Dana Wallace, PhD

Professor

Department

Psychology

Faculty

Education

PhD in Psychology, North Dakota State University

MS in Psychology, North Dakota State University

BS in Psychology, University of Jamestown

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Contact Information

701-252-3467 ext. 2582

Taber 305B

Office Hours

Office Hours/Availability/Response Time:
Drop in Office Hours: M 10:00-11:00am, WF 10:00am-12:00pm
Daytime Office Hours by Appointment only: WF 2:00-2:45pm; R 12:00-1:00pm
Evening Zoom Hours by Appointment only: M 8:00-10:30pm

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If my hours do not work for you, please email for other arrangements. Emails typically answered within one business day.

BIO

Dr. Wallace is from Neche, ND, where she graduated high school with seven students. She has a BS in Psychology from UJ (2003), as well as an MS (2006) and PhD (2009) from North Dakota State University.

Professional Service

Reviewer for:
Journal of Personality; Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Applied; MPA Psi Chi

Favorite Class to Teach

My Favorite course to teach is Motivation and Emotion.

Scholarly and Creative Works

Publications:

  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. (2019) A social judgment analysis of information processing in groups:  Capacity and consistency in information processing impacts group judgment. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice,
  • Hinsz, V.B., & Wallace, D.M. (2010). Comparing individual and team judgment accuracy for target identification under heavy cognitive demand.   In D. Andrews, R. Herz, and M. Wolf (Eds.), Human Factors Issues in Combat Identification. Hampshire, England:  Ashgate.
  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. (2010). Teams as technology: Applying theory and research to model macrocognition processes in teams. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomic Science, 11, 359-374.
  • Hinsz, V.B., Wallace, D.M., & Ladbury, J.L. (2009). Team performance in dynamic task environments.  G.P. Hodgkinson & J.K. Ford (Eds.), International Review of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. New York:  Wiley.
  • Wallace, D.M., & Hinsz, V.B. (2009). Optimistic bias and food contamination: A barrier to safe food. Food Processing: Methods, Techniques, and Trends.  Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science.
  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. (2008). Group members as actors and observers in attributions of responsibility for group performance. Small Group Research, 40, 52-71.

Manuscripts in Preparation:

  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. Motivational Influences on Dyadic Memory Performance in a Test of the Ideal Group Model. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. Judgment Processes in the Accentuation and Attenuation of Optimistic Bias in Groups. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
  • Hinsz, V.B., Magnan, R.E., Wallace, D.M., & Park, E.S.  Moods in groups:  Manipulation, measurement, and memory performance.  North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
  • Wallace, D. M., & Hinsz, V. B. Optimistic bias: Motivation or Cognition?. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.

Conference Presentations

(* indicates student co-author)
A selection of Dr. Wallace’s presentations is listed below. For a complete list, please download her CV.

  • Wallace, D. M. (2022, February) “I Can’t Believe my Students Do Not Know How…” Preparing Introductory Psychology Students for Success. Presentation at the Southeastern Teaching of Psychology Conference, Online.
  • Wallace, D. M. (2019, January) Decreasing Life Stress through Introductory Psychology. Round Table Discussion presented at the 41st Annual National Institute on the Teaching Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • Heuchert, R.* & Wallace, D. M. (2016). Power Posing on Authenticity and Happiness, Paper presented at the 30th Annual Red River Psychology Conference, Fargo, ND.
  • Wallace, D. M. (2015, January) The Challenge of Teaching Critical Analysis:  Helping Intimidated Students be Better Writers and Consumers of Research. Round Table Discussion presented at the 37th Annual National Institute on the Teaching Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • Dosh, A. * & Wallace, D. M. (2014). Coping (or Struggling) Under Stress: Effect of Explicit Self-Esteem, Implicit Self-Esteem, and Perfectionism on Life Satisfaction. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Red River Psychology Conference, Fargo, ND.