Robert F. Rycek
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University
Professor of Psychology
Copeland Hall, Room 320F
2507 11th Ave
Psychology Department, UNK
Kearney, NE 68849-5140
Courses Regularly Taught
- Human Development
- Adolescent Psychology
- General Psychology
- Developmental Psychology
- Adult Development and Aging
- Cognitive Development
- Adolescent Egocentrism
Rycek, R. F. (2008). Undergraduate research at professional psychology conventions. In R.L. Miller, R. F. Rycek, E. Balcetis, S. Barney, B. Beins, S. Burns, R. Smith, & M. E. Ware (Eds.), Developing, promoting and sustaining the undergraduate research experience in psychology. (pp. 243-245) Syracuse, NY: Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Available from the Web site: http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/ur2008/6-5%20Rycek.pdf
Miller, R. L., Rycek, R. F., Balcetis, E., Barney, S., Beins, B., Burns, S., Smith, R., & Ware, M. E. (Eds.). (2008). Developing, promoting and sustaining the undergraduate research experience in psychology. Syracuse, NY: Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Available from the Web site: http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/ur2008/ur2008.php
Miller, R. L., Rycek, R. F., Wozniak, W. J. (2004). The successful job applicant: What the University of Nebraska - Kearney seeks in a new assistant professor. In W. Buskist, B.C. Beins, & V. W. Hevern (Eds.), Preparing the new psychology professoriate: Helping graduate students become competent teachers (pp. 114-117). Syracuse, NY: Society for the Teaching of Psychology Available from the Web site: http://teachpsych.org/resources/e-books/pnpp/html/pnpp21.html
Briner, W., Rycek, R. F., Moellenberndt, A., & Dannull, K. (2000). Neurodevelopmental effects of lanthanum in mice. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 22, 573-581.
Briner, W., Rycek, R., Moellenberndt, A., & Dannull, K. (2000). Neurodevelopmental toxicity of lanthanum in mice. In J. Centeno, P. Collery, G. Vernet, R. Finkelman, H. Gibb, & J. C. Etienne (Eds.) Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Metal Ions in Biology and Medicine, 6, 453-455.
Rycek, R. F., Stuhr, S. L., McDermott, J., Benker, J., & Swartz, M. D. (1998). Adolescent egocentrism and cognitive functioning during late adolescence. Adolescence, 33, 745-749.
Rycek, R. F. (1997). Test bank: Seifert/Hoffnung/Hoffnung lifespan development. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
Cutler, G., & Rycek, R. F. (1997). Study guide: Seifert/Hoffnung/Hoffnung lifespan development. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin.
- Rocky Mountain Psychological Association
- Phi Kappa Phi
- Council on Undergraduate Research
- Sigma Xi
- Society for the Teaching of Psychology
- Psi Chi
- Nebraska Psychological Society
Honors and Awards
- Pratt Heins Award for Service, 2004
- Inducted into Phi Kappa Phi, 2003
- NSEA Award for Teaching Excellence, Finalist, 2001
- UNK Creative Teaching Award, 2001
- OTICA, 2001
- UNK Creative Teaching Award, 2000
- UNK Research Mentoring Award, 1999
- CNSS Research Mentoring Award, 1999