Marilyn M. Milovich, M.A.
Assistant Professor, Mathematics
Office: Baity Hall 214-1
Ms. Milovich earned an M.A. in Experimental Psychology from California State University (CSU), Sacramento, and her specialty areas were Research Methods/Statistics and Health Psychology. Marilyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from CSU, Sacramento.
She is also a graduate of Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences.
Marilyn is a member of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) and the American Psychological Association (APA). She has previously presented her research at the Rocky Mountain and Western Psychological Association convention. She recently collaborated with Dr. Jared Bartels and a MACC program graduate student on research that was published in the peer-reviewed journal Teaching of Psychology (2016); this research was also presented at the American Psychological Association Convention in Denver (August, 2016).
She has worked primarily in the field of healthcare and as a Research Associate studying human aging and health issues at the University of California, Davis. She also taught Gerontology/Adult Development in the Psychology department at Sonoma State University in California.
Marilyn has had the opportunity to participate in several marine research studies: collecting telemetry data on harbor seals, doing underwater research on rockfish populations in Monterey Bay, and coral reef research in Honduras. In 1995, she was the Field Research Coordinator for Project Puma in Torres del Paine National Park, in the Patagonia region of Chile studying population dynamics of pumas and guanacos.
While doing field research in Chile, Marilyn became interested in landscape photography. She is a juried member in Photography with The Best of Missouri Hands, and has exhibited her photographs in juried gallery shows at William Woods University, the Women’s Festival of the Arts, and the Columbia Art League. Her photographs have been published in Photographer’s Forum and Missouri Life magazines, and on the cover of Missouri Almanac. She also received an Honorable Mention from National Geographic Photographer Joel Sartore for her Sea Nettles photograph during a juried exhibit in Columbia, Missouri.