Department of Psychology Faculty
Bowker, Julie, Ph.D.
Individual differences in socioemotional behaviors (e.g.,social withdrawal, aggression), peer relationships and friendships; internalizing problems
Bozarth, Michael A., Ph.D.
Neural basis of appetitive motivation and reward; drug addiction; biological psychiatry; motivational theory
Colder, Craig, Ph.D.
Individual, family, and community influences on child and adolescent aggression and substance abuse
Daniels, Derek, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Behavioral Neuroscience Area Head
Anatomical and biochemical basis of ingestive behaviors, including food, water, and salt intake
DeMarree, Kenneth, Ph.D.
Attitudes, social cognition, self.
Dent, Micheal, Ph.D.
Behavioral and physiological measures of the perception of complex auditory stimuli in birds and mammals
Gabriel, Shira, Ph.D.
Social self; intimacy seeking and social comparison; need to belong
Gainey, Kristin, Ph.D.
Adult mood and anxiety disorders; vulnerability/protective personality traits; emotion regulation; structural models of emotional disorders; assessment
Hawk, Larry, Ph.D.
The role of motivation and cognition in psychopathology and treatment; clinical psychophysiology; ADHD; smoking
Mauner, Gail, Ph.D.
Sentence and discourse processing; reading; anaphora; language processing in neurogenically impaired populations.
McNorgan, Christopher, Ph.D.
Multisensory integration, embodied cognition, neuroimaging, computational modeling
Mercado, Eduardo, III, Ph.D.
Professor, Cognitive Area Head
Cognitive neuroscience of learning and memory
Meyer, Paul, Ph.D.
Behavioral and neurophysiological responses to food- and drug-associated stimuli.
Murray, Sandra, Ph.D.
Professor, Social-Personality Area Head
Close relationships; self-esteem; motivated cognition
Ostrov, Jamie, Ph.D.
Subtypes of aggression and victimization; developmental psychopathology; social dominance; interpersonal relationships; applied developmental psychology; prosocial and play behavior
Park, Lora, Ph.D.
The self, self-esteem, contingencies of self-worth, motivation, interpersonal processes
Paul, Matthew, Ph.D.
Neuroendocrine regulation of reproductive and social development; biological rhythms; sex differences
Pfordresher, Peter, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
The way in which the mind organizes sequences of events in real time during production and perception
Poulin, Michael J., Ph.D.
Prosocial motivation; meaning; physical and psychological adjustment to stress and trauma
Read, Jennifer, Ph.D.
Professor, Clinical Area Head
Social and individual-level factors in the etiology and treatment of alcohol misuse; affective and cognitive determinants of heavy drinking, PTSD-alcohol use disorder comorbidity
Roberts, John, Ph.D.
Psychosocial processes in risk for depression including vulnerable self-esteem, rumination and overgeneral autobiographical memory
Seery, Mark, Ph. D.
Stress and coping, the self, motivation, psychophysiology
Shucard, David W., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology, Pediatrics, and Psychology
Neural basis of cognition in normal and impaired infants, children, adults, and animals; clinical neurophysiology; clinical and experimental neuropsychology
Simms, Leonard, Ph.D.
Applied and basic psychological assessment, dimensional models of personality and psychopathology, item response theory applications to personality measures, and computerized adaptive testing
Tiffany, Stephen T., Ph.D.
Empire Innovation Professor of Psychology, Department Chair
The psychopathology of addictive disorders in adolescents and adults including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment; behavioral medicine
Torregrossa, Ann-Marie, Ph.D.
Taste, feeding, and food choice
van Heugten, Marieke, Ph.D.
Language development, psycholinguistics, early speech perception, word recognition
Teaching and Administrative Faculty
Azim, Katharina A, Ph.D.
Ethnic identity, MENA/Arab/Muslim+psychology, women’s reproductive health
Lacy, Joyce, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Memory, pattern separation, cognitive neuroscience
Nus, Ericka, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Hierarchical models of personality, measurement of personality; assessment of interpersonal relationships, particularly dating and marital relationships
Quinton, Wendy, Ph.D.
Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Psychology Honors Program
Prejudice, discrimination, and stigma; personal and social predictors of mental and physical health
Taber-Thomas, Sarah, Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor, Director, Psychological Services Center
Dissemination and implementation of evidence-based treatments for children; parenting; child maltreatment; disruptive behavior disorders
Hastrup, Janice, Ph.D.
Kristal, Mark, Ph.D.
Luce, Paul A.
Sawusch, James, Ph.D.
Smith, J. David, Ph.D.