Kimmy S. Kee, Ph.D. is an Assistant Research Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and is also an Associate Professor of Psychology at California State University, Channel Islands. Dr. Kee earned her B.A. in Psychology from Wooster College in Ohio and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Subsequently, she pursued her post-doctoral training in schizophrenia research at UCLA. Her primary area of interest within schizophrenia has involved studying neurocognitive and social cognitive processes. She has systematically explored the nature, determinants, and treatments for deficits in emotion processing through a series of projects funded through grants from the NIMH, Veterans Administration, Stanley Foundation, and Janssen Research Foundation. For her work in this area, Dr. Kee received the Young Investigator Award from the International Congress on Schizophrenia Research and the Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the National Alliance of the Mentally Ill in 1999. Her studies have been published in a variety of professional journals and presented at national and international scientific conferences.