Michael Blaz

mike blazProfessor
Department of Criminal Justice, Psychology and Social Sciences
(260) 665-4211 | blazm@trine.edu

Areas of Expertise:

History of intelligence testing
History of mental illness
Ancient Greece; Peloponnesian War
Ancient Olympics
The ethics of organ transplants

Degrees Earned:

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, University of Minnesota.

Master of Arts in Experimental Psychology, Illinois State University.

Doctorate in Experimental Psychology, major in Learning, minor in Social Psychology and Philosophy of Science, University of Kentucky.

Work History:

Trine University | 1976 - Present

  • Professor

Transylvania University | 1975 - 1976

  • Instructor

University of Kentucky | 1972 - 1976 

  • Teaching Assistant


Blaz, M. & Williams, J.R. (1975) Transposition with auditory stimuli following successive discrimination training. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 5, 409-410.

Blaz, M. (1983) Perceived extraversion in a best friend. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 53, 891- 894.

Blaz, M. (1983) Getting serious about animal rights. The Humanist,43, 30.

Blaz, M. (1988) Charles Darwin's impact on psychology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Indiana Academy of Science, Notre Dame, Indiana. Sponsored by a grant from the Indiana Committee for the Humanities.

Blaz, M. (1989) Charles Darwin's impact on psychology. Paper presented to the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers in Indianapolis.

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