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Dr. Elizabeth Siemanowski
Associate Professor of Psychology

Why I Teach:

"I teach because I love learning about ideas.  I strive to share a wide range of ideas with my students and to assist them to develop the skills to communicate and critically evaluate their own and others’ ideas."

Contact Information

Budd 120
(302) 736-2365


Ph.D., Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
M.S., Psychology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
B.A., Psychology, Marietta College

Professional Activities

Area(s) of Research:

  • Self-regulation, procrastination, and self-efficacy in college students.

  • Canine Behavior, domestication related behavioral aberrations, and dog –human Interactions.

  • Influence of color on stereotyping, mood, and behavior.

Papers and Presentations:

  • Siemanowski, E.G. Procrastination and Academic Self-Regulation.  Paper/workshop presented on data- driven intervention strategies to address procrastination in academic settings. Student Support Services, Delaware Technical and Community College, Dover, DE, November 11, 2009.
  • Siemanowski, E.G.  Overcoming procrastination:  A route to academic and professional success. Paper/workshop presented on facilitating self-regulated learning in college students. 33rd Annual MEAEOPP (Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, March 30, 2009.
  • Siemanowski, E.G., Stephens, C.B & McDermott, C. College:  The real deal.  Paper presented on a strategy for students to self-assess their college readiness as part of a panel presentation.  First Annual Delaware School-to-Life Transition Conference, Dover, DE, April 2008.

Courses Taught

PY100 Introduction to Psychology
PY201 Educational Psychology
PY208 Child & Adolescent Psychology
PY301 Psychology of Personality
PY317 History & Systems of Psychology
PY318 Developmental Psychopathology
PY327 Animal Behavior
PY405 Psychological Testing