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Matthew Novak

Dept(s): Psychology
Office: Modoc Hall 214
Phone: 541-383-7206 x7206
Fax: 541-330-4396

Class and Office Hours schedule

- College is more than grades and a transcript - It is also about developing relationships and behaviors you will use after you leave COCC -

If your AAOT Focus is Psychology?  Then you are automatically a COCC Psych Club Member-- Get involved! Make Connections! Develop your Academic Resume!

Fall 2015 Office Hours:

Monday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in my office, Modoc 214

Tuesday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm in my office, Modoc 214

Wednesday 10:30 am - 12:30 pm in my office, Modoc 214


                          - Conservation Psychology and Behavioral Ecology -

                              at Central Oregon Community College (COCC)

                (in association with Central Oregon Psychology Enthusiasts – COPE and Center for Global Field Study - CGFS - University of Washington)

                                                                                               *PROGRAM ANNOUNCEMENT*

                                        2016 Indonesian Field Study Program dates:  August 4 - August 30 - applications now being accepted


                                                                                               Director: Matthew Novak, PhD

                                                                 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Social Sciences, COCC

                                                                                                      Affiliated Scientists:

                                                                                                        Ilaria Turrio, MS

                                                                                                   Affiliated Associates:

                                                                                      Katie Rutledge, Portland State University

                                                                                       Erin Butler, Southern Oregon University

CIFS is an interdisciplinary educational program established in 2011 in collaboration with the University of Washington, CGFS and Pusat Studi Satwa Primata (Primate Research Center, PSSP) at the Institut Pertanian Bogor (Bogor Agricultural University, IPB) in Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. The Center's target focus is field-based study of the human-wildlife-environment interface,  the continuum of human health to environmental health, on a global scale. The Center's program is designed to provide field-based educational, training, and research opportunities for individuals interested in Conservation Psychology, Behavioral Ecology, Animal Behavior, Primatology, and Global Health.


UW Perspectives article features Matt Novak's Indonesian field study

Read about Assistant Professor of Psychology Matt Novak's great work in a collaborative program with the University of Washington that takes COCC students to Indonesia each summer to do field work. This year, Matt was an instructor in the program, and COCC sent four students. Click on "Monkeying Around in Remote Indonesia" at the link for the full story.

COPE EVENTS (and Class Participation activities)

2015 Fall Term Events for fun and class participation:

**more detail coming soon -- check back often**

Saturday, October 3rd - 11:00 am: Psychology Club is Going Hiking, Bend River Trail; email for info

Friday, October 16th - 2:30 - 4:00: Residence Hall Conference Room Psychology Club beginning of term social - "Meet and Greet"

Saturday, October 17th - 11:00 am: Psychology Club is Going Hiking, Todd Lake; email for info

Saturday, October 31 - 11:00 am: Psychology Club is Going Hiking, Smith Rock; email for info

Monday, November 9th - 5:00-8:00 pm: Hitchcock Auditorium, Psychology Movie Night 53: Emotions and Moulin Rouge

Wednesday, November 18th - 5:00-8:00 pm: Hitchcock Auditorium, Psychology Movie Night 54: Emotions and William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Wednesday, December 2nd - 5:00-8:00 pm: Modoc Hall, Student Showcase VIII

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