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Neil Lutsky

Neil Lutsky

  • 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

As Listed on Department Faculty Pages

Psychology

Office Hours - Fall 2017:  IDSC Tuesdays 8:30-9:30am or by appt
                                     PSYC110 Wednesdays 3:00-4:00pm & Thursdays 9:30-10:30am or by appt

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

Profile updated September 7, 2016

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