Callender Joins Psychology Faculty at Wheaton College

June 30, 2016

Aimee CallenderWheaton College welcomes Dr. Aimee A. Callender as Visiting Associate Professor of Psychology. 

“I am excited to be returning to Wheaton as a faculty member,” said Callender, a 2002 Wheaton College graduate. “I look forward to teaching students about psychological science and training future psychologists.” 

Callender previously served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Auburn University. There, she maintained an active research laboratory with approximately five undergraduate students each semester. Callender also served as a faculty mentor, co-authored papers with students for various publications, and taught both undergraduate and graduate courses. She received the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts Professional Excellence in Teaching and Learning Award and the Psi Chi Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research.

“As a cognitive psychologist, I will be able to bring current research about teaching and learning into the classroom to promote student learning,” said Callender. 

Callender’s scholarly work includes numerous papers and presentations. A recent paper, “Improving metacognition in the classroom through instruction, training, and feedback,” (with A.S. Roberts and A.M. Franco-Watkins) was published in Metacognition and Learning

She earned a B.A. in Psychology from Wheaton and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis.