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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
human learning, cognitive processes, learning process applications in the classroom setting to facilitate learning and retention in students
College of Science
Joan Piroch, professor of psychology and former chair of the Department of Psychology and Sociology, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 1982. She earned a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Slippery Rock University in 1972, a master's degree in psychology from Western Washington University in 1974, and a Ph.D. in psychology from the University of South Florida in 1982.
She teaches human learning, cognitive processes, sensation and perception, and applied research in psychology. Her area of scholarly interest is learning process applications in the classroom setting to facilitate learning and retention in students.