John Pellegrini

Professor

651-690-6628

jjpellegrini@stkate.edu

Ph.D., Neurobiology and Behavior
State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, 1993

Bachelor of Arts, Biopsychology
Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York, Departmental Honors, 1985

St. Catherine University Faculty-Student Research (3M-Endowed Fund). (2015). Faculty collaborator on study of the effects of emotional support animals on student stress.

St. Catherine University. (2015). Finalist for Excellence in Teaching and Advising Award.

Office of Global Studies. (2014). Study Abroad Course Award for inspection trip to Europe

St. Catherine University Faculty-Student Research (3M-Endowed Fund). (2013). Faculty supervisor on a study of the effects of treatment room environment on the response to massage.

St. Catherine University Faculty-Student Research (3M-Endowed Fund). (2013). Faculty collaborator on study of depression and the hormone DHEA

National Science Foundation. (2011). Co-PI for S-STEM Scholarship Grant Award: Phase Forward: Turning Obstacles into Opportunties

Myser Family Foundation. (2006). Teaching Excellence Award, St. Catherine Alumnae, Myser Family Foundation

College of St. Catherine. (1998). Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching and Advising

STEM Scholarships: Phase Forward: Turning Obstacles into Opportunities (2011).

Professor of Biology, St. Catherine University, 1994–Present

Pellegrini, J. & Jansen, E. (2013). "The Mayo Innovation Scholars Program: Undergraduates explore the science and economics of medical innovations." Journal of College Science Teaching.

Pellegrini, J., D'Angelo, S. & Symons, S. (2015). "The Possible Relationship between DHEA and Depression." Annual Meeting of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society

Kennedy, A. & Pellegrini, J. (2015). "The Impact of Emotional Support Animals on Student Stress." Sr. Seraphim Gibbons Undergraduate Research Symposium

Pellegrini, J. (2014). "A Biological Framework for Considering Conflict." Hamline University Conflict Studies class

DeAngelo, S., Symons, S. & Pellegrini, J. (2014). "Studying Depression and DHEA." Sr. Seraphim Gibbons Undergraduate Research Symposium

Peters, C. & Pellegrini, J. (2013). "The Effect of Emotional Imagery on Emotional Response to Massage." Sr. Seraphim Gibbons Undergraduate Research Symposium

Pellegrini, J. (2012). "Learning How We Think and Feel." Lifelong Learning Seminar

Pellegrini, J. (2012). "Using the History of Science and Medicine to Enrich Anatomy and Physiology Courses." Human Anatomy and Physiology Society Conference, Jacksonville, FL.

Pellegrini, J. (2011). "From De Motu Cordis to Cerebri Anatome, Bestsellers in Anatomy & Physiology." Biology Department Seminar Series