Richard Pringle

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Leslie Richard Pringle is an American psychologist and professor. He holds the Henry S. Dulaney Professorship of Psychology at Goucher College. In 1990, Pringle was an associate professor and chairman of the faculty. He researches relational psychology.


Pringle earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1972 from Eckerd College, then called Florida Presbyterian College. He completed an undergraduate thesis entitled The Novels Of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: A Study Of Belief.[1] In 1977, Pringle completed a Master's of Science degree at Kansas State University. He wrote a Master's Thesis under advisor Thaddeus M. Cowan entitled Mental Transformations Of Possible And Impossible 4-Cornered Tori.[2] He earned a Doctor of Philosophy at Kansas State University in 1979 under the same advisor. His dissertation was entitled Perceived Number Equivalence By Adults And Children: A Normalization Model Of Size-Density Coordination.[3]


Pringle is a psychologist and long-time professor at Goucher College,[4] where he joined the faculty in 1979.[5] In 1990, he was an associate professor and chairman of the faculty.[6] As of 2018, Pringle holds the Henry S. Dulaney Professor of Psychology.[5] Pringle researches relational psychology.[7] He has researched the psychology of community service and mentoring since 1985.[8] In 2015, Pringle conducted a study with psychology professor and associate dean Janet Shope on the Goucher College community's feelings towards sexual assaults.[9]


  1. ^ Pringle, Leslie Richard (1972). The novels of Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: a study of belief (Thesis).
  2. ^ Pringle, Leslie Richard (1977). Mental transformations of possible and impossible 4-cornered tori (Thesis). Kansas State University.
  3. ^ Pringle, Leslie Richard (1979). "Perceived Number Equivalence By Adults And Children: A Normalization Model Of Size-density Coordination". ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.
  4. ^ "Professor Emerita Jean Bradford, 1935 to 2016". In The Loop. Goucher College. January 13, 2017. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Goucher College 2018-2019 Undergraduate Course Catalog". Goucher College. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  6. ^ "Maryland Colleges Searching For Qualified Students". The Star-Democrat. August 6, 1990. Retrieved April 21, 2018 – via
  7. ^ "Center for Psychology Faculty". Goucher College. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  8. ^ M., Lerner, Richard (2014). University-Community Collaborations for the Twenty-First Century : Outreach Scholarship for Youth and Families. Simon, Lou Anna K. Hoboken: Taylor and Francis. ISBN 978-1317731337. OCLC 870226829.
  9. ^ Brustein, Rachel (October 23, 2015). "Professors report Campus Climate Survey data". The Quindecim. Retrieved April 21, 2018.