Tadd Patton

Assistant Chair

Tadd Patton

Assistant Chair

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

The Graduate School

  • (706) 737-1420
  • (706) 737-1538
  • SCI E1009

Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, General University of South Florida, 2010

  • MA, Psychology, General University of South Florida, 2006

  • BA, Psychology, General University of South Florida, 1994

Certifications

  • Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration U.S. Department of Justice, 2010

Awards & Honors

  • Favorite Faculty Spring 2017 Housing & Residence Life, 2017

  • Georgia Regents University Department of Psychology Faculty Excellence Award 2014

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Professor 2013

  • Outstanding Graduate Professor 2011

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSYC 4180

    Biological Psychology
  • PSYC 4999

    Senior Capstone Experience
  • PSYC 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • PSYC 4990

    Undergraduate Research
  • PSYC 6980

    Research Internship
  • PSYC 6990

    Thesis Research
  • PSYC 3180

    Drugs & Behavior

Teaching Interests

Biological Psychology, Drugs & Behavior

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Effects of monoamine uptake inhibitors on pain-related depression of nesting in mice, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Mapping Immediate Early Gene Expression to Investigate Brain Asymmetry and Functional Lateralization, 2017
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New
  • Functional Segregation of the Entopallium in Pigeons. , 2013
  • Avian visual behavior and the organization of the telencephalon, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Male pigeons react differentially to altered facial features of female pigeons, 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Psychophysiology of anxiety

Department Service

  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Psi Chi Faculty Advisor 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Undergraduate Research Coordinator 2016 - Present

    Role: Student Placement
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Instructional Technology Advisory Committee (ITAC) for College of Science and Mathematics 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Senate Faculty Development Committee 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Rights and Responsibilities Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member