Faculty & Staff

Theresa Wadkins

Theresa Wadkins

Professor and Department Chair
Psychology
Copeland Hall, 320J
(308) 865-8240
wadkinst@unk.edu

Criminal Behavior and Psychology
General Psychology
Abnormal Behavior and Society
Memory & Cognition
Death & Dying
Experimental Psychology

Miller, R. L., Demoret, M., & Wadkins, T. (2009). Promoting student engagement in the classroom. In Teaching Psychology Around the World, Vol. 2.

Miller, R. L. & Wadkins, T. A. (2008). Contrasting perspectives on mentoring new faculty. Journal of Faculty Development, 22, 135-143.

Schraw, G., Wadkins, T., & Olafson, L. (2007). Doing the things we do: A grounded theory of academic procrastination. Journal of Educational Psychology, 99, 12-25.

  • Procrastination
  • Teaching issues
  • Assessment
  • Stress and emergency responders
  • Forensic psychology
  • CNSS Faculty Mentor Award, 2009
  • Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award, 2008 
  • Mortar Board Faculty Recognition, 2008
  • UNK Creative Teaching Awards, 2006, 2007
  • Listed in "Who's Who Among American Teachers", 2001