Dr. Robert Currie | Psychology & Sociology Department | Judson University Christian College

Robert Currie

Rob Currie Profile

Contact Information

Name:Rob Currie
Title:Professor of Psychology
Department:Psychology and Sociology
Year Started:1987
Email:rcurrie@judsonu.edu
Phone Number:847-628-1122
Office Location:Lindner Tower 306

Education

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, St. Louis University, 1987
M.S., Experimental Psychology, St. Louis University, 1982.
B.A., Psychology, Cornerstone University, 1979.

Biography

Born and raised in the Detroit area, Rob Currie moved to Grand Rapids for college, and St. Louis for graduate school before coming to Judson in 1987. His expertise is in child and adolescent psychology. His professional experience includes working with schizophrenic patients, training parents at a social service agency, counseling runaway teenagers, training cats to run in a maze, and working with young children at preschools in Detroit, St. Louis, and Elgin, IL. He also tutored a severely mentally retarded boy, evaluated of an outpatient smoking cessation program, and developed and evaluated criterion-reference standardized tests.

Expertise / Involvements

  • ADHD
  • Preschool Children
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Improving Memory

Publications

Currie, R.B. (2011). Preschool Wisdom: What Preschoolers Desperately Want to Tell Parents and Grandparents. Enumclaw, WA: Pleasant Word.
Currie, R.B. (2003). Hungry for More of God. Chatanooga, TN: AMG.
Currie, R.B. (2002, May/June). Are You a Magical Parent? Christian Home and School, pp.16- 18.
Currie, R.B. (2001, March). The Cookie Principle. Focus on the Family Magazine, p. 4
Currie, R.B. (1998). The Adolescent Search For Identity: A Class Exercise. Paper presented at the Seventh Biennial Meeting of the Society on Adolescence, San Diego, CA.
Currie, R.B. (1996). The Use of Pictures to Teach Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development. Paper presented at the Third Midwest Institute for Teachers of Psychology, Glen Ellyn, IL.
Currie, R.B. (1985). Suggestions for the first-time teacher of social psychology, Contemporary Social Psychology, vol. 11 no. 5 pp. 1, 197- 199.

Judson University, Shaping Lives that Shape the World