About the Vice Provost
K. Laurie Dickson is Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning Design and Assessment and a Professor of Psychological Sciences. Previously, she served as Associate Vice Provost for Curriculum and Assessment and Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences in the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Northern Arizona University. Dr. Dickson has published widely in her areas of expertise, including psychological sciences and Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. She’s won awards for her teaching (Outstanding Teacher in SBS Award and President’s Distinguished Teaching Fellow) and her teaching, research, and service contributions (NAU President’s Award). Dr. Dickson earned a B.A. from Hamline University, an M.A. from San Francisco State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Utah. She has been at NAU since 1994 and was appointed to her current position in July 2016.