Kathryn Hamilton

Associate Professor; Department Chair
Psychology

Office: 248 Jeter Hall
Phone: 715/232-2659
Email: hamiltonk@uwstout.edu

Education

B.S., Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Ph.D., Biological Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Research Interests

My current research areas include studying how technology in the college classroom may help or hinder learning, assessing outcomes associated with career preparation courses in the psychology major, and assessing students' field experiences (internships).

Courses Taught

Psychology Seminar I-Foundations
Psychology Seminar II-Career Preparation
Psychological Research Methods
Psychology: Its History and Systems
Drugs & the Brain

Recent Presentations

Hamilton, K .L. (2015, May). Evaluation of a freshman psychology major seminar: Students' beliefs about stereotypes and professional preparation. Society for Teaching Teaching of Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, K. L., & Daugherty, T.K. (May, 2012). Beyond building schedules: Advisory working alliance, student self-efficacy, and deep learning. Conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Daugherty, T.K., & Hamilton, K. L. (May, 2012). Factor Structure and Discriminant Validity of a 360-Degree Student Evaluation of Instruction. Conference of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, K. L., & Jetland, E. (2012, May). An evaluation of the field experience in psychology. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Keniston, A. H., Hamilton, K. L., Koniar, K., Fizel, J. C., Immerfall, K. M., Murken, N. B., Nelson, D. R. I., Thoftne, A. T., & Walenski, D. P. (2012, May). Test order effects in a study of multimedia learning. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, K. L., Keniston, A. H., Clemens, A. P., Walenski, D. P., Thoftne, A. K., Immerfall, K.M., & Koniar, K. (2011, May). Should PowerPoint slides display only pictures? Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, K. L., Keniston, A. H., Zellhoefer, A. S., Murken, N. B., & Hustedt, B. D. (2010, April). Developing guidelines for the use of PowerPoint in the psychology classroom. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Hamilton, K. L., Keniston, A. H., Zellhoefer, A. S., Chase, J. C., Clemens, A. P., & Murken, N. B.(2010, April). Note-taking and lecture pace as determinants of PowerPoint's influence on retention and transfer of lecture information. Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Research Articles

Hamilton, K .L., Harris, A. C. & Gewirtz, J .C. (2013). Affective, neuroendocrine, and somatic effects of withdrawal from chronic long-acting opiate administration. Brain Research, 1538, 73-82.

Burman, M. A., Hamilton, K .L., & Gewirtz, J. C. (2010). Role of corticosterone in trace and delay conditioned fear-potentiated startle in rats. Behavioral Neuroscience, 124, 294-299.

Gewirtz, J. C., Hamilton, K .L., Babu, M., Wobken, J. D. & Georgieff, M. K. (2008). Effects of gestational iron deficiency on fear conditioning in juvenile and adult rats. Brain Research, 1237, 195-203.

Raman, L., Hamilton, K. L., Gewirtz, J. C., & Rao, R. (2008). Effects of chronic hypoxia in developing rats on dendritic morphology of the CA1 subarea of the hypothalamus and on fear-potentiated startle. Brain Research 1190, 167-174.

Hamilton, K. L., Franklin, L. M., Roy, S., & Schrott, L. M. (2007). Prenatal opiate exposure attenuates LPS-induced fever in adult rats: Role of interleukin-β. Brain Research, 1133, 92-99.

Hamilton, K. L., Harris, A. C., Gewirtz, J. C., & Schrott, L. M., (2005). HPA axis dysregulation following prenatal opiate exposure and postnatal withdrawal. Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 27, 95-103.