Profile: Rachel Walker, PhD
Rachel Walker is an associate professor of psychology and chair of the behavioral sciences department at Charleston Southern University. She received her bachelor of science degree in biology with a focus in marine biology, her master of science in marine biology and her PhD in experimental psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi. She teaches courses in Statistics, Research Methods, Comparative Psychology and Sensation and Perception. Her scholarly interests involve the use of technology and behavior as well as assessing student learning outcomes.
She is a member of Psi Chi, the Society for Teaching of Psychology and the American Psychological Association. She serves on the Center for Excellence in Teaching, which provides opportunities for professional development for the University's faculty. Dr. Walker is the 2011 recipient of Charleston Southern University's Excellence in Teaching Award, as well as the South Carolina Independent Colleges and University's Excellence in Teaching Award.