Department of Psychology
Ph.D., Miami University
Expertise: Aging and memory, storytelling and memory, group influences on memory
Dr. Bodle is a Professor of Psychology, teaching courses in cognition and memory, human development, sensation and perception, as well as courses that serve the core curriculum. He co-teaches a travel course that examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and takes students to New York for a full week. Dr. Bodle has been awarded a MSJ Clifford Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as a MSJ eProfessor Award. His research has examined the influence of storytelling on memory and the impact of aging on memory. He has also done some research on teaching effectiveness, and he is the Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence. Outside of the Mount, he assists with music in a local Methodist congregation and he is currently pursuing certification as a Methodist Lay Minister.