Uriah Anderson
Uriah Anderson

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.S., Indiana State University
M.A., Arizona State University
Ph.D., Arizona State University

Uriah S. Anderson

Title: Assistant Professor of Psychology

Phone: 207-255-1329

Email: uriah.anderson@maine.edu

Location: 227D Torrey Hall

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Uriah Anderson received his PhD in social psychology from Arizona State University. His graduate worked focused on evolutionary social cognition, specifically how fundamental social motivations like protecting ourself and our loved ones, finding a mate, making friends, and gaining status influence the ways we perceive and think about others. For example, if we are worried about our physical safety, what types of people do we attend to? Whom do we remember later?

Since joining UMM in 2011, Uriah has taught a wide range of online courses in experimental psychology for the Psychology and Community Studies program. After spending his graduate career focused on such a narrow aspect of psychology, he's excited to have a chance to broaden his focus and teach some of the courses that first attracted him to psychology, like Intro to Psychology and Learning and Memory.

Courses Taught

  • PSY 110 - Intro to Psychology
  • PSY 214 - Psychology of Prejudice
  • PSY 311 - Social Psychology
  • PSY 317 - Environmental Psychology
  • PSY 320 - Learning and Memory
  • SSC 320 - Research Methods and Design
  • MAT 113 - Intro to Statistics
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