Beth E. F. Wee, Ph.D.

Sr. Professor of Practice

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs, School of Science and Engineering | Director, Undergraduate and Master's Programs in Neuroscience
(504) 314-7548
School of Science & Engineering
Beth Wee

Education & Affiliations

Ph.D., 1986, Michigan State University


Dr. Wee is a neuroscientist whose research interests include biological rhythms (seasonal and circadian), neuroendocrinology, reproduction, learning and memory, and animal behavior.


3029 Percival Stern Hall

Selected Publications

Wee, B. E. F. and others (2016). In Memoriam: Lynwood G. Clemens, Ph.D Hormones and Behavior, 84, 159-166.
Wee, B. E. and Dohanich, G.P. (2010). Creativity and risk taking in behavioral endocrinology.  Hormones and Behavior, 57, 379-380.

Wee, B. E. F. Biological Rhythms and Sleep. (2000). In Motivation: A biosocial and cognitive integration of motivation and emotion. E. D. Ferguson (Ed.), Oxford University Press, New York.

Hurley, D. L., Wee, B. E. F., & Phelps, C. J. (1998). Growth hormone releasing hormone expression during postnatal development in growth hormone-deficient Ames dwarf mice: mRNA in situ hybridization. Neuroendocrinology.

Wee, B. E. F., & Turek, F. W. (1989). Carbachol phase shifts the circadian rhythm of locomotor activity in the Djungarian hamster. Brain Research, 505, 209-214.

Courses Taught

Brain and Behavior: PSYC/NSCI 3330

Behavioral Endocrinology: PSYC/NSCI 4060/6060

Comparative Animal Behavior: PSYC 3680