The Director of the Centre for Initiatives in Education and an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada), Tim has earned an international reputation for his research on procrastination (procrastination.ca).
His most recent book is Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change (Tarcher/Penguin, 2013). In addition to his scholarly writing, he writes the popular "Don't Delay" blog for Psychology Today and produces the iProcrastinate podcast available through iTunes. Tim's research interests complement his passion for teaching where understanding human motivation is key. He has won numerous teaching awards including a 3M National Teaching Fellowship from the Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, the Ontario Confederation of University Faculty Association's Teaching Excellence Award, and the University Medal for Distinguished Teaching at Carleton University. Most recently he was recognized with a Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Affairs Faculty Mentor award. When not on campus, Tim enjoys life on his hobby farm with his wife, Beth, children Laurel (8 years) and Alex (6 years), as well as his sled-dog team and horses.