About the Editors
Jane S. Halonen began her academic career in 1981 at Alverno College, a small private college for women in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, renowned for its performance-based curriculum and educational innovations. In 1998, Halonen assumed the position of Director of the School of Psychology at James Madison University and is extremely proud of the exceptional teaching quality of both their graduate and undergraduate programs.
Halonen has been President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and the Council of Teachers of Undergraduate Psychology. She also serves as Associate Editor for the journal Teaching of Psychology. She is an Advisory Board member for the international Improving University Teaching conference. She has served as a faculty consultant at numerous high school teacher institutes, as advisor to the Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS), and as part of the management team for the Advanced Placement readings of the Educational Testing Service.
She served on the APA steering committees of both the St. Mary's Conference in 1991 and the 1999 Psychology Partnerships Project Conference held at James Madison University. She currently serves on the Task Force exploring the next phase of the Preparing Future Faculty Initiative. She also is an advisor to the two conferences: the 2002 National Assessment Conference in Psychology to be held at Kennesaw State University and the 2002 International Conference of Teaching in Psychology to be held in St. Petersburg, Russia.
As a faculty consultant, Halonen has conducted psychology department reviews and also assisted in broader curriculum faculty interests, including curriculum reform, ethics, and faculty development. Her teaching scholarship focuses on critical thinking and academic and clinical integrity. She has been the author or co-author of several textbooks and faculty development resource books.
Halonen may be reached at email@example.com
Stephen F. Davis is Professor of Psychology at Emporia State University. In addition to his own teaching duties, he supervises 14 graduate teaching assistants who teach introductory and developmental psychology. Dr. Davis received his PhD in General Experimental Psychology from Texas Christian University. He taught at King College (Bristol, TN), and Austin Peay State University (Clarksville, TN) before joining the Emporia State faculty.
Dr. Davis's research interests include academic dishonesty, student professional development, student responsibility, conditioned taste aversion learning, and olfactory communication in animal maze learning. Since 1966 he has published 252 articles and textbooks and presented 809 professional papers; the vast majority of these publications and presentations include undergraduate and graduate student coauthors.
Dr. Davis has served as the President of APA Division 2 (the Society for the Teaching of Psychology), the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, the Southwestern Psychological Association, and Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in Psychology). In 1987 Dr. Davis received the first annual Psi Chi/Florence L. Denmark National Faculty Advisor. In 1988 he received the American Psychological Foundation Distinguished Teaching in Psychology Award, and in 1989 he received the APA Division 2 Teaching Excellence Award. Dr. Davis is a Fellow of APA Divisions 1 (General), 2 (Society for the Teaching of Psychology), and 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology)
Davis may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
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