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Bill Altermatt

Bill Altermatt

  • Associate Director, Institutional Research and Assessment, Institutional Research and Assessment

Education & Professional History

At Carleton since 2018.

Associate Dean and Professor of Psychology, Hanover College, Hanover, IN (2003-2018)

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan-Flint (2001-2003)

Visiting Assistant Professor, St. Olaf College (2000-2001)

Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (2001)

B.A., Psychology, Millersville University (summa cum laude), Millersville, PA (1995)

Highlights & Selected Accomplishments

Publications (* indicates undergraduate co-authors)

DeWall, C. N., Altermatt, T. W., & Thompson, H.* (2005). Understanding the structure of stereotypes of women: Virtue and agency as dimensions distinguishing female subgroups. Psychology of Women Quarterly, 29, 396-405. 

Kruger, J., Van Boven, L., Wirtz, D., & Altermatt, T. W. (2004). The effort heuristic. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 40, 91-98. 

Altermatt, T. W., DeWall, N.*, & Leskinen, E.* (2003). Agency and virtue: Dimensions underlying subgroups of women. Sex Roles, 49, 631-641. 

McGrath, J. E., & Altermatt, T. W. (2001). Observation and analysis of group interaction over time: Some methodological and strategic choices. In M. Hogg & S. Tindale (Eds.), Blackwell Handbook in Social Psychology, Vol. 3. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell. 

Laughlin, P. R., Bonner, B. L., & Altermatt, T. W. (1999). Effectiveness of positive hypothesis testing in inductive and deductive rule learning. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 77, 130-146.

Laughlin, P. R., Bonner, B. L., & Altermatt, T. W. (1998). Collective versus individual induction with single versus multiple hypotheses. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 75, 1481-1489. 

Profile updated November 3, 2018

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