Elizabeth Mazur, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychology
Program Coordinator, Psychology
Office Phone: 412-675-9186
Office Location: Main Building, 104A
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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Elizabeth Mazur received her B.A. from  Amherst College, Massachusetts, and her Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan. Her research has focused on family stress and coping, especially as regards to physical disability, emotional disability, and parenting, and her current projects address emerging adulthood, online dating for persons with disabilities, and elderly persons online.  She also has published studies on adolescents' and emerging adults’ social interaction on the Internet. Formerly a member of the Committee on Disability Issues in Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA), she currently co-chairs the Women and Disability Taskforce of Division 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) of APA and chairs the Instructional Resources Award Committee of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA, Division 2). Also, she writes a blog, "De-stressing Disability: Living in a Family with Differences", published at https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/de-stressing-disability.

Teaching Interests:

Introductory psychology, psychology of gender, health psychology, adolescence, developmental psychology

FALL 2018
Class Class Title Days & Times Room
PSYCH 100-001 Intro Psychology Mo We Fr 1:25PM - 2:15PM Main Building 204
PSYCH 100-002 Intro Psychology Mo We Fr 10:10AM - 11:00AM Main Building 204
PSYCH 479-001 Psy of Gender Mo We 4:00PM - 5:15PM Main Building 205
Office Hours   Mo We Fr 11:15-12:5, 2:30-3:15  
Research Interests
Family stress and coping, parenting, disability, adolescents/emerging adults/elderly on the Internet