Dr. Patrick Harrison is a Teaching Assistant Professor and Director of Instructional Development in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously, he served as an Instructor in the Department of Psychology at Loyola University Chicago where he completed his master of arts (M.A.) and doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in social psychology under the supervision of Dr. Robyn Mallett. He completed his bachelor of science (B.S.) degree from from Aquinas College, summa cum laude, with honors in psychology and a minor in history.
Dr. Harrison teaches (or has taught) Statistical Principles of Psychological Research (PSYC210), Laboratory Research in Psychology (PSYC270), Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives on Personality (PSYC501), Prejudice, Stereotyping, and Discrimination (PSYC565), Sex and Gender (PSYC572), and Graduate Statistical Methods in Psychology I (PSYC830).
Dr. Harrison also acts as Department of Psychology and Neuroscience representative on the Study Abroad for the Sciences committee. He is a member of the department’s Diversity Committee and is a UNC Safe Zone Ally.
At Loyola, he taught Statistics, Research Methods in Psychology, Personality Psychology, and Lab in Social Psychology. In 2011, he was presented with the James E. Johnson Award for Teaching Excellence in Psychology.