Eric Anderman, Phd

Eric Anderman, PhD

Eric M. Anderman is Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Educational Studies at The Ohio State University, and Interim Dean and Director of The Ohio State University Mansfield. 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, (c) HIV/STD/pregnancy prevention in adolescent populations, and (d) violence perpetrated against educators. He is a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association.

His research has been supported by several funding agencies, including U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Population Affairs, the Institute of Education Sciences, and the National Institutes of Health. He 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 has been featured in numerous media outlets, including CBS News, NBC News (Dateline NBC), CNN, The Huffington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Inside Higher Education, and numerous other outlets.