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Agatha E Carroo

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Associate Professor
(919) 530-6384
(919) 530-5380
315 Taylor Education Building


Dr. Agatha Carroo received her undergraduate degree from Tuskegee University,
doctorate degree from Cornell University and Juris Doctorate from the University of Alabama. As a social psychologist Dr. Carroo has publications in the area of cross-racial facial identifications and variables which affect memory for faces. In addition, she was co-publisher for a local newspaper in the Raleigh-Durham area for nine years and wrote news and featured articles covering a number of social and political topics. She has haired numerous theses with topics that range from depression, attachment, identity and acculturation.

She attended the prestigious Oxford Round Table in 2006 and published
an article entitled, 1CThe Psychology of Acculturation and Globalization: Implications For Global Security 1D in the Forum on Public Policy, the journal of the Round Table. Her most recent research interests include the area of psychology and law (e.g. eyewitness testimony) and the application of psychology to globalization. She has served as editor for a departmental publication 14Psychology-Law Newsletter. Dr. Carroo has served on numerous committees at the university and in the Department of Psychology. She has also served as undergraduate curriculum coordinator for several years. She holds
membership in APA, The Alabama Bar Association and numerous organizations.


PhD Cornell University 1974


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