Dr. Bringle has been involved in the development, implementation, and evaluation of educational programs directed at talented undergraduate psychology majors, high school psychology teachers, first-year students, and the introductory psychology course. As a social psychologist, he is widely known for his research on jealousy in close relationships. He was the Kulynych/Cline Visiting Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Appalachian State University from 2012-2015. Prior to that, he served as Executive Director of the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Center for Service and Learning (1994-2012). His work resulted in an expansion of the number of service learning courses, a curriculum for faculty development, a Community Service Scholars program, an America Reads tutoring program, and a HUD Community Outreach Partnership Center. The IUPUI service learning program was ranked 8th best in the nation among all colleges and universities in 2002 and has been listed among the best programs each subsequent year. IUPUI received a Presidential Award in 2006 as part of the first President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. His scholarly interests for service learning, community service, and civic engagement include student and faculty attitudes and motives, educational outcomes, institutionalization, and assessment and measurement issues. He has published With Service in Mind: Concepts and Models for Service-Learning in Psychology (edited with D. Duffy), Colleges and Universities as Citizens (edited with R. Games & E. Malloy), The Measure of Service Learning: Research Scales to Assess Student Experiences (with M. Phillips and M. Hudson), International Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Research (with J. Hatcher & S. Jones), Research on Service Learning: Conceptual Frameworks and Assessment. Vol. 2A: Students and Faculty, and Vol. 2B: Communities, Institutions, and Partnerships (with P. Clayton & J. Hatcher), Service Learning in Psychology: Enhancing Undergraduate Education for the Public Good (with R. Reeb, M. Brown, & A. Ruiz), and Research on Service Learning and Student Civic Outcomes (with J. Hatcher & T. Hahn). Dr. Bringle was awarded the Thomas Ehrlich Faculty Award for Service Learning in 1998, the IUPUI Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2011, and the Legacy of Service Award from Indiana Campus Compact in 2012. In 2004, he was recognized at the 4th Annual International Service-Learning Research Conference for his outstanding contributions to the service-learning research field. He consults with other campuses, on national initiatives, and internationally (South Africa, Macedonia, Mexico, Egypt, Ireland, Malaysia, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore) on issues related to community service and civic engagement. He was Volunteer of the Year in 2001 for Boys and Girls Clubs of Indianapolis. The University of the Free State, South Africa, awarded him an honorary doctorate in 2004 for his scholarly work on civic engagement and service learning. In 2008, Dr. Bringle was recognized as one of the prominent alumni scientists by his alma mater, Hanover College. He was inducted into the Academy of Civic Engagement Scholarship in 2016.