Faculty Profile

Anthony Rauhut

Professor of Psychology (2002)

Contact Information

on sabbatical Fall 2019


Kaufman Hall Room 173


Professor Rauhut's program of research involves using animal models to understand the behavioral and neurobiological mechanisms underlying the comorbidity of depression and drug dependence.


  • B.A., St. Louis University, 1993
  • Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1999

2018-2019 Academic Year

Fall 2018

PSYC 210 Analysis of Psychological Data
Completion of both PSYC 210 and PSYC 211 fulffills the WID Requirement.

PSYC 410 Seminar in Learning
Elementary principles govern simple and complex human behavior. This seminar examines how such principles help us understand both typical, everyday behaviors (e.g., eating) and atypical or maladaptive behaviors (e.g., drug abuse). Formal theories of learning also are discussed. Prerequisites: 201 & 202 OR 210 & 211.

PSYC 550 Independent Research

Spring 2019

PSYC 315 Rsch Meth in Drugs & Behavior
This integrated lecture-laboratory course will review the mechanisms by which various classes of drugs (e.g., antidepressants) interact with the central nervous system to alter behavior. In the laboratory component, methodologies employed by behavioral pharmacologists to study the effects of drugs on behavior will be reviewed. Several hands-on projects will be conducted throughout the semester. Three hours of lecture will be complemented by three hours of laboratory a week.Prerequisites: PSYC 110, 125, 130 or 165, PSYC 201 & 202 or 210 & 211; OR BIOL 124, PSYC 125 and NRSC 200.

PSYC 560 Stu/Faculty Collaborative Rsch