Craig W. Platt

Professor of Psychology and Psychology Department Coordinator

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B.A., Social Sciences, Simon's Rock College
M.A., Developmental Psychology, Ohio State University
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Ohio State University

Phone: (603) 355-2268
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Courses Taught
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Adult Development and Aging
  • Theories of Personality
  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Social Psychology
  • Senior Seminar in Psychology
  • First-Year Inquiry Seminar
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • College student development
  • Emerging adulthood
  • Attachment theory
  • Generational studies
  • Child abuse and neglect

Publications and Presentations

Platt, C. W. (2016). Beneath the furrowed brow: A ketamine journey in the ER. Anesthesiology, 125, 599-601.

Platt, C. W. (2015, October). What Would You Do?: Investigative television scenarios and the social psychology of helping. Teaching demonstration presented at the annual Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

Platt, C. W. (2015, October). Identity status and career plans: a write-pair-share exercise. Teaching demonstration presented at the annual Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Fitchburg, Massachusetts.

Platt, C. W. (2014, October). Developmental toy design. Teaching demonstration presented at the annual Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology, Lewiston, Maine.

Platt, C. W. (2010, March). Two career-development exercises for the psychology senior seminar. Paper presented at the annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations, Tarrytown, New York.

Platt, C. W. (2007, March). Making effective use of non-clinical case study materials. Roundtable session at the annual Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations, Kerhonkson, New York.

Platt, C. W., & Challenger, D. (1999). Faculty citizenship and the liberal arts.  Higher Education Exchange, 48-57.

Platt, C. W. (1998, Winter). Civic education and academic culture: Learning to practice what we teach.  Liberal Education, 84, 18-25.


Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association
  • New England Psychological Association
  • Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Conferences Attended

  • New England Psychological Association
  • Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology
  • Conference on the Teaching of Psychology: Ideas and Innovations
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities
  • Association for Integrative Studies

 Service

  • Currently working with the Impact Monadnock Early Childhood Development Initiative, a community initiative aimed at enhancing the well-being of children from birth to age 5 in the Monadnock region.
  • Developed and delivered a series of in-service training workshops for Court Appointed Special Advocates of New Hampshire (CASA NH) on attachment and child placement decisions, 2011.