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I am a Professor of Psychology and served as the Chair of Social Sciences (including Psychology, Sociology, Political Science, Criminal Justice, Behavioral Health, and Gerontology) from 2005 - 2016.   I teach classes in psychology, sociology and gerontology and also work overseas in the summers.   I hold a Visiting Professor of Psychology position at the Royal University of Phnom Penh (RUPP) in Cambodia where I work a few months each year helping design curriculum and train teachers in the only psychology department in the country.  I have also worked in Cambodia thanks to two Fulbright scholarships (2004 and 2006) and was named a Carnegie Scholar by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 2004. 

Previous positions:

  • Professor of Psychology at Miyazaki International College in Miyazaki, Japan (1998 - 2002)
  • Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada (1993 - 1998).  

A.A.  Lyndon State College
B.A.  University of North Carolina Charlotte - Psychology
M.A.  Brandeis University - Experimental Psychology
Ph.D. Brandeis University - Experimental Psychology

Cindy J. Lahar, PhD

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Cindy Lahar
Chair of Social Sciences

York County Community College

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