Dr. Twila Wingrove
Associate professor of psychology and director of experimental psychology program
Department of Psychology
Director of Research Data Analysis
Appalachian State University’s Office of Research
“She brings to the position a wealth of experience in quantitative data analysis and a keen commitment to data management and security.”
Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, interim vice provost for research
BOONE, N.C. — Appalachian State University’s Office of Research has appointed Dr. Twila Wingrove, associate professor in the university’s Department of Psychology and director of Appalachian’s Master of Arts in experimental psychology program, as its director of research data analysis. She began as director March 19.
Wingrove, a developmental and legal psychologist, came to Appalachian in 2009. She holds a Ph.D. in psychology and a Juris Doctor from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the University of Nebraska College of Law, respectively. Her research interests include legal/forensic psychology and developmental psychology.
“We in the Office of Research are excited to have Dr. Wingrove as part of our team,” said Dr. Jeff Ramsdell, interim vice provost for research in Appalachian’s Office of Research and professor in the Department of Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment.
“Twila’s experience and work ethic will lead to continued growth in the Research and Data Analysis unit, thereby further enabling faculty and student scholarship across the Appalachian campus. She brings to the position a wealth of experience in quantitative data analysis and a keen commitment to data management and security.”
About the Office of Research
Appalachian State University’s Office of Research provides support for the research, creative, and scholarly endeavors of Appalachian faculty, staff and students. The office consists of five units: Grants Resources and Services, Sponsored Programs, Research Data Analysis, Research Protections and the Research Institute for Environment, Energy, and Economics. The Office of Research also collaborates with the university’s Special Funds Accounting on the fiscal management of awarded projects.
About the Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology
Appalachian’s Dr. Wiley F. Smith Department of Psychology serves 900 undergraduate majors seeking the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree in psychology, as well as 80 graduate students in the master’s degree programs in clinical psychology, experimental psychology, school psychology, and industrial-organizational psychology and human resource management. Its newly established Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program will begin admitting students in fall 2019. Learn more at https://psych.appstate.edu.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina System, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.