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Katie Trujillo

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Director of Faculty and Student Achievement


Main Campus
McMullen Hall, MH114
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803


Dr. Trujillo is currently the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. She is interested in faculty-mentored undergraduate research, and in the summer of 2011, she directed the Undergraduate Scholars Summer Research Institute and will co-direct it in the summer of 2012.

Dr. Trujillo currently teaches courses in Lifespan and Adult Development and has also taught Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and Experimental Psychology. She has an interest in issues related to aging and to cognition.

Education and Training

PhD, University of Southern California
Experimental Psychology

Courses Taught

PSYC 307, Lifespan Development, Fall and Spring
PSYC 312, Women and Aging, Spring

Areas of Professional Interest

Adult Development and Aging, Cognition

Recent Publications

Trujillo, K. M., Brougham, R. R. & Walsh, D. A. (2004). Age differences in reasons for exercise. Current Psychology, 22 (4).

Brougham, R.R., Jacobs-Lawson, J.M., Hershey, D.A. and Trujillo, K.M. (2011). Who Pays Your Debt? An Important Question for Understanding Compulsive Buying in College Students. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 35, 79-85.