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Harry Fink, M.A.

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Professor of Psychology
At Valley Since: 1998. Full-time since: 1994.

Professor Harry Fink

Contact Information

Behavioral Sciences, Room 111E
818.947.2816
E-mail:  finkha@lavc.edufinkstat@aol.com

Biography

I teach introductory psychology, social psychology, and statistics. I am also
actively involved in committee work and departmental functions. I also have
taught many sections of statistics in the Transfer Alliance Program. I am tenured. I also am a member on a standing committee at Los Angeles Valley College: The Work Environment Committee. I have also served on the Student Services (10years) and Professional Development (5 years) Committees.

Discipline(s)

Psychology and Statistics

Education

Degree: M.A.
Major:  Psychology
From: California State University, Northridge
Date: 1975
Areas of research and interest: Defensive Attribution of Responsibility 

Degree: B.A.
Major: Psychology
From: California State University, Northridge

Personal Interests

I am an active independent research consultant in industry.

Music -- I am an "ex" player (if there is such a thing) - I play guitar and sing in a blues band. I also regularly work out - spin classes, weights and other cardio excercises. I am also a music collector.

Courses Taught

  • Psych 1, Psych 13 and Statistics 101

Duties

  • Standing Committee Member: Space & Work, since '08
  • Standing Committee Member: Student Services, since '97
  • Faculty Advisor for the ASU Psychology Club, since '07

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding faculty award, University of Redlands - 1985 & 1992
  • Special recognition award for promoting academic excellence in research, University of Redlands - 1995
  • LAVC Over and Above Award - 1997

Publication Background

  • Applied Research Guidebooks for Project Practicum for the University of Redlands and Antioch University (Marina Del Rey campus) in Management and Business Administration.
  • Curricula for Pepperdine University
  • Co-author, LAVC Academic Honesty Policies