Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology - Full-time faculty - Sam McFarland


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Dr. Sam McFarland

Dr. Sam McFarland

Professor Emeritus, Social Psychology

Office:  GRH 3045
Phone:  270-745-4408
Email:  sam.mcfarland@wku.edu
Website:  http://people.wku.edu/sam.mcfarland/

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Human Rights
  • Ethnocentrism
  • Authoritarian Personality
  • Psychology of Religion

Courses Previously Taught

  • PSY 350 Social Psychology
  • PSY 450 Personality
  • HON 301 Human Rights

Brief biography

Dr. McFarland taught full time at Western from 1971 until 2003 and has been on "optional retirement" since then. He was a Fulbright Senior Lecturer in the Soviet Union in 1989. He directed the University Honors Program from 1990 to 1998, and was named Distinguished University Professor in 1998.

 Last Modified 11/12/13