Professor and Department Chair
Office: 151a Centennial Science Hall
University of Missouri - Columbia, PhD (1999)
University of Missouri - Columbia, MS
University of Central Oklahoma, BS
Cyndi is a Social Psychologist and she teaches courses in Social Psychology, the History of Psychology and the Psychology of Prejudice and Racism. As a specialist in the area of Race, Cyndi previously served as the coordinator for the Ethnic Studies program and her research interests are focused on how students learn about the topics of race and racism. Cyndi regularly collaborates with students as well as other faculty on research projects, publishing and presenting this work frequently. Cyndi has been honored with the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Faculty Research Award for 2006 and the College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award for 2008. In addition, she served as a Wisconsin Teaching Fellow in 2001 and a Wisconsin Teaching Scholar in 2009. Cyndi is currently the Chair of the Department of Psychology.