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Psychology

Department of Psychology 2013-2014

Faculty

Janette B. Benson
Associate Professor
PhD, Clark University
Research interests: infant and early childhood development in cognition; temporal knowledge; temporal representation; future orientation; use of routines, rituals and language in temporal organization and development

Elysia Poggi Davis
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota
Research interests: understanding the role early experiences play in determining infant and child stress and emotional regulation, cognitive functioning and brain development; stress and stress physiology, pregnancy, fetal programming of health and disease

Anne P. DePrince
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Oregon
Research interests: trauma; violence; child abuse; sexual assault; family violence; cognition, neuropsychology; clinical; psychopathology; posttraumatic stress disorder; dissociation

Julia Dmitrieva
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Irvine
Research interests: adolescent and young adult development of problem behaviors; development across social/cultural contexts; gene x environment interactions in adolescent development

Wyndol Furman
Professor
PhD, University of Minnesota
Research interests: romantic relationships; friendships; attachment; psychopathology; adolescence; young adulthood

Omar G. Gudino
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Los Angeles
Research interests: childhood trauma; culture and child psychopathology; mental health services research; evidence- based assessment and treatment; Latino mental health

Benjamin L. Hankin
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Research interests: depression in children and adolescence; developmental psychopathology; sex differences in depression; vulnerability-stress models of psychopathology; comorbidity of depression and other psychiatric disorders; stress and coping

Janice M. Keenan
Professor
PhD, University of Colorado at Boulder
Research interests: cognitive processes underlying reading and language behavior; discourse processing and language comprehension deficits; genetic and environmental influences on the etiology of learning disabilities

Pilyoung Kim
Assistant Professor
PhD, Cornell University
Research interests: Developmental affective/social neuroscience; bio-behavioral mechanisms of emotional bonding and emotion processing; effect of early experience (poverty, parenting) on brain development

Howard J. Markman
Professor
PhD, Indiana University
Research interests: predicting and preventing marital distress and divorce in children and adults; love; marital therapy; prevention science; effects of relationship conflict and divorce; cohabitation

Daniel N. McIntosh
Chair and Professor
PhD, University of Michigan
Research interests: emotions and coping, especially emotional contagion and mimicry; social-affective processes in developmental disorders, and how social and cognitive resources and religion influence adjustment to stress, trauma and uncontrollability

Kateri McRae
Assistant Professor
PhD University of Arizona
Research interests: Affective neuroscience, emotion/cognition interactions, automatic and controlled processing, emotion regulation, emotional awareness

Bruce F. Pennington
Professor
PhD, Duke University
Research interests: understanding atypical development at several levels of analysis; dyslexia, speech sound disorder, ADHD, autism and mental retardation

George R. Potts
Professor
PhD, Indiana University
Research interests: memory; comprehension; unconscious processes

Charles S. Reichardt
Professor
PhD, Northwestern University
Research interests: statistics; research methods; causal analysis; structural equation modeling; program evaluation; teaching thinking skills

Jeremy R. Reynolds
Assistant Professor
PhD, Washington University, St. Louis
Research interests: cognitive control; executive function; attention and memory; computational modeling; cognitive neuroscience; neuroimaging and statistical methods

Rob Roberts
Associate Professor
PhD, University of Virginia
Research interests: cognitive development; working memory and inhibition control; attention; eye movements; executive functioning; acquisition of skill

Stephen R. Shirk
Professor
PhD, The New School for Social Research
Research interests: child and adolescent depression; psychotherapy process; outcome research

Timothy D. Sweeny
Assistant Professor
PhD, Northwestern University
Research Interests: visual perception; affect and emotion perception; perceptual development; auditory-visual perception; conscious/unconscious vision; attention; crowd perception

Sarah E. Watamura
Associate Professor
PhD, Cornell University
Research interests: developmental psychobiology; stress and health in children; psychosocial factors that influence stress system development in children; effects of stress including attention, health and sleep problems

Max Weisbuch
Assistant Professor
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Research Interests: Social perception, nonverbal behavior, affect and emotion, conformity, automaticity, intergroup relations

Please visit the Department of Psychology website for a listing of additional faculty associated with the department of psychology.