Frank E. Hustmyer, Jr., PhD
EducationUniversity of Cincinnati (1970)
Years of Service1969-1986
Dr. Hustmyer joined the psychology department in 1969. His dissertation was titled: "The differentiation hypothesis and stimulus generalization."
Dr. Hustmyer was an active researcher both prior to and during his time at EIU. His work covered a variety of sensory related topics, most notably eye movements, the autonomic nervous system, neuropsychology, dependency, and the psychological aspects of color. Dr. Hustmyer often engaged students in his research.
Dr. Hustmyer was the first coordinator of the psychology department Honors Program which included developing and teaching honors courses. He also served as coordinator of the master's program in general psychology from 1984 to 1986. Dr. Hustmyer passed away in 1986 at the age of 59.