Director of the Social Science Division and Professor of Psychology, Southern Oregon University
During his 18 years at SOU, Dan has served in a variety of campus leadership roles including leading SOU’s campus-wide program prioritization project and serving as the campus liaison for a four-year nationwide research project on the belongingness mindset. He also helped to create an annual international conference on the scholarship of creativity for which he continues to serve as the Executive Director. Dan has chaired a presidential task force that focused on how to infuse creativity programming into the curricular and co-curricular aspects of the university. He earned his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from the University of Tennessee and a Masters in I/O Psychology from Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minnesota.