Curriculum Vitae
 
8-24-2015
 
Jamie L. Fratkin
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Department of Psychology                                                                 fratkijl@gmail.com

University of Texas at Austin                                                            

108 E. Dean Keeton Stop A8000

Austin, TX 78712
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EDUCATION

2010-2015                   PhD in Social and Personality Psychology

                                     The University of Texas at Austin

 Advisor: Sam Gosling

 

2006-2010                    BS in Psychology with Honors

                                     James Madison University

                                               

2008 (Fall)                   Study Abroad

                                     University of Reading

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Fratkin, J. L., Baker, S. (2013). The role of coat color and ear shape on the perception of personality in dogs. Anthrozoos, 26, 125-133. 

 

Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Patall, E. A., & Gosling, S. D. (2013). Personality consistency in dogs: A meta-analysis. PLoS ONE, 8(1), e54907


Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Thomas, S., Hilliard, S., Olsen, Z., & Gosling, S.D. (2015). Do you see what I see: Can non-experts match expert ratings in working dog behavioral assessments? Behavioral Processes


CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Talks

 

Fratkin, J. L., & Gosling, S. D. (June 2014). Personality consistency over time and its relationship to success in working dogs. Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science 2nd Annual Meeting, Newport, RI. 


Fratkin, J. L., Gosling, S. D., Olson, Z., Thomas, S., Thomas, D., Hilliard, S., & Sinn, D. L. (October 2011). Can expert codings of dog behavior be replicated by novices? International Working Dog Breeding Association Meeting, Sun City, South Africa.

 

Gosling, S. D., Fratkin, J. L., Patall, E. A., & Sinn, D. L. (October 2011). Temporal consistency of behavioral assessments: A meta-analysis. International Working Dog Breeding Association Meeting, Sun City, South Africa.

 

Fratkin, J. L., Gosling, S. D., Olson, Z., Thomas, S., Thomas, D., Hilliard, S., & Sinn, D. L. (July 2011). Can expert codings of dog behavior be replicated by novices? Animal Behavior Society Meeting, Bloomington, IN.

 

Posters

Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Fischer, M., Woodman, T., & Gosling, S. D. (February 2014). Links between puppy raiser characteristics and working-dog personality. Society for Personality and Social Psychology Meeting, Austin, TX.

Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Fischer, M., Woodman, T., & Gosling, S. D. (October 2013). Characteristics of volunteer puppy raisers and detector dog personality. International Working Dog Breeding Association Meeting, San Antonio, TX. 


Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Gosling, S. D., Thomas, S., & Thomas, D. (April 2013). Factors influencing reliability in dog behavioral assessments. Penn Vet Working Dog Conference, St. Louis, MO.  


Fratkin, J. L. (July 2010). Love me, love my dog?: The role of personality variables and physical characteristics in attitudes toward dogs. Animal Behavior Society Meeting, Williamsburg, VA.

 

Fratkin, J. L. (April, 2010) Love me, love my dog?: The role of personality variables and physical characteristics in attitudes toward dogs. James Madison University Psychology Symposium, Harrisonburg, VA.

 

Fratkin, J. L., Haq, N., Jurich, D., Koller, R. Mercurio, A, Wentz, R., Baker, S. (April, 2009) Landmark Learning in Mice. James Madison University Psychology Symposium, Harrisonburg, VA.


GOVERNMENT REPORTS

 

Sinn, D. L., Fratkin, J. L., Bensky, M., McGarrity, M. E., Lee, K. M., & Gosling, S. D. (2014). Tasks 1.5, 1.6, and 1.7 Combined Report – Task analyses to define characteristics of successfully deployed detector dogs. US Department of Homeland Security, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: “Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament”.


Sinn, D. L., McGarrity, M. E., Lee, K. M., DeBono, S., Fratkin, J. L., Bensky, M., Banks, S., & Gosling, S. D., (2013). Task 4.6 Report – REDCap database development and handbook. US Department of Homeland Security, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: “Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament”.

Sinn, D. L., McGarrity, M. E., Fratkin, J. L., Bensky, M. K., DeBono, S., & Gosling, S. D. (2013). Task 2.6 – Annual report July 15 2012 to July 15 2013. US Department of Homeland Security, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: “Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament”.

Sinn, D. L., McGarrity, M. E., Fratkin, J. L., Bensky, M. K., DeBono, S., & Gosling, S. D. (2012). Task 2.6 - Annual Report July 15 2011 to July 15 2012. US Department of Homeland Security, Contract HSHQDC-10-00085: "Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament".


Sinn, D. L. Bensky, M. K., DeBono, S., Fratkin, J. L., McGarrity, M. E., & Gosling, S. D. (2012). Task 5.4 Report: Recommendations for improvements to currently existing behavioral measurement scales. US Department of Homeland Security, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: "Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament." 


Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., & Gosling, S. D. Task 2.4 report. Establishment of procedures for testing inter and intra-rater reliability. US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: “Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament.”

 

Fratkin, J. L., Sinn, D. L., Patall, E. A., & Gosling, S. D. Task 5.1 report. Identification of relevant personality trait consistency in dogs: a meta-analysis. US Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate, Contract HSHQDC-10-C-00085: “Improving the Effectiveness of Detector-Dog Selection and Training through Measurement of Behavior and Temperament.”


HONORS AND AWARDS

2014                            SPSP Student Travel Award

2014                            Psychology Research Award - The University of Texas

2014                            Pennebaker Endowed Summer Fellowship - The University of Texas

2013                            Dissertation Research Grant - The University of Texas

2013                            Professional Development Travel Award - The University of Texas

2010                            Dean’s Recruitment Fellowship - The University of Texas

2010                            Dean’s Award for Outstanding Honor’s Thesis Poster Presentation - James Madison University

2009                            Psi Chi

2007, 2009-2010         Dean’s List

2007-2010                   JMU Honor’s Program

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE


Fall 2014                     Teaching Assistant, Personality

                                    Jacqueline Evans, The University of Texas at Austin 


Spring 2014                Teaching Assistant, Statistics and Research Design

                                    Jacqueline Evans, The University of Texas at Austin


Fall 2013                     Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Psychology

                                    Sam Gosling, James Pennebaker, The University of Texas at Austin


Fall 2012                     Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Psychology

                                    Sam Gosling, James Pennebaker, The University of Texas at Austin


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Animal Behavior Society

International Working Dog Breeding Association

Society for Personality and Social Psychology