Education


Ph.D.

Social Psychology

University of Oklahoma

2009

M.S.

Social Psychology

University of Oklahoma

2006

B.A.

Psychology

University of Oklahoma

2003

University Experience


University of Oklahoma

Associate Professor of Psychology, August 2015-Current

  • Introductory Psychology Coordinator and Master Teacher

Cameron University

Assistant Professor of Psychology, August 2010-May 2015

  • General Psychology/Lifespan Human Growth and Development Coordinator

 

Awards


Holden Faculty Award for Outstanding Freshman Teaching, March 2017

President’s Distinguished Faculty Mentoring Program, April 2016

Outstanding Mentor Award, March 2014

University of Choice Award, November 2013

Hackler Award for Teaching Excellence, May 2013

Psychology Club Five Star Organization, May 2013

Psi Chi Five Star Organization, May 2012

Faculty Advisor of the Year, May 2012

Psi Chi Four Star Organization, August 2011

Teaching Award, School of Education and Behavioral Sciences, August 2011

 

Professional and Service Activities


Current Committee Memberships

Rita Lottinville Prize for Freshman Selection Committee Member (2016-current)

University Libraries Committee Member (2016-current)

Elite Retention Task Force Member (2015-current)

Provost's Advisory Committee on Classrooms Member (2015-current)

Chair, Department of Psychology Undergraduate Studies (2015-current)

Department of Psychology Website Redesign Committee Member (2015)​

Other Service Activities

President's Distinguished Faculty Mentorship Program (2015-current)

Department of Psychology Undergraduate Assessment Coordinator (2015-current)​​

 

Publisher and Consulting Activities


McGraw-Hill​ Publishers: Digital Faculty Consultant (2010-current)

Conducted "Best Practices" seminars for classroom use of McGraw-Hill Digital Solutions

Conducted face-to-face and webinar-based training sessions on Connect, LearnSmart, and Create

Supplemental materials contract editor

Worth Publishers: Social Media Contributor (2012-current)

WorthPsychology facebook and twitter account manager (2015-current)

Managed facebook page for Psychology: Science of Person, Mind, Brain textbook (2012-2014)

Managed facebook page for Scientific American textbook (2012-2014)

Content contributor to Worth_TLC twitter account

Content contributor to Worth Publishers Faculty Lounge

Supplemental materials contract editor

Internal Grants


Center for Teaching Excellence Faculty Fellows, $10,000 for 2017-2018 programming

Action Tutoring Center Grant, $400 per semester awarded (2015-2016)

Research Grant, $400 awarded (2014)

Faculty Development Grant, attendance at National Institute of the Teaching of Psychology National Conference, $1,800 awarded (2013)

Innovative Instruction Grant, experiential learning RealCare Babies in Lifespan Human Growth and Development classes, $4,000 awarded (2013)

Innovative Instruction Grant, implementation of clickers in the General Psychology curriculum, $4,750 awarded (2012)

Faculty Development Grant, attendance at National Institute of the Teaching of Psychology National Conference, $2,200 awarded (2012)