• Ellen Furlong

    Assistant Professor


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

    Contact: (309) 556-3415efurlong@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) 556-3803akerr@iwu.edu

  • Linda Kunce

    Associate Professor 


    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) 556-3663lkunce@iwu.edu

  • Mignon Montpetit

    Associate 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) 556-3365mmontpet@iwu.edu

  • Marie Nebel-Schwalm

    Assistant Professor of Psychology

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

  • Brad Sheese

    Associate Professor


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

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

  • Jason Themanson

    Department Chair and Professor


    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) 556-3109jthemans@iwu.edu

  • Amanda Vicary

    Assistant Professor


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

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

  • Joe Williams

    Associate Professor


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

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

Visiting and Adjunct Faculty