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Dr. Roxanne Sullivan

  • Title: Professor
  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
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  • Office Phone: (402)557-7528
  • Office Location: #541 Learning Center
  • Subject(s): Psychology; Women's Studies
  • Degrees Awarded: Ph.D. Michigan State University-Cognitive/Cognitive Developmental Psychology; MS Purdue University-Child Development; BA University of Iowa-Psychology; AA-Illinois Valley Community College-Liberal Arts
  • Experience: I have been a full-time faculty member at Bellevue University since 1983. I was also a teaching assistant at Michigan State University (as well as being an NIMH Pre-doctoral fellow), a research assistant at Purdue University, and assisted a parent education program, "Living and Learning with Baby" in West Lafayette, IN during my graduate studies.
  • Specialization(s): Developmental psychology; Cognitive psychology; Cognitive development; Teaching of psychology
  • Publications: Sullivan, R. L. (2008). Celebrating student research: Campus-wide student research events. In R. Miller, B. Beins, R. Rycek, M. Ware, et al., Promoting the undergraduate research experience in psychology. Society for the Teaching of Psychology Web site:
    Isaacson, S., Susnjar, L., Sullivan, R. L., & Ware, M.E. (2004). Psychologically speaking: An interview with Robin Anderson. Journal of Psychological Inquiry, 9(2), 123-132.
  • Awards: Who's Who Among America's Teachers (six time honoree between 1994-2006); John R. Maenner Award for Professionalism and Teaching Excellence (2007-2008)
  • Additional Information: I serve as a reviewer for the Journal of Psychological Inquiry, a referred journal dedicated to the publication of undergraduate research and for the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, as well as serving as a judge for student paper presentations at local and regional psychology conventions.
    I am currently a member of the Association for Psychological Science, Rocky Mountain Psychological Association, and the Nebraska Psychological Society.

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