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Faculty

Name Contact Interests
Eugene Borgida
Professor of Psychology and Law
N387 Elliott Hall
612-625-3381
borgi001@umn.edu
Social cognition, attitudes and persuasion, psychology and law, political psychology
Thomas Brothen
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology
N315 Elliott Hall
612-624-6498
broth001@umn.edu
The use of course management systems and other technology to improve post-secondary student learning; teaching of psychology; history of psychology and educational interventions
Colin DeYoung
Associate Professor
N422 Elliott Hall
612-624-1619
cdeyoung@umn.edu
Personality structure, biological basis of personality traits, cognitive abilities, impulsivity and antisocial behavior
Stephen Engel
Professor
S249 Elliott Hall
612-625-5571
engel@umn.edu
Cognitive neuroscience of human vision, combining functional MRI and behavioral data: perceptual learning, visual adaptation, color vision
Christopher Federico
Professor of Psychology and Political Science
N385 Elliott Hall
612-626-0560
federico@umn.edu
Political psychology; intergroup relations and racial attitudes; the psychology of legitimacy; political expertise
Charles R. (Randy) Fletcher
Associate Professor and CAB Area Director
S255 Elliott Hall
612-625-6096
fletc002@umn.edu
Cognitive and biological, cognition, text comprehension
Patricia A. Frazier
Associate Chair & Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N571 Elliott Hall
612-625-6863
pfraz@umn.edu
Counseling and social, coping with traumatic life events; PTSD and post-traumatic growth; perceptions of control over traumatic events
Jonathan Gewirtz
Professor and Associate Chair
N246 Elliott Hall
612-625-6653
jgewirtz@umn.edu
Neural substrates of memory, negative affect, and drug dependency
Marti Hope Gonzales
Associate Professor
N315 Elliott Hall
612-625-9035
gonza001@umn.edu
Applied social psychology, impression management and self-presentation, accountability, political psychology, medical compliance
Sheng He
Professor
N252 Elliott Hall
612-626-0752
sheng@umn.edu
Human vision and attention, visual awareness, cognitive neuroscience
Nathaniel Helwig
Assistant Professor
N650 Elliott Hall
612-624-8363
helwig@umn.edu
Computational statistics, smoothing splines, semiparametric regression, multimode/tensor analysis, neuroimaging, psychometrics
William G. Iacono
Regents Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N444 Elliott Hall
612-625-6078
wiacono@umn.edu
Clinical, psychophysiology, behavior genetics, biological makers of schizophrenia, drug abuse, alcoholism, the course and development of psychopathology, lie detection
Yuhong Jiang
Professor
S251 Elliott Hall
612-625-7003
jiang166@umn.edu
Research on the perception, attention, and memory of visual input using behavioral testing and functional brain imaging
Daniel J. Kersten
Professor
S212 Elliott Hall
612-625-2589
kersten@umn.edu
Cognitive neuroscience, human vision, computational vision, neuroimaging, visual psychophysics
Bonnie Klimes-Dougan
Contract Assistant Professor
N414 Elliott Hall
612-626-4347
klimes@umn.edu
Developmental and neuroscience approaches to identifying disruptions in stress/emotion regulatory processes that precede, accompany and are a consequence of depression and suicidal behavior
Kristen Kling
Contract Associate Professor
klin0186@umn.edu Gender differences, psychological correlates of academic success
Wilma Koutstaal
Professor
S247 Elliott Hall
612-626-1966
kouts003@umn.edu
Thinking, memory, and mental agility; cognitive neuroscience; neuropsychology; aging
Robert Krueger
Hathaway Distinguished Professor, Distinguished McKnight University Professor & CSPR Area Director
N414 Elliott Hall
612-626-8541
krueg038@umn.edu
Classification and etiology of psychopathology and substance use disorders, personality disorders, personality psychology, quantitative and molecular genetics, quantitative models of individual differences
Nathan Kuncel
Associate Professor & I/O Area Director
N464 Elliott Hall
612-624-1651
kunce001@umn.edu
Structure and prediction of performance in academic and work settings
James Lee
Assistant Professor
N409 Elliott Hall
612-625-4980
leex2293@umn.edu
Mental abilities, individual differences, behavioral genetics, human evolution
Richard M. Lee
Professor
N563 Elliott Hall
612-625-6357
richlee@umn.edu
Counseling psychology; cultural and ethnic minority psychology; international adoption
Gordon Legge
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N257 Elliott Hall
612-625-0846
legge@umn.edu
Cognitive and biological, human visual perception, cognitive science
Shmuel Lissek
Associate Professor
N416 Elliott Hall
612-626-9918
smlissek@umn.edu
The neurobiology and psychophysiology of human anxiety, classical and operant conditioning markers of clinical anxiety, generalization of conditioned fear, the neural antecedents of avoidance and other fear-related decisions
Monica Luciana
Department Chair
Professor
N419 Elliott Hall
612-626-0757
lucia003@umn.edu
Neurochemical (dopaminergic and serotonergic) modulation of functions of the human prefrontal cortex; neurodevelopment of executive functions in adolescence using behavioral, molecular genetic and neuroimaging techniques
Angus MacDonald, III
Professor
N426 Elliott Hall
612-624-3813
angus@umn.edu
Basic cognitive and affective neuroscience using fMRI, the neural and genetic bases of schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, and the psychometrics of measuring group differences
Traci Mann
Professor
S357 Elliott Hall
612-625-5838
mann@umn.edu
Health behavior change, particularly in the context of eating, dieting, and obesity; self-control; stress and eating; predictors of eating in everyday life
Chad J. Marsolek
Professor
N253 Elliott Hall
612-624-1597
marso002@umn.edu
Human memory, vision, learning, and how they are modulated by emotional and social factors. Cognitive neuroscience
Matthew McGue
Regents Professor & BP/PIB Area Director
N241a Elliott Hall
612-625-8305
mcgue001@umn.edu
Behavior genetics, individual differences, quantitative psychology, aging, substance abuse
Cheryl Olman
Associate Professor
S243 Elliott Hall
612-626-7607
caolman@umn.edu
Biological basis of functional magnetic resonance imaging; modulation of low level visual responses by scene perception
Deniz Ones
Professor & Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N472 Elliott Hall
612-625-4551
onesx001@umn.edu
Personnel selection and classification, personality assessment and research, meta analysis, cross-cultural research
Andrew J. Oxenham
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N249 Elliott Hall
612-624-2241
oxenham@umn.edu
Auditory perception and cognition; computational models of hearing; hearing impairment and cochlear implants
Alexander J. Rothman
Professor & Social Area Director
N321 Elliott Hall
612-625-2573
rothm001@umn.edu
Social, judgment and decision-making, health beliefs and health behavior, persuasion, cognition and emotion, stereotyping, research methodology
Paul Sackett
Professor
N475 Elliott Hall
612-624-9842
psackett@umn.edu
Personnel decision making, job performance, counterproductive behavior in the workplace, managerial potential
Aaron Schmidt
Associate Professor
N486 Elliott Hall
612-626-9188
aschmidt@umn.edu
Employee motivation and self-regulation, including goal prioritization and time allocation, responses to actual and anticipated success, and applications of self-regulatory theory to individual and team training
Paul Schrater
Associate Professor
S211 Elliott Hall
612-626-8638
schrater@umn.edu
Statistical pattern recognition, human and computer vision, multi-modal sensory integration and motor control
Jeffry A. Simpson
Professor
S354 Elliott Hall
612-626-0025
simps108@umn.edu
Social, interpersonal relationships, attachment, evolution and social behavior, personality and social behavior, social influence
Mark Snyder
McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology
N367 Elliott Hall
612-625-1507
msnyder@umn.edu
Personality and social behavior; self and identity; altruism and pro-social behavior; social perception and interpersonal behavior; social influence and attitude change; motivational foundations of individual and collective action
Mark Stellmack
Contract Assistant Professor
S105 Elliott Hall
612-625-0501
stell006@umn.edu
 
Moin Syed
Associate Professor and interim Associate Chair
N567 Elliott Hall
612-625-9501
moin@umn.edu
Identity development among culturally and ethnically diverse youth, intersections among multiple identities, educational and career pathways, narrative psychology
Mark Thomas
Associate Professor
S254 Elliott Hall
612-624-4963
tmhomas@umn.edu
Neurobiology of drug-induced plasticity and addiction, behavioral neuroscience, transgenic mice, cellular electrophysiology
Niels Waller
Professor & QPM Area Director
N657 Elliott Hall
612-626-8729
nwaller@umn.edu
Quantitative models of individual differences, psychometrics, factor analysis, taxometrics, item response theory
Chun Wang
Assistant Professor
N658 Elliott Hall
612-626-8936
wang4066@umn.edu
Psychometric methods,item response theory, computerized adaptive testing, cognitive diagnosis, and semi-parametric modeling
David J. Weiss
Professor
N660 Elliott Hall
612-625-0342
djweiss@umn.edu
Psychometric methods, counseling, computerized adaptive testing, latent trait measurement theory

 

Emeriti Faculty

Name Contact Interests
Ellen Berscheid
Regents' Professor of Psychology Emerita
bersc001@umn.edu Social, interpersonal attraction, close relationships, social perception and cognition, emotion
Thomas J. Bouchard, Jr. bouch001@umn.edu Individual differences, behavior genetics, evolutionary psychology assessment, mental abilities, twin and adoption research
Dwight Burkhardt N240 Elliott Hall
612-625-6375
burkh001@umn.edu
Vision and neuroscience, function of retinal neurons, human psychophysics
James Butcher S353 Elliott Hall
612-625-9880
butch001@umn.edu
Personality assessment, cross-cultural psychology
John Campbell N478 Elliott Hall
612-625-9351
campb006@umn.edu
Industrial/organizational, psychometric methods, performance modeling, prediction and selection models, decision-making processes, industrial training and development
René V. Dawis dawis001@umn.edu Counseling, individual differences, industrial/organizational, psychometric methods, work adjustment, vocational assessment, vocational counseling, measurement of abilities, values, and work personality
William Grove grove001@umn.edu Classification and behavior genetics of psychoses, numerical taxonomy, personality, disorders, clinical vs. statistical prediction, assessment and forensic psychology
Jo-Ida C. Hansen N556 Elliott Hall
612-625-3873
hanse004@umn.edu
Counseling, vocational interest measurement and inventory construction, career development, cross-cultural interest measurement, leisure
Gloria R. Leon N420 Elliott Hall
612-625-9324
leonx003@umn.edu
Personality, stress and coping in extreme environments, psychosocial aspects in disaster response and management, psychosocial factors in space missions, thermal control of astronaut status
J. Bruce Overmier N258 Elliott Hall
612-625-1835
psyjbo@umn.edu
Cognitive and biological: stress, conditioning, learning, and memory in animals and humans, and their biological mechanisms
Gail Peterson S223 Elliott Hall
612-625-2863
peter004@umn.edu
Radical Behaviorism; experimental and applied behavior analysis; general behavior theory
Warren W. Roberts rober028@umn.edu Experimental, physiological
Auke Tellegen N252 Elliott Hall
612-625-1351
telle001@umn.edu
Personality research and assessment, clinical
Neal Viemeister N264 Elliott Hall
612-625-4024
nfv@umn.edu
Auditory perception, psychophysics, models of perceptual processes