Professor Emeritus
Founding Chair
Ph.D., University of Virginia

G. Andrew Mickley

G. Andrew MickleyProfessor Emeritus
Founding Chair, Neuroscience Program

Ph.D., University of Virginia

Dr. Andrew Mickley is professor emeritus and founding chair of the neuroscience program and  professor emeritus in the department of psychology at Baldwin Wallace University. He received his undergraduate degree from Gettysburg College and his Master of Arts and doctorate in physiological psychology from the University of Virginia. He came to BW in 1993 after a 21-year career in the United States Air Force. Mickley retired from the Air Force with the rank of lieutenant colonel. While working in the Department of Defense, Mickley did extensive research in the brain sciences. He has published over 80 journal articles and books describing his studies on learning and memory, brain plasticity, recovery from brain damage, neurotoxicology, neuropharmacology, obesity and neural transplantation. Throughout his career, Mickley's research was supported by grants from the Department of Defense, the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and various foundations. He is a fellow in the Association for Psychological Science, The Midwestern Psychological Association and the International Behavioral Neuroscience Society. He is also a charter member of the Society for Neuroscience. At BW, Mickley taught principles of neuroscience, principles of psychology, physiological psychology, neuropharmacology and several other courses in the neuroscience and psychology curricula. Mickley was selected as the 2008 Ohio Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. He received the Baldwin Wallace University Strosacker Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009 and the Bechberger Award for Human Development in 2012. He also won the Baldwin Wallace University Gigax Award for excellence in research and other scholarly activities. Mickley served as the executive director of Nu Rho Psi, the National Neuroscience Honor Society, from 2006 to 2016. He continues to be an active professional neuroscientist and now lives in South Carolina.

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