Dr. Trujillo is 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.
Education and Training
- PhD, University of Southern California, Experimental Psychology
- BA, Loyola Marymount University, Psychology
Areas of Professional Interest
- Adult Development and Aging
Dr. Trujillo is the Director of Undergraduate Research Programs. She is interested in faculty-mentored undergraduate research and issues related to aging, cognition, and pet therapy.
During the summer she directs the Undergraduate Summer Research Institute, and in the spring she directs the Undergraduate Scholars Conference.
Brougham, R. R., Jacobs‐Lawson, J. M., Hershey, D. A., & Trujillo, K. M. (2011). Who pays your debt? An important question for understanding compulsive buying among American college students. International Journal of Consumer Studies, 35(1), 79-85.
Trujillo, K. M., Brougham, R. R. & Walsh, D. A. (2004). Age differences in reasons for exercise. Current Psychology, 22 (4).
Trujillo, K.M. & Prosise, J. Establishing and growing a small and focused summer undergraduate research program. Paper Presented at CUR-sponsored once-day conference: Promoting Undergraduate Research at Liberal Arts Colleges: Sharing Best Practices, Augustana College, April 15, 2013.
Trujillo, K.M. & DeVolder, C.L. Value-Added Learning: Integrating research, community service, and lab experiences across two courses. Paper presented at the 24rd annual Conference of the National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, FL, January , 2002.
Brougham, R.R., Hershey, D.A., Jacobs-Lawson, J.M., Trujillo, K.M. Who Pays your Debt? An Important Question for Compulsive Buying in Young Adults. Paper Presented at the American Psychological Society Convention, New Orleans, Louisiana June 6-9, 2002.
Women and Aging
Director of Undergraduate Research, St. Ambrose University
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