Alvin Y. Wang

Alvin Y. Wang

University of Central Florida
Education Background
Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook (August 1980). Psychology. B.A State University of New York at Brockport (June 1975). Magna Cum Laude in Psychology

Teaching Background 
Dean of The Burnett Honors College, University of Central Florida(2005-2017). Associate Dean of The Burnett Honors College, University of Central Florida(2001-2005). Professor, University of Central Florida, Department of Psychology (1995-present).
Associate Chair and Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, Department of Psychology (1992-1995). Associate Professor, University of Central Florida, Department of Psychology (1991-1992). Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, Department of Psychology (1987-1991). Assistant Professor, Virginia Military Institute, Department of Psychology (1984-1986). Lecturer, University of Maryland, University College European Division (1980-1984).

Research Field
Dr. Alvin Wang received his Ph.D. in psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  He was trained as an experimental psychologist with research interests in human learning and memory.  His focus has been on the study of forgetting processes.  Specifically, Dr. Wang has conducted research on individual and developmental differences in forgetting and he has investigated the use of mnemonic devices in helping individuals improve their memories.