Dr. Robert Currie
Psychology Department Chair
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.
- Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, St. Louis University, 1987
- M.S., Experimental Psychology, St. Louis University, 1982.
- B.A., Psychology, Cornerstone University, 1979.
- Preschool Children
- Adolescent Psychology
- Improving Memory
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.