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Jon E. Grahe

Professor of Psychology

Jon Grahe
Ramstad Hall - Room 106
10 Years
  • Professional
  • Personal

Additional Titles/Roles

  • President-Elect of Psi Chi
  • Managing Executive Editor for the Journal of Social Psychology
  • Psychology Councilor for the Council for Undergraduate Research


  • Ph.D., Experimental Social Psychology, University of Toledo (Ohio), 1997
  • M.A., Social Psychology, University of Toledo (Ohio), 1994
  • B.A., Psychology, Shippensburg University (Pennsylvania), 1992

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Interpersonal Perception
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Capstone Pedagogy
  • Crowd-Sourcing Science


  • Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses, (Jossey-Bass, 2014) : View Book


  • K.T. Tang Faculty Excellence in Research Award from PLU (2012)

Professional Memberships/Organizations


Jon Grahe is Professor of Psychology at Pacific Lutheran University. He received his Ph.D. from University of Toledo. He is the President-Elect of Psi Chi and the Managing Executive Editor of The Journal of Social Psychology. He is a project leader for the Collaborative Replications and Education Project and recently coauthored a book, “Designing and Teaching Undergraduate Capstone Courses.” His research transformed from interpersonal perception to undergraduate research pedagogy across two decades of teaching.


  • Hiking
  • Music

Fun Facts

  • I've recorded a song about statistics class and others about various psychological constructs