Dr. Gloria Lawrence is a professor of psychology at Wayne State College. Before coming to Wayne State, she taught full time for a year at Moorhead State University in Minnesota and as an adjunct professor at North Dakota State University in Fargo, N.D.
She is a member of Nebraska Psychology Society, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Psi Chi (psychology honor association) and Tri Beta (biology honor society).
She is a frequent presenter at the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology in Florida; a faculty reviewer for the Journal of Psychological Inquiry (a journal for student research reports); and a yearly faculty judge of student presentation at NPS/Great Plains Psychology Convention.
Ph.D., Physiological Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Kansas State University, 1986
M.S., Physiological Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, Kansas State University, 1984
B.S., Psychology and Biology, Kearney State College, 1981
Dr. Lawrence's teaching interests include biological basis of behavior, human sexuality, abnormal psychology, psychopharmacology, and death and dying. Her research interests are physiological effects of drugs and biological bases of mental disorders.