Sean Forbes


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Office: 4056 Haley Center

Units: Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, and Technology

Campus Mail: 4036 Haley Center


Phone: (334) 844-3083

Academic Areas

Educational Psychology

Educational Research, Measurement, and Assessment

Foundations of Education


Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of Florida

Professional Experience

2020 - Present

Professor, Auburn University

Research Interests

  • Integration of biopsychosocial elements in human experience
  • Sustainable community based food systems

Professional Service and Advocacy

Dr. Forbes' current projects open to student participation include: 1) community-based engagement with local food projects, e.g., Opelika Community Garden and Farmers Market, 2) experiential learning for grades 9-12 at a local alternative school, and 3) assessment of physiological foundations of cognition.