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Joel Frederickson

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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.

Started at Bethel

1996

Education

  • Bethel College - B.A., 1989
  • University of Minnesota - M.A., 1992
  • University of Minnesota - Ph.D. in Educational Psychology/Social Psychology, 1997

Biography

Frederickson is a professor in 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.

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.