Andrew E. Brandt

Associate Professor of Psychology


B.S., Psychology, University of North Dakota
Ph.D., Behavior Analysis, Western Michigan University


Dr. Brandt currently serves as the Chair of the Psychology Department and is the Associate Editor for the journal Analysis of Gambling Behavior. His laboratory research investigates human decision-making, risk communication, and gambling behavior. He teaches Behavioral Decision Making, Learning, Research Methods, and Quantitative Methods.

Recent Publications

BRANDT, A. E. & Martin, J. (2015). Simulating personal wealth in the laboratory. Journal of General Psychology, 142, 167-181.

BRANDT, A. E., Sztykiel, H., & Pietras, C. J. (2013). Laboratory simulated gambling: Risk varies across participant-stake procedure. Journal of General Psychology, 140, 130–143.

Pietras, C. J., BRANDT, A. E., & Searcy, G. D. (2010). Human responding on random-interval schedules of response-cost punishment: The role of reduced reinforcement density. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 93, 5–26.

BRANDT, A. E., & Pietras, C. J. (2008). Gambling on a simulated slot machine under conditions of repeated play. Psychological Record, 58, 405–426.


Department Contact Info


Phillips Hall #52-A
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015