Valerie Carr

valeriecarr Associate Professor 
Psychology, SJSU                                                                 

Dr. Valerie Carr earned her PhD in Neuroscience and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in Cognitive Neuroscience before joining the Department of Psychology at San Jose State University, where she is now an Associate Professor. She conducts research regarding learning and memory across the lifespan and teaches courses relating to memory, neuroscience, and interdisciplinary computing. She actively collaborates with faculty across several departments on SJSU’s minor in Applied Computing for Behavioral and Social Sciences (ACBSS), and is a co-advisor for the minor. Additionally, she teaches the first course in the minor series, which covers the application of Python to current social science topics, as well as the use of programming in careers such as data analysis, user experience research, and econometrics.