Assistant Teaching Professor of Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Kevin Bennett is Director of the Personality and Human Performance Lab (PHPL), winner of the Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award, and Assistant Teaching Professor in Psychology at Penn State University, Beaver. Presently, he serves as psychology program coordinator at the Beaver campus where he regularly delivers an array of psychology courses including social, personality, evolutionary, human factors, quantitative, and introductory psychology. In addition to earning degrees from the University of Michigan (BA, Psychology) and the University of New Mexico (MS, Experimental Psychology), he is currently completing a PhD in psychology from City, University of London in the UK.

In a broad sense, Bennett's research examines (1) how we think about and engage with physical space (the actual world as well as virtual, augmented, and mixed realities); (2) how we make choices about geographic locations - from large landscapes and regions to small interiors and built designs.


  • 2017–present
    Assistant Teaching Professor, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2012–2017
    Senior Instructor in Psychology, Pennsylvania State University


    University of Michigan, BA / Psychology
    University of New Mexico, MS / Experimental Psychology
    City, University of London, UK, PhD / Candidate in Psychology


Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award at Penn State Beaver