University of Vermont

Department of Psychology

John T

John T. Green, Ph.D.

 

University of Vermont

Department of Psychology

John Dewey Hall

2 Colchester Avenue

Burlington, Vermont 05405-0134

 

Phone: 802.656.4163

Fax:     802.656.8783

E-mail: john.green@uvm.edu

 

Education

 

            Ph.D. in Psychology, 1998

                        Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            M.A. in Psychology, 1996

                        Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

            B.A. in Psychology, 1990

                        Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

Positions

 

            Assistant Professor, 2003-current

                        Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT

            Postdoctoral Fellow, 1998-2003

                        Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

 

Grants and Awards

Internal funding-Univ of Vermont (Hoza, PI)                         

1/2008-8/2008

McNeil Prevention & Community Psychology Fund                        

$7,250 (total costs)

Title: Does Physical Activity Improve Attention, Learning, and Behavior in Young Children?

Role:  Co-Investigator

 

RO3 AA015063                                                                     

7/01/2004-6/30/2007

NIH/NIAAA                                                                            

$100,000 (total direct costs)

Title: Moderate Doses of Alcohol and the Developing Cerebellum

Role: Principal Investigator

 

P20 RR016435 (Parsons, PI)                                                

7/01/2004-6/30/2006

NIH/NCRR                                                                             

$120,000 (total direct costs)

Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) in Neuroscience

Title: Hippocampal Activity During Blocking and Unblocking

Role: Investigator

 

EPS 0236976                                                                         

3/2004 (equipment grant)

Vermont EPSCoR                                                                 

$13,320 (total direct costs)

Title: Spatial Learning Assessed with a Radial Arm Maze    

Role: Co-Principal Investigator

 

F32 AA05591                                                                         

8/01/2000 – 7/31/2002

NIH/NIAAA                                                                            

$69,932 (total direct costs)

Title: The Effects of Ethanol on the Developing Cerebellum

Role: Postdoctoral Trainee

 

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

            Chess, A. C., & Green, J. T. (2008).  Abnormal topography and altered acquisition of conditioned eyeblink responses in a rodent model of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 122, 63-74.

 

            Green, J. T., & Arenos, J. D. (2007).  Hippocampal and cerebellar single-unit activity during delay and trace eyeblink conditioning in the rat.  Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 87, 269-284.

 

            Green, J. T., Arenos, J. D., & Dillon, C. J. (2006).  The effects of moderate neonatal ethanol exposure on eyeblink conditioning and deep cerebellar nuclei neuron numbers in the rat.  Alcohol, 39, 135-150.

 

            Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Levin, S. I., & Meisler, M. H. (2006).  Inactivation of sodium channel Scn8A (Nav1.6) in Purkinje neurons impairs learning in Morris water maze and delay but not trace eyeblink classical conditioning.  Behavioral Neuroscience, 120, 229-240.

 

            Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2005).  Purkinje cell activity in the cerebellar anterior lobe after rabbit eyeblink conditioning.  Learning and Memory, 12, 260-269.

 

            Green, J. T. (2004). The effects of ethanol on the developing cerebellum and eyeblink classical conditioning.  Cerebellum, 3, 178-187.

 

            Green, J. T. (2003). Using eyeblink classical conditioning as a test of the functional consequences of exposure of the developing cerebellum to alcohol.  Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science, 38, 45-64.

 

            Green, J. T., Tran, T., Steinmetz, J. E., & Goodlett, C. R. (2002). Neonatal ethanol produces cerebellar deep nuclear cell loss and correlated disruption of eyeblink conditioning in adult rats.  Brain Research, 956, 302-311.

 

            Green, J. T., Johnson, T. B., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2002).  Eyeblink classical conditioning and interpositus nucleus activity are disrupted in adult rats exposed to ethanol as neonates.  Learning and Memory, 9, 304-320.

 

            Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., Heifets, B., & Pak, M. H. (2002).  The effect of scopolamine in older rabbits tested n the 750 ms delay eyeblink classical conditioning procedure.  Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science, 37, 103-113.

 

            Pak, J. T., Green, J. T., Heifets, B., Pak, M. H., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2002).  Nefiracetam ameliorates associative learning impairment in the scopolamine-injected older rabbit.  Medical Science Monitor, 8, BR105-112.

 

            Steinmetz, J. E., Tracy, J., & Green, J. T. (2001).  Classical eyeblink conditioning: Clinical models and applications.  Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science, 36, 220-238.

 

            Churchill, J. D., Green, J. T., Voss, S. E., Manley, E., Steinmetz, J. E., & Garraghty, P. E. (2001). Discrimination reversal conditioning of an eyeblink response is impaired by NMDA receptor blockade.  Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science, 36, 62-74.

 

            Green, J. T., Rogers, R. F., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2000). Impairment in eyeblink classical conditioning in adult rats exposed to ethanol as neonates.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 24, 438-447.

 

            Green, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2000).  Eyeblink classical conditioning: Hippocampal formation is for neutral stimulus associations as cerebellum is for association-response.  Psychological Bulletin, 126, 138-158.

 

            Steinmetz, J. E., Blankenship, M. R., Green, J. T., Smith, G. B., & Finn, P. R. (2000). Evaluation of behavioral disinhibition in P/NP and HAD1/LAD1 rats.  Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology & Biological Psychiatry, 24, 1025-1039.

 

            Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Coleman-Valencia, C., & Pak, J. T. (2000).  A nicotinic cholinergic agonist (GTS-21) and eyeblink classical conditioning:  Acquisition, retention, and relearning in older rabbits.  Experimental Aging Research, 26, 323-336.

 

            Green, J. T., Ivry, R. B., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1999).  Timing in eyeblink classical conditioning and timed-interval tapping.  Psychological Science, 10, 19-23.

   

            Mostofsky, S. H., Green, J. T., Meginley, M., Christensen, J. R., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1999).  Conditioning in identical twins with ataxia: Telangiectasia.  Neurocase: Case Studies in Neuropsychology, Neuropsychiatry, and Behavioural Neurology, 5, 425-433.

 

            Green, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1997).  Concurrent eyeblink classical conditioning and rotary pursuit performance:  Implications for independent nondeclarative memory systems.  Neuropsychology, 11, 474-487.

 

            Green, J. T. (1997).  Using numerosity to determine what is learned during automatization.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 23, 1046-1052.

 

Book Chapters

 

            Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2003).  Classical conditioning: Behavioral phenomena.  In J. H. Byrne (Ed.), Learning and Memory (2nd ed., pp. 74-77).  New York:  Macmillan Reference.

 

            Green, J. T., Ivry, R.  B., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2000).  Dual-task and repeated measures designs:  Utility in assessing timing and neural functions in eyeblink conditioning.  In D. S. Woodruff-Pak & J. E. Steinmetz (Eds.), Eyeblink classical conditioning: Volume I, Applications to humans (pp. 95-117).  Boston:  Kluwer.

 

            Green, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (2000).  Eyeblink classical conditioning in aging animals.  In D. S. Woodruff-Pak & J. E. Steinmetz (Eds.), Eyeblink classical conditioning: Volume II, Animal models (pp. 155-178).  Boston:  Kluwer.

 

Invited Commentary

 

            Steinmetz, J. E., Britton, G., & Green, J. T. (2000).  How is the feed-forward Pavlovian control system instantiated in neurobiology?  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 267.

 

Abstracts

 

            Thanellou, A. G., Chess, A. C., & Green, J. T. (2008).  Abnormal cerebellar-dependent learning in two rodent models of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  Eastern Psychological Association Abstracts.

 

            Chess, A. C., & Green, J. T. (2007).  Acquisition and timing of conditioned eyeblink responses are differentially affected in a rodent model of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  Program No. 306.22.  2007 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2007. Online.

 

            Thanellou, A. G., & Green, J. T. (2007).  Neuronal loss in the rat caudate-putamen after a moderate dose of ethanol during the third trimester equivalent.  Program No. 697.15.  2007 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  San Diego, CA: Society for Neuroscience, 2007. Online.

 

            Green, J. T., & Arenos, J. D. (2006).  Hippocampal versus cerebellar single-unit activity during delay versus trace eyeblink classical conditioning in the rat.  Program No. 667.10.  2006 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Atlanta, GA: Society for Neuroscience, 2006. Online.

 

            Thanellou, A. G., & Green, J. T. (2006).  Reinstatement of the extinguished eyeblink conditioning response in the rat.  Program No. 161.15.  2006 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Atlanta, GA: Society for Neuroscience, 2006. Online.

           

            Green, J. T., & Arenos, J. D. (2006).  A comparison of hippocampal CA1 and interpositus nucleus single-unit activity during delay versus trace eyeblink conditioning matched for CS-US interval in the rat.  Pavlovian Society Abstracts.

 

            Green, J. T., Arenos, J. D., & Dillon, C. J. (2005).  Impaired long-delay eyeblink conditioning in rats after moderate doses of ethanol during the third trimester equivalent.  Program No. 197.4.  2005 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online.

 

            Arenos, J. D., & Green, J. T. (2005).  Neuronal loss in the rat lateral and interpositus cerebellar nuclei after moderate doses of ethanol during the third trimester equivalent.  Program No. 916.3.  2005 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2005. Online.

 

            Vogel, III, R. W., Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2003).  Post-training inactivation of the cerebellar interpositus nucleus disrupts performance of the classically conditioned eye-blink response and some learning-related activity of Purkinje cells in the anterior cerebellar cortex.  Pavlovian Society Abstracts.

 

            Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2002).  Purkinje cell activity in the cerebellar anterior lobe during eyeblink conditioning in rabbits.  Program No. 676.11.  2002 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

 

            Rossebo,  O. E., Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2002). Neonatal exposure to ethanol causes dose-dependent deficits in eyeblink conditioning in the adult rat.  Program No. 105.6.  2002 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

 

            Young, B. W., Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2002).  Physiological effects of neonatal alcohol-induced Purkinje cell loss in adult rats.  Program No. 105.7.  2002 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2002. Online.

 

            Green, J. T., Tran, T., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2001). Neonatal ethanol exposure in rats causes permanent neuronal loss in the cerebellar deep nuclei.  Program No. 640.19.  2001 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2001. Online.

 

            Tran, T. D., Green, J. T., Steinmetz, J. E., & Goodlett, C. R. (2001). Binge ethanol exposure in neonatal rats causes permanent neuronal loss in the cerebellar deep nuclei.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 25, Supplement, 73A.

 

            Green, J. T., Johnson, T. B., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (2000). Neonatal alcohol exposure in rats disrupts adult eyeblink conditioning and cerebellar neural activity.  Program No. 268.9.  2000 Neuroscience Meeting Planner.  Washington, DC: Society for Neuroscience, 2000. Online.

 

            Green, J. T., Rogers, R. F., Rorick, L. M., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (1999).  Early exposure to alcohol disrupts adult eyeblink classical conditioning in rats.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25, 94.

 

            Tracy, J., Green, J. T., & Steinmetz, J. E. (1999).  Extracellular interpositus stimulation as a conditioned stimulus during eyeblink conditioning.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 25, 95.

 

            Green, J. T., Rogers, R. F., Rorick, L. M., Goodlett, C. R., & Steinmetz, J. E. (1999).  Early exposure to alcohol disrupts adult cerebellar-dependent learning.  Alcoholism:  Clinical and Experimental Research, 23, Supplement, 32A.

 

            Green, J. T., Ivry, R. B., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1998).  Variability in eyeblink classical conditioning and timed-interval tapping over five interstimulus intervals.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24, 164.

 

            Green, J. T., Smyers, A., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1998).  Awareness of the interstimulus interval is unrelated to learning in eyeblink conditioning.  American Psychological Society, 10, 109.

 

            Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., Shiotani, T., Watabe, S., & Tanaka, M. (1998).  Duration of amelioration of nefiracetam in older rabbits on relearning and retention.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 24, 685.

 

            Green, J. T., Ivry, R. B., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1997).  Related variability in conditioned responses and timed-interval tapping indicating a common cerebellar component.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23, 1053.

 

            Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1997).  The effect of nefiracetam on eyeblink classical conditioning in the scopolamine-injected older rabbit.  American Psychological Society, 9, 34.

 

             Mostofsky, S. H., Green, J. T., Christensen, J. H., Meginley, M., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1997).  Conditioned eyeblink response in adolescent girls with ataxia-telangiectasia.  Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, 9, 103.

 

            Small, E. M., Green, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1997).  Dual-task performance of two nondeclarative tasks: Separate brain memory systems.  American Psychological Society, 9, 34.

 

            Woodruff-Pak, D. S., Green, J. T., Pak, J. T., Heifets, B., & Pak, M. H. (1997).  Scopolamine-induced learning impairment in young and old rabbits:  Effects of nefiracetam.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 23, 1841.

 

            Green, J. T., & Woodruff-Pak, D. S. (1996).  Dual-task performance of rotary pursuit and eyeblink classical conditioning.  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 22, 1114.

 

Invited Presentations

 

“Memory and the brain: What have we learned?”, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Newport VT, 2006.

 

“The roles of the hippocampus and the cerebellum in trace eyeblink conditioning”, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Dartmouth College, 2006.

 

“The long-term effects on the cerebellum of developmental alcohol exposure”, Department of Biology, University of Vermont, 2005.

 

“The long-lasting consequences on the cerebellum of early exposure to alcohol”, Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, 2005.

 

“Behavioral, neuroanatomical, and neurophysiological effects of alcohol exposure on the developing cerebellum”, Department of Biology, Middlebury College, 2004.

 

“Alcohol and the developing cerebellum”, Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, 2003.

 

“Purkinje cell activity in the cerebellar anterior lobe during eyeblink conditioning in rabbits”, Annual Tristate Conference, 2003.

 

“Purkinje cell activity in the cerebellar anterior lobe during eyeblink conditioning in rabbits”, Annual Meeting of the Pavlovian Society, 2002.

 

“Using eyeblink classical conditioning to study fetal alcohol syndrome”, Annual Meeting of the Pavlovian Society, 2001.

 

“The effects of early exposure to ethanol on adult eyeblink conditioning and cerebellar activity”, Annual Tristate Conference, 2000.

 

Affiliations and Professional Service

 

            Professional Memberships

            American Psychological Association

            American Psychological Society

            Eastern Psychological Association

            Pavlovian Society

            Society for Neuroscience

            Vermont Chapter of Society for Neuroscience

 

            Professional Service

            Vermont Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience

                        faculty representative, 2005-present

 

            Journal Manuscript Reviewer

            Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research

            Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience Reviews

            Behavioral Neuroscience

            Behavioural Brain Research

            Brain Research

            Cerebellum

            Cerebral Cortex

            Developmental Psychobiology

            Integrative Physiological and Behavioral Science

            Journal of Comparative Psychology

            Journal of Experimental Psychology: General

            Learning and Memory

            Neurobiology of Learning and Memory

            Neurotoxicology and Teratology

            Neuroscience Letters

            Physiology and Behavior

 

            Textbook Manuscript Reviewer

            Biological Psychology (Wadsworth)

            Brain, Mind, and Behavior (Norton)

            Psychology, 8th edition (Norton)

 

            Grant Reviewer

            Department of Defense EPSCoR

            National Institutes of Health / National Institute of Mental Health

            US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command

            Vermont Genetics Network

 

Departmental, College, and University Service

 

            Departmental Service

Psychology Department Faculty Search Committee

chair, 2005-2006; 2007-2008

member, 2004-2005

Psychology Department Representative Summer Orientation Advising

summer 2004-2008

Psychology  Department Web Committee

member, 2004-2006

Psychology Department Space Committee

member, 2003-present

Ad hoc Dewey Animal Care Facility Committee

member, 2003-present

 

College Service

Communication Sciences Department Faculty Search Committee

member, 2004-2005

 

University Service

Neuroscience Graduate Program Steering Committee

member, 2005-present

            Neuroscience Major

                               co-developer, 2006-present

Leadership Team, Carnegie Initiative on the Doctorate in Neuroscience

member, 2004-2005

 

Teaching Experience

 

            University of Vermont

            Cognitive Neuroscience (graduate)

            Psychology 380

            Fall 2005

 

            Learning, Cognition, and Behavior

            Psychology 104

            Spring 2008

 

            Motivation

            Psychology 206

            Fall 2003, Spring 2004

 

            Neurobiology of Learning and Memory (graduate)

            Psychology 380

            Spring 2007

 

            Physiological Psychology

            Psychology 221

            Fall 2004, Fall 2005, Fall 2006, Fall 2007

 

            Professional Seminar: Behavioral Neuroscience

            Psychology 303

            Fall 2008

 

            Selected Topics in Behavioral Neuroscience

            Psychology 222

            Spring 2004, Fall 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2007

 

            Indiana University

            Psychology of Learning

            Psychology 325

            Spring 2002

 

            Temple University

            Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science

            Psychology 060

            Summer 1995

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