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Department of Psychology - Faculty - Pitt Derryberry

Dr. Pitt Derryberry

Dr. Pitt Derryberry

Co-Department Head and Professor

Office:  GRH 3017
Phone:  270-745-5250


  • Ph.D., University of Alabama, Educational Psychology, 2001

Research Interests

My research interests pertain to socio-cognitive development during adolescence and the college years with specific emphases on the development of moral judgment and self-understanding. I regularly teach courses that are relevant to these interests such as Educational Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, and Moral Development and Education.

Courses I teach

  • PSY 220 Introduction to Lifespan Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 310 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 422 Adolescent Psychology
  • PSY 435 Moral Development and Education
  • PSY 510 Advanced Educational Psychology
  • Supervision of PSY 290, PSY 490, Clinical M.A. Theses, School Psychology Ed.S. Projects, Psy.D. Dissertations, & Honors Theses. 

Dr. Derryberry is the director of the Research of Ethical and Social Topics (REST) Lab.

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