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Jennifer Queen, PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology

Jennifer Queen

I am a cognitive psychologist with broad interests in how the mind/brain takes in, stores, and uses information from the world. I am currently an Associate Professor at Rollins College and earned my Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Emory University in 2003, the same year I joined the Rollins faculty. 

I teach courses on a broad range of topics within Cognitive Psychology including, Sensation & Perception, Brain & Language, and Neuropsychology. I recently stepped down from leading a campus-wide initiative to help Rollins students articulate the value of their education in their lives after graduation and as a result, have taught courses on Career and Life Planning as well. 

My research interests are evolving as I explore the cognitive science of learning with college students. Past work focused on how non-linguistic information affects low-level speech perception processes with projects including memory for spoken language and auditory imagery, the effects of non-linguistic information on speech perception, and individual differences in the ability to understand language. 

Feel free to contact me at jqueen@rollins.edu or make an appointment to come by my office, Bush 321, using this link.

T. 407.646.2206

Occupational History

2009 - Present
R-Compass QEP Faculty Director 2015 - 2018
Department Chair 2012 - 2015
Assistant Professor 2003 - 2009     

Graduate Student/Undergraduate Instructor in Cognition and Development | Emory University, Department of Psychology, Atlanta, Georgia
1997 - 2003       

Computer Programmer/Information Technology Help Desk | Clark Security Products, San Diego, California
1995 - 1997        
 

Educational History 

Ph.D. in Cognitive and Developmental Psychology, December 2003 | Emory University 
Dissertation: Perceptual learning of talker-specific vowel space

M.A. in Cognitive and Developmental Psychology, May 2000 | Emory University 
Thesis: Investigating the influence of emotional one of voice during lexical selection

B.A., Magna Cum Laude, in Cognitive Science, May 1995 | Washington & Lee University
Thesis: Using an optimality theory engine in a course scheduling program

(* indicates undergraduate collaborator)

Published Manuscripts

Houston, J.M., & Queen, J.S. (2019). Competition. In V. Ziegler-Hill & T. Shackelford (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Differences. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8

Queen, J.S., *Tomkunas, A.J., & *Furukawa, M.S. (2018). The growth mindset and college success.  In R.L. MIller and A Martinez (Eds.), Teaching Tips: A Compendium of Conference Presentations on Teaching, 2016-2017.  Retreived from the Society for the Teaching of Psychology website: http://teachpsych.org/ebooks/

Queen, J. S. (2016). Speech Perception. In E. Stocks (Ed.), Foundations of Psychology. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale.

Houston, J.M., Queen, J.S., *Cruz, N., *Vlahov, R., & *Gosnell, M. (2015). Personality traits and winning: Competitiveness, hypercompetitiveness, and Machiavellianism. North American Journal of Psychology, 17, 105-112.

Nygaard, L.C., & Queen, J.S. (2008).  Communicating emotion: Linking affective prosody and word meaning. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception & Performance, 34, 1017-1030. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0096-1523.34.4.1017

Harris, P., & Queen, J.S.  (2007). Link to the future: Using web design to explore careers. Teaching of Psychology, 34, 129-134.

Nygaard, L.C., *Burt, S.A., & Queen, J.S.  (2000).  Surface form typicality and asymmetries in recognition memory.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26, 1228-1244. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/0278-7393.26.5.1228

National and Regional Conference Presentations

Habgood, L., Patrone, J., & Queen, J. (2019, March). Teaching using distributed active learning for long term retention in organic chemistry lecture.  Poster presented at the Spring National Meeting of the American Chemical Society.

Queen, J., Tiernan, B., & Alexander, J. (2018, August). Cognitive Science packaged for professors in higher ed: Delivering evidenced-based instructions techniques in three online modules.  Poster presented at the Conference at the Interface of Discipline-Based Education Research in STEM and Psychological Science. 

Griffin, T., Barreneche, G., Queen, J., & Zelaya-Leon, T. (2018, October). Faculty advising mentors: How one advising theory, one QEP initiative, and one weekend can change the culture of academic advising on campus. Presented at the NACADA National Conference.

*Williams, J.C., & Queen, J.S. (2018, March).  The effect of locus of control and choice on motivation and learning Poster presented at the 64th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

Queen, J.S. *Tomkunas, A.J., & *Furukawa, M.S. (2017, March). The growth mindset and college success. Poster presented at the 63rd annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

*Mason, N. & Queen, J. (2016, April). Assessing the reliability of a viewing comprehension measure Poster presented at the 62nd annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

Queen, J. Gillean-Johnson, A. & Zelaya-Leon, T. (2016, March). R-Compass: Preparing students for lives and careers after graduation Paper presented at the 98th annual meeting of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Queen, J.S., Houston, J.M., & Davidson, A.J. (2015, May).  Using a class assignment on survey creation to generate program assessment data. Poster presented at the 27th annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science Teaching Institute.

Houston, J.M., *Cruz, N., *Vlahov, R., & Queen, J.S. (2013, March). Ways of winning: Competitiveness, hypercompetitiveness, and Machiavellianism. Poster presented at the 59th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

Queen, J.S., Ray, R.D., *Piselli, K. & Ray, J.M. (2011, November). The AVCA: An instrument for measuring audio-visual comprehension in college students. Paper presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology.

*Volkema, V. & Queen, J. (2011, March). Visual communication using digital photography.  Poster presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

*Piselli, K., Queen, J., & Ray, R.D. (2011, March) Creating a measure of audio-visual comprehension.  Poster presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

*Najjar, T. & Queen, J. (2011, March) Exercise and cognitive performance.  Poster presented at the 57th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association. 

Whiteside, J., Kong, A.P.H., Helm-Estabrooks, H., Queen, J., Roe, D., & Drew, R. (2010, November). The photograph as language: Workshops for people with chronic aphasia.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Helm-Estabrooks, N., Roe, D., Whiteside, J., Queen, J., & Drew, R. (2009, October). Photography as a means of expression: Performance as related to aphasia severity and nonverbal cognitive status. Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Academy of Aphasia.

Ray, R. D., *Maia, A. C., *Frank, A. E. & Queen, J. S. (2008, May). MediaMatrix presenter: An internet-based system for incorporating cascading-complexity in individual student interactions with multimedia classroom presentations. Paper presented at the 34th annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis. 

Duke, J, Nygaard, L.N., & Queen, J.S. (2007, November). Perceptual adaptation to systematic variation in speech. Paper presented at the 48th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society.

Ray, R.D., Queen, J.S., *Lee, B.L., & *Tumlin, M.T. (2007, May). Designing adaptive instruction to teach content-specific and generalized audio-visual comprehension behaviors. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis.

Ray, J.M., Ray, R.D., & Queen, J.S. (2007, May). A behavioral systems approach to quantitative problem solving behaviors: A tentative taxonomy to guide research. Paper presented at the 33rd annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis.

*Tumlin, M.A., Queen, J.S., Ray, R.D., & *Lee, B.L. (2007, April). Introducing an instrument for general audio/visual comprehension skills assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association.

Queen, J.S., Nygaard, L.C., *Tumlin, M.A., & *Thompson, A. (2006, November). Investigating the effects of perceptual similarity of talker’s voices on recognition memory. Poster presented at the 47th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society.

Ray, R.D., Queen, J.S., *Lee, B.L., *Ray, J.S., & *Tumlin, M.A.  (2006, November). Virtual laboratory experiences: Adding artificially intelligent adaptive interactivity to video.  Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology.

*Lee, B.L., Ray, R.D., Queen, J.S., *Tumlin, M.A., & *Ray, J.M. (2006, November). Adaptive tutorial systems: Teaching scientific content and audio/visual skills simultaneously.  Paper presented at the 36th annual meeting of the Society for Computers in Psychology.

Sidaras, S.K., Queen, J.S., Duke, J.E., & Nygaard, L.C. (2005, November). Perceptual adaptation to Spanish-accented speech. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society.

Queen, J., & *Wysocki, A.  (2005, April). What auditory imagery tells us about memory for spoken language Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

*Gallagher, M., Queen, J., & *Blau, A.  (2005, April). Exploring the effects of drama on fourth graders’ nonverbal communication Poster presented at the 51st annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

Queen, J.S.,  & Nygaard, L.C.  (2004, May).  Perceptual learning of talker-specific vowel space Poster presented at the 147th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.

Nygaard, L.C.,  Duke, J., *Kawar, K., & Queen, J.S.  (2004, May).  Talker-specific auditory imagery during reading Poster presented at the 147th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America.

Queen, J.S., & Harris, P.  (2004, March).  Link to the future: Using web design to explore careers Poster presented at the 50th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association.

Invited Talks

The myth of hemispheric dominance. Invited talk presented at the University Club of Winter Park (2012, June), Rollins College as a TPJ Distinguished Fellow (2014, April) and during Rollins College Alumni Weekend (2017, March).

  • professor jennifer queen teaching
  • Cognitive Psychology with Lab
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Brain and Language
  • Psychology of Eyewitness Testimony
  • Careers in Psychology
  • Statistics and Research Methods 1 and 2 with Lab
  • Neuropsychology
  • Perspectives in Psychology: Perception
  • Perspectives in Psychology: Learning and Memory
  • Memory and the Photograph
  • Cognitive Aging
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Using Psychological Science for College Success
  • Honors Senior Synoptic
  • Making Any Major Marketable
  • Job Market Boot Camp