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Professor Shout-Out! Meet Dr. Robert Flint

Dr. Robert W. Flint, Jr., Psychology Department, Professor of Psychology. Has been with Saint Rose since 1999.

Saint Rose Psychology Department Professor, Dr. Robert Flint


  • Where did you attend school?
    • Allegheny College, Bachelor of Science (1992) in Psychology, Minor in English
    • Kent State University, Masters Degree (1994) in Experimental Psychology specialty in Biopsychology
    • Kent State University, Ph.D. (1997) in Experimental Psychology specialty in Biopsychology
  • Did you always want to teach? YES! I realized when I was a sophomore at Allegheny College that I wanted to become a biopsychology professor at a small liberal arts institution where there was an emphasis on teaching and using scholarship/research to train students.
  • What classes do you teach at Saint Rose?
    • Physiological Psychology
    • Learning
    • Neuropsychology
    • Introduction to Psychopharmacology
    • Motivation
    • Social Neuroscience (team taught with Dr. Nancy Dorr)
    • Foundations of Psychology I
    • Forgetting & Amnesia
    • Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience
    • Senior Seminar: Research in Psychology
  • Highlight of academic career, thus far: I think that I get the greatest pleasure when I see our students, especially those who have worked closely with me in the lab, get into graduate programs.

Fun Facts:

  • What’s your favorite color? Blue
  • Favorite place to eat in the Capital Region? I love anyplace that sells good sushi. A current favorite is Sushi Thai in Clifton Park.
  • Favorite TV show? Bones
  • What is the last book you read? Inheritance by Christopher Paolini
  • If you could have one superpower, what would you choose? I wish I could conduct research at the speed of light!


I have a wonderful family, including my soul mate Susan, two boys (10 and 7 years old) and 1 daughter (2 ½ years old). We enjoy playing soccer, baseball, and football, skiing, kayaking, hiking, and fishing.

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