Faculty Profile

Diane Brockman

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology (2013)

Contact Information

brockmad@dickinson.edu

Kaufman Building Room 173

Education

  • B.A., Shippensburg University, 1992
  • M.A., Immaculata College, 1995
  • M.A., Temple University, 1999
  • Ph.D., 2002

2014-2015 Academic Year

Fall 2014

PSYC 140 Social Psychology
In this introduction to psychological aspects of human social behavior, we discuss such topics as the relationship between attitudes and behavior, how people judge one another, interpersonal and group influence processes, and relations between individuals and groups, with strong emphasis on real-world applications. We also introduce scientific methods and formal theories for studying social behavior.

PSYC 140 Social Psychology
In this introduction to psychological aspects of human social behavior, we discuss such topics as the relationship between attitudes and behavior, how people judge one another, interpersonal and group influence processes, and relations between individuals and groups, with strong emphasis on real-world applications. We also introduce scientific methods and formal theories for studying social behavior.

PSYC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 500 Independent Study

PSYC 550 Independent Research

Spring 2015

PSYC 440 Sem in Organization Psych
In this seminar, we read and discuss primary sources in theoretical or applied social psychology. Previous seminars have looked at applications of social psychology principles in law, medicine, mental health, consumer behavior, conservation, and education, and theories of social construal, social influence, and social systems. Students are responsible for leading class sessions and contributing to a group document, such as an annotated bibliography or literature review. Prerequisites: 201 and 202.

PSYC 480 Sem in Organization Psych
Advanced seminar in which students become actively engaged in reading about, reviewing, and discussing selected topics of importance in the discipline. Recent advanced topics courses have included The Psychology of Law and Medicine, Psychopharmacology, The Psychology of Groups, and Psychology of Identification. Prerequisites: 201 and 202.

PSYC 550 Independent Research