Helen C. Harton, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Graduate Coordinator

Social Area Coordinator

Associate Director, Center for Academic Ethics

University of Northern Iowa

Office: Bartlett 2080

E-mail: harton@uni.edu

Phone: 319-273-2235

Office hours: Monday 3-4pm, Wednesday and Friday 11-11:50am; whenever I’m around

I received my Ph.D. in social psychology from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL, in 1998. I teach research methods, the graduate professional issues course (readings), graduate level social psychology, and special topics in social psychology (e.g., attitudes, social influence, interpersonal relationships, prejudice). My research is primarily in the area of attitude change and social influence, broadly defined. Current projects investigate attitudes toward immigrants and other stigmatized groups, the relationship between political orientation and expressions of prejudice, and research ethics (e.g., proper presentation of consent forms, participant views on “big data”).

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·         Fall 2020 Classes

·          Research Interests

·          Research Opportunities

·          Hints for making good poster presentations

·          Department of Psychology

·          Graduate Program website

·          Thesis Checklist

·          University of Northern Iowa

·          Links to relevant websites

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Fall 2020 Classes

PSYCH 3606/5606  Special Topics in Social Psychology: Persuasion, Propaganda, and Polarization

PSYCH 4705/5705  Research Experience in Psychology

PSCYH 6006  Research in Psychology

PSYCH 6205 Advances and Developments in Social Psychology

PSYCH 6285  Readings in Psychology

PSYCH 6299  Research

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Research Interests

            Political psychology

            Social influence and culture

            Research ethics

            Prejudice and stereotyping

Attitude change

Interpersonal relationships

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