Elizabeth Caldwell

Elizabeth Caldwell

Office: Psychology, McConnell Hall, Durham, NH 03824

Elizabeth E. Caldwell earned her B.S. in Psychology at the University of Iowa, and earned a PhD in Biological Psychology at Kent State University. Dr. Caldwell completed a 3-year research fellowship at Tufts University, where she studied alcohol-heightened aggression, social stress, and alcohol drinking in rodents. Courses taught include: Research Methods in Psychology, Psychobiology, Drugs & Behavior, and Health Psychology.

Courses Taught

  • NSB 502: Fundamentals Neuroscience II
  • NSB 503: Neurobiology Laboratory II
  • PSYC 502: Research Methods in Psychology
  • PSYC 531: Psychobiology
  • PSYC 595: Applications of Psychology
  • PSYC 733: Drugs and Behavior
  • PSYC 735: Neurobiology of Mood Disorders
  • PSYC 741W: Spc Top/Neuroscience of Memory
  • PSYC 758: Health Psychology


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Kent State University
  • M.A., Kent State University
  • B.S., University of Iowa

Research Interests

  • Agressive behavior and social stress
  • Alcohol effects
  • The role of Serotonin

Selected Publications

  • Caldwell, E. E., & Riccio, D. C. (2010). Alcohol self-administration in rats: Modulation by temporal parameters related to repeated mild social defeat stress.. Alcohol, 44(3), 265-274. doi:10.1016/j.alcohol.2010.02.012

  • Caldwell, E. E., & Miczek, K. A. (2008). Long-term citalopram maintenance in mice: selective reduction of alcohol-heightened aggression.. Psychopharmacology (Berl), 196(3), 407-416. doi:10.1007/s00213-007-0972-z

  • Most Cited Publications