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Therese A. Kosten, Ph.D.

Therese A. Kosten, Ph.D.

Professor
Director of Developmental, Cognitive, & Behavioral Neuroscience
Director of Developmental Behavioral Neuroscience Lab
Principal Investigator
Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience


Health and Biomedical Sciences, Room 482
713-743-3724
takosten@uh.edu

General Biographical Information

Education

B.A. - Psychobiology SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY 1974-1978
Ph.D. - Psychology Yale University, New Haven, CT 1980-1986

Academic Appointments

Teaching Fellow Yale University, New Haven, CT 1982-1985
Visiting Assistant Professor Wheaton College, Norton, MA 1986-1987
Lecturer Yale University 1986-1987
Associate Research Scientist Yale University School of Medicine  1987-1992
Research Scientist Research Scientist 1992-1995
Assistant Professor Yale University School of Medicine 1995-2003
Research Scientist Yale University School of Medicine 2003-2006
Instructor (AP Psychology) Saint Thomas’ Episcopal School, Houston 2007-2009
Associate Professor Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 2006-2013
Professor Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 2013-2014
Professor (Adjunct)    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston 2014-
Professor University of Houston, Houston 2014-
Associate Chair Psychology Department, University of Houston      2016-

Honors

New York State Regents Scholarship 1974-1978
Honors Graduate, SUNY at Purchase 1978
Yale University Fellowship 1980-1984
Sigma Xi, Science Honor Society 1982
Committee for the Problems of Drug Dependence Travel Fellowship 1989
BIRCWH Scholar, Yale IWHR Scholar Program on Women and Drug Abuse 2001-2006
Women and Gender Resource Center Distinguished Faculty Scholarship Award

2015

Editorial Board Memberships

International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 2008-present
The Open Neuropsychopharmacology Journal 2008-2012
Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience 2010-present

Memberships in Professional Societies

Society for Neurosciences
Research Society on Alcoholism
Texas Research Society on Alcoholism
International Society of Developmental Psychobiology
College on the Problems of Drug Dependence