Associate Professor

Biography

Eric received his B.S. in computer science from Pennsylvania State University, his M.S. in computer science from the University of Delaware, and his M.A. and Ph. D. in phenomenological psychology from Duquesne University. Eric's past areas of interest have included (1) exploring the psychology of teaching from an existential-phenomenological standpoint, (2) rethinking the meaning of academic intellectuality in terms of humanistic psychology, and (3) exploring the psychological significance of living in a postmodern, telematic, technological world. Eric's current interests lie in Buddhist psychology, and in innovating a psychology of decadence and related phenomena.

  • Courses Taught
  • Course Sections and Syllabi

    Fall 2017 Sections

    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 01
    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01

    Spring 2017 Sections

    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 03
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6010 (Human Growth and Potential) Section: 01

    Fall 2016 Sections

    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 03
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-5500 (Explorations into Creativity) Section: 01

    Spring 2016 Sections

    • PSYC-2010 (Psychology as a Human Science) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01

    Fall 2015 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-5085 (Existential Psychology) Section: 04

    Spring 2015 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-5500 (Explorations into Creativity) Section: 01

    Fall 2014 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6010 (Human Growth and Potential) Section: 01

    Summer 2014 Sections

    • PSYC-6899 (Thesis) Section: 01

    Spring 2014 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6010 (Human Growth and Potential) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6899 (Psych. Signif. of Avatars) Section: 01

    Fall 2013 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-5500 (Explorations into Creativity) Section: 01

    Spring 2013 Sections

    • PSYC-3470 (Existential Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-4000 (Humanistic Psychology) Section: 01
    • PSYC-6010 (Human Growth and Potential) Section: 01