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Meghan C. Kahn Ph.D.

Crestview Hall 140
Phone: (812) 941-2391


As Dean of the School of Social Sciences, I support students, faculty, and staff in the educational mission of IU Southeast. I am faculty member in the Psychology and Neuroscience programs, where I primarily teach upper-level courses in neuroscience and behavior. 

I am a working mother of two. As a faculty member and dean, I try to support other parents in balancing their academic or professional goals while caring for their families. 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, United States
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Psychology
  • Masters

    • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, United States
    • Master of Arts, Major in Psychology
  • Bachelors

    • Alfred University, Alfred, United States
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology, Minor in Biology

Professional Interests


I regularly teach the Senior Seminar capstone class and Behavioral Neuroscience.


I also enjoy teaching Psychology of Learning. Sensation and Perception, Psychobiology, Self, and Society, and Neuroethics. 


My main research interests are in comparative cognition, behavioral neuroscience, and learning. My background in the neuroscience has led me to investigate cultural relevance in the teaching of science, focusing on providing more relevant learning experiences for students of diverse backgrounds to support growing diversity in STEM fields.

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