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R. Eric Landrum

Professor, Psychology
Boise State University

Dr. Landrum is an expert consultant for ACUE’s module

Landrum is a professor of Psychology at Boise State University. His research interests center on the educational conditions that best facilitate student success as well as the use of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning strategies to advance the efforts of scientist-educators. He has over 375 professional presentations at conferences and published over 25 books and chapters as well as over 75 professional articles in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals. Landrum has worked with over 300 undergraduate research assistants and taught over 13,000 students in 23 years at Boise State. During Summer 2008, he led an American Psychological Association (APA) working group at the National Conference for Undergraduate Education in Psychology studying the desired results of an undergraduate Psychology education. During the October 2014 Educational Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, Landrum was presented with a Presidential Citation from then APA President, Nadine Kaslow, for his outstanding contributions to the teaching of Psychology.

A prolific writer, Landrum is the lead author of The Psychology Major: Career Options and Strategies for Success (5th ed., 2013), authored Undergraduate Writing in Psychology: Learning to Tell the Scientific Story (2nd ed., 2012) and Finding A Job With a Psychology Bachelor’s Degree: Expert Advice for Launching Your Career (2009). He co-authored The EasyGuide to APA Style (2nd ed., 2013), You’ve Received Your Doctorate in Psychology—Now What? (2012), and is the lead editor for Teaching Ethically—Challenges and Opportunities (2012) and co-editor of Assessing Teaching and Learning in Psychology: Current and Future Perspectives (2013). With the launch of a new APA journal in 2015—Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology—he serves as one of its inaugural co-editors.

Landrum served as Vice President for the Rocky Mountain region of Psi Chi (2009-2011). He is a member of the American Psychological Association, a fellow in APA’s Division Two (Society for the Teaching of Psychology or STP). He served as STP Secretary (2009-2011) and the 2014 STP President. He is currently the President-Elect of the Rocky Mountain Psychological Association.

Landrum holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale.