Faculty Profile

Marie Helweg-Larsen

Professor of Psychology (2002), Department Chair

Contact Information


Kaufman Building Room 168


Her research is in the areas of cross-cultural psychology, health psychology, and social psychology -- specifically why people do risky things that they should not. She is currently studying moralization and risk perception in smokers and non-smokers around the world.

Curriculum Vitae


  • B.A., California State University - Northridge, 1989
  • M.A., University of California - Los Angeles, 1990
  • Ph.D., 1994

2015-2016 Academic Year

Fall 2015

PSYC 201 Design of Psychological Resch
Completion of both PSYC 201 and PSYC 202 fulfills the WR Requirement.

PSYC 550 Independent Research