Academic Programs



Faculty research interests:

  • Creative understanding
  • Computational modeling of the mammalian auditory system
  • Drug treatments for cognitive changes during normal aging
  • Neurodegenerative disorders and drug treatments
  • Estrogen, selective estrogen receptor modulators, memory, and mood state
  • Physiological underpinnings of personality traits in birds and the impact of those personality traits on social relationships

Neuroscience Faculty

  • Upchurch

    Margaret B. Upchurch, Professor of Psychology; Program Director

    Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 1984; B.S., Michigan State University, 1977
  • Fox

    Rebecca Fox, Associate Professor of Biology

    Ph.D., M.S., University of California at Davis; B.S., Arizona State University
  • Bethany Jurs

    Bethany Jurs, Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009; B.A., Purdue University, 2004
  • Kenny Moorman

    Kenneth M. Moorman, Professor of Computer Science

    Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997; M.S., Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996; B.A., Transylvania University, 1991

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