Ph.D., Miami University



Aging and memory, storytelling and memory, group influences on memory


Dr. Bodle is a Professor of Psychology, teaching courses in cognition and memory, human development, sensation and perception, as well as courses that serve the core curriculum. He co-teaches a travel course that examines the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and takes students to New York for a full week. Dr. Bodle has been awarded a MSJ Clifford Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as a MSJ eProfessor Award.  His research has examined the influence of storytelling on memory and the impact of aging on memory. He is also currently collaborating with Dr. Tracy McDonough on research with cases from the Schizophrenia Oral History Project. Outside of the Mount, he assists with music in a local Methodist congregation and he serves as a Methodist Lay Speaker.