Psychology Professor Kelly Lambert
Randolph-Macon College’s Kelly Lambert, the Macon and Joan Brock Professor of Psychology,
recently had several of her articles published. Lambert’s “Nature's Madison Ave.
Markets Motherhood” was published in the Commentary section of the May 13, 2012
issue of the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Behavioral neuroscience and
the media, which Lambert co-wrote, appeared in the 2012 Physiology and Behavior
Lambert also co-wrote Behavioral
training and predisposed coping strategies interact to influence resilience in
male Long-Evans rats: Implications for depression, which appeared
in the 2012 Stress journal.
In addition, Lambert co-wrote
Brain and Behavioral Modifications That Accompany the Onset of Motherhood,
which was published in the January 2012 Parenting: Science and Practice journal.
She is also the author of
The parental brain: Transformations and adaptations, which was published
in the March 2012 Physiology & Behavior journal.
Lambert also co-wrote Reproductive
experience facilitates recovery from kainic acid-induced neural insult in female
Long–Evans rats, which was published in the March 2012 journal Brain Research.
Lambert, who serves as chair of the R-MC Psychology
Department, joined the faculty in 1989. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Samford
University and her master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.
Lambert, who serves as co-director of the Schapiro Undergraduate Research Fellowship
(SURF) program, was in 2007 awarded the Samuel
Nelson Gray Distinguished Professor Award at R-MC. In 2008 she was named
Virginia Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement
of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). She
is the author of The Lab Rat Chronicles: A Neuroscientist Reveals Life Lessons from
the Planet's Most Successful Mammals (Perigee Penguin, 2011).