The University of Arizona

Carol Barnes, Ph.D., Regents' Professor

Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging

Carol Barnes is a Regents' Professor at the University of Arizona. She has appointments in the Departments of Psychology, Neurology, the Arizona Research Laboratories Division of Neural Systems, Memory and Aging, and the BIO5 Institute. She was appointed as the Evelyn F. McKnight Chair for Learning and Memory in Aging at an Induction Ceremony on December 11, 2006.

Dr. Barnes is a world leader in the study of the neural mechanisms of memory loss during normal brain aging, with more than 190 publications and numerous grants. Dr. Barnes is actively involved with the Arizona Alzheimer's Consortium, and is a past-president (2005) of the 38,000 member Society for Neuroscience, an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and an Elected Foreign Member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters.