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Manolya Bayar

Manolya Bayar

Associate Professor Psychology


I have been teaching at the college level since 1989 and teaching at Harford Community College since 1995. I am a developmental psychologist, particularly interested in adolescent social and emotional development. I have been involved in online teaching and learning at HCC from its earliest stages and continue to help develop and improve this method to enhance student experience and engagement.


  • BS in Psychology, City College of NY, CUNY
  • MA in Psychology (Clinical concentration), City College of NY, CUNY
  • MA in Psychology (Developmental concentration), Fordham University

Research Interests

  • Multi-modal teaching and learning strategies
  • Student classroom and online engagement


Bayar, Manolya (2000). Study Guide to Lifespan Development (2nd) by Seifert, Kelvin, E., Hoffnung, Robert, J., Hoffnung, Michele. NY: Houghton Mifflin Company.

Courses Taught

  • General Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Adolescent Psychology
  • Human Development Across the Lifespan
  • Marriage and the Family.


  • Psychology
  • Sociology