Eddie M. Clark, PhD

Department of Psychology
Saint Louis University
Morrissey Hall 2819
3700 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, MO  63108
Phone:  (314) 977-2272
Social Psychology Network Site:   http://eddie.clark.socialpsychology.org/ 

Summer 2016 Office Hours:   By appointment only.

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B.A.        Northwestern University (Psychology)
M.A.       Ohio State University (Social Psychology)
Ph.D.      Ohio State University (Social Psychology)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Medicine, University of Memphis

Overview of Teaching and Research Interests

Dr. Clark is a social psychologist with two major areas of interest:
(1) Close Relationships, especially relationship satisfaction and commitment, love attitudes, perceptions of infidelity, relationship maintenance, and relationships between ex-romantic partners.
(2) Health Attitudes and Persuasion, especially culturally appropriate health communication.   In addition, he is interested in the underlying mechanisms/mediators of the religiosity-health behaviors relationship.

Dr. Clark teaches undergraduate courses in General Psychology, Health Psychology, African American Psychology, and Close Relationships. He also teaches graduate courses in the Social Psychology of Attitudes, and the Social Psychology of Close Relationships. Occasionally, he teaches a graduate seminar on the Social Psychology of



  Andromeda’s Once and Future Stars




We're all born as molecules in the hearts of a billion stars, molecules that do not understand politics, policies, and differences.  In a billion years we, foolish molecules, forget who we are and where we came from.  Desperate acts of ego.  We give ourselves names, fight over lines on maps,  and pretend our light is better than everyone else's.  The flame of a candle reminds us of the piece of those stars that lives inside us.  A spark that tells us:  You should know better.    -- Babylon 5

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