Teaching Tips

‘Exporting’ Psychology

In 1974, I was a young associate professor at Purdue and believed that I was doing just what I was supposed to be doing — teaching large courses, working with […]... More>


Applying to Graduate School: The Interview Process

The first step in obtaining a graduate degree in psychology is to get into graduate school — no small feat, even for the best students. If you are well-qualified and […]... More>


Academic Observer

Twelve Tips for Authors

One of the most critical skills for academic psychologists is writing the empirical journal article. Yes, other forms of communication (review articles, theory articles, book chapters, books) are important, but […]... More>


Member Article

Not Always Smooth Sailing

We met at an anti-Vietnam War protest in 1971. Jerry was an associate professor and Judy was a graduate student at the University of Illinois. We encountered one another across […]... More>


Champions of Psychology

Champions of Psychology: Laura L. Koppes

This is an ongoing series in which highly regarded professors share advice on the successes and challenges facing graduate students. Laura L. Koppes is Professor and Chair of the Psychology […]... More>