Embodied Cognition, Embodied Learning

CURRICULUM VITAE
Jennifer M.B. Fugate

Associate Professor
Kansas City University
Department of Health Psychology
1750 Independence Avenue
Kansas City, MO 64106
816-654-7469
jfugate@kansascity.edu
fugatejennifer.wordpress.com

HIGHER EDUCTION
Degrees

  1. Ph.D. – Emory University, Psychology (2008)
  2. M.S. – Emory University, Psychology (2004)
  3. B.S. – University of Wisconsin – Madison, WI, Psychology; Zoology (1999)

Additional Higher Education

  1. Visiting Postdoctoral Researcher – Northeastern University (2011-2012)
  2. Postdoctoral Research Fellow – Boston College (2008-2011)

EXPERIENCE
Current Institution

  1. Kansas City University, January 2022-current, Associate Professor, Health Services Psychology

Other Institutions

  1. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2020-2022, Associate Professor, Psychology
  2. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2016-2020, Assistant Professor, Psychology
  3. University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, 2012-2016, Full-Time Lecturer, Psychology
  4. Northeastern University, Lecturer, 2011-2012, Psychology
  5. Tufts University, Adjunct Professor, 2012, Psychology
  6. Boston College, Adjunct Professor, 2010, Psychology
  7. Emory University, Graduate Student Instructor, 2004-2008, Psychology
    Current Courses Taught (KCU)
  8. Social & Cultural Bases of Behavior PsyD 205
  9. Research Methods II PsyD 151
    Previous Courses Taught (UMassD)
  10. Graduate Seminar in Social Psychology (PSY 550)
  11. Research Methods in Social Psychology (PSY 391)
  12. Social Constructionism: How Psychology Develops and Understands Constructs of the Mind (PSY 490/456/580)
  13. Introduction to Psychology (PSY 101)
  14. Social Psychology Non-majors (PSY 204)
  15. Social Psychology (PSY 304)
  16. Cognitive Processes (PSY 308)
  17. Child Psychology (PSY 201)
  18. Statistics (PSY 205)
  19. College of Arts and Sciences Introduction (CAS 101)
  20. Graduate and Undergraduate Independent Study (PSY 595/495)
  21. Undergraduate Honors Thesis (PSY 498/499)
  22. Graduate Thesis (PSY 596)
  23. Research Apprenticeship (PSY399)

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  1. Invited Speaker, Science Cafe, New Bedford, MA (2020)
  2. Scholar of the Year, University of MA- Dartmouth (2019)
  3. Invited Keynote Speaker at Sigma Xi, University of MA-Dartmouth (2016)

PUBLICATIONS
Peer-Reviewed Articles (various stages):

  1. Fugate, J.M.B., Sullivan, A., & Setia, A. (under revision). Categorical perception of race in the context of race-related words.
  2. Fugate, J.M.B., Kelleher, V., & Chenard, S. (in preparation). Emotion word knowledge predicts emotional granularity and difficulties in emotion regulation.
  3. Erbas, Y., Gendron, M., Fugate, J.M.B. (in preparation). An editorial perspective on the state of emotional granularity in emotional well-being.

Published

  1. Fugate, J.M.B+ & Macrine, S.+ (2021). Embodied Cognition for classroom learning. Frontiers in Education, 6: Article 712626 https://doi.org/10.3389/feduc.2021.712626
  2. Le Mau, T., Hoemann, K., Lyons, S.H., Fugate, J.M.B., Brown, E.N., Gendron, M., Barrett, L.F. (2021). Professional actors demonstrate variability, not stereotypical expressions, when portraying emotional states in photographs. Nature Communications, 12, Article 5037 https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-25352-6
  3. Fugate, J.M.B. & Franco, C.L. * (2021). A review of electronic facial expression research and its relationship to “basic” emotions. Frontiers in Psychology https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.605928
  4. Kershaw, T. C., Fugate, J. M. B., & O’Hare, A. J. (2020). Teaching undergraduates to understand published research through structured practice in identifying key research concepts. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/stl0000239
  5. Fugate, J.M.B., MacDonald, C.* O’Hare, A.J. (2020). Emotion words’ effect on visual awareness and attention of emotional faces. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, Article 2896.
  6. Franco, C* & Fugate, J.M.B. (2020). Emoji face renderings: Exploring the role emoji platform differences have on emotional interpretation. Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, 44, 301–328.
  7. Macrine, S. & Fugate, J.M.B. (2020). Embodied Cognition for classroom learning. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education Project. “Embodied Cognition”. https://doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.885
  8. Fugate, J.M.B. & Franco, C.* (2019). What color is your anger? Assessing color- emotion pairings in English speakers. Frontiers in Psychology: Cognition, 10, Article 206.
  9. Kershaw, T., Lippman, J. & Fugate, J.M.B. (2018). Practice makes proficient: Teaching undergraduate students to understand published research. Instructional Science, 46, 921-946.
  10. Fugate, J.M.B., Macrine, S., & Cipriano, C. (2018). The role of embodied cognition for transforming learning. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 7(4), 274-288.
  11. Fugate, J.M.B., O’Hare, A.J., Emmanuel, W.J.* (2018). Emotion words: Facing Change. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 79, 264-274
  12. Fugate, J.M.B., Gendron, M., Nakashima, S., & Barrett, L.F. (2018). Emotion words: Adding face value. Emotion, 5(4), 693-706.
  13. Fugate, J.M.B. (2013). Categorical perception of facial expressions. Emotion Review, 5(1), 84-89.
  14. Fugate, J.M.B., Gouzoules, H. & Barrett, L.F. (2010). Reading chimpanzee faces: Testing the structural and conceptual hypotheses of categorical perception. Emotion, 10(4), 544-554.
  15. Fugate, J.M.B., Gouzoules, H. & Barrett, L.F. (2009). Separating production from perception: Perceiver-based explanations for sex differences in emotion. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 32(5), 394-395.
  16. Fugate, J.M.B., Gouzoules, H. & Nygaard, L. (2008). Individual identification of rhesus macaque noisy screams: Evidence from conspecifics and human listeners. American Journal of Primatology, 70, 1-11.
  17. Parr, L.A., Waller, B. & Fugate, J. (2005). Emotional communication in primates: Implications for neurobiology. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 15(6), 716-720.
  18. Schroeder, B.E., Binzak, J.M. & Kelley, A.E. (2001). A common profile of prefrontal cortical activation following exposure to Nicotine or chocolate-associated contextual cues. Neuroscience, 105(3), 535-545.

+ = shared first author
* = student authors

Edited Books

  1. Fugate, J.M.B., Corderio, S., & Ziino, N. (2016). The effect of explicit access to emotion words during categorical perception of emotional faces. Abstract of the Psychonomic Society, 21, 82.

Published Abstracts

  1. Fugate, J.M.B, Franco, C. Emmanuel, W.J., & Bastos, T. *(2015). What color is your anger? Abstract of the Psychonomic Society, 20, 79.
  2. Fugate, J.M.B & O’Hare, A. J. (2014). A review of “The Handbook of Cognition and Emotion”, The Journal of Social Psychology, 154:1, 92-95.
  3. Fugate, J. M.B. (2008). Perception and classification of chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) facial expressions and vocalizations. Dissertation Abstracts International, 69, 2667.

Book Chapters

  1. Macrine, S. & Fugate, J.M.B. (2022). Introduction. In: Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition affects Classroom Learning. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.
  2. Macrine, S. & Fugate, J.M.B. (2022). Embodied cognition and its significance for Education. In:Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition affects Classroom Learning. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.
  3. Macrine, S. & Fugate, J.M.B. (2022). Conclusion In: Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition affects Classroom Learning. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.
  4. Fugate, J.M.B. & Wilson-Mendenhall, C. (2022). Embodied emotion, emotional granularity and mindfulness: Improved learning in the classroom. In: Movement Matters: How Embodied Cognition affects Classroom Learning. MIT Press: Cambridge, MA.
  5. Fugate, J.M.B. (2015). Evolutionary constraints and cognitive mechanisms in the construction of an emotion: Insights from human and nonhuman primates. The Psychological Construction of Emotion (Eds. Lisa F. Barrett & Jim Russell). New York: Guilford, pp. 399-426.
  6. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (2014). Language and emotion. The Oxford Handbook of Language and Social Psychology (Ed. Thomas Holtgraves). New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 280-294.
  7. Fugate, J.M.B., Lindquist, K.A. & Barrett, L.F. (2013). Emotion generation vs. emotion construction. The Oxford Handbook of Cognitive Neuroscience Vol. II: The Cutting Edges (Eds. Kevin Ochsner & Stephen Kosslyn). New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 32- 48.

GRANTS RECEIVED
Individual

  1. PI, 2009-2011 Ruth Kirschstein NRSA (NIMH), The Effect of Emotion Word Priming on the Perception of Emotion, $102,000.00 [5F32MH083455-02]
    Collaboration
  2. PI, 2017-2017, Provost’s Multidisciplinary SEED Grant, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Teaching Emotion Vocabulary to Reduce Emotional Granularity and Improve Emotional Health, $25,412.00
  3. Co-PI, 2016-2016 Curriculum Redesign Grant for Research Methods in Psychology, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Redesigning the Psychology Research Methods Lab Curriculum, $6000.00
  4. Recipient, 2015-2016, Open Educational Resources Grant, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, $2500.00
  5. Recipient, 2013-2014, Blended Learning for the Improvement of Student Learning (IBIS) Grant, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, $1500.00

GRANTS UNDER REVIEW OR RE-SUBMISSION

  1. PI, NSF SBE (to be resubmitted). Emotion Word Training Increases Emotional Granularity and Emotional Experience and Perception. $932,000.00 [collaborative proposal with M. Gendron, Yale, PI]

GRANTS NOT FUNDED (last 5 years)
Individual

  1. PI, Student Project Undergraduate Research grant SPSP (Society for Personality and Social Psychology) (2016). $6000.00.
    Collaboration
  2. Co-PI, R34 NIH (2020). Developing and Piloting a Novel Individualized Treatment for Juvenile Justice Youth At-Risk for Suicide. $707,925.00 [PI: Lamade, co-PI: Richardson].
  3. co-PI, American Suicide Prevention Foundation (2021).Teaching Emotion Vocabulary to Reduce the Risk of Self-Injurious Behavior Among Young Adults at Risk. $300,000 [linked proposal with E. Richardson, co-PI and L. Scott, Pitt Medical, co-PI]
  4. co-PI, Booz Allen (2020). Modeling, Predicting, and Assessing Mental Health Needs for Communities Impacted by the Pandemic Using Advanced Analytics and AI.:$265,733. [PI: Sadeghzadeh, co-PIs: Richardson, Lamade, Pounds].
  5. Co-PI, R34 NIH (2020). Developing and Piloting a Novel Individualized Treatment for Juvenile Justice Youth At-Risk for Suicide. $707,925.00 [PI: Lamade, co-PI: Richardson].
  6. co-PI, American Suicide Prevention Foundation (2019).Teaching Emotion Vocabulary to Reduce the Risk of Self-Injurious Behavior Among Young Adults at Risk. $300,000 [linked proposal with E. Richardson, co-PI and L. Scott, Pitt Medical, co-PI]
  7. PI, NSF SBE (2019). Emotion Word Training Increases Emotional Granularity and Emotional Experience and Perception. $932,000.00 [collaborative proposal with M. Gendron, Yale, PI]
  8. PI, Private Foundation, Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation (2019). Non- suicidal Self-injury and Emotional Granularity, $17,000.00 [co-PI Richardson].
  9. Co-I, R15 NIH (NICD) (2019). Biological and Emotional Processing Factors associated with Context Inappropriate Anger and Implications for Social Functioning,$419.585.00 [PI: Locke] [co-I: Sims-Knight].
  10. Co-PI, Private Foundation, Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation, Child Context-Inappropriate Anger and Implications for Social and Health Outcomes (2018). $20,000.00 [PI: Locke] [co-PI: Sims-Knight].
  11. Co-I, R15 NIH (NICD) (2016). Biological and Emotional Processing Factors associated with Context Inappropriate Anger and Implications for Social Functioning,$419.585.00 [PI: Locke] [co-I: Sims-Knight].
  12. Co-I, NSF SBE (2016). Biological, Attentional, and Emotion Processing Factors Associated with Context-Inappropriate Anger, $704,479.00 [PI: Locke] [co-I: Sims-Knight].

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
National and International Only

  1. Fugate, J.M.B., & Kellner, V., Chenard, S (2022). Emotion word learning and emotion granularity. Society for Social and Personality Psychology Conference, San Fransico and virtual. [Poster].
  2. Fugate, J.M.B., & Setia, A.* (2021). Race-related labels on the categorical perception of faces. American Psychological Society Conference, virtual [Poster].
  3. Setia, A.* & Fugate, J.M.B. (2021). Why Do People Perform Collective Action?: Underlying Motivations Behind Offline and Online Activism. American Psychological Society Conference, virtual [Poster].
  4. Fugate, J.M.B., MacDonald, C., & Kellner, V. (2020). The effect of emotion words on visual awareness using a DFV paradigm. Society for Affective Science, San Francisco, CA. [Poster]. Cancelled due to COVID – 19.
  5. Franco, C.* & Fugate, J.M.B. (2019) Limited Consistency for Cross-Cultural Color Emotion Pairings. American Psychological Society Conference, Washington DC [Poster].
  6. MacDonald, C.*, Fugate, J.M.B., O’Hare, A. (2019). The Effect of Emotion Words on Visual Awareness Using a Divided Visual Field Paradigm. American Psychological Society Conference, Washington DC [Poster].
  7. Kershaw, T., Fugate, J.M.B, & O’Hare, A. (2019). Empirical research comprehension improves with as few as four sessions of distributed practice. Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, Cape Cod, MA [Poster]
  8. MacDonald, C.*, O’Hare, A.J., & Fugate, J.M.B. (2019). The role of emotion words on visual awareness of emotional faces using a divided visual field paradigm. Society for Social and Personality Psychology, Portland, OR [Poster].
  9. Franco, C.*, & Fugate, J.M.B. (2019). Color-Emotion pairings are not the same across Romance languages. Society for Social and Personality Psychology, Portland, OR [Poster].
  10. Franco, C., Leclair, T., Krishna, M.*, O’Hare, A.J., & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2018). Electronic platforms are not all equal for emoji emotional understanding. American Psychological Society Conference, San Francisco, CA [Poster].
  11. Franco, C., Krishna, M., Emmanuel, W.J.*, & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2018). Color and Emotion: Assessing consistency and linguistic influences on shared agreement. American Psychological Society Conference, San Francisco, CA [Poster].
  12. Fugate, J.M.B., Borowsky, E., McLaughlin, B., Vallier, A., Marum, T., & Abbas, Z*. (May, 2018). Emotion Word Training Affects Emotional Differentiation and Perception: A Pilot Study. American Psychological Society Conference, San Francisco, CA [Poster].
  13. Fugate, J.M.B. & Gendron, M. (April, 2018). Constructing emotion through language and culture: Lab and field-based studies. [Invited Talk]. Conference on the Expression, Communication and Origins of Meaning (ECOM)], Storrs, CT.
  14. Fugate, J.M.B. (2017), Semantic vs. Somatic priming of emotion perception. American Psychological Society, Boston, MA [Talk].
  15. Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017), Pushing the Boundaries of Emotion Perception [Invited Talk/Keynote Speaker], Sigma Xi Conference, UMassD, Dartmouth, MA.
  16. Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017), Pushing the Boundaries of Emotion Perception, American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Symposium Chair].
  17. Borowsky, E., Magum, T., McLaughlin, B., Vallier, A., DuFresne, E.*, & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017). Does teaching emotional vocabulary improve emotional regulation? American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  18. Franco, C.*, O’Hare, A., & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017). Is the “Angry Emoji” really angry? Consistency between emotions and emojis across electronic platforms. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  19. Locke, R., Richardson, E., Kershaw, T., & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017). Thoughtfully designing a psychology research methods lab curriculum. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  20. Massoud, H.*, Boone, R.T., & Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2017). Somatic vs. semantic influence on emotion perception. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  21. Fugate, J.M.B., Emmanuel, W.J.*, & O’Hare, A.J. (January, 2017). An ERP extension of emotion words: Facing change. Society for Social and Personality Conference, San Antonio, TX [Poster].
  22. Girourd, C.M., O’Brien, S.E., Fugate, J.M.B., & O’Hare, A. J. (May, 2016). Sustained attention to emotional vs. non-emotional categories, APA, Chicago, IL [Poster].
  23. Fugate, J.M.B., Emmanuel, W.J., Ziino, N., Ziperman, M.* (January, 2016).Emotion words: “Facing” change. Society for Social and Personality Conference, San Diego, CA. [Poster].
  24. Fugate, J.M.B., Franco, C., Emmanuel, W.J., Bastos, T.* (November, 2015). What color is your anger? Psychonomic Society Convention, Chicago, IL [Poster].
  25. Fugate, J.M.B. (October, 2013). Language and emotion perception, Department of Psychology, University of Massachusetts – Dartmouth, Dartmouth, MA [Talk].
  26. Sloman, J., Leiser, J., Gendron, M., Fugate, J., Isaacowitz, D., & Barrett, L.F. (April, 2013). In the eye of the beholder? Emotion knowledge impacts gaze to emotional faces. Research, Innovation and Scholarship Exposition, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. [Poster].
  27. Gendron, M., Rotter, A., Rahman, A., Fugate, J., Nakashima, S.* & Barrett, L.F. (April, 2013). Was she smiling at me? The impact of emotion words on perceptual memory for emotional faces. Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo., Northeastern University, Boston, MA. [Poster].
  28. Fugate, J.M.B., Gendron, M., Bessette, K.*, & Barrett, L.F. (February, 2012) Affect primarily determines looking differences among facial depictions of emotion. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA [Poster].
  29. Fugate, J.M.B. (January, 2012). The role of language on the construction of emotion, Department of Psychology, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY [Invited Job Talk].
  30. Fugate, J.M.B. (February, 2012). The role of language on the construction of emotion, Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Whitewater, WI [Invited Job Talk].
  31. Fugate, J.M.B. (February, 2011). Language and the psychological construction of emotion, Social, Personality, Affective Meeting, Northeastern University, Boston, MA [Talk]
  32. Fugate, J.M.B., Barnard, E.*, & Barrett, L.F. (March, 2011). Emotion words create perceptual biases during emotion perception. American Psychological Society, Washington DC [Poster].
  33. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (October, 2010). Language as context in emotion perception. Society for Experimental Social Psychology, Minneapolis, MN [Talk].
  34. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (October, 2010). Emotion perception in context, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Minneapolis, MN [Symposium Chair].
  35. Fugate, J.M.B. (July, 2010). The face and emotion, Emotion Development Laboratory, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA [Talk].
  36. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (May, 2010). Language and emotion perception, American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Symposium Chair].
  37. Boothby, E., Lynn, S., Fugate, J.M.B., Barrett, L.F (May, 2010). Language influences facial emotion perception by affecting bias and sensitivity. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  38. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (May, 2010). The influence of language on emotion perception. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Talk].
  39. Fugate, J.M.B, Secor, E., Barnard, E., & Barrett, L.F. (May, 2010). Emotion words affect the face seen. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  40. Fugate, J.M.B, Bessette, K.*, & Barrett, L.F. (May, 2010). The effect of seen and unseen words on perceptual judgments of emotion. American Psychological Society Conference, Boston, MA [Poster].
  41. Fugate, J.M.B., Bessette, K.*, & Barrett, L.F. (January, 2010). Explicitly and implicitly primed emotion words affect emotion perception. Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NE [Poster].
  42. Fugate, J.M.B. & Barrett, L.F. (August, 2009). Verbal labeling and expertise effects on the categorical perception of chimpanzee facial expressions. International Society for Research on Emotion, Leuven, Belgium [Poster].
  43. Fugate, J.M.B. (May, 2007). Facial expressions and vocalizations in primates Graduate Research Interdisciplinary Talk Series, Emory University, Atlanta, GA [Talk]
  44. Fugate, J.M.B. & Gouzoules, H. (July, 2007). Categorical perception of facial expressions in chimpanzees. International Society for Research on Emotion, Sunshine Coast, Australia [Talk].
  45. Fugate, J.M.B. (October, 2007). Perception and interaction of facial expressions and vocalizations in chimpanzees, Cognition & Development Research Seminar, Emory University, Atlanta, GA [Talk].
  46. Fugate, J.M.B. (March, 2007). Categorical perception of facial expressions in chimpanzees. International Conference on Comparative Cognition, Melbourne, FL [Talk].
  47. Fugate, J.M.B. (January, 2007). Categorical perception of facial expressions in chimpanzees. W.M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, Raleigh, NC [Talk].
  48. Fugate, J. M.B., Parr, L.A., & Heintz, M.* (August, 2006). Sex differences in emotional contagion in the chimpanzee International Society for Research on Emotion, Atlanta, GA [Poster].
  49. Fugate, J.M.B., Parr, L.A., & Heintz, M. (June, 2006). Emotional contagion in chimpanzees: The influences of species, cue modality and emotional valence. International Primatological Society, Entebbe, Uganda [Talk].
  50. Fugate, J.M.B. & Gouzoules, H. (June, 2004). Identifying individual rhesus macaque noisy screams: Evidence from conspecifics and human listeners. Animal Behavior Society, Oaxaca, Mexico [Poster].
  51. Binzak, J. M., Gernsbacher, M.A., Budde, M.D., & Kodesh, G.T. (June, 2002). The role of the right hemisphere in successful comprehension of homonyms. Society for Text & Discourse, Chicago, IL [Poster].
  52. Binzak, J.M., Budde, M.D., Robertson, D.A., & Gernsbacher, M.A. (March, 2001). Suppression of irrelevant meanings of homonyms. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY [Poster].
  53. Binzak, J.M., Gernsbacher, M.A., Robertson, D.A., & McKinney, V.D. (May, 2000). Use of strategy in resolving interference as a result of item difficulty. Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, IL [Talk].
  54. Binzak, J.M., & Kelley, A.E. (May, 1999). Understanding nicotine addiction as a result of conditioned reinforcement of environmental cues: Effects on locomotor activity and neural plasticity in the brain. Midwestern Psi Chi Undergraduate Research Symposium, Madison, WI [Talk].

SERVICE (Substantial only since 2014)
Service to the Department

  1. 2020¬ – current ¬– Chair of Research Methods Collaborative Psychology
  2. 2019 ¬ – current – Pre-Health Advisor for Psychology
  3. 2019 – current – Social Coordinator for Psychology
  4. 2019 – current – PhD Proposal Committee for Psychology Member
  5. 2017 – current – Statistics Collaborative Committee Member
  6. 2016 – current – Research Master’s Program Committee Member
  7. 2014 – current – Undergraduate Academic Curriculum Committee Member
  8. 2014 – 2020 –Research Methods Collaborative Committee Member
  9. 2018 – 2019 – Psychology Hiring Committee Member
  10. 2014 – 2019 – STAR Center Advisor
  11. 2014 – 2020 – College of Arts & Science Curriculum Council
  12. 2013 – 2019 – CAS 101 Advisory Committee Member
  13. 2014 – 2018 – CAS 101 re-design committee Member
    Service to the University
  14. 2021-current – Faculty Federation Executive Board Member
  15. 2019 – current (ending May) – Service Learning Fellowship Awardee, UMassD Leduc Center
  16. 2019 – current – Faculty Senate Social Sciences Steering Committee Elected Member
  17. 2018 – current – Office of Undergraduate Research Advisory Board Appointed Member
  18. 2017- current –Faculty Senate Elected Member-at-Large
  19. 2014 – current –IACUC Appointed Member
  20. 2018 – 2020 – Faculty Senate University Curriculum Council Elected Member
  21. 2018 & 2019 – Graduate Commencement ceremony reader
  22. 2014 – 2016 –Scholar of the Year Committee for the Faculty Federation Elected Member
  23. 2015 – 2018 –Faculty Federation Women’s Council Elected Member
  24. 2014 – 2016 –Teacher of the Year Committee for the Faculty Federation Elected Member

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  1. Society for Affective Science (2018 – current)
  2. American Psychological Society (2008 – current)
  3. Society for Personality and Social Psychology (2008 – current)
  4. American Psychological Association (2008- current)
  5. International Society on the Research of Emotion ( 2006 – 2016)

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL SERVICE & SCHOLARSHIP

  1. Ad hoc Reviewer: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Emotion, Emotion Review, Cognition and Emotion, Cognitive Processes, International Society for Educational and School Psychology, British Journal of Psychology, Quarterly Journal of Psychology, Journal of Nonverbal Behavior, Current Psychology, PLOS ONE, Journal of Cognitive Psychology, American Journal of Psychology
  2. Editor, Special Issue of Frontiers in Psychology, Emotional Granularity and Emotional Well-Being (2021)
  3. Consulted with Malcolm Gladwell on his new book, “Talking to Strangers”/ FACS (Facial Action Coding System) coder (2019)
    Media coverage: https://www.umassd.edu/feature-stories/2018/jenfugate.html
    https://pbn.com/umass-dartmouths-fugate-to-aid-in-new-malcolm-gladwell-book/
  4. Edited textbook chapter on language and cognition for Principles of Psychology by S. Marc Breedlove (Sineaur) (2017)
  5. Reviewed symposia submissions for SPSP 2017 conference (2016)
  6. Wrote UMASSD twitter feed for academic explanation of the #TheDress (2015)
  7. Nonhuman Rights Project scientific witness/written affidavit for Nonhuman Right Project (NhRP). Petition for habeas corpus on behalf of (2013-2014): http://www.nonhumanrightsproject.org/category/courtfilings/
    Media coverage (selected):
    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/03/science/rights-group-sues-to-have-chimp- recognized-as-legal-person.html
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/12/02/chimpanzee-lawsuit- personhood_n_4369377.html
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-25211859
    http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/27/magazine/the-rights-of-man-and- beast.html?ref=magazine&_r=0
  8. Federal grant reviewer, NSF and ISF (2012-2013)