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Kerth O'Brien, PhD, Associate Professor, Social Psychology

'Our future will be shaped by the nation's increasing racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity.... Encouraging such diverse perspectives will serve to expand a discipline's ideologies, paradigms, and methodologies, and spark a renaissance of new knowledge' APA Office of Ethnic Minority Affairs, Commission on Ethnic Minority Recruitment, Retention, and Training in Psychology Task Force

Department of Psychology
317 Cramer Hall
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, Oregon 97207-0751 (USA)
Telephone (503) 725-3973
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About Kerth O'Brien, PhD
Selected Publications

In Fall, 2017, Prof. O'Brien will be teaching:

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Classes taught, various years:

  • Psychology 514/614: Advanced Applied Social Psychology
  • Psychology 518/618: Ethics and Professional Issues in Applied Research and Practice
  • Psychology 554/654: Social Psychology and Mental Health
  • Psychology 589/689: Adult Socialization--Adult Roles and Identities
  • Psychology 497/597: Applied Survey Research Methods
  • Psychology 471/571: Health Psychology
  • Psychology 410: Introduction to Focus Groups for Psychological Research
  • Psychology 310: Psychology of Women
  • Psychology 342/Sociology 342: Social Psychology - Self, Attitudes, Social Influence
  • Psychology 343/Sociology 343: Social Psychology - Social Relationships and Groups