Frank McAndrew is a Psychology Professor at Knox College and ablogger for Psychology Today Magazine. He is a social/evolutionary psychologist whose research is frequently featured in popular media outlets such as National Public Radio (NPR), the BBC, the New York Times, andNBC’s “Today Show,” and he has lectured widely throughout the United States, Europe, and Africa. He is a Fellow of several professional societies, including the Association for Psychological Science.
In 2005, he was identified as one of the “key individuals” in the history of environmental psychology by a survey of over 300 researchers in that field, and in that same year he was a nominee for the CASE Professor of the Year award.
At Knox College, McAndrew founded the environmental studies program and chaired the psychology department for a decade. On the side, Frank has coached wrestling, worked with the McNair Scholar program, and generally been engaged with the life of the college. He has twice been honored with the college’s highest award for distinguished teaching, and he is particularly proud of the fact that almost 100 of his former students have completed a doctoral degree in psychology or a closely related field.