MC SoCog Lab

Mark Sibicky, Ph.D.

McCoy & Plankey Professor of Psychology

Dr. Mark Sibicky is an experimental psychologist with an interest in social psychology. His research interests include understanding helping behavior and cooperation. He is also interested in social cognition, particularly how people categorize, perceive and stigmatize others. Recently he and his students have been researching peoples' beliefs in free will and how these beliefs may influence their perceptions of themselves and others. Dr. Sibicky earned his Ph.D. in Experimental Social Psychology at the University of Arkansas, and is currently the Director of the Masters of Psychology Program at Marietta College. Dr. Sibicky teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Social Psychology, Personality, Love and Happiness, and Good and Evil.

Office: 404 Mills Hall


Phone: 740-376-4762

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Christopher Klein, Ph.D.

McCoy Associate Professor of Psychology

Dr. Christopher Klein is a cognitive neuroscientist and is interested in the automatic processes of learning and attention, as well as the neurological bases of those processes. Additionally, he is specifically interested in how these processes may affect social understanding and function differently in persons with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Dr. Klein earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Alabama, and is currently the faculty sponsor for the Psychology Club. Dr. Klein teaches courses in Introductory Psychology, Undergraduate and Graduate level Research Methods and Statistics, as well as courses in Cognitive Psychology & Neuroscience.

Office: 406 Mills Hall


Phone: 740-376-4795

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Undergraduate Research Assistants

Stephanie Monroe

Elizabeth Maynard

Emily Toppin

Graduate Research Assistants

Micayla Hupp

Brooke Stanley

Emily Embrescia

SoCog Lab Coordinator

Megan Hendrich