Mike Hawkins, Associate Professor

photo of HawkinsOffice: 203 Audubon Hall
Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Office Phone: (225) 578-4112
Email: pshawk@lsu.edu

Dr. Hawkins is not accepting new students at this time.

Research Interests

My research focuses on historical developments in neuroscience and on the neuroanatomical and neuropharmacological systems which regulate stress responding in animals.

Representative Pubications

Baumeister, A.A. and Hawkins, M.F. (in press). The role of serendipity in the ontogenesis of modern psychopharmacology. In López-Muñoz F. and Alamo C. (Eds.), The History of Psychopharmacology, (2nd edition), Editorial Medica Panamericana Publisher.

Baumeister, A.A., Hawkins, M.F., & Francis, J.L. (in press). Historical development of monoamine hypotheses of schizophrenia. In López-Muñoz F. and Alamo C. (Eds.), The History of Psychopharmacology, (2nd edition), Editorial Medica Panamericana Publisher.

Baumeister, A.A. & Hawkins, M.F. (2005). Continuity and discontinuity in the ontogenesis of psychopharmacology. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 14, 199-209.

Baumeister, A.A. & Hawkins, M.F. (2004). The serotonin hypothesis of schizophrenia: A historical case study on the heuristic value of theory in clinical neuroscience. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 13(3), 277-291.

Baumeister, A.A., Hawkins, M.F., & Uzelac, S.M. (2003). The myth of reserpine-induced depression: Role in the historical development of the monoamine hypothesis. Journal of the History of the Neurosciences, 12 (2), 207-220.

Hawkins, M. F., Uzelac, S. M., Baumeister, A. A., Hearn, J. K., Broussard, J. I., & Guillot, T. S. (2002). Behavioral responses to stress following central and peripheral injection of a 5-HT2 agonist DOI. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 73(3), 537-544.

Baumeister, A. A. & Hawkins, M. F., (2001). Incoherence of neuroimaging studies of attention deficit/hyperactivity disoder. Clinical Neuropharmacology, 24, 2-10.

Hawkins, M.F., Baumeister, A. A., LaRue, R. H., Uzelac, S. M., Fountain, L. T., Highsmith, R. W., Jeffries, A. C., (2000). Manipulation of central GABAergic and dopaminergic systems alters stress responding in the rat. Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior, 66, 667-670.