David Eric Copeland University of Nevada - Las Vegas
David E. Copeland is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). He earned his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from the University of Notre Dame in 2003. He has published psychology research articles in journals such as Memory & Cognition, Psychology and Aging, and Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, and has co-authored several book chapters. He has been recognized with three teaching awards, an outstanding mentorship award, and an outstanding faculty advisor award (for the UNLV Psi Chi chapter). He has been the Undergraduate Director for the Department of Psychology, a faculty advisor for Psi Chi, and has taught a variety of psychology courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level. In particular, he designed and has been teaching an Introduction to the Psychology Major course for psychology majors and minors at UNLV. In addition, he has supervised and mentored doctoral students who have gone on to careers in both academia and the private sector, has helped numerous undergraduates prepare for and gain admission into graduate school, and has also worked with students to help them find jobs or volunteer opportunities after completing their bachelor’s degree.