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Rebecca Dyer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, Hamilton College

Rebecca Dyer is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Hamilton College and specializes in social and moral psychology. Her research examines the motivational, emotional, and cognitive mechanisms underlying moral judgment and behavior. She is also interested in motivation and goal pursuit more broadly, emotion, and self-regulation.

Before arriving at Hamilton, Rebecca taught at Colgate University, and she has also been a postdoctoral associate at Cornell University. Dyer earned her doctorate from Yale University and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Haverford College.


  • 2019–present
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Hamilton College
  • 2016–2019
    Visiting Assistant Professor, Colgate University
  • 2014–2016
    Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University