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Faculty Profile

Teresa Barber

(she/her/hers)Professor of Psychology (1993)

Contact Information

on sabbatical 2021-22

Kaufman Hall Room 175


She is a behavioral neuroscientist, teaching classes that examine the relationship between the nervous system and behavior, including neuropsychology, the study of damaged brains and impaired behavior. Her research focuses on the biological changes induced in the nervous system by learning.


  • B.A., California State University at Fresno, 1979
  • M.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1984
  • Ph.D., 1987


  • Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2006-07
  • Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2007-08

2021-2022 Academic Year

Spring 2022

NRSC 400 Neuroscience Seminar
Advanced seminar in which students will read and review primary literature related to selected topics in the field of neuroscience. Examples of selected topics may include neuroendocrinology, neurobiology of drug addiction, neurobiology of learning and memory or clinical neuroscience. A discussion-style approach will be adopted.

BCMB 500 Independent Study