"Dr. Roush was outstanding! Maybe she should be the Plenary speaker next year." Teaching Professor Conference The college newspaper did an article about the school's top faculty scorers at the website, www.RateMyProfessors.com. Kristin was among those interviewed. She has consistently received high praise from students for her entertaining speaking style, filled with story telling and real life examples to bring the material to life. Many students credit her Introduction to Psychology class for their decision to change their major to Psychology. Dr. Roush blended her interest in psychology with her study of successful faculty and developed the talk, "The Lighthearted Professor: Positive Psychology for the Master Teacher." She identified the intersection of traits reported by people with high life satisfaction with those that are associated with being a Master Teacher. This talk became very popular as she urges faculty to become more approachable, humorous, and optimistic in their teaching style. Many specific behaviors in the classroom are identified for particpants so they can apply them first thing on Monday.