Tom Cain, visiting assistant professor of psychology, received a Ph.D. in social psychology from Rutgers University and a B.A. in psychology from DePaul University.
Tom is currently interested in examining the ways in which fear may bias a personís perceptions, judgments, and behavior.
He is particularly interested in how these biases may impact person perception.
Additionally, Tom has conducted research on, or has been generally interested in, the psychological processes involved in political affiliation, intergroup relations, and the willingness to commit genocide.
Recent and Upcoming Courses
CS-0260: The Social Psychology of Emotion, Cognition, and Bias (Spring 2014)
CS-0141: The Social Psychology of Stereotyping, Person Perception, and Intergroup Relations (Spring 2014)
CS-0133: Introduction to Social Psychology (Fall 2013)
CS-0208: Quantitative Methods in the Behavioral Sciences (Fall 2013)