Leslie Cameron teaches courses in the Psychology Department at Carthage, and regularly involves Carthage students in her research. She is currently researching the effects of attention on early visual processing and inhomogeneities in processing information across the visual field. More recently she has begun a research program investigating the effects of pregnancy on the sense of smell.
Prof. Cameron earned her B.A. with distinction from McGill University in Montreal, Canada; her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Rochester; and a Certificat Supérieur and Diplôme de Phonétique Appliquée à la Langue Française from the Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris, France. Before coming to Carthage, she was a Howard Hughes Medical Institute research associate and adjunct professor at New York University and a visiting assistant professor at Wesleyan University in Connecticut. She was awarded a National Research Service Award postdoctoral fellowship and a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellowship at NYU.
Prof. Cameron was a member of research teams that had papers published in a number of journals, including Vision Research, Spatial Vision, and Behavioral and Brain Sciences. She regularly presents at the Vision Sciences annual meeting and at colleges and universities.
She plays squash competitively, is a certified referee and referee instructor, and was awarded the Wedgewood Award and the Peter Lyman Award for contribution to the game of squash, sportsmanship, and excellence in play.
Leslie Cameron teaches courses in psychology, cognition, and sensation and perception. She regularly involves Carthage students in her research; she is currently researching the effects of attention on early visual processing and inhomogeneities in processing information across the visual field. More recently, she has begun a research program investigating the effects of pregnancy on the sense of smell.
Chair, Psychological Science Department; Professor of Psychological Science
- Ph.D., M.A. — University of Rochester
- B.A. — McGill University (Montreal, Canada)
- PSY 1500 Introduction to Psychology
- PYC 2300 Cognition: Theories and Applications
- PYC 3150 Sensation and Perception
- PYC 400A Topics: Advanced Research Methods in Psychology