Department Chair, Professor of Psychology
Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
Associate Dean of Institutional Assessment and Accreditation
Human Services (B.A.), College of Adult and Professional Studies
Started at Bethel
- Bethel College - B.A., 1989
- University of Minnesota - M.A., 1992
- University of Minnesota - Ph.D. in Educational Psychology/Social Psychology, 1997
Areas of expertise
Frederickson’s research interests include the psychological impact of apologies and how students change over four years from participating in college. This includes changes in cognition, beliefs, and spirituality.
Frederickson is chair of the undergraduate psychology department at Bethel, as well as associate dean of institutional assessment & accreditation. In his role as associate dean he assesses trends in student engagement, satisfaction, beliefs, attitudes, and cognition.