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Jeffrey L. Niehaus

Department of Psychology

Jeffrey Niehaus

Senior Lecturer

Forbes Hall 2075
(757) 594-7200


  • Ph D in Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • MA in Counseling Psychology, University of Denver
  • BA in Psychology, Purdue University


Development, evolutionary, morality, philosophy of science, statistics, and etc.


Game theory, theory of mind, and all topics evolutionary.


I grew up in St. Louis, MO. I got my undergraduate degree in psychology from Purdue University in 1996, my Master's in Counseling from the University of Denver in 1999, and my PhD in Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology from the University of California at Santa Barbara in 2009. Since then I've worked as a Senior Instructor at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada and here at CNU. My wife is Jayne, and I have a son (Kurt) and a daughter (Maria).

Selected Accomplishments

  • Exceptional Organization Advisor, Student Leadership Awards. (2017)
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