Tonia Bock portrait

Tonia Bock

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2004
Office
JRC LL08
Phone
(651) 962-5038
Toll Free
(800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-5038
Fax
651-962-5030
Mail
JRC LL56
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Academic History

Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 2004
M.A., Educational Policy & Administration, University of Minnesota,
    Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2000
B.A., Spanish, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1995.

Dr. Bock is an educational and developmental psychologist who specializes in moral development. Specifically, she studies how adolescents (late elementary through college-age students) understand moral problems and see themselves as moral beings. She is interested in the developmental trends of their moral understandings as well as what factors are related to their moral cognition and self-perceptions.  Dr. Bock teaches Lifespan Development, Psychology of Adolescence, Psychological Testing, General Psychology and History of Psychology in Social Context. 

Expertise

Moral Development
Adolescence/Emerging Adulthood
Testing and Assessment

Recent Papers

Brooks, J., Bock, T., & Narvaez, D. (2013).  Moral motivation, moral judgment
            and antisocial behavior. Journal of Research in Character
            Education
, 9(2), 149-165.             

Giebel, H., & Bock, T. (2012).  Teaching virtue:  Theoretical and empirical
            reflections. Teaching Philosophy, 35(4), 345-366.  

 Manning, C., Amel, E., & Bock, T. (2012).  Environmental Sustainability
            and Introductory Psychology: A Natural Partnership,
            Ecopsychology, 4(2), 122-126. 

Lies, J. M., Bock, T., Brandenberger, J., & Trozzollo, T.A. (2012). 
             The effects of off-campus service learning on the moral reasoning
             of college students.  Journal of Moral Education, 41(2), 189-199.

Recent Conference Papers

Larson, T., & Bock, T. (2014, May).  Reactions to Competition: 
             Evidence of Validity and Reliability for T
wo Administration Procedures.
          
  Poster at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological
             Scientists, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Harris, E., Sturlaugson, T., & Bock, T. (2013, October).  Exploring
              the relationship between moral identity, integrity, 
and civic
              engagement frequency. 
Poster presented at the meeting of
              the Association for Moral Education, Montreal, Canada.

Kurth, A., & Bock, T.  (2013, October).  Exploring agency and communion
              in the actual self
.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Assocation
              for Moral Education, Montreal, Canada. 

Urban, J., & Bock, T. (2013, October).  The Unified Self and its Relationship
               to Moral Disengagement
.  Poster presented at the meeting of the
               Association for Moral Education, Montreal, Canada. 

Bock, T., Urban, J., Sturlaugson, T., Harris, E., & Kurth, A. (2012, November). 
               Comparisons of the DIT-2 and SRM-SF within a Study of Moral Judgment,
               Identify, and Behavior. 
Paper presented at the meeting of the Association
               for Moral Education, San Antonio, TX, USA. 

Brooks, J., Bock, T., & Narvaez, D. (2012, March).  Do moral motivation
                and moral judgment deter delinquency? 
Paper presented at the meeting
                of the Society for Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada. 

Urban, J., & Bock, T. (2012, March).  College student identity and its relationship
                 to moral identity
.  Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for
                 Research on Adolescence, Vancouver, Canada. 

 

Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location

Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
PSYC 111 - 02 General Psychology M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC LL62
CRN: 40300 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Tonia S. Bock An introduction to the research questions, concepts, theories, methods, and findings of psychological science. Although the selection varies with instructor, topics include brain function, psychological testing, sensation and perception, cognition (learning, memory, language), states of consciousness, motivation, human development, personality, origins and treatment of disorders, social behavior, stress and health, and applied psychology (workplace, community, environment). This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

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PSYC 203 - 01 Psychology of Adolescence M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC LL62
CRN: 40305 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Tonia S. Bock An introduction to issues and theories of development dealing with adolescence. The course reviews the principles, theories, research and application of cognitive, emotional, personality, social and physical development. Also examined is how adolescents develop the knowledge, skills, and personality characteristics that allow them to become successful adults as well as how differences among teens come about. Prerequisite: PSYC 111

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