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Dr. Gary L. Wirt
Adjunct Professor

Dr. Gary L. Wirt began teaching at GBC in 1974, later joining the College full-time as Dean of Students. He now serves as Vice President for External Affairs but enjoys teaching several times a year in the field of Psychology. Prior to joining the College, he had an extensive career in mental health, managing community programs and serving as the Executive Director of the Mental Health Association in Delaware. He currently serves on the Governor's Advisory Council for Substance Abuse and Mental Health and on the State Mental Health Planning Council.

A published author, Gary's fields of interest include how industry copes with troubled employees as well as "institutionalism," the impact of psychiatric hospitalization on patient's lives. He twice has been elected as a Commissioner on the Commission on Higher Education, and now serves as a Trustee of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

PSY 160 - Introduction to Psychology
PSY 262 - Human Sexuality
PSY 300 - Abnormal Psychology
PSY 305 - The Troubled Employee
MGT 702 - Employee Assistance Programming

EdD, Counseling Psychology, University of Sarasota
MA, Psychology, Washington College
BA, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  Dr. Gary L. Wirt

Contact Information:
Phone: (302) 225-6260
Office: External Affairs Suite
          Jones Center

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
(Or by appointment)

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