Social Psychology

University of Oklahoma



Social Psychology

University of Oklahoma




University of Oklahoma


University Experience


University of Oklahoma

Interim Chair, Department of Psychology, August 2022-July 2023

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



General Education Teaching Award, April 2020

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

Professional and Service Activities


Current Committee Memberships

Chair, Faculty Success Steering Committee

College of Arts and Sciences Representative, Faculty Senate

Teaching and Learning Technology Advisory Committee

Chair, General Education Assessment Subcommittee

Provost's Advisory Committee on Classroom Scheduling

Chair, Department of Psychology Undergraduate Studies

President's Distinguished Faculty Mentorship Program

Department of Psychology Undergraduate Assessment Coordinator

Peer-Review and Consulting Activities


Editorial Board, Psychology Learning and Teaching (Sage Publishers)

Psychology Learning and Teaching (PLAT) is an international peer-reviewed journal devoted to enhancing knowledge of how to improve learning and teaching of psychology.

McGraw-Hill​ Publishers: Digital Faculty Consultant (2010-2020)

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)