Theresa (Terri) A Thorkildsen

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    College: Education Department: Educational Psychology
    Secondary Department: Psychology
    Title: Professor of Education and Psychology
    Office: 3549 EPASW M/C 147 Phone: 3129968138
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Intentional Systems Theory, adult development, sport, social development, moral motivation, and civil engagement.

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 5

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Basic computer skills; interest in understanding social functioning among adults in their 30s, 40s, 50s and 60s, particularly as they try to balance personal, civic, and civil priorities; preferably at least one psychology course.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    This would be negotiated depending on students' experience and interests. Volunteers should be willing to work with graduate students as well as me as we design studies and evaluate research data.

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