Regan A. R. Gurung is a social psychologist by training with research encompassing social, health, and pedagogical psychology. Over 100 of his articles have been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has co-authored/co-edited 15 books. His most recent books are Thriving in Academia (with Pam Ansburg and Mark Basham), and Study Like a Champ (with John Dunlosky). He was a founding co-editor of APA's journal Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology, co-chaired the APA General Psychology Initiative, and is past president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology, and Psi Chi, the International Honor Society in Psychology.
Dr. Gurung taught at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for twenty years before moving to Corvallis in 2019.
Selected Honors and Awards
Charles L. Brewer Award for Distinguished Career in Teaching Psychology, American Psychological Foundation
Wisconsin Professor of the Year, Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Regent’s Teaching Award, University of Wisconsin System
Distinguished Achievement Award, Carleton College Alumni Association (2016)
Fellow, American Psychological Association
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
Fellow, Midwestern Psychological Association
Selected and Recent Publications (See CV for full listing)
(† indicates undergraduate student)
Richmond, A., Boysen, G., & Gurung, R. A. R. (2022). An evidence-based guide to college and university teaching: Model teaching competencies. Routledge.
Schwartz, E., Landrum, R. E., & Gurung, R. A. R. (2022). An EasyGuide to APA style and format (4th ed.). SAGE.
Gurung, R. A. R, †Stoa, R., †Livingston, N., & †Mather, H. (2020). Diffusing prejudice of African American athletes. Journal of Social Psychology.
Gurung, R. A. R., Richmond, A. S., Drouin, M., Landrum, R. E., & Christopher, A. (2019). The state of the scholarship of teaching and learning in psychology and beyond: A 10-year report card. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.
Landrum, R. E., Gurung, R. A. R., & Amsel, E. (2019). The importance of taking psychology: A comparison of three levels of exposure. Teaching of Psychology.
Revenson, T. A., & Gurung, R. A. R. (Eds.). (2019). Handbook of health psychology. Routledge.
Gurung, R. A. R., Hackathorn, J., Enns, C., Frantz, S., Cacioppo, J. T., Loop, T., & Freeman, J. (2016). Strengthening introductory psychology: A new model for teaching intro psych. American Psychologist, 71(2),112-124. doi:10.1037/a0040012
Gurung, R. A. R., & Wilson, J. H. (Eds.). (2013). Doing the scholarship of teaching and learning: Measuring systematic changes to teaching and improvements in learning. Jossey-Bass.
Gurung, R. A. R., Chick, N., & Haynie, A. (Eds.). (2009). Exploring signature pedagogies: Approaches to teaching disciplinary habits of mind. Stylus.