Amy A. Overman, Past State Chair
Dr. Amy Overman is co-founder of the North Carolina ACE Women's Network, and at Elon University she is Assistant Provost for Scholarship and Creative Activity, serving as chief research officer, and Professor of Psychology. As a seasoned and innovative leader, her work is rooted in a commitment to equity and inclusion and she has overseen projects focused on student retention and belongingness, faculty development and retention, external funding, and other strategic initiatives in support of institutional priorities. She has secured $1 million in grants from NSF, HHMI, and NIH. She also co-founded Elon’s Neuroscience Minor, and the Women’s Forum, the first women’s group for faculty and staff at Elon. Her disciplinary focus is the neuroscience of memory and aging. Education: B.S. in Neuroscience, Allegheny College; Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Pittsburgh.