- William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology, Psychology
Education & Professional History
University of Pennsylvania, BS; Harvard University, MA, PhD.
At Carleton since 1974.
Courses Taught This Year
- IDSC 100: Measured Thinking: Reasoning with Numbers about World Events, Health, Science and Social Issues (Fall 2016)
- PSYC 400: Integrative Exercise (Fall 2016)
- PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology (Fall 2016)
- PSYC 400: Integrative Exercise (Winter 2017)
- PSYC 252: Personality (Winter 2017)
- PSYC 253: Research Methods in Personality Laboratory (Winter 2017)
As Listed on Department Faculty Pages
Office Hours - Spring 2017: Off campus
Neil Lutsky, (Ph.D., Harvard University) teaches courses in social psychology, social cognition, personality, general psychology, positive psychology, and quantitative reasoning. He is a former president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (Division 2 of the American Psychological Association) and the 2001 recipient of the Walter D. Mink Undergraduate Teacher Award given by the Minnesota Psychological Association and the 2011 recipient of the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award given by the American Psychological Foundation. He directed a 2004-2008 Department of Education FIPSE grant to Carleton on "Quantitative Inquiry, Reasoning, and Knowledge," and has served on the Board of Directors of the National Numeracy Network. His professional interests include the teaching of psychology, quantitative reasoning, the social psychology of obedience to authority, psychology and the Holocaust, and the study of therapy, relationship, and other life endings. Lutsky has recently served as a visiting faculty member at Ashoka University in India and at the Danish Institute for Study Abroad in Copenhagen