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Last Updated:
September 2, 2001

Alexander B. Genov

EDUCATION:

1994-2000

Clark University, Worcester, MA

 

 

MA (1996), Ph.D. (2000), Psychology

 

1991-1994

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

 

BA (1994), Psychology

 

1990-1991

University of National and World Economy, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

 

International Economic Relations

 

1988-1990

National School for Officers from the Reserve, Pleven, Bulgaria

 

Lieutenant Junior from the Reserve, Honors


RESEARCH POSITIONS:

2001-

Post-doctoral Research Associate, Department of Psychology, University of Washington

 

1999-2000

Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Behavioral and Preventative Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

1998-1999

Graduate Research Assistant, Center for Adoption Research and Policy, University of Massachusetts Medical School

 

1997-2000

Researcher, Department of Psychology, Clark University / Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Massachusetts Medical Center

 

1997-1998

Writing Tutor, Writing Center, Academic Advising, Clark University

 

1993-1994

Undergraduate Tutor, Department of Psychology, Cornell University


TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

2001-

Lecturer, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, SCCC, Seattle, WA

 

Social Psychology (lecture)
General Psychology (lecture)

 

1999-2000

Lecturer, Department of Psychology, Suffolk University, Boston, MA

 

 

General Psychology (lecture)
Research Methods (lecture and lab)
Statistics (lecture and lab)

 

1999 (Spr.)

Lecturer, Department of Psychology, College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, MA

 

 

The Social Psychology of Community Service (seminar)

 

1995-1998

Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology, Clark University, Worcester, MA

 

 

Lab in Emotion (Fall 1999)
Sensation and Perception (Fall 1995)
Research Methods (Spring 1996; Fall 1997)
Quantitative Methods (Statistics) (Fall 1996; Spring 1998)
Lab in Development (Spring 1997)


MEETINGS:

1998

Poster presentation at the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston -- Genov, A. B., Schnall, S., & Laird, J. D., “The Intrinsic Emotional Meaning of Color”

 

1999

Poster presentation at the American Psychological Society, Denver, CO -- Genov, A. B., Pietrzak, R.H., Bemis, M., & Laird, J. D., “Pain Perception is Affected by Differential Responsiveness to Bodily vs. Situational Cues”

 

1999

Poster presentation at the American Psychological Society, Denver, CO – Genov, A. B. & Bibace, R., “Pattern Perception Ability, Perceptual Sensitivity, and Mental Representation in Medical Diagnoses”

 

1999

Poster presentation at the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA – Schnall, S., Diriwaechter, R., Dhavale, D. M., Genov, A. B., & Laird, J. D., “Interference Effects of Expressive Behavior on the Stroop Task”

 

1999

Symposium at the Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Boston, MA – Shapiro, D., Gross, J., Tassinary, L., Boone, T., Genov, A. B., Laird, J.D. (discussant), “Responding to the Body: Psychophysiology, expressive behavior, and feelings”

 

1999

Presentation at the Grand Rounds of the Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, University of Massachusetts/Memorial Health Care, May 1999 -- Bibace R. & Genov, A. B., "Colposcopy: Reasoning, perceiving, action"

 

2000

Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Perceptual Control Systems Group, Boston, MA --Genov, A. B. & Laird, J. D., "Thoughts about feelings: Feelings as information, in control systems"


GRANTS & AWARDS:

1997

Dissertation Grant-in-Aid, Society for the Psychological Studies of Social Issues

1997

Hiatt Summer Research Fellowship, Department of Psychology, Clark University

 

1996

Hiatt Summer Research Fellowship, Department of Psychology, Clark University

 

1991-1994

Full Academic Scholarship, Cornell University.

 

1989

Graduated with honors, National School for Officers from the Reserve, Bulgaria


PUBLICATIONS:

 

Genov, A. B. (1999). Stability and Microgenetic Change in Three Visual Perceptual Tasks. Clark Working Papers in Developmental Psychology, Vol. 2 (1), 73-82.


MANUSCRIPTS:

 

Genov, A. B., Schnall, S., & Laird, J. D. "In Search of the Intrinsic Emotional Meaning of Color"

 

 

Genov, A. B., Pietrzak, R.H., Bemis, M., & Laird, J. D., & Fortunato, C. "Differential responsiveness to bodily cues and the role of arousal in the experience of pain and fear: A self-perception perspective," Motivation and Emotion.

 

 

Schnall, S., Laird, J.D., Diriwächter, R., & Genov, A.B., "Seeing Red, Feeling Blue: Interference Effects of Expressive Behavior on an Emotional Stroop Task"


LANGUAGES:

 

Read, write, and speak fluent Bulgarian                              

 

 

Read, write, and speak advanced Russian

 

 

Read, write, and speak beginning French


TECHNICAL
SKILLS:

 

Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS)
HTML authoring tools: Dreamweaver, Composer
Microsoft Office 2000
Video editing equipment
Psychophysiological equipment