Cynthia Pietras

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Cynthia Pietras
Associate Professor
(269) 387-4464
3762 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5439
Mailing address: 
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5439 USA
  • Ph.D., Psychology, University of Florida, 2000
  • M.S., Psychology, University of Florida, 1997
  • B.S., Psychology, University of Florida, 1993
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Florida, 1993
Teaching interests: 
  • Behavioral research methods
  • Verbal behavior
  • Experimental analysis of behavior
Research interests: 
  • Behavioral pharmacology, models of choice
  • Pro-social and aggressive behavior
  • Experimental analysis of human and nonhuman behavior

Dr. Cynthia J. Pietras is an associate professor for the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University and a member of the behavior analysis faculty. 

Pietras' area of expertise in behavioral analysis include experimental analysis of human and nonhuman behavior, pro-social behavior (e.g., cooperation, altruism) and aggressive behavior, risky choices and self-control, behavioral pharmacology and behavioral ecology.