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Marta Meana, Ph.D.

Honors College
Office: LLB 3279
Phone: 702-895-2263


Dr. Marta Meana joined the Psychology Department at UNLV in 1997 after completing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at McGill University, a pre-doctoral internship at the University of California, San Diego, and a post-doctoral research fellowship in women's health at the University of Toronto. A renowned researcher in women's health and human sexuality, Dr. Meana has published two books and over 80 peer reviewed publications. With over 100 presentations at national and international conferences (many co-authored with students), Dr. Meana has also been an advisor to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th edition), Associate Editor of the Archives of Sexual Behavior, President of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research, and Editor of Springer's Focus on Sexuality Research book series. She has been the recipient of UNLV's Barrick Distinguished Scholar Award and the College of Liberal Arts William Morris Award for Excellence in Scholarship. An accomplished mentor and teacher, Dr. Meana has also been awarded the UNLV Graduate Academic Advisor Award, William Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching, UNLV Foundation Distinguished Teaching Award, and the state-wide Nevada Regents Teaching Award.