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Katie Trujillo

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Director of Undergraduate Research

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


Dr. Trujillo is currently the Director of Undergraduate Research. She is interested in faculty-mentored undergraduate research and issues related to aging and to cognition. During the summer she directs the Undergraduate Summer Research Institute.

Dr. Trujillo's current teaching assignments include Lifespan and Adult Development, Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and Experimental Psychology.

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Education and Training

PhD, University of Southern California
Experimental Psychology
Emphasis on aging, personal decision making, and cognition

BA, Loyola Marymount University
Psychology; Sociology minor

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.