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Dierker, Lisa C.


Professor of Psychology
Psychology Department
860.685.2137
Judd Hall 302

Special Assistant to the Provost
Center for Pedagogical Innovation


BA Ohio State University
MA University of Connecticut
PHD University of Connecticut

EMAIL:
ldierker@wesleyan.edu
PERSONAL HOME PAGE:
http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/ld_vita_11.pdf
WESLEYAN PO BOX:
Psychology Department
COURSES TAUGHT THIS SEMESTER:
QAC201 - 01
QAC201 - 02
QAC201 - 03
QAC201 - 04
QAC201 - 05
QAC201 - 06
QAC301 - 01
QAC301 - 02
QAC301 - 03
QAC301 - 04
QAC301 - 05
QAC301 - 06
RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Patterns of psychopathology in families; development of substance abuse and dependence; treatment of emotional and behavioral disorders in children. For Prof Dierker's Thesis Requirements and Recommendation outline, please go to: http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/ugrad/ugrad_thesis.html#thesis


AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Development of nicotine dependence; Group-based statistical methods; Psychiatric and substance use comorbidity.


OFFICE HOURS:
Fridays 11:00 to 12:00 and 2:00 to 3;00 (in the QAC - first floor ALLB)
PUBLICATIONS:
http://www.wesleyan.edu/psyc/ldierker_pubs.htt
GRANTS:

Lisa Dierker and David Beveridge, the University Professor of the Sciences and Mathematics, professor of chemistry, received a $174,999 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will support an inquiry based, supportive approach to statistical reasoning and applications. Lisa Dierker received a grant worth $521,938 from the National Institute of Health/National Institute on Drug Abuse. The grant was issued under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Dierker and Jennifer Rose, research associate, are researching "Individual Differences in Smoking Exposure and Nicotine Dependence Sensitivity."


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