School of Social Science and Human Services (SSHS)

Faculty Profile Website: Gordon Bear

Gordon BearProfessor of Social Psychology

Year Joined RCNJ: 1974

Contact Information:

  • Phone: (201) 684-7754
  • Email:
  • Office: Trailer TO-002
  • Office Hours: M 5:30-6:30; T 3:45-4:45; R 5:30-6:30


  • B.A., M.S., Ph.D., Yale University

Convening Group:

  • Psychology

Courses Offered:

  • Statistics
  • Social Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology with Data Analysis
  • Evolutionary Psychology

Teaching Interest:

  • All of the courses that I teach interest me.

Research Interest:

  • Puberty and family structure.
  • Promiscuity and chastity.
  • Perception of facial activity and theory of mind.

Recent Publications:

  • Brown, J., & Bear, G. (1999). Minorities in major-league baseball: Collector cards show who played where. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 34, 411-422.
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