Mika MacInnis

Mika MacInnis teaches Introduction to Psychology at RISD. She earned her PhD in Experimental Psychology in 2007 from Brown University, where she studied time perception. She was a visiting professor at Brown for three years, teaching such classes as Introduction to Psychology, Development, Learning and Behavior and a seminar on timing and time perception. She later re-specialized in clinical psychology at William James College and is now a licensed psychologist. In addition to continued interest and collaboration within the field of time perception, she is also interested in grief, emerging adulthood, third-culture kids, cultural adjustment, stress management and spirituality.

  • BA, Brown University
  • MS, Brown University
  • PHD, Brown University


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