Sandra Carpenter, PhD

Sandra Carpenter

Sandra Carpenter, PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology

Curriculum Vitae

 Morton Hall 333


  • Ph.D. University of California, Santa Barbara (1983)
  • B.A. California State University, Fullerton; Psychology / Philosophy

Areas of Interest

  • Teamwork and Social Cognition
  • Social Psychology of Cybersecurity

Classes Taught

  • Applications in Psychology (PY102)
  • Personality (PY301)
  • Social Psychology (PY375)
  • Industrial-Organizational Psychology (PY402/PY502)
  • Psychology of Women (PY406/PY506)
  • Cross-Cultural Psychology (PY407/PY507)
  • Teamwork & Team Processes (PY408/508)


Brief Bio

Dr. Carpenter grew up and attended college in southern California, but now makes Alabama her home. She enjoys scuba diving, dancing, and reading science fiction. Dr. Carpenter has recently received an award from the National Science Foundation to conduct research on the social psychology of cybersecurity.