Eric Anderman, PhD

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Eric Anderman, PhD

Eric M. Anderman is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University. After working as a middle school and high school teacher, he earned his PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Michigan. He studies academic motivation, focusing in particular on (a) academic cheating, (b) the effects of school transitions on student motivation, and (c) HIV/pregnancy prevention in adolescent populations. He is a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association.

He recently co-edited the 3rd edition of the Handbook of Educational Psychology with Lyn Corno, and the International Guide to Student Achievement with John Hattie. He also is the co-author of three textbooks, as well as numerous articles and chapters. His research on academic cheating has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CBS News, NBC News (Dateline NBC), CNN, The Huffington Post, and numerous others.