Faculty and Staff
Danielle D. Gagne
Associate Professor Psychology
Alfred University Contact Info
Office Location: Science Center 423B
Department: Psychology & Comm Studies  
Phone: 607.871.2873  
Email:    
Danielle D. Gagne
Education
Ph.D.: Psychology
University of New Hampshire, 2004

M.A.: Psychology
University of New Hampshire, 2001

B.A.: Psychology
Keene State College, 1997

A.S.: Alcohol & Chemical Dependency
Keene State College, 1997

Background
Classes Taught

PSYC 101 - Introduction to Psychology

PSYC 272 - Adult Development & Aging

PSYC 300 - Special Topics (Problems & Issues in Aging)
PSYC 300 - Special Topics (Ageism)

PSYC 311 - Sensation & Perception

PSYC 332 - Cognitive Processes

PSYC 371 - Psychology of Death & Dying

PSYC 429 - Cognition & Aging

PSYC 497 - Senior Seminar

PSYC 607 - Learning & Cognition (Graduate)

HONORS - The Science & Psychology of Superheroes

HONORS - The Science & Psychology of Harry Potter

HONORS - Tricorders, Transporters, and Tribbles


Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association (APA)

American Association for Retired Persons (AARP)

Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

Pi Gamma Mu


Selected Publications

Gagne, D. (2011). Study Guide to accompany Coon and Mitterer’s Psychology: A Journey (4th Ed). ISBN: 9780840032225.

Miller, L.M.S., & Gagne, D. D. (2008). Adult Age Differences in Reading and Rereading Processes Associated with Problem Solving. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 32, 34-45.

DeGraff, D., & Gagne, D.D. (2008). Chapter 12: The Pedagogical Uses of the Science Fiction Genre. The Everyday Fantastic: Essays on Science Fiction and Human Being. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Stine-Morrow, E.A. L., Miller, L. M. S., Gagne, D. D., & Hertzog, C. (2008). Self-Regulated Reading in Adulthood. Psychology and Aging.

Miller, L. M. S., & Gagne, D. D. (2005). The effects of age and control beliefs on reading strategies. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 12, 129-148.

Stine-Morrow, E. A. L., Gagne, D. D., Morrow, D. G., & Herman, B. D. (2004). Age differences in rereading. Memory and Cognition, 32, 696-710.

Smiler, A., Gagne, D.D., Stine-Morrow, E. A. L. (2003). Aging and the effects of memory load on resource allocation during reading: A test of the self-initiation hypothesis. Psychology and Aging, 18, 203-209.

Stine-Morrow, E.A.L., & Gagne, D.D. (2001). Discourse memory. In G. M. Mattox, (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of Aging: A Comprehensive Resource in Gerontology and Geriatrics (3rd Ed.) New York: Springer Publishing Company.



Conference Papers

Maiden, R. M. Gagne,D. D., Phillips-Jones, E. (2013). A Service-Learning Project that Keeps on Giving. Conference for the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. St Petersburg, FL.

Gagne, D. D. (2012). Gerontology: the study of gerons? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Society on Aging. Fairport, NY.

Maiden, R.M., Gagne, D.D., & Phillips-Jones, E. (2012). Building a Community Center from the Ground Up: A Service-Learning Project. presented at the annual meeting of the New York State Society on Aging. Fairport, NY.

Gagne, D. D., DiGiacinto, M., & Merritt, C. (2012). What is "gerontology" anyway? Students’ reluctance to go gray. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Eastern Psychological Association. Pittsburgh, PA.

Gagne, D. D. (2012). Aging in perspective: Introducing a course on Ageism to an undergraduate curriculum. Resource Exchange workshop presented at the annual meeting and Educational Leadership Conference for the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. Arlington, VA.

Rammler-Young, B. & Gagne, D. D. (2011). Dr. Who and Death Education. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the New England Conference for Teachers of Psychology. Fairfield, CT.

Gagne, D. D., Merritt, C., & DiGiacinto, M., (2011). Ageism, Aging Knowledge, and Interactions With Older Adults. Poster presented at the annual meeting for the New England Psychological Association. Fairfield, CT.

Gagne, D. D. (2009). What do undergraduates really think of aging? Poster presented at the annual meeting for the Association of Gerontology in Higher Education. San Antonio, Tx.

Gagne, D. D. (2008). Recognizing Ageism, Raising Awareness. Paper presented at the fourth annual Conference on Aging: Are you Ready for the Age Wave? Alfred, New York.

Gagne, D. D. (4/18/2008). Making the Most of Your Memory. Keynote address presented at the Office for the Aging Senior Forum.

Gagne, D. D. (4/28/2008). Making the Most of Your Memory. Invited address presented at the Senior Citizen Literary Club Annual Banquet.

Gagne, D. D. (10/25/2007). Ageism. Presented at the Bergren Forum. Alfred University.

Gagne, D. D. (3/21/07). Living with Grieving. First Congregational Church. Wellsville, New York.

Gagne, D.D. (2/13/07). Assisting Families. "Sharing Your Wishes" End-of-Life Decision Making Initiative. Belmont, New York. A program for area clergy members who have expressed an interest and need for training opportunities revolving around support for families and individuals at the end of life.

Gagne, D.D. (2006). A Stroll Down Memory Lane: Memory Exercises. Paper presented at the Conference on Aging: Holding the Hands of Time: Facing the Challenges of Aging. Alfred, New York.

Miller, L.M. S, & Gagne, D. D. (2006). Adult age differences in reading to problem solve. Paper presented at the Cognitive Aging Conference. Atlanta, GA.

Gagne, D.D. (2005, Nov). Invited Discussant/Panelist: The Pros and Cons of Living Forever Astronomicon, Rochester, New York.

Gagne, D.D. (2005, Nov). Invited Discussant/Panelist: This isn’t your species intelligence: Would we recognize an artificial intelligence? Astronomicon, Rochester, New York.

DeGraff, D., & Gagne, D.D. (10/2005). The Pedagogical Uses of the Science Fiction Genre. Paper presented at "The Uses of the Science Fiction Genre: An Interdisciplinary Symposium", St. Catherine’s, Ontario, Canada.

DeGraff, D. & Gagne, D. D. (1/26/2006). The Pedagogical Uses of the Science Fiction Genre. Bergren Forum, Alfred University.



Awards, Grants, and Fellowships

Ruth Berger Rubenstein Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching. 2006, 2008

Joseph Kruson Trust Fund Award for Excellent in Teaching, 2011

Gaughan, E., Faherty, E., Atlas, J., & Evangelista, N. (2010). Preparing Leaders in the Education and Training of the Next Generation of School Psychology Practitioners. United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. Funded: $1,032,000. Role: Project Faculty