Wendy Schweigert

Associate Professor

Bradley Hall 77
(309) 677-2581
wendy@bradley.edu
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Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Ohio University

Biography

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.

Teaching

Dr. Schweigert teaches Research Methods, 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.

Scholarship

Dr. Schweigert has authored a number of scholarly presentations, publications, and textbooks.  Presently, her textbook Research in Psychology: A Handbook is in its 3rd edition. 

Service

Dr. Schweigert is presently associate chair of the Department of Psychology.  She is also a reviewer for the Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.