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Department of Psychology

Department Leadership

 

Below lists our current department leadership, as well as what each of our leadership positions entail. Feel free to reach out to any of these individuals on relevant topics.

 

Department Chair

 

The department chair is elected by the faculty, and oversees all aspects of the department.

 

Current Chair (July 2019 - Present):

  • Dr. Sarah Enos Watamura

 

Area Heads

 

The area heads oversee all aspects of each of their respective areas.

 

2019-2020 Area Heads:

  • Developmental Area - Julia Dmitrieva
  • ASC Area - Kateri McRae
  • Clinical Area - Wyndol Furman
  • DCN - Tim Sweeny

 

2020-2021 Area Heads:

  • Developmental Area - Julia Dmitrieva
  • ASC Area - Kateri McRae
  • Clinical Area - Lauren McGrath
  • DCN - Tim Sweeny
  

Personnel Committee

 

The Personnel Committee handles all internal, department-level personnel aspects including annual reviews, tenure & promotion as well as faculty and staff hiring. They are elected by faculty each fall.

 

2019-2020 Academic Year Personnel Committee:

  • Elysia Davis
  • Erika Manczak
  • Rob Roberts
  • Aimee Reichmann-Decker
  • Leanne ten Brinke
  • Max Weisbuch

 

Department Coordinators

 

The department coordinators are appointed by the chair. They coordinate aspects of their purview at the department level, and advise the chair. 

 

2019-2020 Academic Year Coordinators:

  • Professional Development - Jill Holm-Denoma
  • Research - Lauren McGrath
  • Inclusive Excellence - Kimberly Chiew
  • Undergraduate Curriculum - Kateri McRae

 

2020-2021 Academic Year Coordinators:

  • Professional Development - Peter Sokol-Hessner
  • Research - Anne DePrince
  • Inclusive Excellence - Jill Holm-Denoma
  • Undergraduate Curriculum - Kateri McRae

 

Student Representatives

 

The student representatives are appointed to represent their area for one academic year.  These students attend faculty meetings as well as act as student advisors to the chair.

 

2019-2020 Academic Year Representatives:

  • Clinical Area - Sam Scott
  • Developmental Area - Alex Dufford
  • ASC Area - Spencer Dobbs