Dr. Aberson received his undergraduate degree in psychology at California State University at Northridge (B.A. 1991) and graduate degrees at the Claremont Graduate University (M.A. 1995, Ph.D. 1999) with an emphasis in social and quantitative psychology. Dr. Aberson is currently Professor of Psychology. Before coming to HSU, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Franklin and Marshall College in Pennsylvania. While earning his Ph.D., Dr. Aberson taught extensively at Pitzer College in Claremont and Long Beach State.
Dr. Aberson maintains active research programs in two areas; teaching of
statistics and social psychology. As a contributor to the Web
Interface for Statistics Education
(WISE) project, Dr. Aberson worked to develop several internet-based interactive
tutorials designed to supplement traditional teaching materials for statistics.
Reports on the effectiveness of these tutorials are published in outlets such as
Teaching of Psychology, Journal of Statistics Education, and Behavior
Research Methods Instruments and Computers.