Dr. Timothy Ketelaar

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Graduate Program Director

Associate Professor

Office: SH 263

Phone: (575) 646-1833

Email: ketelaar@nmsu.edu

Personal Webpage: Emotion & Social Decision Making Lab 

Area of Research: Emotion, evolutionary psychology, and philosophy of science


  • BS Psychology, 1986, University of Iowa
  • MS Social-Personality Psychology, 1989, Purdue University
  • PhD Personality Psychology, 1993, University of Michigan
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1993-1996, NIMH Program in Emotion Research (Directors: Paul Ekman & Richard Davidson; Mentor: Gerald Clore)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, 1996-1997, Center for Adaptive Behavior & Cognition Max Planck Institute for Psychological Research (Director: Gerd Gigerenzer)