David Rettinger

University of Mary Washington

drettinger@academicintegrity.org | 540-654-1364

Dr. David Rettinger is Professor of Psychological Science and Director of Academic Integrity Programs at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA. He earned a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and a Bachelors from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (in Cognitive Psychology and Psychology, respectively).

He is a Cognitive Psychologist with a research interest in academic integrity behavior, having published research on the psychology of cheating in Research in Higher Education, Ethics and Behavior, and Psychological Perspectives on Academic Cheating. David also serves as Procedural Advisor to UMW’s student-run honor system.

David is currently serving a 2-year term as President of the International Center for Academic Integrity. He is responsible for the McCabe survey and questions about assessment of academic integrity. David frequently speaks to international audiences of university faculty, administrators, and students on topics relating to academic integrity and authentic learning.

Topics covered: Administration, Assessment, Faculty Development, Honor Codes, Policy