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Ruth Nelson

Job Titles

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
    Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Co-director of the Academic Enrichment and Support Center
    College of Arts and Sciences

Started at Bethel



  • Bethel College - B.A. in Psychology/Third-World Studies, 1996
  • University of Minnesota - M.A. in Educational Psychology, 1998
  • University of Minnesota - Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, 2002

Areas of expertise

Nelson’s research interests include adoption and academic achievement, faith integration with disability studies, academic support services for English Language Learners, and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders.