Charles P. Kraemer, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Phone: 706-880-8284
Fax: 706-880-8158

Dr. Charles Kraemer is an alumnus of LaGrange College, having completed his undergraduate coursework at LaGrange College before moving to the University of Georgia to complete his master's and doctoral coursework.Dr. Kraemer's research specialty at the University of Georgia was human memory and cognition.After completing his Ph.D., Dr. Kraemer returned to LaGrange College as a faculty member and now also serves as the chair of the department, the chair of the LaGrange College Institutional Review Board, and the advisor to the local chapter of Psi Chi, the international psychology honor society.Dr. Kraemer was also the first Director of Undergraduate Research at LaGrange College.

In addition to his teaching and leadership on campus, Dr. Kraemer is also actively involved in his work with the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Advanced Placement (AP) program in psychology.For more than ten years he has served as an AP Psychology Reader, scoring the essay portion of the AP Psychology test during the summer.For the last several years Dr. Kraemer has also worked as a Senior Reviewer for the AP Psychology Syllabus Review Project.This includes participating in writing the guidelines for the preparation of a syllabus for an AP Psychology course and conducting the second review of an AP Psychology syllabus when an initial review has identified potential problems.

In recognition of Dr. Kraemer's leadership in developing the undergraduate program at LaGrange College and of his successes in integrating research projects into his courses, Dr. Kraemer was awarded the John R. Hines Undergraduate Research Award for Faculty in 2008, and in recognition of his many successes since his graduation from LaGrange College, Dr. Kraemer was named to the LaGrange College Wall of Outstanding Alumni in 2009.


  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Behavioral Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Survey Research

Professional Memberships:

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Psi Chi
  • Sigma Xi: The Scientific Research Society
  • Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology
  • Council on Undergraduate Research