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Kacy Pula

Clinical Associate Professor


Student Health Center 215



Mailing Address

Department of Psychology & Communication Studies
University of Idaho MS 3043
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3043

Kacy Pula teaches introduction to psychology, social psychology and research methods. She also coordinates the psychology peer advising program.

  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Washington State University, 2012
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Washington State University, 2009
  • B.A., Psychology, Humboldt State University, 2007

Kacy Pula has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Humboldt State University and master’s and doctoral degrees in psychology from Washington State University. She spent two years as an assistant professor at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont before joining the faculty at the University of Idaho in 2014. She currently teaches introduction to psychology, social psychology, and research methods and coordinates the psychology peer advising program. Her primary interests within psychology center on the intertwining among social psychology, individual differences, and environment. She is also interested in the applications of empirical psychological research to promote effective teaching and learning.

  • Social psychology and conservation psychology
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning in psychology
  • Academic Advising

  • Excellence in Advising Award, NACADA Region 8, 2018
  • Outstanding New Advisor Award, The Global Community for Academic Advising (NACADA), 2017
  • University of Idaho Excellence in Advising Award, University of Idaho, 2017
  • Faculty International Development Award, University Study Abroad Consortium, 2017
  • Think Open Fellowship, University of Idaho, 2017

Psychology & Communication Studies

Physical Address:
206 Student Health Center

Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communications Studies
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043

Phone: 208-885-6324

Fax: 208-885-7710


Web: Psychology and Communication Studies Department