Robert J. Hines, Ph.D., Associate Professor

As a Cognitive Experimental Psychologist, Dr. Hines’ interests are primarily concentrated in the area of human learning and memory.

Dr. Hines is currently serving as the undergraduate coordinator and adviser for students working towards a B.A. in Psychology. He is happy to serve as a reader on any thesis project, however he will serve as a mentor only on projects directly related to experimental research in cognitive psychology and human memory.

Courses Instructed

  • Cognitive Psychology (traditional and WebCT course)
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Graduate Research Methods and Design


Current Projects

  • Exploring the differences between good and poor readers. The research focuses on looking at the quality of the mental representations individuals construct from the material that is read and how those constructs affect what is remembered.