Assistant Professor – Instructional
651 Weiss Hall
1701 North 13th St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
Instructional Faculty, Pedagogy, Research Methods, Relationships, Social Psychology
Dr. Baren earned a Ph.D. in Psychology at The Graduate Center in New York City after receiving an M.A. from Queens College and B.A. from Binghamton University. Before joining Temple, Dr. Baren held teaching positions at Queens College, Brooklyn College, and Yeshiva University. Dr. Baren is a member of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and specializes in teaching the science of psychology, social psychology, and courses focused on human relationships.
- Brumbaugh, C.C., & Baren, A. (2016). Luring hypothesis. In Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Psychological Science. New York, NY: Springer.
- Brumbaugh, C. C., Baren, A., & Agishtein, P. (2014). Attraction to attachment insecurity: Flattery, appearance, and status’ role in mate preferences. Personal Relationships, 21, 288-308.
- Baren, A. (2017, January). Teaching resourcefulness: Learning to find the answers in psychology class. Participant Idea Exchange, 39th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
- Baren, A. (2016, May). Engaging in the research process through experimental psychology group projects. Breaking Boundaries, CUNY Experiential Learning Symposium, New York, NY.
- Critical Thinking in Psychology
- Human Sexuality
- Statistics for Psychology