The University of Texas at Dallas School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Kristin Kuhlman Atchison

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Research Interests

Pedagogical studies, also studies of infant cognitive development

Curriculum Vitae


Email: [email protected]
Phone: 972-883-2371
Office: JO_3.206
Campus Mail Code: GR41


Dr. Kristin Atchison teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, development, research methods and statistics. Dr. Atchison began teaching in 2008 and has served as faculty at California State University - East Bay, Georgia State University, Nevada State College, and the University of North Georgia. Dr. Atchison is experienced with various modalities of teaching including traditional face-to-face, hybrid and all online courses. Additionally, Dr. Atchison has engaged in studies of the role of technology and online teaching on learning outcomes. Her research interests include pedagogical studies, but also studies of infant cognitive development. Dr. Atchison received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Texas A&M University and her PhD in psychological sciences from UT Dallas.

Recent and Selected Representative Publications

Recent Articles in Peer-Refereed Journals

Goode, C. T., Lamoreaux, M., Atchison, K. J., Jeffress, E. C., Lynch, H. L., & Sheehan, E. (2018). Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, and Writing Mechanics in Blended Versus Face-to-Face Versions of a Research Methods and Statistics Course. Teaching of Psychology, 45(2), 124-131.

Goode, C., Lamoreaux, M., Sheehan, E., Atchison, K. K., Jeffers, E. & Lynch, H.L. (2017, January). Quantitative Skills, Critical Thinking, and Writing Mechanics in Blended vs. Face-to-Face Course Sections. Poster presented at the 39th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL.