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Nancy Dess

Professor, Psychology; Advisory Committee, Kinesiology; Advisory Committee, Neuroscience

Dr. Dess' work is rooted in the ancient underpinnings of mammalian behavior.


  • Office: Swan Hall 324
  • Email:
  • Phone: (323) 259-2570
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 1:00-2:30 pm and Wednesday 10:00-11:30 am

Education: B.A., UCLA Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Her focus is on eating and emotion--their interactions and role in human problems such as anxiety, depression, and eating disorders. She teaches introduction to psychology, methods & statistics, perception, learning, evolutionary psychology, motivation & emotion, and writing seminars.