department of psychology

306 Chafee Hall, 142 Flagg Road, Kingston, RI 02881

uripsymajor@gmail.com401.874.2193 (p); 401.874.2157 (f)

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Su Boatright-Horowitz

  • Professor
  • Behavioral Science
  • Phone: 401.874.4231
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  • Mailing Address: Chafee 301


Antiracism teaching
Public perceptions of domestic violence
Primate learning and cognition (journal review, only)
Undergraduate research, teaching, and programming


Ph.D. 1992, Biopsychology, CUNY
B.S. 1979, VPI & SU


Boatright-Horowitz, S. L., & Arruda, C. (submitted for publication). College Students’ Categorical Perceptions of Grades: It’s Simply “Good” vs. “Bad.”

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L. (2010). Useful pedagogies or financial hardship?: Interactive response technology (“clickers”) in the large college classroom. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 21(3), 295 – 298.

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L., & Seoung, S. (2009). Teaching White Privilege to white students can mean saying good-bye to positive student evaluations, American Psychologist, 64(6), 574-575.

Boatright, S. L. (2010). Compression-caused peroneal neuropathy: Commentary from a biopsychologist. Southern Medical Journal, 103(1), 66-71.

Boatright -Horowitz, S. L., Langley, M., & Gunnip, M. (2009). Depth-of-processing effects as college students use academic advising web sites. Cyberpsychology & Behavior, 12(3), 331-335.

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L. (2005), APS Observer, 18(9).

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L., & Mashikian, S. (2005). Some of my friends are fat, others are thin, and some are built like Arnold Schwarzenegger: A body typing exercise that teaches critical thinking, Psychology Learning and Teaching, 4(1), 47-50.

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L. (2005). Teaching antiracism in a large introductory psychology class: A course module and its evaluation. Journal of Black Studies. 36(1), 34-51.

Boatright-Horowitz, S. L., Olick, K., & Amaral, R. (2003). Calling 911 during domestic disputes: What justifies a call for help?, Journal of Criminal Justice, 32, 89-92.

Honors and Awards

Who’s Who in Social Sciences in Higher Education (2010)

Recipient of U.R.I. Faculty Excellence (Leadership/Service) Diversity Award (2009)

Recipient of the 2009 Society for the Teaching of Psychology Honorary Membership for Infusing Diversity into Teaching

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