Sandra Carpenter, PhD

UAHuntsville Department of Psychology


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 (special topic)



Morton Hall 333
Vita PDF


Teamwork and Social Cognition Lab
Privacy in Cyberspace Lab
Team Effectiveness Lab (ISEEM: UAH)
Interdisciplinary Network of Group Researchers
Society for Personality and Social Psychology

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.