Goss Lucas, Sandra 1949- (Sandra Schweighart Goss)

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Goss Lucas, Sandra 1949- (Sandra Schweighart Goss)


Born May 18, 1949, in Urbana, IL; daughter of Donald Michael (a plumber) and Lois (a homemaker) Schweighart; married Steven A. Goss, August 10, 1974 (died January 19, 1998); married David J. Lucas (a flight instructor), July 16, 2000; children: (first marriage) Stephanie Renee Goss Pittman, Matthew Michael; (second marriage; stepchildren) Kathryn Beth, Daniel James. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, B.A. (with high honors), 1971, M.A., 1972; Indiana University—Bloomington, Ph.D., 1984.


Home—Champaign, IL. Office—633 Psychology Bldg., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 603 E. Daniel, Champaign, IL 61820. E-mail—[email protected]


Danville Area Community College, Danville, IL, instructor in social sciences, 1972-74; Parkland Community College, Champaign, IL, instructor in social sciences, 1974-78; Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis, instructor, 1981-1983; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, visiting assistant professor, 1984-86, associate course director, 1986-98, adjunct associate professor and director of introductory psychology, 1998—. National Institute on Teaching of Psychology, member of steering committee, 1985—; conference presenter.


American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society.


(With Douglas Bernstein) Teaching Psychology: A Step by Step Guide, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Mahwah, NJ), 2005.

Author of instructor's manuals and other curriculum materials. Contributor to books, including The Teaching Assistant Handbook: How to Prepare TAs for Their Responsibilities, edited by L. Prieto and S. Meyers, New Forum Press (Stillwater, OK), 2001; The Compleat Academic: A Career Guide, 2nd edition, edited by J. Darley, M. Zanna, and P. Roediger, American Psychological Association (Washington, DC), 2004; and The Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology, edited by W. Buskist and S.F. Davis, Blackwell (Malden, MA), 2006. Contributor to periodicals, including APS Observer. Writings prior to 2000 appeared under name Sandra Schweighart Goss.