Tami Eggleston, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Office: Carnegie Hall 202
Phone: (618) 537-6859
Ph.D., Social Psychology, Iowa State University
M.S., Social Psychology, Iowa State University
B.S., Biopsychology/General Psychology, Morningside College
The scholarship of teaching and learning
American Psychological Association (APA), (1990-present)
Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), (1991-present)
American Psychological Society (APS), (1992-present)
American Association of University Professors (AAUP), (1996-present)
Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), (2004-present)
Sport Psychology Activities
United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry (2007-present)
Association for Applied Sport Psychology certified performance enhancement consultant (2007-present)
Think Tuff Sport Psychology Consulting, Individual, team, youth, college, adult, amateur, university, professional sport psychology performance enhancement consulting (Fall 2004-present)
Interested in all types of sports with special expertise in auto racing and drag racing.
Eggleston, T.J., Segrist, D., Smith, G.E. (2009). From Psychobabble and Gobbledygook to Improved Vocabularies and Substantial Lexis. Association for Psychological Science Observer, 22, (3).
Eggleston, T.J & Smith, G.E. (2008). Going for the gold: Using sport psychology issues to improve teaching and learning. In B. Perlman, L. McCann, & S. McFadden (Eds.), Lessons Learned: Practical Advice for the Teaching of Psychology (3).Washington, DC: Association for Psychological Science.
Gaylen, N. I, Boudreau, B., Eggleston, T., Bragg, N., Powell, P., & Groves Scott, V. (2006). Addressing contemporary issues through collaborative methods. Eastern Education Journal.
Eggleston, T.J. & Smith, G.E. (2005). Building community in the classroom through ice breakers and parting ways. Office of Teaching Resources in Psychology website. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division 2 of the American Psychological Association.
Eggleston, T.J. & Mitchell, J. (2005). Addressing Student-Athlete Issues in a First-Year Seminar. The National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition E-Source.
Boudreau, B., Will, P, Eggleston, T. J., & Smith, G. E. (2005). Charting New Territories: Breaking Down the Disciplinary Divide to Empower Students and Create Global Thinkers. International Learning Conference.
Haskins, W. & Eggleston, T.J.(2004) Freedom of Speech: Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Argentina, France, Japan, Nigeria, Qatar, South Korea, and the United States. International Journal of the Humanities.
Eggleston, T.J. (Monthly articles 2000-2008). Think to Win: The Psychology of Auto Racing. Drag News Magazine.
Awards and Honors
Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award (2009)
Selected to be a member of the Peer Review Corps as a Consultant-Evaluator (C-E) for The Higher Learning Commission, serving the Program to Evaluate and Advance Quality (PEAQ (Fall, 2009)
Granted McKendree College Research Sabbatical (Fall, 2004)
Elected McKendree College Phi Kappa Phi Chapter President (2003-2009)
APA Teaching Instructional Resource Award (2002) Bohannon Care Facility Volunteer of the Year (2002)
Recipient of McKendree College William Norman Grandy Faculty Award (1999)
Recipient of McKendree College United Methodist Exemplary Teacher Award (1999)
I am passionate about psychology and teaching and I want to share the love of learning I have with my students. In my classes, I utilize a variety of teaching methods to engage students with the content including technology, community service, group projects, student portfolios, and student presentations.