Chris Hulleman is a research associate professor of applied developmental science in the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia and a fellow of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. During 2014-15, Chris is a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study of Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford University. Chris also co-coordinates the Motivation Research Institute and is an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Graduate Psychology at James Madison University. He holds a B.A. from Central College (Iowa), a Ph.D. from the University of Western Australia, and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin in social and personality psychology. Chris spent two years as an Institute of Education Sciences Research Fellow in the Peabody College of Education at Vanderbilt University. His work focuses on psychological theories and interventions to increase student motivation, and development of a framework to assess intervention fidelity. He is a former high school teacher’s aide, coach, and social worker, and has a passion for using psychological research to enhance educational outcomes.