Faculty Profile for Dr. Natalie A Ceballos

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Dr. Natalie A Ceballos
Chair - Professor — Psychology
UAC 253
phone: (512) 245-2526

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Wofford, N., Ceballos, N., Westerberg, C. E., & Elkins, G. (2022). A brief nap during an acute stressor improves negative affect. Journal of Sleep Research, e13701. https://doi.org/10.1111/jsr.13701
  • Kaiser, S. E., Klare, D. L., Gomez, M.-A. S., Ceballos, N. A., Dailey, S. L., & Howard, K. J. (2021). A comparison of social media behaviors between sexual minorities and heterosexual individuals. Computers in Human Behavior.
  • Dailey, S. L., Howard, K. J., Roming, S., Ceballos, N. A., & Grimes, T. (2020). A biopsychosocial  approach to understanding social media addiction. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies. https://doi.org/10.1002/hbe2.182
  • Kim, S., Watt, T. T., Ceballos, N. A., & Sharma, S. (2019). Adverse childhood experiences and neuroinflammatory biomarkers: the role of sex differences. Stress and Health, 35(4), 432–440. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1002/smi.2871
  • Robinson, A., Bonnette, A., Howard, K. J., Ceballos, N. A., Dailey, S. L., Lu, Y., & Grimes, T. (2019). Social Comparisons, Social Media Addiction, and Social Interactions: An examination of specific social media behaviors related to major depressive disorder in a Millennial population. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 24(1), e12158.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Research Funding and Sponsored Programs, College of Liberal Arts, Texas State University. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Scholarly/Creative Activities, College of Liberal Arts, TX State University. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Excellence in Service, College of Liberal Arts, TX State University. 2019
  • Award / Honor Nominee: John R. Hood Honors Professor of the Year, Honors College, Texas State University. 2017
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Alpha Chi National Honor Society (TX State Chapter) Favorite Professor. 2016

Selected Grants

  • Ceballos, Natalie A (Principal), Graham, Reiko (Co-Principal), Hu, Yueqin (Supporting). Innovative physiological predictors of college drinking, National Institutes of Health (AREA/R15), Federal, $357591. (Submitted: 2019, Funded: September 5, 2020 - August 31, 2023). Grant.
  • Ceballos, Natalie A (Principal). Early-life stress, low-grade inflammation, and adult health, Texas State University, $7040. (Funded: 2019 - 2020). Grant.
  • Howard, Krista J (Principal), Ceballos, Natalie A (Supporting), Grimes, Thomas (Supporting), Dailey, Stephanie Layne (Supporting), Lu, Yongmei (Supporting), Lee, Hsun Ming (Supporting), Sharma, Shobhit (Supporting), Lawrence, Grayson B (Other). Does Social Media Make Us Sick? A Pilot Study on the Effects of Social Media on Physiological Reactivity and Mental Health, MIRG, Texas State University, $23784. (Funded: July 2018 - February 2020). Grant.
  • Ceballos, Natalie A (Principal). First Generation College Student Alumni Video Project: Where Are They Now?, Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, State, $1500. (Submitted: 2012, Funded: January 1, 2012 - January 1, 2013). Grant.
  • Ceballos, Natalie A (Principal), Graham, R. (Co-Principal). A cross-cultural study of changes in alcohol-related processing in female college students, National Institutes of Health, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $146423. (Submitted: 2010, Funded: January 1, 2010 - January 1, 2013). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Vice Chair of Faculty Senate
Chair, Nontenure Line Faculty Committee
Member, Departmental Policy Review Committee
Chair, Departmental Tenure & Promotion Policy Review Committee
Greek Affairs Advisory Task Force