Editor Name: Stacey B. B. Dutton
University: Agnes Scott College
Stacey B. B. Dutton Small, PhD earned her doctorate degree in Neuroscience from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and her Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore in Princess Anne, MD. She received her post-doctoral training through the Fellows In Research and Science Teaching (FIRST) program, a post-doctoral program with the purpose of developing great scientists and educators by equipping them with the latest teaching methods.Her research focuses on identifying effective treatment options for epilepsy syndromes such as Genetic Epilepsy with Febrile Seizures Plus (GEFS+) and Dravet Syndrome. She has published in several peer-reviewed journals and presented on national platforms including the Annual Society for Neuroscience and the American Epilepsy Society conferences. She has also received grants from the Epilepsy Foundation and the National Institutes of Health to fund her research. Stacey currently serves as an assistant professor in the Biology Department and Neuroscience Program at Agnes Scott College, where she challenges her students to "think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times."