About Our Faculty
Dr. Betty Dorr

Dr. Betty Dorr
Professor of Psychology


  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Behavior of Mammalian Systems 
  • Evolutionary Psychology 
  • Mating Systems
  • Mate Choice Mechanisms
  • Human Sexuality


  • Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1993
  • M.A., University of Nebraska, Omaha, 1988
  • B.A., Arkansas Tech University, 1984


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Dr. Betty Dorr is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

About Dr. Betty Dorr

Dr. Betty Dorr is a professor in the Department of Psychology at Fort Lewis College. She joined the College in 1991. Dorr's primary areas of academic expertise include: reproductive endocrinology and behavior of mammalian systems, evolutionary psychology, mating systems, and mate choice mechanisms and human sexuality.

Dr. Dorr’s research currently investigates knowledge of ovulation and menstruation in humans and behavior changes that may occur due to this knowledge. Dorr teaches Physiological Psychology, Animal Behavior, Psychological Research Methods, Statistics, and The Psychology of Intuition to name a few. She also enjoys volunteering with the Colorado Division of Wildlife at the Durango Wildlife Museum.

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Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Michael Uhes
Senior Lecturer of Psychology

Lori M. Benefiel
Visiting Instructor of Psychology


Dr. Michael Anziano
Dr. Alane Brown
Dr. Beverly Chew
Dr. Thomas Skurky
Dr. Janet Jones
Dr. Marilyn Leftwich
Dr. Hal Mansfield
Dr. Bob Wageman
Dr. Roger Peters