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Angelenia Semegon

Associate Professor of Psychology, Department Chair of Behavioral Sciences, Co-Chair Institutional Review Board


Research, Professional and Creative Activity

  • Co-published “Assessing attention control in goal pursuit: A component of dispositional self-regulation” in Journal of Personality Assessment
  • Co-published “Young and Older Adults’ Expression of Emotional Experience” in Journal of Adult Development
  • Co-published “Representations of self and illness: Their importance for the patient-physician relationship.” in D.C. Parks & L. Liu (Eds.), Social and cognitive perspective on medical adherence
  • Frequent speaker and presenter at academic conferences and seminars on developmental psychology and gerontology
  • Member, American Psychologist Association
  • Member, Gerontological Society of America

Professional Profile

A specialist in developmental psychology with a graduate certificate in gerontology, Dr. Semegon earned her Ph.D. from the University of Florida. She holds an M.A. and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Florida. She is the recipient of the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award and the Pre-doctoral Fellow-National Institute on Health Research Service Award. 

Dr. Semegon's primary research interest focuses on the relationship of autobiographical memory and development of self-concept, as well as the relationship of autobiographical memory and adults’ psychological well-being. Currently, she is examining variations in the functions of autobiographical memory in people with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr. Semegon also works closely with students who have interests in cross-cultural studies. She also involves students in efficacy studies of Animal Assistive Intervention therapies (canines)

Teaching and Related Service

Courses taught:

  • Adolescent Psychology Advanced Research Methods Child Psychology
  • Learning Community Child Psychology
  • Onsite and Online Cross Cultural Psychology
  • First Year Experience
  • Psychology of Aging Research Methods
  • Positive Psychology Senior Seminar
  • Lifespan Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Cross Cultural Research Methods
  • Cultural psychology
  • Cultural Perspectives of Human Development
  • Study Abroad China
  • Study Abroad Panama
  • Study Abroad Peru

Previously taught at:

  • University of Florida
  • University of North Florida
  • St. Leo University
  • Santa Fe College

More Information

  • Former Faculty Adviser for Psi Chi, the International Honors Society in Psychology
  • Flagler Faculty Senate - Senate Executive Committee member
  • Study Abroad- China, Peru, Panama 

Office Hours (On Campus):

  • Monday: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM
  • Wednesday: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM