Professor Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler

Director of the Center for Research on Global Engagement, Elon University, United States

Maureen Vandermaas-Peeler is Director of the Center for Research on Global Engagement (CRGE), and a professor of psychology at Elon University. Maureen served as the Director of the Honors Program from 2008-2013, and as Interim Associate Provost of Academic Excellence from 2019-2021. She is currently leading the American Council on Education “Mentoring for Learner Success” initiative at Elon. Her scholarship on academic mentoring encompasses faculty and student development and is particularly focused on guiding students’ inquiry-based learning during high-impact practices such as undergraduate research and study away. She is a co-editor of the volume Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research (2018) and has numerous presentations and publications on related topics.