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Kimberley A. Cox Walden University, USA

Kimberley A. Cox earned her PhD in social psychology from Claremont Graduate University and her master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University. She received her undergraduate education at the University of California, Irvine where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a bachelor’s degree in criminology, law, and society. For the past 10 years, Kimberley has been a faculty member at Walden University where her work is dedicated to teaching and mentoring future scholar-practitioners. During this time, she has mentored 45 doctoral students to dissertation completion. Kimberley is a past recipient of Walden University’s Bernard L. Turner award for excellence in mentoring dissertation students and the Presidential Research Fellowship in Distance Education. She currently teaches doctoral-level courses in research design and methods and applied social psychology. Kimberley has served as a subject matter expert in the design of several online courses in subject areas such as research design and methods, social psychology, and instructional design. Most recently, her academic interests include the application of social psychology principles and theories to social problems and environmental issues with a focus on topics that intersect social psychology, health, and the environment. Prior to her teaching career in higher education, Kimberley held various academic and applied research positions, including as a research associate in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior in the College of Medicine at the University of California, Irvine, as a research associate at the Rand Corporation, and as a doctoral research fellow at the NASA Ames Research Center.