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UCO has temporarily shifted most in-person classes to synchronous virtual delivery through Jan. 31. Campus facilities and services will remain open and offer in-person and virtual options. COVID-19 protocols remain in place. Masks are required on campus when around others. Students, faculty and staff who are directly exposed to or test positive for COVID-19 should fill out UCO's COVID-19 Self-Reporting form. To learn more about current operations, view the university's coronavirus webpage.


University of Central Oklahoma

Education and Certifications


Ph.D. in Cognitive/Experimental Psychology
University of Georgia, 2002
Dissertation: The Time Course of Source Monitoring

M.A. in Experimental Psychology
Central Michigan University, 1997
Thesis: False Memories: The Role of Explicit and Implicit Memory

B.A. in Psychology/Criminal Justice (Double major)
Saginaw Valley State University, 1994


Phi Theta Kappa Leadership Development Studies Certified Instructor, Southbury, CT, 2005



2010-present Univ. of Central Oklahoma, Chair & Assoc. Prof.

2006-2010 Georgia Gwinnett College, Assoc. Prof.

2003-2006 Gainesville State College, Assist. Prof.

2002-2003 Gordon College, Assist. Prof.

2002-2006 Griffin Technical College, Adjunct Professor

1999-2002 Athens Technical College, Adjunct Professor


  • False Memories

  • Decision Making

  • Prospective memory

  • Pedagogy

  • Vestibular disorders and working memory

  • Metacognition

  • Source monitoring

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