Dr. Joshua Halonen, assistant professor of psychology with Friends University since 2017, received his doctorate at the University of South Florida with an emphasis on behavioral neuroscience and a minor in neuropharmacology. Dr. Halonen has published several papers on topics ranging from audiology to the influence of stress on memory. He is currently the chair of the institutional review board and conducts research on neural patterns of electrical activity associated with perception, problem solving and awareness. As an active member of the Society for Neuroscience and American Psychological Association, Dr. Halonen prepares his students to conduct their own research for presentation at regional, national and international conferences.
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D., University of South Florida