Regan A. R. Gurung Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA
Regan A. R. Gurung is Professor of Psychological Sciences, Director of the General Psychology Program, and Interim Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning at Oregon State University. He was on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (UWGB) for 20 years where he was the Ben J. and Joyce Rosenberg Professor of Human Development and Psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (UWGB). He received a BA at Carleton College (Minnesota) and a PhD at the University of Washington. He then spent 3 years at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has published articles in a variety of scholarly journals, including Psychological Review and Teaching of Psychology. His textbook, Health Psychology: A Cultural Approach is in its fourth edition and he has coauthored/edited 15 other books, including Doing the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (Gurung & Wilson, 2012); and the Handbook of Health Psychology (Revenson & Gurung, 2009). He is completing Study Like a Champion: A student’s guide to using cognitive science (with John Dunlosky) and Getting Savvy: Research Methods in Psychology (with Elizabeth Yost Hammer). He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Midwestern Psychological Association. He has won the Founder’s Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as of the Founder’s Award for Scholarship at UWGB, and was also the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching’s Wisconsin Professor of the Year (2009) and the UW System Regents’ Teaching Excellence Award Winner. In August 2017, 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. He is past president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and current President of Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology. He is founding coeditor of the APA journal, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.