Wendy J. Palmquist


Professor of Psychology; 2007 Award for Excellence in Faculty Service; 2006 Distinguished Teaching Award

B.A., Pomona College; Ph.D., Cornell University
Email: palm@plymouth.edu
Homepage: http://oz.plymouth.edu/~palm/

Office: 404 Hyde Hall
Phone: (603) 535-2527

My areas of interest are in adolescent development, the psychology of women, gay and lesbian studies, and curriculum development for first year students. Outside of the professional, I hike, camp, listen to a wide variety of music, read mysteries, play with my cats (too numerous to count), and am a part-time computer geek.

Courses taught:

  • IS 1111: First-Year Seminar
  • PS 3100: Adolescent Psychology
  • PS 3150: Research Methods
  • PS 3200: Psychology of Women


Palmquist, W. J., & Shelton, L. G.  (1991).  Teaching adolescent development.  Journal of Early Adolescent Development, 11,152-171.

Palmquist, W. J.  (1979).  Formal operational reasoning and the primacy effect in impression formation. Developmental Psychology, 15, 185-189.

Hill, J. P., & Palmquist, W. J.  (1978).  Social cognition and social relations in early adolescence. International Journal of Behavioural Development, 1, 1-36.

Contact Us

Department of Psychology

Chair: Brian Healy

Hyde Hall, Room 401
8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., M–F

Phone: 603-535-2203
Email: cjmelanson@plymouth.edu
(Cynthia Melanson, Administrative Assistant)
Fax: 603-535-2412

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC 31
Plymouth, NH 03264