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About Amy Odum

Amy Odum is a Professor in the Department of Psychology. Her research interests are in basic behavioral phenomena, such as response persistence, sensitivity to delayed outcomes, conditional discriminations, and environmental influences on drug effects. Her work has been funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Odum completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Vermont’s Human Behavioral Pharmacology Laboratory after earning her Ph.D. and M.A. in Psychology, specializing in Behavior Analysis, from West Virginia University. She received a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Florida. Her teaching interests include basic behavior analysis and behavioral pharmacology. Dr. Odum has served on the board of editors of a number of journals and is currently Associate Editor for the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior.


Present Professor, Utah State University Psychology
Present Undergraduate Committee Chair of the Behavior Analysis Program, Utah State University

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • 2006 - Researcher/Scholar of the Year, College of Education and Human Services, USU
  • 2004 - Karl Lashley Distinguished Alumna, West Virginia University
  • 2003 - NIDA Director’s Travel Award to the meeting of the American Psychological Association
  • 2002 - Nominated for Outstanding Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire
  • 2000 - Summer Faculty Fellowship, Graduate School, UNH
  • 1999 - New York Academy of Sciences Dissertation Award Nominee, West Virginia University
  • 1999 - NIDA Director’s Travel Award to College on Problems of Drug Dependence
  • 1998 - Don Hake Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Career, Dept. of Psychology, WVU
  • 1997 - Student Poster Competition Winner, Fall Neuroscience Research Convocation, WVU
  • 1997 - Doctoral Student Research Program Award, Office of Academic Affairs & Research, WVU
  • 1985-1989 - Procter and Gamble Scholar, University of Florida (UF)

Contact Information

Department of Psychology
2810 Old Main Hill
Utah State University
Logan, UT 84322-2810
(435) 797-5578
(435) 797-1448


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