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Eric M. Anderman

Professor of Educational Psychology and Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement, The Ohio State University

Eric Anderman is a Professor of Educational Psychology in the College of Education and Human Ecology at The Ohio State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from The University of Michigan, and he also has degrees from Tufts University and Harvard University.

His research interests include academic motivation in adolescents; academic cheating/dishonesty; prevention of risky behaviors in adolescent populations; and violence perpetrated against teachers and other educators. He is a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Educational Research Association. He is currently the editor of the journal Theory into Practice, and a former associate editor of the Journal of Educational Psychology. His research has been covered by many media outlets, including CNN, the Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Dateline NBC, USA Today, the Huffington Post, CBS News, and numerous others.


  • –present
    Professor, Educational Psychology, The Ohio State University


Fellow, American Psychological Association; Fellow, American Educational Research Association;