Faculty Profile

Angela Vernon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dickmeyer, 208
464-5444
Angie.Vernon@valpo.edu


Biography

Dr. Vernon came to V.U. in 1998 and is currently Assistant Professor of Psychology with expertise in the areas of Learning and Animal Behavior. Dr. Vernon received graduate training in Biopsychology with particular focus in Animal Learning and Memory. She welcomes interested students into her research program (areas of study include: Forgetting of Stimulus Attributes, Contextual Effects on Memory, and Conditioned Taste Aversion). Dr. Vernon is also exploring issues relating to Autism Spectrum Disorders. She is currently conducting research examining language and social skill development among children with ASD. Her current course offerings are General Psychology, Research Methods in Psychology, Statistical Methods, and Principles and Applications of Learning. Outside the classroom and lab, Dr. Vernon and husband Robin are busy raising their son Joshua, daughters Natalie and Ashley, and a very rambunctious and lovable dog named Belle.

Education

Ph.D. - Kent State University, 1998
M.A. - Kent State University 
B.A. - Muskingum College