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Professor Martin to Present at IU Medical School

12/09/2012

Professor Allison Martin will present “Fostering Hope: A Primer on Hope Theory for Educators, Mentors, and Clinicians,” to faculty of the IU Medical School on December 13, 2012. She and her research partner, IUPUI Assistant Professor of Psychology Dr. Kevin Rand, will offer the presentation.

This presentation will introduce participants to hope theory, which Professor Martin and Dr. Rand have researched extensively regarding law students. Hope theory is a psychological model of human behavior organized around the pursuit of goals. Research on hopeful thinking and goal pursuits will be reviewed from different contexts, including graduate education and healthcare.

Professor Martin is a Clinical Professor of Law in the nationally ranked Legal Analysis, Research and Communication (LARC) department. She has taught extensively in the areas of legal writing, moot court advocacy, and professional responsibility. She is the faculty advisor for the law school’s national and international moot court teams.


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