2020 SDSU Student Research Symposium


Poster Behavioral & Social Sciences

Center for Behavioral Teratology


Behavioral Neuroscience

2020 DCP Conference

Austin, TX 


Poster Behavioral & Social Sciences 

       Live to Inspire

President - Transfer Student Outreach Alliance

Vice President- Tau Sigma National Honor Society

       Deva Reign, 2020-2021 Emeritus Murray L. Galinson Scholar for the CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement, 2020-2021 Sally Casanova Pre-Doctoral Scholarship Awardee, 2020- 2021 SACNAS Travel Scholarship Awardee, 2020-2019 SDSU Veterans Scholarship Awardee, 2020-2019 Sinegal Veterans Scholarship Awardee, 2020-2019 William J. Keivens Troops to College Scholarship Awardee is a US Navy Veteran Transfer Student from Southwestern College. He was inducted into TAU Sigma, and Sigma Alpha Lambda National Honor Societies in March 2019. He was inducted into Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society in February 2012. Deva has earned his Associate of Arts Degree in Psychology and Telemedia at Southwestern College. He was appointed President of Transfer Student Outreach Alliance (TSOA) in June 2019. He was appointed Vice President of Tau Sigma National Honor Society in November 2019. Deva has served in the US Navy aboard USS Carl Vinson, and USS George Washington in the Air Department Primary Flight Control where he received the (MCM) Meritorious Service Medal for outstanding military achievement and Meritorious Advancement in Rank. Deva also received the Humanitarian Award for his relief efforts in Operation Haiti in 2010. Prior to service in the US Military Deva was a trained Certified NASA Satellite Specialist where he was the second lead in charge of engineering and implementation of seven Satellite Payloads, which was the access point for what is known today as the World Wide Web.

      Deva is currently earning his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy. Deva was appointed to the MARC Scholars Program in September 2019. He is currently conducting research on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)  under PI Dr. Eileen Moore’s Center for Behavioral Teratology,  Clinical Neuroscience Laboratory. Currently, they are studying the effects of Effects of alcohol exposure on brain development utilizing neuroimaging techniques. Once completing his Bachelor’s degree, Deva will be transitioning to pursue his Ph.D. in Neuroscience and Behavior, specializing in Clinical Neuropsychology in patients with Concussions, Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s), and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

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