Marie Nix

Marie Nix

  • Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychological Science & Human Services
  • Faculty, College of Behavioral & Social Sciences
LC 375B Carnell Learning Center

Ph.D., University of Georgia (2002) 
M.S., University of Georgia (1996) 
B.A., University of North Carolina (1990)



  • Are they paying attention? Students' lack of motivation and attention potentially threaten the utility of course evaluations in Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education. (2015)
  • Students' first day of class preferences: Factor structure and individual differences in North American Journal of Psychology. (2011)


  • The Immigration Effect: Cross Cultural Comparisons of the Effect of Relocation on Child Development. 2015 Lander University Student Academic Showcase. Greenwood, South Carolina.(April, 2015)
  • What is a Man/Woman?. 2015 Lander University Student Academic Showcase. Greenwood,South Carolina. (April, 2015)
  • The Immigration Effect: How Relocation Affects the Development of Native Hispanic Children.Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference. Kennesaw, Georgia. (April, 2015)
  • Names Affect the Racial Judgment of Ambiguous Faces. Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference. Kennesaw, Georgia. (2015)
  • Social Interactions and Management of an All-male Gorilla Group at Riverbanks Zoo in Columbia, SC. 2014 Lander University Student Academic Showcase. Greenwood, South Carolina. (April, 2014)
  • Religiosity as a Coping Strategy for Black American Women. 2014 Lander University Student Academic Showcase. Greenwood, South Carolina. (April, 2014)
  • Womanist Identity Development and Attitudes Toward Masturbation. Southeastern Psychological Association. Nashville, Tennessee. (March, 2014)
  • Can Names Affect the Racial Judgment of Multiracial Faces. 2014 Lander University Student Academic Showcase. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2014)
  • Strategic Planning for a Growing Department. Southeastern Psychological Association. Atlanta,Georgia. (2013)
  • Invisible Woman: An Existential Analysis of Intragroup Racism, Coping Strategies, and Identity Development. Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference. Kennesaw, Georgia.(2013)
  • Contrasting Views on the Nature of Consciousness. South Carolina Psychological Association.Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2013)
  • Age-Based Differences in Religiosity and Attitudes Toward and Practices of Masturbation.Georgia Undergraduate Research in Psychology Conference. Kennesaw, Georgia. (2012)
  • The War Against War: Perspectives from Psychology and Philosophy. Peace Studies Conference.Greenwood, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Patterns of Student Performance in a Team-Based General Psychology Course. Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology. Atlanta, Georgia. (2012)
  • The Effect of Initial Email Communication on Subsequent Student Evaluations of Professors.South Carolina Psychological Association. Columbia, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Childhood Resiliency Project. South Carolina Psychological Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (April, 2011)
  • Deconstructing the Black woman: (Mis)Perceptions about race, ethnicity, and gender affecting Black women's experience of self. South Carolina Psychological Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (April, 2011)
  • Measuring Change on Campus: Applying the Taxonomy of Affective Educational Objectives to Institutional Culture. International Conference on College Teaching and Learning. Jacksonville,Florida. (April, 2011)
  • Demographic and personality correlated of students' first day of class preferences. Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology. Atlanta, Georgia. (February, 2011)
  • Constructing motherhood: A qualitative analysis of the core assumptions, roles, and value systems embedded in the experience of motherhood of southern, middle-lass Black women.South Carolina Psychological Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2010)
  • Preparing for the first day: What do the data say?. Whiteboard, Lander University. Greenwood,South Carolina. (2010)
  • Effect of Team-Based instructional strategies on student content mastery in an introductory psychology course. Southeastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology. Atlanta, Georgia.(2010)
  • Supplemental sessions for general psychology: Assisting freshmen students. South Carolina Psychological Association. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. (2009)