Loretta Flanagan-Cato

Associate Professor

BA, Psychology, Rutgers University

Ph.D., Behavioral Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh

M.S. Ed., Education Policy, University of Pennsylvania

Office Location: 
304B Lynch Laboratories
Research Interests: 

Community engagement and education outcomes

Specific Research Areas: 

Neuroscience outreach; social connection and achievement


Professor Loretta Flanagan-Cato will be considering new graduate students for admission for Fall 2023.


Selected Publications: 

Flanagan-Cato, L.M.  Everyday Neuroscience: A Community Engagement Course.  Journal of Undergraduate Neuroscience Education, in press 2019.

Grafe, L.A., Kim, O.A., and L.M. Flanagan-Cato. Differential effects of mineralocorticoids and angiotensin II on mesolimbic activity. Hormones and Behavior 79: 28-36, 2016

Grafe, L.A., A.E. Takacs, D.K. Yee and L.M. Flanagan-Cato.  The role of the hypothalamic paraventricular nucleus and the organum vasculosum lateral terminalis in the control of sodium appetite in male rats.  J. Neuroscience, 34: 9249-9260, 2014.

Courses Taught: 
BIBB 160 Everyday Neuroscience (ABCS)
BIBB 260 Neuroendocrinology
BIBB 460 Neuroendocrinology
PSYC 600 (proseminar) Behavioral Basis of Biology