Frank T. McAndrew, Ph.D.
Social Psychologist - Professor – Essayist
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.
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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 SAT prep courses, textbooks, and online teaching resources. One of his essays even appeared in the playbill of a play performed at the Vaudeville Theatre on London's West End.
His research has been profiled in media outlets such as Time, The New Yorker, PBS NewsHour, NPR, FOX News, the BBC, CNN, The Guardian, the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. On April 9, 2016, his creepiness research was featured as the "trending topic of the day" on NBC's TODAY Show. His work has also been shared on Twitter by journalists such as Arianna Huffington and lampooned on television by comedians Jay Leno & Conan O'Brien.
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.
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)
Frank also serves as a contributing expert for PsychWire, The Conversation, and Canvas8.