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!

Summer 2016 Office Hours in MOD 214:

  • Monday - Thursday 9:20 am - 10:00 am 
  • Monday - Thursday 4:30  pm - 5:10 pm

Or by appointment


                   - 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                                    

                                                                                         Director: Matthew Novak, PhD

                                                            Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Social Sciences, COCC

                                                                                                 Affiliated Scientists:

                                                                                                    Ilaria Turrio, MS

                                                                                                Affiliated Associates:

                                                                             Katie Rutledge, Central Oregon Community College

                                                                                    Erin Butler, Southern Oregon University

                                                                              David Lee, Oregon State University - Cascades

                                                                            Sarah Zobrist, Oregon State University - Cascades

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.


Fall 2015: UW Perspectives article features Indonesian field study  Read about collaborative program with the University of Washington that takes COCC students to Indonesia each summer to do field work. Click on "Monkeying Around in Remote Indonesia" at the link for the full story.

PSYCHOLOGY CLUB (COPE) EVENTS (and Class Participation activities)

2016 Summer Term Events for fun and class participation:

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

Wednesday, July 6, 2 - 5 pm  Psychology Movie Matinees 58 presents Nature and Nurture in a Behavioral World - "A Clockwork Orange" in Hitchcock Auditorium (PIO 201)

Thursday, July 14, 11 am - 2 pm Psychology Movie Matinees 59 presents Continuity and Discontinuity in a world without Memory - "Memento" in Hitchcock Auditorium (PIO 201)

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