Andrew E. Brandt

Assistant Professor of Psychology


B.S., University of North Dakota
M.A., Western Michigan University
Ph.D., Western Michigan University


Andrew earned his Ph.D. in behavior analysis and he currently serves as the Associate Editor of the journal Analysis of Gambling Behavior. His laboratory research at OWU investigates human decision-making and gambling. He has taught Learning, Behavioral Decision Making, Research Methods, Quantitative Methods, Introduction to Psychology, and Gambling Seminar. Course Homepage

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.

Pietras, C. J., Searcy, G. D., Huitema, B. E., & BRANDT, A. E. (2008). Effects of monetary reserves and rate of gain on human risky choice under budget constraints. Behavioural Processes, 78, 358–373.

Department Contact Info


Phillips Hall #52-A
Ohio Wesleyan University
Delaware, OH 43015
P 740-368-3904