R. Eric Landrum Boise State University, USA
R. Eric Landrum is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychological Science at Boise State University, receiving his PhD in cognitive psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is a research generalist, broadly addressing the improvement of teaching and learning, including the long-term retention of introductory psychology content, skills assessment, improving help-seeking behavior, advising innovations, understanding student career paths, the psychology workforce, successful graduate school applications, and more. Eric has 425+ presentations, 23 books/textbooks, and published 85 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has collaborated with 300+ research assistants and taught 18,000+ students in 28 years at Boise State. During Summer 2008, he led an American Psychological Association (APA) working group at the National Conference for Undergraduate Education in Psychology studying the desired results of an undergraduate psychology education, and at the 2014 APA Educational Leadership Conference, Eric was presented with a Presidential Citation for outstanding contributions to the teaching of psychology. With the 2015 launch of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology journal, he served as inaugural co-editor. He is a member of APA, a fellow of Division Two (Society for the Teaching of Psychology/STP), a fellow of Division One (General Psychology), and served as STP President (2014). He is a charter member of the Association for Psychological Science (named fellow in 2018). During 2016-2017, Eric was President of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association and was President of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology in 2017-2018. In August 2019, he received the American Psychological Foundation’s Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, the highest award given to teachers of psychology in America. will serve as the 2015–2016 president of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association.