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Frank McAndrew is the Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College where he twice received the Philip Green Wright-Lombard College Prize for Distinguished Teaching as well as the Caterpillar Faculty Achievement Award.  He was also nominated for the prestigious CASE U.S. Professor of the Year Award.  McAndrew's book on Environmental Psychology (1993) has been translated into several languages and is recognized as a classic text in the history of that discipline.

​Professor McAndrew is well-known as a purveyor of psychological science to lay audiences. His blog at Psychology Today Magazine and his other op-ed articles have attracted over twenty-five million readers, and many of his essays have been featured in textbooks and online teaching resources; one of them even appeared in the playbill of a play performed at the Vaudeville Theatre on London's West End.


Frank is a frequent guest on TV & Radio news/talk programs, and he has lectured widely throughout the United States and in countries ranging alphabetically from Denmark to Tanzania. He also serves as a contributing expert for PsychWire, The Conversation, and Canvas8. 

His research has been profiled in media outlets such as Time, The New Yorker, PBS NewsHour, NPR, FOX News, the BBC, CNNThe Guardian, the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and it has been shared by journalists such as Arianna Huffington and lampooned on television by comedians Jay Leno & Conan O'Brien


On April 9, 2016, Frank's creepiness research was featured as the "trending topic of the day" on NBC's TODAY Show, and his research on gossip was similarly highlighted by this same program in 2007. 


McAndrew is an elected Fellow of:

The Association for Psychological Science

The Society for Personality and Social Psychology

The Society of Experimental Social Psychology

The Midwestern Psychological Association (Charter Fellow)

CLICK HERE for personal information about Frank and follow him on Twitter(X) @FTMcAndrew  

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