Department chair and professor
Prior to joining the faculty at Mercyhurst University, he did research on animal behavior at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Professor Hoff has recent publications on the mirror neuron system of the brain as well as on the perception of emotion in music.
Education and Academic Interests:
Professor Hoff holds an M.A. from the University of Minnesota and a B.A. from Wagner College. He teaches in a variety of areas, including health psychology, neuroscience, applied behavior analysis, history of psychology, abnormal psychology, and psychopharmacology. Professor Hoff also is a member of the Mercyhurst University honors faculty.