Dr. Melissa (Missy) Beers is the Program Director for Introduction to Psychology (1100) and Coordinator for Introduction to Social Psychology (2367.01/3325) at Ohio State. These two General Education courses have a combined annual enrollment of over 3,000 students. She supervises as many as 40 graduate students teaching these courses each year. Her research interests focus on effective teaching practices, how best to prepare graduate students for college teaching, and assessment of student learning. She teaches courses in the Teaching of Psychology and a first-year seminar on the Psychology of Harry Potter.