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Chandra Mohan Mehrotra The College of St. Scholastica

Chandra M. Mehrotra is Professor of Psychology and Dean for Special Projects at The College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, Minnesota. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Ohio State University. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). He received his college's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1979, the APA Division 20 Mentor Award in 2003, and the GSA's Outstanding Mentorship Award in 2011. He directs faculty training programs in aging research with support provided by the National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, and the Hartford Foundation. His books include: "Teaching and Aging" (Jossey-Bass, 1984), "Measuring up: Educational Assessment Challenges and Practices for Psychology" (APA Books, 2004), "Aging and Diversity: An Active Learning Experience (2nd Ed)" (Routledge, 2009), and "Assessing, Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives" (Cengage, 2013). He has guest-edited two special issues of the journal "Educational Gerontology": (a) "Strengthening Gerontology and Geriatrics Education"; and (b) "Fostering Aging Research in Undergraduate Psychology Programs." His activities with Native American communities include civic engagement among elders, culturally appropriate program evaluation, intergenerational relationships, and improvement of teaching and learning in tribal colleges. He currently serves as a member of American Psychological Association's Committee on International Relations in Psychology and the Minnesota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators.