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Elizabeth Hammer

Director, Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Professor

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Elizabeth Yost Hammer is the Director of the Center for the Advancement of Teaching and a Kellogg Professor in Teaching in the Psychology Department. She received her Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Tulane University. She regularly teaches Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and Freshman Seminar. Her research interests focus on the scholarship of teaching and learning, and she has contributed chapters to several books intended to enhance teaching preparation including The Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology. She is a co-author of the textbook, Psychology Applied to Modern Life. Dr. Hammer is a past-president of Psi Chi (the National Honor Society in Psychology), a past-treasurer of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and serves on the leadership team for the Advanced Placement psychology exam. Her work in the Center for the Advancement of Teaching includes organizing pedagogical workshops and faculty development initiatives.


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