PhD: University of Colorado, Boulder in 1998
Dr. Carruth is an Associate Professor in the Neuroscience Institute at Georgia State University, where she is also the Director of the Neuroscience Dual Degree BS-MS program. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, Boulder and did her post-doctoral training at the University of California, Los Angeles. She lives in Decatur, Georgia with her family. Her laboratory research examines the role early developmental stress has on adult brain and behavior, and the hormonal factors that lead to sex differences in brain development in different vertebrate species. Dr. Carruth is also a science educator and works with local middle and high school teachers on science lesson plan development.