For further questions, please contact Dr. Joanne Zinger, the Faculty Advisor for the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Psychology & Social Behavior
Phone: (951) 662-3735
About the Faculty Advisor:
Dr. Zinger is a Lecturer with Security of Employment in the Department of Psychology and Social Behavior (PSB). She completed her PhD in Social/Personality Psychology at the University of California, Riverside in 2005 and her post-doctoral studies at at the Preventive Medicine Research Institute in Sausalito, CA in 2007. Since arriving at UCI in 2007, she has won several awards for her teaching, including the Campus Village Professor of the Month (2009), the Social Ecology Student Association Professor of the Quarter (2010), the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research in the School of Social Ecology (2012), the UCI Lecturer of the Year Award (2012), and the UCI Yearbook/Senior Class Outstanding Professor in the School of Social Ecology (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014). In addition to her teaching activities, Dr. Zinger is currently the Coordinator of the PSB Excellence in Research Program, and she has previously served as the PSB Director of Graduate Recruitment (2009-2013) and the Director of the Social Ecology Honors Program (2010-2013). She actively collaborates with undergraduates on research projects (mentoring 1-2 honors students and several research assistants each year), and students in her lab have gone on to enter graduate programs in developmental psychology, social work, school psychology, international business, dentistry, and career counseling.