Dr. Michael G. Dudley
Education: Ph.D., 2005
Michael G. Dudley received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 2005. He is an Assistant Professor in the undergraduate psychology program. The courses he teaches include introduction to psychology, social psychology, research design and analysis, group dynamics, and the psychology of gender. His experimental research focuses on prejudicial attitudes and the influence of stigmas on impression management and interpersonal interactions. His applied research involves conducting program evaluations to test the effectiveness of health education intervention services offered by various organizations in the greater St. Louis metropolitan area. His research has been published in Personality and Individual Differences, AIDS Education and Prevention, the Journal of Homosexuality, the Journal of GLBT Family Studies, and has been presented at regional, national, and international conferences including the Kentucky, Midwest, and American Psychological Association, the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, the National HIV Prevention Conference, the American Psychological Health Association, and Oxford University.
Dr. Dudley is available to mentor students interested in social psychological research, including stigma, gender, group dynamics, and community-based intervention programs.