Dr. David B. Strohmetz is Chair/Professor of Psychology at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, FL Dr. Strohmetz received his Ph.D. in Social/Organizational Psychology from Temple University. His advisor was Ralph L. Rosnow, Ph.D.
Dr. Strohmetz's research interests center on social factors that influence people's generosity, particularly with respect to restaurant tipping behaviors. He has also written about the "social psychology of the experiment."
An advocate for quality undergraduate education, Dr. Strohmetz is active in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. He has co-authored a research methods in psychology textbook and numerous instructional resources to support quality teaching in the classroom. He is currently a Councilor for the Psychology Division of the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Dr. Strohmetz is an expert on the assessment of student learning outcomes and institutional effectiveness, having served as Associate Vice President for Academic and Institutional Assessment at Monmouth University. He is also experienced with University accreditation, having served on numerous evaluation teams for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education along with authoring the decennial and periodic review self-studies for his previous institution.