Dept. of Marine and Environmental Sciences
- Ed.D. Educational Psychology, Northern Arizona University (1977)
- M.A. Behavioral Science, California State University (1971)
- B.A. Psychology, California State University (1968)
Dr. Janpol has taught undergraduate and graduate Psychology courses for many years. During the past several years, he has particularly enjoyed teaching Environmental Psychology and Conservation Psychology courses for schools such as Oregon State University, University of Hawaii and Southern Oregon University. In addition to teaching, Dr. Janpol has worked as a psychologist in clinical, consulting, and supervisory roles in a variety of settings such as mental health clinics and hospitals. In the past, he has also enjoyed teaching nautical skills and marine ecology to children as a volunteer instructor aboard an educational sailing training schooner in the Pacific Northwest. He has assisted in scientific research investigations involving satellite tracking of whales. Dr. Janpol has served in a consulting role to marine environmental conservation organizations including the Hawaii Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. His recent research interests have involved assessing influences of visual media, such as science and nature documentary films, on people’s environmental behaviors and perceptions.