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Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science Degree •
School of Arts and Sciences



Psychology Major


Faculty



The psychology faculty prides itself on the individual attention its students receive both in and outside the classroom.

All of the department's full-time faculty members are actively involved in research. They welcome student participation in their projects and also supervise student research projects.

Amy E. Lindsey, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Psychology



Phone: (315) 792-3806
Office: 205 Faculty Center


Biography


Dr. Amy Lindsey is an associate professor of psychology at Utica College in Utica, NY. She has an undergraduate degree in biology and a master’s degree in instruction and learning from the University of Pittsburgh. Her Ph.D. is in Psychology from Vanderbilt University where she studied retinal regeneration and visual behavior at the Vanderbilt University Vision Research Center. Her area of expertise is neuroscience and psychophysics.

Dr. Lindsey’s teaching interests include cognitive psychology, sensation and perception, research methods, and psychobiology. Dr. Lindsey’s primary research interest is the assessment of sensory and motor function after central nervous system injury or disease. She has published research studies in peer-reviewed journals including Visual Neuroscience, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, and Brain Research. She is a member of the American Psychological Association, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and Association for Psychological Science. She is also serving a second term as an elected member of the governing board of the New York State chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired. Dr. Lindsey serves on the review board for the Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness and Insight: Research and Practice in Visual Impairment and Blindness.

In addition to teaching and research interests, Dr. Lindsey is an active member of the Utica Lions Club and volunteers as an English tutor at a local refugee center.