Randy Simonson
Randy Simonson
Professor, Psychology 

Office: Hepworth 116
Phone: 208-732-6858
Email: rsimonson@csi.edu
Randy Simonson

Education Information

B.S., Psychology  Brigham Young University, 1993

M.S., Psychology  Western Washington University, 1996


Thesis: Rhyme and Alliteration in Silent Reading: Phonemic Confusion Effects as Functions of Phonemic Density

Ph.D., Psychology  Northcentral University, 2004

Dissertation: Religiousness and Suicidal Denial in South Central Idaho

Background/Personal Information

Father of four, husband to one forever...one happy grandpa, and lovin' it!

Professional interests in thanatology, religiosity, and measurement.

Teaching Philosophy

Very simply: 'Agree or disagree, only understand.'  My role is to provide an environment within which students can achieve the understanding necessary to make reasonable, informed decisions.

Course Information

Links of Interest

  1. Association for Death Education and Counseling
  2. Traumatic Incident Reduction Association
  3. Navigating Grief

For the first day of class, students should arrive having read Chapter 1 of the textbook.

PSYC 101 - Fall and Spring (in-class and online), and Summer (online only)

PSYC 120 - Fall (in-class only)

PSYC 201 - Fall, Spring, and Summer (online only)

PSYC 211 - Fall and Spring (in-class only)

PSYC 217 - Fall and Spring (in-class only)

PSYC 228 - Spring only (in-class only)



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