David Copeland

Associate Professor & Undergraduate Director, Psychology

Dr. Copeland was filmed for ACUE’s Course in Effective Teaching Practices. He is featured in the module: Aligning Activities and Assignments With Course Outcomes.

Copeland is an Associate Professor and the Undergraduate Director of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He regularly teaches both traditional and online courses, and he covers topics such as General Psychology, Introduction to the Psychology Major, Research Methods, and Cognitive Psychology. His research focuses on cognitive processes such as memory, text comprehension, and reasoning.

Copeland earned his BA in Psychology from Cleveland State University. He holds a PhD in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Notre Dame. He has won a number of teaching and mentoring awards, including the UNLV William Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching and the UNLV Graduate & Professional Student Association Outstanding Mentor Award.