1999 Candidate of Science in Psychology (PhD), St. Petersburg State University, Russia, Department of Medical Psychology. Dissertation title: "The Features of Gender Role Identification in Neurotic Disorders".
1994-1997 Postgraduate Degree in Clinical Psychology. Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University, Bishkek.
1988-1994 Diploma in Psychology. St. Petersburg State University, Russia, Department of Medical Psychology.
Peculiarities of emotional intelligence; comparative intercultural study of individual freedom and social responsibility.
Conferences and seminars participation:
2011 Political Methodology Summer Meeting in Princeton, NJ, USA.
2009 Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, USA. Poster presentation "Developing an American-Influenced Psychology Program from Soviet and Central Asian Traditions".
2006 OSI HESP AFP Social Sience Interndisciplinary Conference in Tbilisi, Georgia. Presentation "American-Style Psychology Curriculum: Problems of Adjustment and Flexibility".
2004 Indiana Academy of Social Sciences Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, NI, USA. Joint poster presentation with Diane Wille "Cross-Cultural Aspects of Emotional Expression".
2004 Annual Psychological Conference at American University - Central Asia. Chair of Organizing Committee.
On-going research projects:
USAID-AUCA Faculty Development Grant (August 2011 – January 2012). The topic of the research: "Individual Freedom and Social Responsibility in Perception of American and Kyrgyzstan Students"
1. Mamatova, M., Wille, D. Cross-Cultural Study of Emotional Expression: The problem of Alexithymia. Psychology Research, Vol. 2, No. 3, March 2012
2. Mamatova M., Wille, D. Pedagogical Changes in Curricula in Higher Education in Central Asia: A Case Study in Psychology. Journal of US-China Public Administration, Vol. 7, No. 8, August 2010
Academic courses taught:
Theories of Personality - 2-level required course
Abnormal Psychology - 3-level required course
Counseling Psychology - 3-level required course
Individual Freedom and Social Responsiblity - elective interdisciplinary course