Kim Epting

Associate Professor of Psychology
Psychology & Human Service Stu 125G
2337 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244
lepting@elon.edu (336) 278-5595

Brief Biography

I am an experimental psychologist interested in learning, language, and cognition. I currently conduct research in the area of self-editing behavior and its connection to thought and other variables such as print exposure. This research area currently focuses on variables affecting the writing and editing process. I also have conducted research on the role of behavioral principles in language as well as in the scholarship of teaching and learning. I received B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in Psychology and a Ph.D. from Auburn University in Experimental Psychology. I teach classes in general psychology, learning, cognition, language, and research methods.

Education

Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Auburn University

M.A., General/Experimental Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

B.A., Psychology, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

Courses Taught

Psychology of Learning

Introduction to Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

Psychology of Language

Empirical Research Seminar

Mentoring and supervision of undergraduate research projects

Leadership Positions

Coordinator, Women's and Gender Studies Interdisciplinary Minor Program, 2013- present

Vice Chair, Elon Institutional Review Board (IRB), 2010-2013

Consulting Editor, Teaching of Psychology, 2010-2014

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