Dr. Gary Rosenthal

Title: Professor of Psychology
Department: Psychology, Counseling, and Family Studies
Email: gary.rosenthal@nicholls.edu
Office Phone: 985-448-4358
Office Location: 249 Polk Hall


  • B.A. Psychology, Louisiana State University
  • M.A. General Experimental Psychology, Louisiana State University
  • Ph.D. General Experimental Psychology with Minors in Experimental Statistics and Anthropology, Louisiana State University



Dr. Rosenthal is a Professor of Psychology and the Department Head of Psychology, Counseling and Family Studies. He also serves as Faculty Senator for the College of Education. What are some interesting facts about yourself? “Anagrams for the name “Rosenthal” include: “Enthral so”, “Short Lane”, and my personal favorite “Near Sloth”.” Complete one of the following statements: “My dream job other than teaching at Nicholls would be…” -OR- “My future career aspirations include…” “My future career aspirations include continuing to work in the best College at Nicholls State University.”


“I have authored/coauthored over 30 publications and over 60 presentations with my colleagues and students. I am/have been a member of the Association for Psychological Science, the Southeastern Psychological Association, The Louisiana Academy of Sciences and the Louisiana Counseling Association. In addition, I received an Appreciation Award for 20 Years of Contributions to the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology in 2009.”