Kelly Lambert
Kelly LambertUniversity of Richmond
After being affiliated with Randolph-Macon College for nearly three decades, most recently as Professor and Chair of Psychology and Neuroscience, Kelly Lambert is currently Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Richmond. She is the recipient of the 2001 State Council of Higher Education in Virginia’s Outstanding Faculty Award and the 2008 Virginia Professor of the Year Award. From 2009-2011, Dr. Lambert served as President of the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society. Her research focuses on behavior-based neuroplasticity and incorporates several species including mice, rats, raccoons and primates. She has published more than 60 journal articles in journals such as Stress, Nature, and Physiology and Behavior and has made more than 130 conference presentations at national and international conferences. Her popular writing has appeared in publications such as Scientific American, The New York Times and The Chronicle of Higher Education. She is the author of Lifting Depression (Basic Books, 2008) and The Lab Rat Chronicles (Perigee, 2011) and co-authored Clinical Neuroscience: The neurobiological foundations of mental health with Craig Kinsley (2nd edition, OUP, 2010).

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