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Role in the Reinert Center
As a graduate assistant in the Center, Kristin assists in the administration of the Certificate in University Teaching Skills (CUTS) program. She also conducts research on teaching and learning topics; consults with graduate students about teaching; and assists Center staff with design, implementation, and assessment of programs.
Areas of Expertise
- Organize and facilitate orientation sessions for new teaching assistants.
- Conduct mid-semester focus groups with students upon instructor request.
- Conduct confidential teaching consultations with graduate student instructors.
- Organize and contribute to Center publications and web-based resources.
- Conduct research on teaching and learning.
- Facilitate online seminars for Certificate program.
- Administer Certificate in University Teaching Skills program.
Kristin, a graduate student in SLU's Experimental Psychology Doctoral Program (social concentration), joined the Reinert Center for Transformative Teaching and Learning in July 2018. Kristin’s experiences have included both research and teaching. She earned her MA in Social Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa in 2015 where she studied the effects of individual difference variables on prejudice and discrimination. Kristin joined SLU in 2015 and currently studies stereotyping and prejudice, with a special focus on attitudes toward transgender individuals. Kristin has a strong background in research on pedagogical practices and learning from her Bachelor’s program in Human Development. In addition to her research experiences, Kristin has taught sections of Foundations of Research Methods and Statistics and Social Psychology at SLU.