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Plous, Scott L.


Professor of Psychology
Psychology Department
860.685.2368
Judd Hall 219


BA University Minnesota Mpls
PHD Stanford University

EMAIL:
splous@wesleyan.edu
PERSONAL HOME PAGE:
http://www.socialpsychology.org/plous.htm
http://www.socialpsychology.org/about.htm:

Founder and Executive Director of Social Psychology Network, a nonprofit membership organization whose mission is "to promote peace, social justice, and sustainable living through public education, research, and the advancement of psychology"


WESLEYAN PO BOX:
Psychology Department
COURSES TAUGHT THIS SEMESTER:
PSYC260 - 01
RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Professor Plous' research focuses on prejudice and discrimination, decision making, and ethical issues relating to animals and the environment. He is also interested in web-based research and the development of online psychology resources.


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Social Psychology


ACADEMIC ASSOCIATIONS:

Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, American Psychological Association, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Society for the Teaching of Psychology; Member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology


AWARDS WON:

2011 and 1998 Binswanger Prize for Excellence in Teaching, Wesleyan University; 2009 Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring, SPSSI; 2008 Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, American Psychological Foundation; 2006 Connecticut Professor of the Year, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching


OFFICE HOURS:

2:00-4:00 pm Mondays


PUBLICATIONS:
http://www.socialpsychology.org/plous.htm
GRANTS:

Using Social Networking to Advance Psychological Research and Teaching (National Science Foundation research grant, 2009-2014, $700,000)


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