Faculty

Area of Expertise

Research Interests

Courses Taught

Ellen Furlong

Ellen Furlong

Cognitive

  • Comparative cognition
  • Judgment & Decision Making
  • Evolution of Cognition
  • Interventions to improve decision making

 

  • Perception/Cognition
  • Research Methods
  • Experimental Research in Cognitive Psychology

Abigail Kerr

Abigail Kerr

Behavioral Neuroscience & Learning and Memory

  • Behavioral and
    neuroanatomical effects of experience following exercise and/or nervous
    system damage
  • The role of vascular
    plasticity (angiogenesis and vascular remodeling) in behavioral outcome
    following aerobic exercise and ischemic stroke
  • General Psychology
  • Learning and Conditioning
  • Advanced Behavioral Processes
  • Brain Injury and Recovery

Linda Kunce

Linda Kunce

Clinical

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child psychopathology
  • Family issues
  • Intervention and high-functioning individuals
  • Attachment processes
  • Application of psychology in sustaining the self, society, and environment
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Special topics - Helping Skills, Autism, Disorders of Childhood

Mignon Montpetit

Mignon Montpetit

Life-Span Development

  • Adult development and aging
  • Stress and coping (e.g., personality, social support, community factors)
  • Research methods and statistics
  • Cultural influences on development
  • General Psychology
  • Lifespan Development
  • Mental Health and Aging
  • Research Methods

Brad Sheese

Brad Sheese

Development

  • Temperament, Attention and self-regulation
  • Genetics, Epigentic and Teratogentic Influences on Development
  • General Psychology
  • Prenatal Development
  • Child Development
  • Advanced Child Development
  • History and Systems of Psychology

Jason Themanson

Jason Themanson

Neuroscience

  • Self-regulation and action monitoring
  • Neural activity during social interactions
  • Situational and dispositional influences on patterns of neural activation during social and cognitive task engagement
  • General Psychology
  • Advanced Human Neuroscience
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Psychological Research
  • Sports and Exercise Psychology

Amanda Vicary

Amanda Vicary

Social

  • Attachment theory and romantic relationships; attraction
  • Crime, violence, aggression
  • Internet/Facebook use
  • Introduction to Social Psychology
  • Psychology of Gender
  • Social Influences on Crime, Serial Killers, and the Justice System

Joe Williams

Joe Williams
Chair

Neuroscience

  • Relationship between hippocampal/frontal EEG and memory
  • Effects of alcohol on learning and memory
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Advanced Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Medical Neuroscience

 

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty

Area of Expertise

Research Interests

Courses Taught

Sarah Bidmead Sarah Bidmead

Cognitive

  • Problem solving
  • Tool use
  • Executive function
  • General Psychology
  • Perception/Cognition
  • Seminar in Cognition and Tool Use

Rob Lusk

Rob Lusk

Child Clinical Psychology

  • Complex trauma in children and adolescents
  • Child and family therapy
  • Program management
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Seminar on Child/Adolescent Trauma

Jason Vasquez

 Clinical

 
  • General Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology