Melvin Rouse

Melvin Rouse

Associate Professor, Psychology

(On Leave Fall 2023)

Melvin Rouse’s research looks at how hormones, the brain, and reproductive behavior interact. His lab uses songbirds as a model system. This model is unique in that it allows for the ability to study how gonadal hormones act to modulate patterns of learning and behavior, as well as how hormones affect the perception of behavior. These studies demonstrate the influence of the endocrine system on brain plasticity, learning, and social behavior. Rouse teaches in the areas of behavioral neuroscience, hormones and behavior, research methods and statistics, and comparative neuropsychology.

BS Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University 2004
MA Boston University 2005
PhD Johns Hopkins University Post-Baccalaureate Premed 2014
Hormones, Sex, Society, & Self CONN 354-A Spring 2024
Behavioral Neuroscience PSYC 230-A Spring 2024
Human Sexuality PSYC 250-A Spring 2024

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