Duane Shell


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Duane Shell

Research Professor

Ph.D., 1990, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., 1985, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S.E., 1976, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Human cognition and motivation as these are manifest in educational and health settings.

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
Co-Investigator, “Center for Computational Creativity (C3).” University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Office of Research and Economic Development, 2012-2014; $150,000 Pathways to Interdisciplinary Research Centers-Phase 2 Grant; with Leen-Kiat Soh PI & others.Principal Investigator, “Quantum Energy & Sustainable Solar Technology (QESST).” National Science Foundation & U.S. Department of Energy, Engineering Research Center, 2011-2016; $50,000 Subcontract; with Arizona State University lead institution, ChristiaCo-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High Risk Drinking.” Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, 2012-2013; $209,723 Contract; with Ian Newman, PI.Co-Principal Investigator, “Integrating Computational and Creative Thinking (IC2Think)”, National Science Foundation, 2011-2013; $250,000 TUES Grant (Grant# CNS-1122596); with Leen-Kiat Soh & others, PI.Co-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “NU Directions: Reducing College High-Risk Drinking Through Comprehensive Evidence-Based Programming.” U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, Models of Exemplary, Effective, and Promising ACo-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High Risk Drinking”, Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, 2010-2011; $176,763 Contract; with Ian Newman, PI.Co-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “A Civic Engagement Certificate: Promoting Life-Long Habits of Civic Engagement and Student Psychosocial Well-being at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln”, Bringing Theory to Practice, Association of American Colleges Co-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “The Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High Risk Drinking”, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, 2009-2011; $374,993 Grant (Grant# Q184Z090031); with Ian Newman, PI.Co-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High Risk Drinking”, Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, 2009-2010; $161,470 Contract; with Ian Newman, PI.Research Coordinator, “Lancaster County Alcohol Abuse Prevention Partnership”, Governor’s Strategic Prevention Framework State Incentive Grant (SPF SIG), Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services AdmCo-Principal Investigator/Evaluator, “Nebraska Collegiate Consortium to Reduce High Risk Drinking”, Nebraska Office of Highway Safety, 2008-2009; $153,374 Contract; with Ian Newman, PI.Co-Principal Investigator, “Renaissance Computing at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln”, National Science Foundation, 2008-2010; $149,970 CPATH Grant (Grant# CNS-0829647); with Leen-Kiat Soh & others, PI. Additional funds of $25,000 and $16,000 awarded
Experience
2012-Present, Research Professor and Graduate Faculty Associate (2008-current), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Educational Psychology, Nebraska Prevention Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.2003-2012, Research Associate Professor and Graduate Faculty Associate, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Department of Educational Psychology, Nebraska Prevention Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse.1996-2003, Research Assistant Professor and Lecturer, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Departments of Health and Human Performance and Physics, Nebraska Prevention Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Center for Instructional Innovation.
Memberships
American Educational Research AssociationAmerican Psychological AssociationAmerican Evaluation AssociationSouthwest Consortium for Innovative Psychology in Education (SCIPIE)