University of North Georgia (UNG) professor Dr. Katherine Kipp has been elected for a three year term as a Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Councilor in the psychology division.
Kipp, a professor of psychological science on UNG’s Oconee Campus, was elected to this position because of her leadership in both mentoring her students and her ability to support the wider goals of undergraduate research.
CUR and its affiliated colleges, universities and individuals share a focus on providing undergraduate research opportunities for faculty and students at all institutions serving undergraduate students. CUR believes that faculty members enhance their teaching and contribution to society by remaining active in research and by involving undergraduates in research, and students succeed in their studies and professional advancement through participation in undergraduate research. CUR Councilors participate in helping shape the future of CUR and undergraduate research. Every year, eight new members are elected to the 24-member divisional council.
Dr. Kipp has been with UNG since 2013. Before that, Kipp was a professor at Gainesville State College from 2007-2013.
Kipp earned her PhD in Developmental Psychology, master’s and bachelor’s degrees in Experimental Psychology from Florida Atlantic University. She received the Excellence in Undergraduate Mentoring Award at the University of Georgia in 2002, where she also served as a professor from 1991-2007.