Female professor stops at students desk to discuss his work.

Perri B. Druen, Ph.D.


  • B.A., University of Louisville (1988)
  • M.A., University of Louisville (1991)
  • Ph.D., University of Louisville (1995)


  • Social Psychology
  • Personality
  • Sustainability and Psychology
  • Design and Analysis III

Research Interests

  • Social dilemmas in environmental decision-making
  • Attitude change related to poverty
  • Mate-copying
  • Couple estrangement


  • American Psychological Association Dissertation Grant, 1993
  • Ph.D. Qualifying Exams: Passed with Distinction, 1991
  • Psi Chi Service Award, 1988

Recent Publications

  • Steck, L. W., Engler, J., Ligon, M., Druen, P., Cosgrove, E. (2011). Doing poverty: Learning outcomes among students participating in the community action poverty simulation program. Paper submitted to Teaching Sociology.