Dr. Lili Sahakyan
Dr. Sahakyan is a Professor in the Department of Psychology. She is originally from Armenia (to read more about her, click here). She came to the United States in 1995 as an undergraduate, after winning a competitive international exchange program. The exchange program placed her at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, where she completed both her Bachelors and Masters degrees. She obtained her doctoral degree in 2002 from Florida State University. Her work on intentional forgetting established the importance of mental context in memory retrieval and forgetting, and has transpired the development of novel paradigms and approaches for assessment of different aspects of memory.