James D. Foster, PhDDean, College of Behavioral and Health Sciences
Professor of Psychology
Jim Foster is a graduate of Seattle Pacific University and received an MA in educational psychology and a PhD degree in developmental psychology from Ohio State University. Foster's research has included moral and spiritual development, spiritual well-being, and identity develoment.
Foster has coauthored a nonfiction book and papers in journals such as the Journal of Psychology and Theology, the Journal of Experimental Education, and Teaching of Psychology. He has also co-led Juniors Abroad experiences to Russia, Western Europe, Australia, and Egypt. Foster is the chair of the department of psychology and teaches Child Development and Lifespan Development courses.Back to all psychology faculty