Timothy S. Klitz, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
724-503-1001 ext:3357
Timothy S. Klitz, Ph.D.

Degrees: Ph.D. Psychology, University of Minnesota; B.A. Integrated Science Program, Northwestern University; B.A. Psychology, Northwestern University

Office Hours

Dieter-Porter Hall, Room 301
Fall 2014 Office Hours: Mondays 1:00-4:00, Tuesdays 8:30-9:30 & 11:15-12:15

Teaching Schedule

Fall 2014: First-Year Seminar (The Science and Art of Vision), Psy 101 (Elementary Psychology), Psy 370 (Sensation & Perception)
Spring 2015: Psy 275 (Cognitive Psychology - 2 sections), Psy 475 (Advanced Laboratory in Sensation & Perception)

Areas of Study


Timothy Klitz is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology. He teaches courses in elementary psychology, cognitive psychology and sensation & perception. Dr. Klitz's research interests are centered around the topic of reading, a skill that encompasses skill in the areas of both visual and cognitive processing. You can read a short profile about Dr. Klitz's interests and science background gained during his undergraduate career at Northwestern at: http://www.isp.northwestern.edu/alumni/alumni-profiles.html (scroll down to the 3rd alumni profile).

Additional Information

Dr. Klitz is the faculty mentor for the W&J Women's soccer team.


My wife, Dr. Jane Caldwell, is a Ph.D. in Biophysics from the University of Wisconsin. She is currently running her own Etsy shop selling items for children. My daughter, Erin, is full of energy and wears us out!