Jane Halonen

Jane S. Halonen has been a Professor of Psychology at the University of West Florida, James Madison University, and Alverno College.  Current publications of interest include the third edition of the Critical Thinking Companion for Introductory Psychology, co-authored with Cynthia Gray, and The Psychology Major’s Companion: How to Get You Where You Want to Go with Dana Dunn. Jane’s most recent research emphases have been in assessment, helping good departments become great ones, and trying to help legislators and others with serious misconceptions about psychology understand the true nature of discipline.

In 2000, she won the Distinguished Teaching Award winner by the American Psychological Foundation and the American Psychological Association named her an “Eminent Woman in Psychology” in 2003.  In 2013 she won the APF Award for Applications in Education and Training. The Society of Teacher of Psychology named the “Early Career Award” in her honor as a tribute to her mentoring of generations of psychology teachers at all levels.  In 2019 she was named a “Distinguished Member of Psi Chi.”



Applied Keynote Speaker: Jane Halonen