James Madison University

Dr. Chris Hulleman Receives Award from APA

PHOTO: Dr. Chris Hulleman receives awardChris and Teresa HullemanDr. Chris Hulleman received APA's Division 15 (Educational Psychology) Paul R. Pintrich Outstanding Dissertation Award for 2009. The title of his dissertation is "The role of utility value in the development of interest and achievement." A portion of the dissertation has recently been published in Science.

Dr. Hulleman is an Assistant Professor of Graduate Psychology teaching courses that focus on Analysis of Variance (Psyc 605) and Multivariate Statistics (Psyc 608). He advises students in the Assessment & Measurement PhD program and contributes to the Psychological Sciences MA program.  He is also co-director of JMU’s Motivation Research Institute, a community of faculty, staff, and students engaged in motivation research and community outreach.

Dr. Hulleman’s research falls into two domains: motivation and fidelity of program implementation. His work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals, including Journal of Educational Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness.

Dr. Hulleman is also an Assistant Assessment Specialist for the Center for Assessment & Research Studies (CARS), where he supports the assessment endeavors for numerous programs within the Division of Student Affairs. 

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Hulleman on this outstanding recognition of his research excellence. We are truly fortunate to have such outstanding faculty here at JMU and with the Center for Assessment and Research Studies.