Andrew Hoff

Memphis, TN

[email protected]

Work Experience

Website Developer and Administrator

May 2011 – Present

  • Started AndrewHoff.com in May 2011 as a place to share my psychology notes. It averages about 50+ unique visitors a day.
  • Update Genestimsonbigstar.com and the Facebook page weekly with the circular for the coming week.

DNA Specimen Collector

June 2012 to February 2013

Specimen Specialists of America

  • Collected DNA via mouth swabs for Shelby County Child Support in order to determine paternity of a child.

Clinical Tutor

June 2011 – May 2012

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes

  • Worked one on one with children in order to improve their reading and comprehension skills.

Research Assistant

May 2010 – May 2011

University of Memphis – Computer Science Lab

  • Met with field study participants everyday to ensure proper equipment functioning.
  • Backed up data on a daily basis.
  • Entered participants’ responses into a form on Google Docs.
  • Developed a form on Google Docs to screen possible study participants. The form is still utilized today.

Learning Assistant

January 2010 – December 2010

  • Worked with general psychology students on writing weekly essays concerning basic topics in psychology.
  • Graded essays on a weekly basis.
  • Led group discussions on psychology topics.

Education

B.A. in Psychology

University of Memphis, May 2011

summa cum laude

Volunteer Work

Crisis Center

August 2009 – August 2012

  • Provided problem solving advice, information and referral, education and prevention for people in crisis.

Research Assistant

August 2010 – May 2011

Behavioral Toxicology Lab, University of Memphis

  • Designed and implemented a Microsoft Access database to store and analyze study data.Increased efficiency and organization of data collection.
  • Aided in developing the program for the test boxes to reward mice for a specific action for a set amount of time.

Research Assistant

January 2010 – May 2010

Cognitive Psychology Lab, University of Memphis

  • Tested the effectiveness of three forms of facilitation in hypermedia learning with text and diagrams.
  • Served as main research assistant running participants through a pretest, learning session using an eye tracking monitor, and a post-test.
  • Was instrumental collecting and entering data.

Summer Intern

2010

Crisis Center

  • Worked answering calls from individuals in crises.
  • Followed protocol talking to callers who were feeling suicidal.
  • Developed an Access database to track charitable contributions and donations.
  • Developed an Access database to maintain volunteer contact information.

Honor Societies

Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

2010

Sigma Alpha Lambda Honor Society

2009

Golden Key International Honour Society

Test Grades

Praxis II

  • Middle School Mathematics: the 190 out of 200
  • Middle School Content Knowledge: 187 out lf 200
  • Learning and Teaching: 178 out of 200
  • Elementary Reading Across the Curriculum: 161 out 200