Regan A.R. Gurung, PhD
Regan A. R. Gurung is the founding faculty advisor of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay’s Psi Chi chapter and has been advisor since its inception in 2004. He has also served Psi Chi on the National Leadership Conference planning committee and for many years as faculty consultant reviewing grants and applications. Most important and relevant to the position he is nominated for, he has served on the steering committee for the Midwestern region. Dr. Gurung got his BS in psychology at Carleton College (MN) and then moved to Seattle to get a PhD in social/personality psychology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He followed that with a postdoctoral position as a health psychologist at UCLA, and then got his first academic job at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay (UW) where he has been since 1999. Locally, he has served as the chair of psychology, the chair of human development, and the associate dean of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Nationally, he has served as the president of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology.
Dr. Gurung has authored, coauthored, edited, or coedited 10 books and over 70 articles and book chapters. He is also an award-winning teacher, winning the Carnegie Association’s Wisconsin Professor of the Year, the UW System Regents Teaching Award, the UW–Green Bay Founder’s Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as the Founder’s Award for Scholarship, UW Teaching-at-its-Best, Creative Teaching, and the Featured Faculty Award. He is also a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science.