The Catholic University of America

Rebecca L. M. Fuller, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Where are you from?

Grew up in Louisville, Ky

Educational background

BA Psychology University of Kentucky

MS Experimental Methods in Psychology University College London, England

PhD Psychology Institute of Neurology, University College London, England

Your discipline/research and accomplishments

Postdoctoral research at University of Maryland School of Medicine at the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center

Investigated Attention and Memory impairments in Schizophrenia


Currently running a psychophysiology lab in the psychology department - use electro-encephalography and behavioral methods to investigate attention, memory and executive function in healthy young adults

Obstacles to overcome along the way?

Studying and living abroad (my husband is English, so I wasn't alone)

Mentors/Role models who encouraged you

My PhD supervisor - Marjan Jahanshahi PhD

What do you do for fun in leisure time?

I like to hike, spend time with my family, watch my kids play soccer