Tadd Patton

Interim Chair

Tadd Patton

Interim Chair

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Psychological Sciences

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

The Graduate School

  • (706) 737-1420
  • (706) 737-1538
  • AH N318

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 6990

    Thesis Research
  • PSYC 4960

    Undergraduate Internship
  • PSYC 4990

    Undergraduate Research: Undergrad Research
  • PSYC 3160

    Sensation & Perception
  • PSYC 4180

    Behavioral Neuroscience
  • PSYC 6182

    Clinical & Addictive Psycho.

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

  • Psi Chi Faculty Advisor 2016 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor
  • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Undergraduate Research Coordinator 2016 - 2020

    Role: Student Placement
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2017 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Neuroscience Minor/Major Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) Curriculum and Academic Policies Committee (CAPC) 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • QEP Curriculum and Advisory Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of Psychological Sciences Undergraduate Program 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • General Education Student Learning Outcome Assessment Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Workload Initiative 2022 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Faculty Advisory Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM) Planning Workgroup 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Senate Faculty Development Committee 2017 - 2019

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

    Role: Committee Member