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Klein, Rodney

Professor of Psychology, Director, McNair Scholars Program

McNair Program
Contact Information

Building: Marsh Hall , Room: A114
Campus Box: F-42
Telephone #: 304-384-5222
E-mail Address:
Office Hours:

M to F, 1:30 - 2:30 and by appointment


  • Ph. D. - University of New Mexico
  • M.S. - New Mexico Highlands Univesrsity
  • B.A. - Central College

Research Interests & Publications

Research interests include the role of the context in classical conditioning procedures and in alcohol consumption, the formation of within-context associations, and the relationship between beliefs in science, relgion, and the paranormal.


Rodney L. Klein completed his B.A. degree in Psychology at Central College (1985) in Pella, Iowa. He then moved west where he completed his M.S. degree Experimental Psychology at New Mexico Highlands University (1990) in Las Vegas, NM and then his Ph.D. at the University of New Mexico (1997) in Albuquerque, NM in Learning/Cognitive Psychology. After teaching at Adams State College he moved east to Concord University where he is currently a Professor of Psychology and the Director of the McNair Scholars Program.

Courses Taught or Currently Teaching

  • General Psychology - Psy 101
  • Professional Issues - Psy 2002
  • Experimental Psychology - Psy 215
  • Psychology Research - Psy 270
  • Introduction to Learning & Lab - Psy 310
  • Introduction to Behavioral Statistics - Psy 350
  • Advanced Experimental Psychology - Psy 415