Ed de St. Aubin, Ph.D.
Department Assistant Chair
Life Span Personality Development: Narrative Psychology; Meaning Making; Cultural Psychology; Generativity; Personal Ideology; Sexuality and Gender.
Stephen L. Franzoi, Ph.D.
Social psychology, body esteem, self-awareness
Alyson Gerdes, Ph.D.
Assistant Director of Clinical Training
Evidence-based, culturally-appropriate clinical practices for childhood ADHD; Latino mental health disparities; parent-child and peer relationships in children and teens with ADHD
Nakia Gordon, Ph.D.
Understanding how emotions impact the way individuals navigate their worlds
John Grych, Ph.D.
Physical and sexual aggression in adolescent romantic relationships; family violence
Stephen Guastello, Ph.D.
Nonlinear dynamics (chaos, complexity, and catastrophe models) as they affect work organizations; human factors engineering; creative processes
James Hoelzle, Ph.D.
Neuropsychological and personality assessment; integration of clinical measures and theory; stability of disorders; secondary-gain issues
Astrida Kaugars, Ph.D.
Pediatric psychology; family adjustment and emotional development in pediatric populations; parent-child relationships
Kristy Nielson, Ph.D.
Memory & cognition, aging & dementia, neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, fMRI, EEG/Evoked potentials.
Debra Oswald, Ph.D.
Social psychology, social stigmatization, interpersonal relationships, gender role stereotypes
Anthony Porcelli, Ph.D.
The influence of stress on decision making, risk taking, and memory; cognitive neuroscience, social and affective neuroscience; neuroeconomics; fMRI
Stephen Saunders, Ph.D.
Director of Clinical Training
Mental health services system, process and outcome of psychotherapy, spirituality in mental health service, help-seeking behavior and therapeutic alliance
Anees Sheikh, Ph.D.
Clinical and educational applications of mental imagery, spirituality
Mary Anne Siderits, Ph.D.
Gender, psychology of religion, children’s issues, shyness
Lucas Torres, Ph.D.
Mental health disparities; Multicultural psychology; Acculturation; Race-related Stressors; Coping; Latinos
Amy Vaughan Van Hecke, Ph.D.
Typical and atypical development in infants and children, autism, cognitive neuroscience, EEG.
Michael Wierzbicki, Ph.D.
Depression, empirical examination of clinical methods