Assistant Professor, Psychology

864.294.2000
Johns Hall 206
michelle.horhota@furman.edu

  • Current disciplinary research interests

      My research examines the impact of personal beliefs on older adults' cognitive performance and social attributions.

  • Interest in connecting sustainability to research

      I am interested in studying the beliefs that individuals have about sustainability as a way to understand how to encourage sustainable behaviors. I am also interested in whether there are cognitive and social benefits of engaging in sustainable actions (particularly in older adults).

  • Sustainability courses taught
      • Psy 111 – General Psychology
      • Psy 213 – Adulthood and Aging
      • Psy 413 – Current topics in Aging: Research and Practice
      • FYS 1160 – Captivating the Public Eye: Media and Human Behavior

Connect with Admission

Furman University is one of the nation's premier undergraduate liberal arts colleges. We offer outstanding academics, opportunities for a broad range of talented students with a passion for learning, a robust arts program, and NCAA Division I athletics.

Want more information about the admission process at Furman?

Contact us

Once you see our campus, making the right college decision will be so much easier.

Plan a visit

Undergraduate Evening Studies provides adults the opportunity to receive an education from one of the premier liberal arts universities in the nation.

Whether you are starting or continuing your education, or have been away from the classroom for a few months or several years, our program provides many services to assist you with accomplishing your educational and professional goals.

Apply now

Our graduate studies program is designed for the professional educator.

We know the challenges teachers and administrators face every day, and we are committed to helping you become a leader within your school system or district.

Apply now