Huss Honored with National Teaching and Mentoring Award


Matthew Huss, Ph.D.

Huss Honored with National Teaching and Mentoring Award

Matthew Huss, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Psychology, was announced as the 2016 American Psychology-Law Society Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in the Field of Psychology and Law Award winner in January.

Nominees for the award have made substantial contributions to student training in the field of psychology and law and have been teaching for at least eight years.

Many of Hussí students have distinguished themselves in the field of psychology by publishing research and delivering presentations. Former students also have been admitted to doctoral programs around the country.

Huss studies forensic-clinical psychology with a focus on the prediction of violence, domestic violence and sex offenders. His other research interests include the study of jurorsí notions of insanity and the admissibility of scientific evidence at trial.

Already a decorated educator, Huss earned the 2013 Nebraska Professor of the Year Award from the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. In 2013, he was also the recipient of the Deanís Award for Excellence in Scholarship.