alert
Notice: College of DuPage is closed for Thanksgiving Recess from Thursday, Nov. 27, to Sunday, Nov. 30. The College will reopen on Monday, Dec. 1.

David A. Shavalia

David A. Shavalia

David A. Shavalia

Professor, Psychology

(630) 942-2187
Office: Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 2707B

shavalia@cod.edu

 

Education:

  • M.S. Psychology, North Dakota State University
  • M.A. Counseling and Guidance, University of North Dakota
  • B.S. Psychology, Northern Michigan University

 

Areas of Research Interest:

  • Spatial Memory and Retroactive Interference
  • Working Memory and Anesthetics

 

Current Projects:

  • Member of the Continuous Improvement Steering Committee on improving Student Advising at COD.
  • Member of the COD C.I. sub-team on Advising Information and Dissemination.
  • Development and maintenance of a non-traditional course in Social Psychology.
  • Development and maintenance of an Honors course in Social Psychology.
  • Co-organizer of the Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology.
  • Continuing Education.

 

Selected Publications, Presentations, Books:

  • Shavalia, D.A.; Dodge, A.M. and Beatty, W.W. "Time-Dependent Effects of ECS on Spatial Memory in Rats." Behavioral and Neural Biology , 1981, 31, 261-273.
  • Beatty, W.W. and Shavalia, D.A. "Rat Spatial Memory: Resistance to Retroactive Interference at Long Retention Intervals." Animal Learning and Behavior , 1980, 4, 550-552.
  • Beaty, W.W. and Shavalia, D.A. "Spatial Memory in Rats: Time Course of Working Memory and Effect of Anesthetics." Behavioral and Neural Biology , 1980, 28, 454-462.
  • Shavalia D.A. and Beatty, W.W. "Rat Spatial Memory: Resistance to Retroactive Interference from ECS." Paper delivered at the North Dakota Psychology Association, Jamestown, North Dakota, 1979.

 

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2005
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers 2002
  • Outstanding Full Time Instructor Award, Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1995
  • Outstanding Part Time Instructor Award, Social and Behavioral Sciences, 1991

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Midwestern Psychological Association

 

David A. Shavalia's personal web page