Professional Information

Employed at SUU since: July 1997

Education: B.A. 1990, Bishops University; M.A. 1993, Ph.D. 1997, Physiological and Comparative Psychology, McGill University.

Dr. White teaches upper division courses: Statistics, Research Design, Stress and Pain, Health Psychology, Brain and Behavior, and Independent Research I and II. As director of the Department's Behavioral Neuroscience Lab, she oversees biofeedback training and maintenance, the rat lab, and our Department's Tarantula, Harry Legs McGillacutty. Dr. White is Chair of the Psychology Department.

Dr. White's research interests center around topics in health psychology, particularly those from a physiological perspective. These include human lactation, stress, pain, and related issues. Since 1997, she has (co)authored 45 presentations and publications, the majority of which were undergraduate student-faculty collaborations.

Dr. White is a strong advocate for experiential learning in higher education.