Professor and Chair
David S. Kreiner has been teaching at Central Missouri since 1990. He earned a B.A in psychology from the University of Texas-Austin in 1985 and a Ph.D. in human experimental psychology in 1990, also from the University of Texas-Austin.
Dr. Kreiner teaches General Psychology, Orientation to Psychology, Research Design & Analysis I & II, Systems of Psychology, Advanced Statistics, Cognitive Psychology, and Sensation & Perception. Research interests include cognitive psychology, particularly in language processing and memory, as well as research on the teaching of psychology. He often collaborates with students on research projects and has coauthored publications and conference presentations with undergraduate and graduate students.
Dr. Kreiner is a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, and the Midwestern Psychological Association and is a member of the Psychonomic Society. He is on the editorial boards of PsycCRITIQUES and Teaching of Psychology. In addition to serving as co-advisor of the UCM chapter of Psi Chi (the International Honor Society in Psychology), he served for four years on the Psi Chi Midwest Regional Steering Committee. He is currently Treasurer of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2).