DeLeon L. Gray

Title

Assistant Professor

Department/Program Affiliations

Program(s): 
CICE
Educational Psychology

Contact Information

Phone: 
919.515.5442
Mailing Address: 
NCSU Box 7801, Raleigh, NC 27695
Office: 
Poe Hall Room 602K
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Education

Education: 
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Educational Psychology
M.A. The Ohio State University, Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement,
B.A. University of Maryland - Baltimore County (UMBC), Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychological Foundations of Education)

Research

Research Description: 

Overarching Goal: To contribute to discourse on the motivational and social dimensions of academic learning environments.
Areas of inquiry:
A) Social triggers that prompt students to strive for individuality and group affiliation, and the social mediums used by students to fulfill these desires.
B) Students’ reactions to messages that socializers (e.g., teachers, mentors, and parents) convey about the meaning and importance of achieving.

Courses Taught

Professional Presentations & Publications

Professional Presentations & Publications: 

Gray, D. L. (2014). Understanding STEM-focused high school students’ perceptions of task importance: The role of “standing out” and “fitting in” in mathematics class. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 39, 29-41. doi: 10.1016/j.cedpsych.2013.12.001

Gray, D. L., & Rios, K. (2012). Achievement motivation as a function of assimilation and differentiation needs. Zeitschrift für Psychologie (Journal of Psychology), 220, 157-163. doi: 10.1027/2151-2604/a000108

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