Dr. Eleni Pinnow

Dr. Eleni Pinnow
Dr. Eleni Pinnow
Eleni Pinnow Dr. Eleni Pinnow
Associate Professor, Psychology
office. Swenson Hall 3107
University of Wisconsin-Superior

Most recent degrees:

2009 - Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) - Cognitive Psychology - Binghamton University – Dissertation/thesis topic: The role of probabilistic phonotactics in the recognition of massively reduced pseudowords

2006 - Master of Arts (M.A.) – Psychology - Binghamton University – Dissertation/thesis topic: Representation and rules: schwa vowel deletion

2004 - Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) – Psychology - St. Olaf College

Academic background:

Eleni Pinnow is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin–Superior. She received her BA in Psychology from St. Olaf College and a masters and PhD from Binghamton University in Cognitive Psychology. Her primary basic research interests include spoken word recognition. Her current interests in the scholarship of teaching and learning relate to issues surrounding the science of Psychology, academic service-learning, and reducing stigma surrounding mental illness and suicide. Eleni teaches a wide range of courses ranging from General Psychology to Senior Research to Biological Psychology.

Research interests:

Dr. Pinnow studies how people process and recognize spoken language. She is particularly interested in how people are able to recognize variant forms of words (for example, how do we know that the word broccoli can also be pronounced as brocc'li, or gentle as gen'le). Elini is also interested in how experience with language (and culture) shapes usage of language.

Non-academic interests:

Dr. Pinnow enjoys hiking, cross-country-skiing, quilting, spending time with her dogs, and traveling. She is active in the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI)-Douglas County, WI. She also has an impressive (and unexpectedly large) collection of Tartan Noir.

Notable awards:

Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association, 2018

University Performance Awards, Outstanding Academic Advisor Performance Award, 2012-2013

University Excellence Awards, Academic Service-Learning Excellence Award, 2011-2012

Queer and Allied Student Union, Outstanding Ally Recognition, 2011-2012, 2012-2013

UW-Superior McNair Scholar's Program, Faculty Mentor of the Year, 2011-2012

Department of Psychology Excellence in Teaching Award, 2008-2009

Binghamton University Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008-2009

Psi Chi, Member

Areas of knowledge:

Psychology, Canine cognition, and stigma surrounding mental illness/suicide

Recent accomplisments:                                          

Current President of the board of directors of NAMI-Douglas County, WI

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UW-Superior Schedule of Classes for Pinnow, Eleni N
Fall Semester 2019

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Note: the Class Schedule information below reflects data as of June 18, 2019 1:30 AM.

Class Section Identifier Key

Fall Semester 2019
Class Nbr.Catalog Nbr.Course Title/Course TopicsClass Sect.CreditsBldg.RoomDaysTimeSeats Open
PSYC - Psychology
1811PSYC 101Introduction To Psychology
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09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
003 3.00  SWEN 3002 MWF 1:00PM- 1:50PM 14 of 35 open
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15 of 15
  
09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
1812PSYC 275Reading & Writing for Psych
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09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
001 3.00  SWEN 1012 MWF 10:00AM- 10:50AM 9 of 30 open
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15 of 15
  
09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
1813PSYC 350Behavioral Neuroscience
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09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
001 3.00  SWEN 1012 MWF 11:00AM- 11:50AM 6 of 30 open
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15 of 15
  
09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
1814PSYC 404Senior Research
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09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
LAB FEE OF $25.00
001 3.00  SWEN 3002 MWF 2:00PM- 2:50PM 4 of 30 open
Wait List:
15 of 15
  
09/04/2019 - 12/13/2019
LAB FEE OF $25.00