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

 

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