2015 - William Addison
William Addison (Psychology) received his B.A. from Shippensburg University, his M.A. from Marshall University, and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from Miami University. He has been a member of the EIU Psychology Department since 1987. In addition to the thousands of students he has taught during his 28 years at EIU, he has supervised more than 100 graduate and undergraduate research students, virtually all of whom presented their findings at regional and/or national meetings. He is a fellow and former President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, a division of the American Psychological Association (APA); and a charter fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA). Since 1994, he has co-chaired the Psychology Panel for the Illinois Articulation Initiative, which reviews the transfer of psychology courses among colleges and universities in Illinois.
Dr. Addison’s publications include teaching-oriented articles in such journals as Teaching of Psychology and College Student Journal. He also presents regularly at annual meetings of APA and MPA; and at the Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology. He has served as a consulting editor and reviewer for the journal Teaching of Psychology, as a member of the GRE Psychology Test Development Committee, and as a faculty consultant for the annual Advanced Placement exam in psychology. He participated in the 1999 National Forum on Psychology Partnerships, and the 2008 National Conference on Undergraduate Education in Psychology: A Blueprint for the Future of the Discipline. Additionally, he has served as an external reviewer for psychology programs at more than 20 institutions across the U.S.
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Faculty Senate, "2015 - William Addison" (2015). Distinguished Faculty Award. 4.