Faculty & Staff
Cindy Hoesch, Academic Building Coordinator
Eileen Swan, Animal Caretaker
Psychology- Joshua Searle-White, B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Clark University. Cross-cultural psychology; clinical psychology; conflict resolution; the psychology of nationalism.
Neuroscience- Jeffrey Hollerman, B.S., Allegheny College; M.S., Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh. Neuroscience; neural substrates of learning and memory.
Women’s Studies- Deborah Dickey, B.A., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., University of Pittsburgh. Social, emotional and personality development in children; parent-child interactions.
Education- Juvia P. Heuchert, B.A., Hons., University of Pretoria; M.Sc., Georgia State University; M.A., Ph.D., Boston University. Clinical psychology, psychopathology; peace psychology.
Full Time Faculty
Monali Chowdhury, B.S., Calcutta University, India; M.A., Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Research Interests: Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) and developmental disabilities; Romantic relationships and sexual health in youth with ASDs; Social skill building groups for higher-functioning individuals with ASDs.
Rodney Clark, B.A., California State University–Long Beach; M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University. Behavioral pharmacology; operant behavior; drugs and society; biomedical ethics; glutamate and motivation.
Sarah Conklin, B.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.S., University of New Orleans; Ph.D., Baylor University. Health psychology; neuroscience; effects of diet on mental health.
Jeffrey Cross, B.A., Allegheny College; M.A., Ph.D., West Virginia University. Autism; animal models of developmental and degenerative disease; neural correlates of learning and abnormal behavior.
William DeLamarter, B.A., Oakland University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts. Gender differences in social power, justice, attitudes; psychology and law.
Robert Hancock, A.A., Massasoit Community College; B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst; M.S., Ph.D., Kansas State University. History & Philosophy of Psychology, Human Judgement & Decision Making, Measurement, Behavior Theory.
Lydia Eckstein Jackson, B.S. and M.S., Humboldt University Berlin; Ph.D., University of Tennessee Knoxville. Social Psychology, Political Psychology, Peace Psychology; intergroup conflict, violence, and aggression; justification of immoral behavior
Aimee Knupsky, B.A., Muskingum College; M.S., Ph.D., University of New Mexico. Human cognitive processes; language, bilingualism, memory, and imagery.
Calion Lockridge, Jr., B.A., B.S., Langston University; M.A., Ph.D., Stony Brook University (SUNY at Stony Brook). Social cognitive psychology; language; memory; diversity issues.
Elizabeth Weiss Ozorak, B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., Ph.D., Harvard University. Social and cognitive aspects of religious beliefs and practices; activism and social change.
Lauren Paulson, B.A., M.A. Edinboro University, Ph.D. Duquesne University, Research Interests: Eating disorders, Supervision and Professional Development, Rural Issues and Concerns, Community Counseling
Patricia Rutledge, B.A., Murray State; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis. College student alcohol use and abuse; thought suppression.
Brian Saltsman, B.S., Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University. Degree: Biobehavioral Health. Research Interests: Racial and Ethnic Identity Development, Domestic and International Adoption, Behavioral Genetics, Parent-Child Relationship Dynamics, Psychology of Sexuality, Health Psychology.
David Anderson, B.A., Fresno State College; M.A., Ph.D., Washington State University. Research interests: problem-solving; computer-psychology interface; philosophy of science; history of psychology.
- “Cognitive approaches to religion,” published in Handbook of the Psychology of Religion, R. Paloutzian & C. Park (Eds.).
- “21st Birthday drinking: Extremely extreme,” published in The Journal of Consulting & Clinical Psychology
- “Premeditated aggression is associated with serum cholesterol in abstinent drug and alcohol dependent men,” published in Psychiatry Research
- “Phonological facilitation through translation in a bilingualpicture-naming task,” published in Bilingualism: Language & Cognition
- “The five-factor model of personality in South African college students,” published in American Behavioral Scientist.
- “Dopamine neurons report an error in the temporal prediction of reward during learning,” published in Nature: Neuroscience.