Joel King

Joel King
Title Professor of Psychology
Telephone 207.778.7381

Joel King received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from Cornell University in 1987, and has been teaching at UMF since1988.  During his tenure, he has been Chair of the Psychology Department, Chair of the Curriculum Committee, and a 20 + year member of the Integrative Studies Program Council.  He is the faculty advisor to the Psi Chi Club, the College Democrats, and Camp Summit for children with autism. Dr. King teaches Child Development, Senior Seminar, Psychological Statistics, and Parenting and has been recognized eight times as faculty member of the year during his time at UMF.  Even after 25 years, time spent with students still remains his top priority.


  • 1987 PhD Cornell University
  • 1974 BA State University of New York at Binghamton