Faculty & Staff

Valeri Farmer-Dougan

Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PSY 390.Sec 014 Advanced Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 499.Sec 014 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • PSY 400.Sec 014 Independent Study
  • PSY 331.03Sec 001 Laboratory In Research Methods Psychology-Operant Behavior
  • PSY 331.03Sec 002 Laboratory In Research Methods Psychology-Operant Behavior
  • PSY 331.03Sec 003 Laboratory In Research Methods Psychology-Operant Behavior
  • PSY 331.03Sec 004 Laboratory In Research Methods Psychology-Operant Behavior
  • PSY 360.Sec 001 Learning
  • PSY 290.Sec 014 Special Projects:Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 291.Sec 014 Special Projects:Undergraduate Teaching
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Canine Behavior and Cognition Experimental Analysis of Behavior Learning Physiological Psychology Comparative Animal Learning, Cognition and Behavior Psychopharmacology
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Experimental and Applied Behavior Analysis Canine Behavior and Cognition Behavioral neuroscience Disequilibrium models of reinforcement Neurobiology of reinforcement Developmental disabilities
  • Other Certified Training Partner / Operant Conditioning/Applied Animal Behavior - 2014
  • Karen Pryor Academy
  • Waltham, MA
  • Ph D Experimental Psychology- Animal Behavior / Neuroscience - 1985
  • Washington State University
  • Pullman, WA
  • MS Experimental Psychology- Animal Behavior - 1984
  • Washington State University
  • BA Psychology / Special Educatioan - 1982
  • Western Washington University
  • Bellingham, WA
  • SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Farmer-Dougan, V.A. (2015). What Can a Service Dog Do for Individuals with Dementia. Presentation to the Meadows Mennonite Alzheimer's Support group, p/17/2015.
  • FUNDED GRANTS
  • Psychology Faculty of the Year
  • Psi Chi/SPA
  • 2016
  • Psychology Faculty of the Year
  • Dept. of Psychology, ISU
  • 2011
  • University Outstanding Teacher Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2001
  • College Teaching Award
  • CAS, Illinois STate University
  • 1999
  • College Teaching Award
  • CAS, Illinois STate University
  • 1998
  • Student's Choice Outstanding Faculty Award
  • Indiana University
  • 1990
  • Brown Derby Professor of the Year
  • Indiana University
  • 1988