Ohio Dominican University’s Psychology program prepares graduates who are grounded in ODU’s liberal arts tradition and well versed in the science and application of psychology across multiple domains in the field. Graduates are equipped for lifelong learning, critical thinking and reasoned action in an increasingly complex and diverse world.
Ohio Dominican University’s Psychology courses are taught by dedicated, experienced and highly qualified professors who are committed to the research and application of Psychology. Students can form close, personal relationships with faculty. ODU offers many internship experiences as well as the opportunity for students to assist in faculty research, engage in independent original research and present their research at an undergraduate conference.
The Psychology Department is committed to excellence in undergraduate Psychology education and belongs to the Ohio Consortium for Undergraduate Psychology Conferences as well as the Ohio Psychological Association’s Small College Roundtable.
Dr. Anne Crimmings is licensed as a psychologist in the State of Ohio. She is a two-time recipient of ODU’s Conley Award for Excellence in Teaching
Dr. John Marazita is the 2011 recipient of Ohio Magazine’s Excellence in Education. He has been published in several journals, including Child Development, Developmental Psychology, Journal of Memory and Language, and Language Learning and Development
Dr. Valerie Staton studies animal behavior and conservation of the North American black-footed ferret in Arizona. The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association and the American Ferret Report published her work on aggression in domestic ferrets.