Peter Oliver

Peter Oliver headshot

Associate Professor of Educational Psychology and Human Development


College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions
860.768.5005 Hillyer Hall 424

PhD, University of Connecticut

MA, University of Connecticut

BS, University of New Hampshire

Teaching Focus: Associate Professor Peter Oliver teaches undergraduate and graduate level students in education, health sciences, and psychology. His teaching expertise includes educational psychology, human development, and stress management. Oliver uses his training in psychology to create instruction that emphasizes application of course material to facilitate higher levels of self-awareness through understanding self and others.

Professional Interests: Applying his training in the healing arts, Oliver’s professional interests focus on applying mindfulness-based strategies to further one’s personal and professional development. He offers stress-reduction programs to help individuals cultivate powerful tools to more effectively cope with stress and its potential negative impact on health, well-being, and productivity.