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Heather Molenda-Figueira

BIO

Following her postdoctoral fellowship at Michigan State University, Heather Molenda-Figueira joined the Department of Psychology in 2011. Professor Molenda-Figueira teaches Animal Behavior, Research Methods in Psychology, Physiological Psychology, and Psychology of Sexual Behavior. She collaborates with undergraduates in helping them to develop a number of research skills including animal surgeries, behavior testing and analysis, neuroanatomy, histology and scientific manuscript preparation. Her main area of research focuses on how endocrine-disrupting chemicals affect the brain and behavior.  

Professor of Psychology

Office:
SCI D241

Education

Ph.D. - Neuroscience and Behavior
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

B.S. - Biopsychology and Cognitive Science
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Courses

Animal Behavior
Psychology of Sexual Behavior
Physiological Psychology
Research Methods in Psychology