Now in his third decade as a full-time psychology professor at Southern Wesleyan, Dr. Hayduk teaches a broad range of traditional and online courses in psychology, research, statistics, and data analytics. Hayduk currently chairs SWU’s department of social sciences. The University honored Dr. Hayduk in 2017 with the Bob Black Faculty Mentor of the Year award.
Dr. Hayduk’s professional interests include the developmental and computational bases of vision, attention and cognition. These interests extend to the study and development of artificial cognitive structures, including machine learning (e.g., artificial intelligence) and robotics. He is a member of both the Association for Psychological Science and the Association for Computing Machinery.
Prior to obtaining his doctorate and joining the Southern Wesleyan faculty, Dr. Hayduk served in the Canadian military in military intelligence and then as a Salvation Army Officer in rural Ontario, Canada. Dr. Hayduk has a second degree black belt in World Taekwondo Federation-style taekwondo and studies Taijiquan and Kobudo.