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Adriana Uruena-Agnes

Adriana Uruena-Agnes

Assistant Professor of Instruction and Coordinator of Undergraduate Affairs

CONTACT

Office: PCD 4133
Phone: 813/974-3187
Email

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EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., University of South Florida Tampa
  • M.A., Indiana University Bloomington B.A., University of South Florida Tampa

TEACHING

Drugs and Behavior

RESEARCH

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.

SPECIALTY AREA

CNS (Neuroscience)

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

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

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