Department of Psychology

Pryale Hall, Room 111
654 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(location map)
(248) 370-2300
Fax: (248) 370-4612

Rebecca Malatesta, Ph.D.

Special Instructor
Student Success Coordinator/Chief Academic Adviser
Internship/Field Experience Coordinator
Office: 107 Pryale Hall
Phone: (248) 370-2693
Fax: (248) 370-4612
E-mail: malatest@oakland.edu

As the Psychology Student Success Coordinator, I am committed to providing a rich and meaningful experience for our students. My approach is holistic and includes information and advice about:

  • careers in psychology
  • our academic program and course selection
  • graduate school preparation and the application process
  • internship opportunities
  • campus resources
  • study abroad information
  • membership in our national honor society, Psi Chi
  • research and teaching assistant opportunities
  • study skills
  • overall social and emotional support
  • and much more!

Major Field of Study
Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Education
PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Wayne State University, 1995
MA, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Wayne State University, 1993
BA, Psychology, Central Michigan University, 1989

Courses
PSY 1000 – Introductory Psychology
PSY 2000 – Success in the Psychology Major
PSY 2500 - Research Design in Psychology
PSY 2510 – Statistics in Psychology
PSY 2350 – Introduction to Social Psychology
PSY 3330 – Social Cognition
PSY 3340 – Industrial and Organizational Psychology
PSY 3500 - Tests and Measurement
PSY 4930 – Internship/Field Experience
PSY 4989 – History of Psychology