Assistant Professor of Instruction and Coordinator of Undergraduate Affairs
Office: PCD 4133
- Ph.D., University of South Florida Tampa
- M.A., Indiana University Bloomington B.A., University of South Florida Tampa
Drugs and Behavior
Current research interests include utilizing the neuropsychopharmacology approach to elucidate the neural mechanisms and risk factors associated with the development, expression, and persistence of substance and polysubstance abuse.
Selected JOURNAL ARTICLES
Badanich, K.A., Fakih, M.E., Gurina, T.S., Roy, E.K., Hoffman, J.L., Uruena-Agnes, A.R., Kirstein, CL. (2016). Reversal learning and experimenter-administered chronic intermittent ethanol exposure in male rats. Psychopharmacology, 233(19), 3615-3626. doi:10.1007/s00213-016-4395-6 PMID: 27518574
HONORS AND AWARD
Social and Behavioral Sciences and Human Services Featured Faculty
Eve Levine Graduate Student Teaching Award
Bernstein, D.A., Cameron, E.L., Khanna, M.M., McGee, J., Smith, E.I., Bihun, J.T., McBride, E., Uruena-Agnes, A.R., Stanley, C. & Lamana-Finn, K. (in press). Misconceptions about psychology after taking introductory psychology. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.
Bernstein, D. A., Cameron, E. L., Khanna, M. M., McGee, J., Smith, E., Bihun, J. T., McBride, E., Uruena-Agnes, A. R., Stanley, C., and Lamana-Finn, K (Under Review). Myths, misconceptions, and Introductory Psychology. American Psychologist.
Uruena-Agnes, A. R., Badanich, K., and Kirstein, C. L (in prep). Ethanol attenuation of cocaine place preference in adult but not adolescent rats: The role of NMDA receptor antagonist MK-801. Psychopharmacology.
Uruena-Agnes, A. R (2017). SPC-USF Partner for Internship Program. Blue and White: St. Petersburg College.
Uruena-Agnes, A. R (2014). Developing an Animal Model of Polysubstance Abuse in Adolescence: The Role of NMDA Receptors in Alcohol/Cocaine Reward. Graduate Theses and Dissertations. https://scholarcommons.usf.edu/etd/5440