, Project Director, Center for HIV Educational Studies & Training, New York City, New York

Some are therapists...

  • Rebecca Mowers '04, Mental Health Therapist & Owner, Crossroads: Counseling & Life Coaching, Galesburg, Illinois.
  • Sarah Brookings '06, Individual Therapist, GROW Counseling, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Colleen Harden '10, Licensed Professional Counselor, Champaign, Illinois
  • Jamie Galante '13, Behavioral Health Specialist, Timberline Knolls Residential Treatment Center, Berkeley, Illinois

Some go to grad school...

  • Tracy Herring '10, Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri.
  • Jackie Stillmaker '11, Graduate Student in Occupational Therapy, St. Louis Univeristy.
  • Katy Renfro '11, Ph.D. Student, Neuroscience and Animal Behavior, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • Amelia Goranson '14, Ph.D. student in social psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Some work in higher education...

  • Dorthy Kozlowski '90, Chairman, Department of Health Sciences, DePaul Univeristy.
  • Noah Sandstron '94, Associate Professor of Psychology, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts.
  • Yuna Engle Ferguson '04, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Truman State University, Kirkville, Missouri.
  • Zach Rothschild '05, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine.

Others have succeeded in fields outside of psychology...

  • Vince Singleton '03, Film Maker and Executive, Film Collective Productions, Chicago.
  • Elyse Callahan '10, Graduate Student, Master's of Public Health, Columbia University (formerly a Peace Corps Volunteer, Mali), New York City.
  • Ellen Ramsey '12, Manager of Eligibility Services, National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Kansas City, Missouri.
  • Esther Farler-Westphal '14, Management Training Program, Fifth Third Bank, Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Printed on Monday, October 15, 2018