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Kelly Danaher Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Location Science Hall; Room 107 Phone: 319-385-6339
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Biography

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Educational Background (degree earned, certifications or other professional designations):

  • Ph.D. in Social Psychology from University of Kansas
  • M.A. in Social Psychology from University of Kansas
  • B.A. in Psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Honors and Awards:

  • Iowa Wesleyan University Chadwick Teacher of the Year (2015-2016)
  • Iowa Wesleyan University Service-Learning Course of the Year, Wesleyan Seminar (2012 – 2013)
  • Iowa Wesleyan University Student Organization of the Year, Behavioral Science Club (2012 – 2013)
  • Iowa Wesleyan University Service-Learning Course of the Year, Psychology of Gender (2011 – 2012)

Courses Taught:

  • General Psychology
  • Careers in Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Psychology Senior Seminar
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Motivation and Emotion

Areas of Professional interest or research:

  • Self-Stereotyping
  • Performance in Stereotyped Domains
  • Stereotype Threat
  • Multiple Identity Management
  • Stereotypes as Standards
  • Gender Equity
  • Weight Bias

Campus Involvement (committees chaired, organizations advised, etc.):

  • Psychology Program Coordinator
  • Assessment Committee Chair
  • Behavioral Science Club Advisor