• Ellen Furlong

    Assistant Professor

    (Cognitive)

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

    Contact: (309) 556-3415 — efurlong@iwu.edu

  • Abigail Kerr

    Assistant Professor

    (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

    Contact: (309) 556-3803 — akerr@iwu.edu

  • Linda Kunce

    Associate Professor 

    (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

    Contact: (309) 556-3663 — lkunce@iwu.edu

  • Mignon Montpetit

    Assistant Professor

    (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

    Contact: (309) 556-3365 — mmontpet@iwu.edu

  • Marie Nebel-Schwalm

    Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

    Contact: (309) 556-3432 — mnebelsc@iwu.edu

  • Brad Sheese

    Associate Professor

    (Development)

    Temperament, Attention and self-regulation, Genetics, Epigentic and Teratogentic Influences on Development

    Contact: (309) 556-1341 — bsheese@iwu.edu

  • Jason Themanson

    Department Chair and Associate Professor

    (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

    Contact: (309) 556-3109 — jthemans@iwu.edu

  • Amanda Vicary

    Assistant Professor

    (Social)

    Attachment theory and romantic relationships; attraction, Crime, violence, aggression, Internet/Facebook use

    Contact: (309) 556-3614 — avicary@iwu.edu

  • Joe Williams

    Associate Professor

    (Neuroscience)

    Relationship between hippocampal/frontal EEG and memory, Effects of alcohol on learning and memory

    Contact: (309) 556-3006 — jwilliam@iwu.edu

Adjunct Faculty