Dr. Ahlering was employed full time at CMSU/UCM from 1976 to 2007 and has taught for the department part-time since retiring. He has taught the first year student orientation, Personal Adjustment, General Psychology, Social Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Theories of Personality, and Social Bases of Behavior. Dr. Ahlering's research interests revolved around individual difference factors like personality traits and implicit attitudes.
Since retiring from full time teaching he has enjoyed traveling both internationally (Australia, Europe, China/Tibet and Africa) and domestically (Alaska, California, National parks etc.). He plays some golf and tennis. Over the course of his teaching career he had the pleasure of teaching over 10,000 students. If anyone wants to say hello he can be reached at his email address