ddietrich@hamline.edu
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Contact Info

Dorothee Dietrich
651 523-2333
Giddens/Alumni Learning Center 119W
Hamline University MS-B1805
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Dorothee Dietrich

Professor

Contact Info

Dorothee Dietrich
651 523-2333
Giddens/Alumni Learning Center 119W
Hamline University MS-B1805
1536 Hewitt Ave
St Paul, MN 55104

Biography

Dorothee Dietrich earned her BA in Psychology from Humboldt Sate University CA and her PhD in  Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with an emphasis in Social and Personality Psychology. At Hamline University she teaches General Psychology, Social Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, a Seminar on Human Aggression, Honors Research Seminar in Psychology and First Year Seminars. Professor Dietrich's primary research interests are in the areas of social rejection & aggression, domestic violence, and self-handicapping. She also engages in a wide variety of collaborative research with students. She is a member of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the Association for Psychological Science, the Midwestern Psychological Association and the Council of Teachers of Undergraduate Psychology. She recently published the paper "Culture of Honor and Attitudes Toward Intimate Partner Violence in Latinos" in collaboration with former student Jessica Schuett.

Teaching Style

Professor Dietrich's teaching style is eclectic, using a combination of lecture, small group discussion, large group discussion, writing and oral assignments, and experiential learning opportunities.

"Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities are one of the most effective techniques for demonstrating the relevance of psychology to solve the problems we encounter in our daily lives."

- Dorothee Dietrich