I currently serve as an associate professor in Educational Psychology in the College of Education. My major research interests are motivation, instrument development, and multicultural teacher education. I also serve as chair and adviser of several doctoral dissertations in School Improvement program. Prior to my coming to UWG, I served as an assistant professor in Texas for 2 years and southwest China for 6 years. I feel privileged to have the international education and work experience in higher education. I look forward to the many adventures in teaching, research, and service.