Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Ohio University
Wendy Schweigert has been a member of the faculty at Bradley University since 1987. Her research interests are in Environmental Psychology (the interaction of people and the space around them), especially the overlap between Environmental and Cognitive Psychology as well as predictors of Environmental Attitude. She lives in a small farming community with her husband and two children where they have a large garden, a number of cats, a few llamas, and honeybees.
Dr. Schweigert teaches Experimental Psychology, Statistics, Cognitive Psychology and Environmental Psychology. She especially enjoys guiding students to think like psychological scientists. In addition to her courses, Dr. Schweigert supervises honors theses in her areas of expertise as well as a small cadre of student research assistants who work on projects in Environmental Psychology.
Dr. Schweigert has authored a number of scholarly publications and textbooks. Presently, her textbook Research in Psychology: A Handbook is in its 3rd edition.
Dr. Schweigert is presently associate chair of the Department of Psychology and editor of the psychology alumni newsletter. She is also a reviewer for the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. In her hometown, Dr. Schweigert is a member and past president of the Delavan Education Foundation and a member of the Delavan Community Unit District 703 School Board.