Jon  Grahe Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Jon Grahe

Professor and Chair
Department of Psychology

A college professor of 25 years primarily teaching statistics and methods courses. I have served as President of Psi Chi, The International Honors Society for Psychology (2016-2017), President of Western Psychological Association (2021-2022), Managing Executive Editor of the Journal of Social Psychology (2012-2021), and Senior Editorial Advisor for Routledge Open Research (2022-). Additionally, I have authored two books and served as editor on one volume.

Subjects: Social Psychology


Jon Grahe earned his BA from Shippensburg University and PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of Toledo. He is presently a Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at Pacific Lutheran University, Past-President of Western Psychological Association, and Senior Editorial Advisor for the Routledge Open: Psychology open-access journal. He was recognized as Fellow for both the Western Psychological Association and Midwestern Psychological Association. He recently published a book entitled “A Journey into Open Science and Research Transparency in Psychology”, is a co-editor of two volumes under contract with Taylor & Francis entitled,  “Early Contributions of Women of Color to Psychology”


    PhD, University of Toledo, Ohio, 1997
    MA, University of Toledo, Ohio, 1994
    BA, Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, 1992

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Undergraduate Research Pedagogy, Large Scale Collaborative Research, Social and Personality Psychology

Personal Interests

    I enjoy playing music, including writing a series of songs to inspire scientific transparency. I love to hike and be outdoors. I collect trees that are growing in sidewalk cracks and other bad locations and repot or replant them.



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