Curriculum Vitae
 

Kelley Knapp Kline
Department of Psychology
Florida State University
Panama City Campus
4750 Collegiate Drive
Panama City, FL 32405
Home: 850-522-0690
Office: 850-522-2018
Fax: 850-872-7720
[email protected]

EDUCATION:

  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Psychology, May 1998 Ph.D. Experimental-Biopsychology

  • State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Psychology, December 1995 M.A. Psychology

  • Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, Social and Behavioral Sciences, May 1992
    BA Psychology, Summa cum Laude

PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS:

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Panama City Campus, July 2002-present

  • Adjunct Instructor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, September 2001-May 2002

  • Adjunct Instructor, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, August 1999-June 2001

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Sensory Research Institute, Florida State University, January 2000-November 2000

  • Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Oklahoma, August 1998-May 1999

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Sensation and Perception, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Spring 1997

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Sensation and Perception, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Fall 1996 to Spring 1996

  • University Instructor: Brain and Behavior, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Summer 1996

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Psycholinguistics, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Spring 1996 to Summer 1996

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant and Co-Instructor: Introduction to Psychology, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Spring 1995 to Spring 1996

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant and Co-Instructor: Animal Learning, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Spring 1995 to Fall 1995

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Human Brain Function, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Fall 1994 to Spring 1995

  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Cognitive Development, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Spring 1994 to Fall 1994

  • Graduate Research Assistant: Motor Control Study Project, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Fall 1993 to Spring 1994

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Kline, J.P., Knapp-Kline, K., Schwartz, G.E.R., & Russek, L.G. (2001) Anterior asymmetry, defensiveness, and perceptions of parental caring. Personality and Individual Differences, 31, 1135-1145

  • Knapp, K., Ring, C., & Brener, J. (1997). Sensitivity to mechanical stimuli and the role of general sensory and perceptual processes in heartbeat detection. Psychophysiology, 34, 467-473

  • Knapp-Kline, K., Ring, C., Emmerich, D., & Brener, J.(2001) The sensory basis of heartbeat detection: evidence that somatosensory mechanoreceptors transduce heartbeat sensations. (submitted)

  • Knapp-Kline, K., & Kline, J.P. (2001) Heart rate, heart rate variability, and heartbeat detection with the method of constant stimuli: slow and steady wins the race. (submitted)


DOCTORAL DISSERTATION:

Knapp, K. A. (1999) Sensory, perceptual, and methodological factors in cardiac perception. Dissertation Abstracts International: Section B: The Sciences and Engineering. Vol 59 (7-B), Jan pp.3758

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS FROM CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

  • Kline, J.P., Kendal-Reed, M., Evatt, D.P., Hood, A.F., & Knapp-Kline, K. (2001). EEG evidence for sensing unperceived odors using precision air dilution olfactometry. Psychophysiology, 38, S57.

  • Kline, J. P., Knapp-Kline, K., Schwartz, G. E. R., and Russek, L. G. S. (2000). Anterior asymmetry, defensiveness, and perceptions of parental caring: Implications for physical illness and mental wellness. Psychophysiology, 37, S59

  • Knapp-Kline, K., and Kline, J. P. (2000). Heart rate variability and heart beat detection using the method of constant stimuli: Slow and steady wins the race. Psychophysiology, 37, S59

  • Knapp, K. A., & Brener, J. (1998). Mechanoreceptors responsible for transducing heartbeat sensations. Psychophysiology, 35, S51

  • Knapp, K., & Brener, J. (1996). Can the temporal locations of heartbeat sensations be measured using a simultaneity paradigm? Psychophysiology, 33, S51

  • Knapp, K., & Brener, J. (1995). Measuring precision in heartbeat detection and the temporal location of heartbeat sensations. Psychophysiology, 32, S46

  • Brener, J., Knapp, K., & Ring, C. (1995). The effects of manipulating beliefs about heart rate on the accuracy of heartbeat counting in the Schandry task. Psychophysiology, 32, S22

  • Brener, J., & Knapp, K. (1994). Influences of general perceptual skills and cardio-specific processes on heartbeat detection. Psychophysiology, 31, S29

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS WITHOUT PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS:

  • Fazzone, K.R., Kline, K.K., & Peeler, C.M. (2003). Effects of women's hair length on ratings of perceived attractiveness by men. American Psychological Society, 15th Annual Convention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  • Brener, J., Knapp, K., & Emmerich, D. (1998). Pacinian and non-pacinian mechanoreceptors involved in detection of cardiac sensations. Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, CA

  • Mailloux, J., Knapp, K., Thomas, J., & Brener, J. (1998). Measuring detection thresholds for vibratory stimuli applied to the chest. Twenty-Eighth Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, Los Angeles, CA

  • Wiens, S., Mailloux, J., Knapp, K., & Brener, J. (1998). Heartbeat detection: a short form of the method of constant stimuli. Tenth Annual Convention of the American Psychological Society, Washington DC

  • Ring, C., Knapp, K., & Brener, J. (1997). Physiological and psychological determinants of heartbeat perception. Third European Congress of Psychophysiology, Konstanz, Germany

JOURNALS REVIEWED:
Biological Psychology, adhoc reviewer

COURSES TAUGHT:
State University of New York at Stony Brook
PSY 241: Brain and Behavior

University of Oklahoma
PSY 1113: Elements of Psychology
PSY 2213: Information Processing, Perception, & Cognition
PSY 3303: Learning and Conditioning
PSY 3803: Physiological Psychology
PSY 3114: Experimental Psychology

Florida State University (main campus)
PSY 2012-001: General Psychology
PSY 2012-005: General Psychology
PSY 2012-007: General Psychology
PSY 3202-002: Sensation and Perception

Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
PSYC 2211-02: Abnormal Psychology
PSYC 3222-02: Perception

Florida State University- Panama City Campus
CLP 4143-50: Abnormal Psychology
DEP 3103-50: Child Psychology
SOP 3004-50: Social Psychology
PPE 3004-50: Psychology of Personality
PSB 3004-50: Physiological Psychology
EXP 3202-50: Sensation and Perception
PSY 4930-50: Special Topics: Issues in Neuropsychology
PSY 4930-51: Special Topics: Issues in Forensic Psychology (co-taught with Dr. James Meyer)

Florida State University- Panama City Campus (graduate courses)
DEP 5165-50: Developmental Psychology
PSB 5056-50: Biological Psychology

SUPERVISED RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • "Psychoactive Drugs." Independent study project in psychology department with Nicole Cleary, Summer 2003.

  • "Intensive Diversion." Independent research project with Tawnya Toney and Dr. Jim Trent from the University of West Florida, Summer 2003.

  • "Effects of women's hair length on ratings of perceived attractiveness by men." Experimental research study in the psychology department with Kim Fazzone, Summer 2003.

  • "Improving reading ability in elementary school children." Experimental research study in psychology department with Annbrea Wade , Spring 2003.

  • "Issues in Neuroscience." Independent study project in the psychology department with Vaun Cook, Spring 2003.

UNIVERSITY SERVICE:

Florida State University- Panama City
Faculty Advisor, The Psychology Club, Spring 2003-present
Parking committee, Spring 2003

University of Oklahoma
Undergraduate Assessment Committee, Department of Psychology, Fall 1998
Departmental Library Committee, Department of Psychology, Fall 1998

State University of New York at Stony Brook
Graduate Committee, Department of Psychology, Fall 1993

HONORS AND AWARDS:
2003 Professional Development Monetary Research Award, Florida State University, Panama City
2003 Professional Development Award, Florida State University, Panama City Campus
Departmental Travel Award 1998, University of Oklahoma
Departmental Dissertation Award 1997, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Departmental Travel Award 1996, State University of New York at Stony Brook
Departmental Travel Award 1995, State University of New York at Stony Brook
1990 Inducted into Psi Chi, National honors society for psychology

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS:
Society for Psychophysiological Research
American Psychological Society

SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY:

Colloquia and Invited Lectures

  • Knapp-Kline, K (2003) Freudian theory of personality. Invited guest lecture for Consumer Behavior, Department of Business Administration, Florida State University, Panama City Campus, June 2003.

  • Knapp-Kline, K (2002) Sensory and perceptual factors that influence the ability to detect heartbeat sensations. Invited Colloquia, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Indiana University Southeast, February 2002.

  • Knapp-Kline, K. (2002) The nervous system and neural transmission. Invited lecture, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Indiana University Southeast, February 2002

  • Knapp-Kline, K. (2002) Olfaction: the sense of smell. Invited lecture, Department of
    Psychology, Florida State University, Panama City Campus, February 2002.

  • Knapp-Kline, K. (1999) Sensory mechanisms underlying perceived heartbeats. Invited Colloquia, Department of Psychology, Florida State University, September 1999.

  • Knapp, K.A. (1999) Sensory basis of heartbeat detection. Invited Colloquium,
    Department of Psychology, State University of New York College at Plattsburgh,
    March 1999.

  • Knapp, K.A. (1999) Tactile Perception. Invited Lecture, Department of Psychology,
    State University of New York College at Plattsburgh, March 1999.

  • Knapp, K.A. (1999) Information processing, Cognition, and Memory. Invited Lecture, Department of Psychology, University of Tennessee, February 1999.

  • Knapp, K.A. (1998) Sensory basis of heartbeat detection. Invited Colloquia, Department of Psychology, University of Oklahoma, October 1998.

  • Knapp, K.A. (1998) Effects of heartbeat feedback on beliefs about heart rate and heartbeat counting. Invited Colloquia, Department of Psychology, University of Oklahoma, November 1998.

OTHER:

Invited Interviews, National and Local Media events, and National Press articles

Public interest in findings from research that was presented in a poster entitled, "Effects of women's hair length on ratings of perceived attractiveness by men," at the 15th Annual American Psychological Society in 2003, resulted in press coverage and a number of invited interviews with the media.

Radio

  • Kline, K. Hair length and attractiveness. Invited interview by 107.1 WERZ in Portsmith, New Hampshire that aired on July 9, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Dispelling the myth of the blonde bombshell. Invited interview by Jason
    Jarvis of the Jason Jarvis show, a syndicated radio talk show that aired across U.S on July 2, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Effects of women's hair length on ratings of perceived attractiveness by
    men. Invited interview by KDKA FM in Pittsburgh, PA on July 1st, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Female hair length and beauty. Invited interview by Dom Giordano on WPHT Radio1210 AM in Philadelphia that aired on June 30, 2003. Show was aired to 38 states in the US.

  • Kline, K. Effects of women's hair length on ratings of perceived attractiveness by
    men. Invited interview by K-NEWS 970 FM in Las Vegas, NV aired on June 30, 2003

Television

  • Kline, K. Brunette ambition. Invited interview by Fox and Friends, Fox News, Cable Television. Interview aired live on national television on July 1st, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Brunettes have more fun. CNN reported findings of the hair-length study on the morning news on June 30th, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Do brunettes have more fun? Fox News reported findings of the hair-length study on the morning news, June 30th, 2003.

  • Kline, K. Men prefer brunettes. Regis and Kelly Live reported findings of the hair-length study on June 30th, 2003.

Magazine, Newspaper, and Internet Press Coverage


TEACHING INTERESTS:
Introduction to Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Sensation and Perception
Physiological Psychology
Social Psychology
Experimental Psychology
Research Methods
Neuropsychology
Cognitive Neuroscience
Developmental Psychology

REFERENCES:

Jasper Brener Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
SUNY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500
516-632-7759

Nancy Squires Ph.D.
Chair and Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
SUNY at Stony Brook
Stony Brook, NY 11794-2500
516-632-7866

Ellen Berler Ph.D.
Director of Graduate Studies
Department of Psychology
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32303
850-644-2040

 

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