Office: Sullivan 242D
Phone: (508) 929-8617
PhD - University of Minnesota
B.A. - Morehouse College
Area of Specialization
Dr. Wagoner’s areas of interest include: stereotyping and prejudice and psychology of the self, political psychology and studies of religion. He is currently addressing questions of religion from a social psychological perspective as well as issues revolving around identity and online social activity. In addition, Dr. Wagoner is associated with the Women’s Studies program at the college. Dr. Wagoner is currently serving as the Chair of the Human Subjects Review Board at Worcester State College.
Recent Publications and Presentations
Soysa, C. K., Dawson, L. J., Kanner, B. G., Wagoner, M. J., & Soltano, E. G. (2009). Assignments and course content in teaching diversity. In R. A. R. Gurung & L. R.Prieto (Eds.), Getting culture: Incorporating diversity across the curriculum. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.
Russell, B. R., Soysa, C. K., Wagoner, M. J., & Dawson, L. J. (2008). Key elements and pedagogical techniques for interpersonal violence prevention. In Journal of Primary Prevention, 29(5), 413-433.
Russell, B. R., Soysa, C. K., Wagoner, M. J., Alpert, L., & Britner, P. (2008, August). Pedagogical Tips for Teaching on Difficult Subject Areas in Psychology. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the American Psychological Association. Boston, MA.
Soysa, C. K., Dawson, L. J., Kanner, B. G., Wagoner, M. J., & Soltano, E. G. (2006, October). A state college perspective: Assignments and course content in teaching diversity. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Atlanta, GA.