Principal Investigator

Dr. Sasha N. Cervantes


Sasha N. Cervantes joined the faculty at Governors State University in 2014. She earned her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley, an M.A. from New York University, and an M.A/Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. She was the Frederick Douglass Scholar and Visiting Professor at California University of Pennsylvania before joining the faculty at GSU.


  • Memory accuracy and false memory
  • Normal cognitive aging processes
  • Memory and creativity
  • Scholarship of teaching and learning - particularly online pedagogy
  • Academic engagement and first generation college students


  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Learning & Behavior
  • Biological Psychology
  • Research Methods
  • Principles of Psychology
  • Psychological Issues and Social Values
  • Learning & Memory

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