Johnmarshall Reeve is a Professor in the Department of Education at Korea University in Seoul, South Korea. He received his PhD from Texas Christian University and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Rochester.
Professor Reeve’s research interests center on the empirical study of all aspects of human motivation and emotion with a particular emphasis on teachers’ motivating styles and students’ motivation and engagement during learning activities. He has published 50 articles on motivation in journals such as the Journal of Educational Psychology, Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Educational Psychologist, and the Elementary School Journal. For this work, he received the Thomas N. Urban Research Award from the FINE Foundation, the 2014 Excellence in Research Award from the NASPSP for the outstanding article published in JS&P, and served as past Chair of the Motivation in Education SIG with the American Educational Research Association. He has published three books, including Understanding Motivation and Emotion and Motivating Others: Nurturing Inner Motivational Resources. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Motivation and Emotion.