Associate Professor of Psychology
Dr. Curt Ickes, associate professor of psychology, joined Ashland University in 1987. He earned a B.A. in psychology from Ashland College; an M.A. from the University of Akron; and his Ph. D. from Kent State University. In addition to teaching general psychology, he teaches abnormal psychology, personality, tests and measurements, and child psychopathology.
His areas of interest include psychological diagnosis and testing as well as sport psychology. A licensed psychologist, Dr. Ickes maintains a limited private practice and is a Player Development Specialist for the Lake Erie Crushers, a single-A affiliate of the Cleveland Indians. Dr. Ickes’s specialty is the study and application of psychological factors that lead to optimal athletic performance. His work focuses on developing mentally tough personality attitudes and traits, as well as improving maximum focus and preparation for each individual pitch.
He has worked with local, collegiate and professional baseball and softball teams.