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Deanne L. Westerman

Professor and Cognitive Area Coordinator



Westerman's research is in the area of human memory and is primarily focused on recognition memory processes. She is interested in understanding the nature of familiarity and the attributional factors that influence memory and memory decision-making.

Accepting graduate students for Fall 2024.


  • PhD, MA, Case Western Reserve University
  • BS, John Carroll University

Research Interests

  • Human memory


  • Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2002-2003

Research Profile