- 1994: College of the Holy Cross (B.A.: Psychology)
- 1996: University of CT (Masters: Physiology)
- 2003: NYU / Mount Sinai School of Medicine (Ph.D.: Neuroscience)
In 2003, I joined the Psychology Department at Fairfield University. I am currently an Associate Professor teaching courses and conducting research in Behavioral Neuroscience. I am also the Co-Director of BASE Camp, a residential science camp for high school girls from Bridgeport, CT., and I teach a summer study abroad course at National University of Ireland at Galway.
Shannon Harding, Ph.D. | Associate Professor | BNW 474 | Psychology Dept. | Fairfield University | 1073 N. Benson Rd. Fairifield, CT | firstname.lastname@example.org | 203-254-4000 X3193
Research students presenting at the NEURON conference: Qunnipiac University, 2016.
As a Behavioral Neuroendocrinologist, my primary research interests are how hormones work at the level of the brain to influence behavior. I run an active research laboratory with exceptional undergraduate students.
Research Topics / Recent publications
Below is a list of my current course offerings in Psychology and the Honors program, with links to recent syllabi.
- PY261: Biological Bases of Behavior
- PY272: Hormones and Behavior
- PY292: Drugs and Behavior
- PY361: Senior Seminar: Current Issues in Behavioral Neuroscience
- PY365: Neuroanatomy and Behavior Lecture and Laboratory
- HR101: Minds and Bodies
- PY295: Supervised Research
- PY395: Independent Research