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Research Spotlight: Social Connection

Recent research undertaken by Ph.D. student Rachel Martin, Dr. Andrew Butler, and Dr. Rowhea Elmesky in WashU’s Department of Education explores the connection between students’ perceptions of instructor care and their help-seeking behavior. They surveyed undergraduate students across campus in the spring semester of 2021 and asked: “How do you know when an instructor cares about you?” Read the full story in our blog.

Rachel Martin, Ph.D. Student
Rachel Martin, Ph.D. Student
Dr. Andrew Butler, Ph.D.
Dr. Rowhea Elmesky, Ph.D.