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Dr. Brill
Psychology

Robert Brill

Associate Professor of Psychology (1991)

Education

  • B.A., LaSalle University
  • M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Contact

Email: brillr@moravian.edu
Phone: 610-861-1561
Office: PPHAC, Room 225

Areas of Research and/or Expertise

Work-life challenges, professional development in the nursing industry, and outcome assessment and pedagogical research

Biography

Robert T. Brill, Ph.D., is an associate professor of psychology at Moravian College. He completed his undergraduate training at LaSalle University, and his graduate work from the Industrial / Organizational Psychology program at Virginia Tech. He has taught courses in industrial, organizational, and social psychology, statistics and research methodology, and introductory psychology. Some special topic courses he has offered include Organizational Stress and Occupational Health, Contemporary Work-Life Challenges, and a writing course for first year students: Transitions From Youth. Bob’s more recent research interests have been in work-life challenges and the professional development in the nursing industry. He has also engaged in pedagogical scholarship, including service learning and outcomes assessment which merges with the work he had done while serving as the Chair of Moravian’s College Assessment Committee for a decade. His most recent publication in this area appeared in the 2009 book, “Designing Effective Assessment” (Jossey-Bass Publishers). As a practitioner, he has undertaken many consulting projects and workshops in the areas of training, communication, performance and needs assessment, as well as employee well-being at a variety of organizations, including the American Red Cross, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Martin Guitars among others. Bob served as the PI and Research Director for a Wall Street West grant supported by the Department of Labor’s WIRED (Workforce Innovations in Regional Economic Development) initiatives. Bob oversaw a team of faculty conducting a multifaceted assessment of workforce and economic development efforts targeting the financial service industry in the northeastern Pennsylvania area. He is a member of SIOP and works on a SIOP subcommittee under the Education and Training Committee which focuses on undergraduate issues in Industrial / Organizational Psychology.