Dr. Gwen Marchand, Ph.D.
Department: Educational Psychology & Higher Education
Position: Associate Professor
Office: CEB 334
Alma Mater: Portland State University
Areas of Expertise: Psychology of Motivation, Statistical Methods
Research Interests: Motivational development of school-aged children, Social and personal factors that influence student engagement
Biographical Description: She received her Ph.D. in Systems Science: Psychology from Portland State University in 2008, with an emphasis in human development, student motivation and engagement, and quantitative research methods. Her current research focuses on the motivational development of school-aged children and the social and personal factors that influence student engagement.