Eastern Michigan University
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Pamela Landau


341E Science Complex




Wayne State University post masters

M.S., Eastern Michigan University

B.A., Eastern Michigan University

Interests and Expertise

Clinical practice since 1980; EMU faculty since 1982. Areas of interest include affective disorders, human sexuality, psychopathology and integrating therapeutic treatments.

Pamela Landau is a full time lecturer with a degree in Clinical Psychology. She is an AASECT (American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors and Therapists) certified Sexuality Educator and teaches one of EMU’s most popular courses, the Psychology of Sex (PSY240). In 2005 she was elected "Best Professor" in the Eastern Echo student poll, and her course, the Psychology of Sex was elected "Best Course." Her candor and expertise in the classroom have earned her numerous nominations and teaching awards from the University, colleagues and students. She often speaks in residence halls around campus as well as in the community and is a faculty member of the University of Michigan's Human Sexuality Certification program.

My research interest include;Human sexuality, Communication (gender differences, effectiveness, intrarelational), Psychopathology, Depression.

Teaching interest include; General Psychology (Intro), Psychology of Sex, Abnormal Psychology

Selected Publications

Knapp, J. R., Jackson, D.E. & Landau, P. (2010) Texting while driving: nearly everyone’s doing it. A poster presented at the 22nd Annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science. May, Boston.

Jackson, D. E., Knapp, J. R. & Landau, P. (2009) Your candidates say stupider things than my candidates. A poster presented at the 21sst Annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science. May. San Francisco.

Jackson, D. E., Knapp, J. R. & Landau, P. (2007) Gender effects in the evaluation of scenarios depicting unethical behavior. A poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, D. C

Courses Taught

PSY 101 General Psychology

PSY 240 Psychology of Sex

PSY 360 Abnormal Psychology

Faculty Resources

The Psychology Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344