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Study psychology with us at Penn State Beaver

  • We are proud of the 250 students who have graduated from the Penn State Beaver psychology program over the past decade!
  • 97% of our graduates are doing exactly what they had planned within one year after graduation.
  • Approximately 50% of our students are enrolled in the bachelor of arts degree in psychology.
  • 25% are pursuing a bachelor of science in psychology with a science option. 
  • 25% are doing the bachelor of science in psychology with a business option.

Ph.D., Psychology
City, University of London, UK

M.S., Experimental Psychology 
Minor in Quantitative Psychology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, USA

B.A., Psychology 
Psi Chi, University Honors,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA


Kevin Bennett, PhD, is a full teaching professor of psychology at The Pennsylvania State University, Beaver Campus and a fellow at the Centre for Urban Design and Mental Health. His research, psychological science at the intersection of urban design and mental health, explores social, personality, and evolutionary dimensions of human activity in the built environment.

Bennett is a regular contributor to Psychology Today and his work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle, Popular Science, Business Insider and many others. He has appeared on, or been featured in national and local news, radio and TV including the New York Post, Sports Illustrated, China Global Television Network, Talk Radio London on The Unexplained with Howard Hughes, and many others.

Dr. Bennett earned his Ph.D. in Psychology from City, University of London in the UK and degrees from the University of New Mexico (M.S., Experimental Psychology) and the University of Michigan (B.A., Psychology). 

Bennett teaches courses in applied social psychology, personality science, evolutionary psychology, and serial killers, and serves as the program coordinator for the psychology degree at Penn State Beaver.

Check out his new podcast, Kevin Bennett is Snarling, an overanalyzer's guide to getting untangled, not mad.

  • Psy 100 Introductory Psych
  • Psy 221 Social Psych
  • Psy 294 Student Research Projects
  • Psy 238 Personality Theories
  • Psy 269 Evolutionary Psych
  • Psy 424 Applied Social Psych
  • Psy 467 Serial and Mass Murderers


office:  03F Ross Administration Building

Kevin Bennett
Penn State Beaver

100 University Dr. 
Monaca, PA 15061-2799