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Dr. Pred is Associate Professor of Instruction in the Department of Statistical Science, and Academic Director of the Fox Business Honors Program. He teaches traditional and online BBA, honors, and general education courses, and has taught in the Fox MBA and Executive MBA programs. He is a three-time recipient of the “Fox Honors Instructor of the Year Award,” and received the “Outstanding Service Award for Commitment to Students and Staff of the Fox Honors Program” for his service as a Business Honors Faculty Fellow and his support of the Alter Research Scholars Program. Dr. Pred also received the “Andrisani-Frank Outstanding Teaching & Teaching Related Service Award.” He was named a founding member of the “Provost’s Undergraduate Mentors” for his support of the Diamond Peer Teacher Internship program, and conducts workshops for the Diamond Peer Teacher Internship orientation program. He was the first Faculty Fellow of Temple’s Teaching and Learning Center (TLC), providing mentoring services and conducting numerous faculty development workshops. As TLC Senior Faculty Fellow, he co-taught the Provost’s Teaching Academy for several years. Dr. Pred’s research on the psycho-social correlates of performance, achievement motivation and health appears in the Journal of Allied Health, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Before joining Temple University, he served as a healthcare marketing research analyst at area firms, including The Vanderveer Group (TVG), and National Analysts (NA) Division of Booz, Allen, & Hamilton. Robert holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, and an M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Bowling Green State University of Ohio.