Education & Professional History
Reed College, BA; Michigan State University, MA, PhD
|University of Texas Medical Center, Neurobiology Dept, Sensory Sciences, Houston, TX||Postdoctoral Fellowship (NIH INSRA)||Cognitive and Perceptual Abilities of Avians and Primates, Anthony A. Wright, sponsor||1987-1988|
|Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI||Ph.D.||Experimental Psychology, Mark Rilling, advisor||June 1987|
|Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI||M.A.||Experimental Psychology, Mark Rilling, advisor||Jan 1985|
|Reed College, Portland, OR||B.A.||Psychology, Allen Neuringer, advisor||May 1982|
At Carleton since 1988.
Highlights & Recent Activity
Endowed Chair: Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of the Natural Sciences and Psychology, Sept, 2016.
APS Fellow status (Association for Psychological Science) for sustained and outstanding distinguished contributions to psychological science, May 2013.
Walter D. Mink Outstanding Teacher Award by the Minnesota Psychological Association, April 2010.
APA Fellow in Division 6 (American Psychological Association, Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology), Dec 2009.
Frank A. Beach Comparative Psychology Award for the best paper published in the Journal of Comparative Psychology in 2007. APA (American Psychological Association).
Distinguished Scholar (2004), Minnesota Psychological Association (MPA). Recognition of academic faculty for their research contributions to psychology.
Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Laurence McKinley Gould Professor of Natural Sciences and Psychology||Endowed Chair||Sept, 2016 – present.|
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Director||Neuroscience||Sept 2007 – 2010; July 2012 – Sept 2014.|
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Full Professor||Psychology||Sept 2001 – present.|
|APA, Washington, DC||Consulting Editor||Journal of Comparative Psychology||July 2008 – present.|
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Chair of Dept, two 3-year terms||Psychology||Sept 1995-July 2001|
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Associate Professor||Psychology||Sept 1994 – Aug 2001|
|Carleton College, Northfield, MN||Assistant Professor||Psychology||Sep 1988 – Aug 1994|
International Conference on Comparative Aspects of Cognitive Science, Aix-en-Provence, France
Summer Lecturer and Presenter
|Harvard University||Visiting Professor, Seminar Participant||Animal Choice||Sept 1991-Dec 1991|
|University of Texas Medical Center, Neurobiology Dept, Sensory Sciences Area, Houston, TX||Postdoctoral Fellow, NIH INSRA Award (3-year award)||Avian and Primate Cognition||Sept 1987 – Aug 1988|
PSYC 210: Psychology of Learning and Memory
PSYC 211: Laboratory Research Methods in Learning and Memory
PSYC 392: Independent Research
NEUR 395: Neuroscience Capstone Seminar
PSYC 371: Evolutionary and Developmental Trends in Cognition
PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology