Dr. David Fraser is a Scholar Mentor in the University Honors College. His areas of research interest include implicit learning, the effects of stress on memory and cognition, and the neurophysiological basis of post-partum depression. He was previously a faculty member at a small liberal arts college where he was director of the honors program and taught neuroscience, biology, and scientific literacy. At Pitt, he focuses on mentoring, teaching, and building undergraduate programs that help students move across traditional academic boundaries. Dr. Fraser holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Northwestern University. He will also be working on the International Development Policy (IDP) BADGE.