George Schreer

George Schreer

Professor, Psychology

Brownson Hall, Room 220

About Me

Prof. Schreer has been a member of the Psychology Department at Manhattanville since 1999. He received his B.A. from Binghamton University and Ph.D. in social psychology from Syracuse University. He teaches courses in his breadth area including Social Psychology, Social Influence and Persuasion, and Stereotyping and Prejudice, as well as core courses in statistics and research methods. He also supervises students with their research and fieldwork experiences. His current research interests include social norming and persuasion, anthropomorphism and animal-related issues, and implicit prejudice. He regularly presents his research, often with Manhattanville students, at both regional and national psychology conferences.

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Current Courses
PSY 2009: Social Psychology
PSY 2012: Statistics for Social Sciences
PSY 2040: Research Methods
PSY 3047: Stereotyping & Prejudice
PSY 3063: Social Influence & Persuasion
PSY 3105: Psychological Mythbusting
Social Psychology, Ph.D., Syracuse University
Social Psychology, M.A., Syracuse University
Psychology, B.A., Binghamton University
Feature Publications


Pets and happiness: Examining the association between pet ownership and well-being.

(2016). Anthrozoös, 29, 283-296.


Shopping while Black: Examining racial discrimination in a retail setting.

(2009). Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 39(6), 1432-1444.


Narcissism and aggression: Is inflated self-esteem related to aggressive driving?

(2002). North American Journal of Psychology, 4, 333-342.


Private restroom graffiti: An analysis of controversial social issues on two college campuses.

(1997). Psychological Reports, 81, 1067-1074.