Frank McAndrew is the Cornelia H. Dudley Professor of Psychology at Knox College and an elected Fellow of several professional organizations, including the Association for Psychological Science (APS). McAndrew is an evolutionary social psychologist whose research is guided by the simple desire to make sense of everyday life, and he is currently studying gossip, aggression, and creepiness.
His research has appeared in dozens of different professional journals and it is regularly featured in popular media outlets such as NPR, the BBC, The New York Times, and NBC's Today Show. He has written for many popular print and online magazines, including Time, CNN, The Washington Post, Salon, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, PBS Newshour, the Huffington Post, The Guardian, The New Republic, and Scientific American. Consistent with his long tenure at a liberal arts college, Professor McAndrew is also an award-winning teacher who is particularly proud of the fact that almost 100 of his former students have gone on to complete a doctoral degree in psychology or a closely related field.
PERSONAL TRIVIA: Frank was born on a U.S. military base in Germany and he masqueraded as a college wrestling coach for almost 30 years. He and his wife Maryjo have two children (Tim & Maura) and one grandchild (Colleen).