Faculty Research Interests

ELSON BIHM, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas Tech University

Counseling Psychology; Philosophical Psychology; Behavior Analysis

KURT BONIECKI, Ph.D. (Social Psychology) University of Florida

Stereotype formation and activation; racism

SHAWN CHARLTON, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) University of California-San Diego

Theories of Learning; Evolutionary Psychology; Human and Animal Behavior

JAMES “ART” GILLASPY, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas A&M University

Measurement Issues in Counseling Research; Addictions Counseling

CHRISTINA JEFFREY, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas A&MLiberation Psychology

Integrating postcolonialism in psychological training and practice; Multiculturalism; Case Formulation

SEUNGYEON LEE, Ph.D. (Educational/Developmental Psychology) University of Kansas

Classroom Assessment, Emerging Adulthood, Emotional Intelligence, Fear of Missing Out (FoMO), Mindfulness, Nomophobia

HEATHER MARTENS, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Florida

Predicting student performance on state mandated assessment using universal screeners: Establishing predictive cutscores and cost benefit analysis of academic interventions; determining cost-benefit ratio of empirically based interventions in schools

VINCENT MEDINA, Ph.D.(Cognitive and Brain Sciences) Louisiana State University
Existential risks


YESEUL NAM, Ph.D. (Social/Cultural Psychology): University of Utah

Cross-cultural differences, Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities, Intergroup Relations

ANNA PARK, Ph.D.Personality traits, positive psychology, and effective teaching/learning strategies

MOLLIE A. PRICE-BLACKSHEAR, Ph.D.(Social/Personality Psychology) University of Missouri, Columbia

Intergroup Relations; Stereotyping & Prejudice; Self-Affirmation; System Justification; Diversity & Inclusion

DARSHON A. REED, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) Oklahoma State University

Self-regulation, Social Influence, Social Cognition, & Diversity

DEANNA RUMBLE, Ph.D.(Experimental Psychology & Rehabilitation Science) University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pain Science, Chronic Illness, Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities

MARC SESTIR, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Cognitive, behavioral, and affective effects of media consumption; human aggression; consumer behavior

JOAN SIMON, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Kansas

Methodologies for SLD identification; Value affirmations and school aggression; Hospital-to-school transitions.

KEN SOBEL, Ph.D. (Cognitive Psychology) Vanderbilt University

Visual attention, perception, and memory

FEMINA VARGHESE, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas Tech University

Corrections, vocational development of offenders, and cultural diversity

JAMES WAGES, Ph.D. (Social Psychology) Northwestern University