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Martha Rosenthal, PhD

Professor
Dept of Biological Sciences
Office: Whitaker Hall WH - 256
Phone: 239-590-7220
Email: martha@fgcu.edu

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Education

Ph. D. Neuroscience, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
M.S. Neuropharmacology, Brown University, Providence, RI
B.A. Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

Research and Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests: Drugs and Society, Human Sexuality, Neuroscience, Physiology
Research Interests: Drugs and their effects on the body and on society; Human sexuality

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
Textbooks
  • Rosenthal, M. (2018). Drugs: Mind, Body, and Society. New York: Oxford University Press
  • Rosenthal, M. (2013). Human Sexuality from Cells to Society. Cengage Learning
  • Rosenthal, M. (2004). Discoveries in Human Systems. Hunter Textbooks
Selected Book Chapters, Journal Articles, Conference Presentations, TED talk
  • Rosenthal, M.S. (2012). Fertilization: The board game. In J.L. Shields and M.K. DiGiori (Eds). Game on! Ultimate Sexuality Education Gaming Guide. New Jersey: Center for Family Life Education.
  • Rosenthal, M.S. (2012). Name that Contraceptive. In J.L. Shields and M.K. DiGiori (Eds). Game on! Ultimate Sexuality Education Gaming Guide. New Jersey: Center for Family Life Education.
  • Rosenthal, M.S. (2017). Biological sex differences: Overview. In K.L. Nadal, S.L., Mazzula, & D.P. Rivera, Eds. The SAGE encyclopedia of psychology and gender. Washington, DC: Sage Reference.
  • Rosenthal, M.S. (1998). Physiology and Neurochemistry of Sleep. Am.J.Pharm.Educ. 62(2): 204-208.
  • "'I'll take nipples for $1000, Alex': The Use of Games in the Human Sexuality Classroom." At National Sexuality Education Conference, Atlantic City, NJ, December 6-9, 2017.
  • "Gender Agenda." TEDxFGCU. March 19, 2015. 

Grants & Awards

  • Senior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, FGCU
  • Team Service Award, FGCU
  • Teacher of the Year, University of Florida
  • Most Promising New Textbook, Textbook and Academic Authors Association

Selected Service

  • Director of Education and Research, Cannabis Research, Education, and Workforce initiative at FGCU

Faculty CV