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Meghan Gangel

Meghan Gangel

College of Education and Allied Professions

Psychology

Contact Information

Email: mgangel@wcu.edu
Pronouns: she/her

Biography

Dr. Gangel received her BA from Hamilton College where she majored in Psychology and has a minor in Political Science. She then went on to receive her MS from Villanova University in Experimental Psychology. Dr. Gangel finished her education receiving her PhD in Developmental Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Education

  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Teaching Interests

Developmental Psychology of Childhood<br>Developmental Psychology of Adolescence<br>Developmental Psychology of Adulthood<br>Health Psychology

Research Interests

Dr. Gangel studies the changes in health that occur over childhood into adolescence and emerging adulthood. And how our physiology is shaped by peer and parent relationships. She is currently interested in examining the effects of the stigmatization of obesity on adolescent and emerging adult health.

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