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Name Contact Interests
Eugene Borgida
Professor of Psychology and Law
N387 Elliott Hall
Social cognition, attitudes and persuasion, psychology and law, political psychology
Thomas Brothen
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology
N315 Elliott Hall
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
Area Director for Personality, Individual Differences and Behavior Genetics
N422 Elliott Hall
Personality structure, biological basis of personality traits, cognitive abilities, impulsivity and antisocial behavior
Richard Douglass
Assistant Professor
N563 Elliott Hall
Counseling; career; discrimination; mental and physical health and well-being
Stephen Engel
Associate Chair
S249 Elliott Hall
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
Political psychology; intergroup relations and racial attitudes; the psychology of legitimacy; political expertise
Charles R. (Randy) Fletcher
Associate Professor
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology
S255 Elliott Hall
Cognitive and biological, cognition, text comprehension
Patricia A. Frazier
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Co-Area Director for Counseling Psychology
N571 Elliott Hall
Counseling and social, coping with traumatic life events; PTSD and post-traumatic growth; perceptions of control over traumatic events
Jonathan Gewirtz
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology
N246 Elliott Hall
Neural substrates of memory, negative affect, and drug dependency
Marti Hope Gonzales
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
N315 Elliott Hall
Applied social psychology, impression management and self-presentation, accountability, political psychology, medical compliance
Nicola Grissom
Assistant Professor
N249 Elliott Hall
Learning and memory, neurobiology of motivated behavior, autism models, outcome prediction, motivation, goal-directed learning, sex differences
Sheng He
On Leave
N252 Elliott Hall
Human vision and attention, visual awareness, cognitive neuroscience
Nathaniel Helwig
Associate Professor of Psychology and Statistics
N650 Elliott Hall
Computational statistics, smoothing splines, semiparametric regression, multimode/tensor analysis, neuroimaging, psychometrics
William G. Iacono
Regents Professor
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N444 Elliott Hall
Clinical, psychophysiology, behavior genetics, biological markers of schizophrenia, drug abuse, alcoholism, the course and development of psychopathology, lie detection
Daniel J. Kersten
S212 Elliott Hall
Cognitive neuroscience, human vision, computational vision, neural networks, neuroimaging
Bonnie Klimes-Dougan
Contract Associate Professor
N412 Elliott Hall
Developmental and neuroscience approaches to identifying disruptions in stress/emotion regulatory processes that precede, accompany and are a consequence of depression and suicidal behavior
Wilma Koutstaal
S247 Elliott Hall
Thinking, memory, and mental agility; cognitive neuroscience; neuropsychology; aging
Robert Krueger
Hathaway Distinguished Professor
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N414 Elliott Hall
Classification and etiology of psychopathology and substance use disorders, personality disorders, personality psychology, quantitative and molecular genetics, quantitative models of individual differences
Nathan Kuncel
N464 Elliott Hall
Structure and prediction of performance in academic and work settings
Richard Landers
Associate Professor
John P. Campbell Professorship of Industrial-Organizational Psychology
N478 Elliott Hall
Novel technologies as they are and can be used in employee selection, employee training, and methodology (including both psychometric measurement and methods from data science).
James Lee
Associate Professor
N409 Elliott Hall
Mental abilities, individual differences, behavioral genetics, human evolution
Richard M. Lee
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Co-Area Director for Counseling Psychology Associate Chair
N563 Elliott Hall
Counseling psychology; cultural and ethnic minority psychology; international adoption
Vanessa Lee
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N240 Elliott Hall
Cognitive neuroscience of attention, memory, and perception.
Gordon Legge
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N257 Elliott Hall
Cognitive and biological, human visual perception, cognitive science
Shmuel Lissek
Associate Professor
N416 Elliott Hall
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
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N419 Elliott Hall
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
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
N426 Elliott Hall
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
S357 Elliott Hall
Health behavior change, particularly in the context of eating, dieting, and obesity; self-control; stress and eating; predictors of eating in everyday life
Katerina Marcoulides
Assistant Professor
N658 Elliott Hall
Data mining, longitudinal growth modeling, multilevel modeling, data fusion, structural equation modeling, item response theory
Chad J. Marsolek
N253 Elliott Hall
Human memory, vision, learning, and how they are modulated by emotional and social factors. Cognitive neuroscience
Matthew McGue
Regents Professor
N241a Elliott Hall
Behavior genetics, individual differences, quantitative psychology, aging, substance abuse
Liza Meredith
Contract Assistant Professor
S245 Elliott Hall
College student mental health, academic interventions for improving mental health and performance, romantic relationships and social support, stress and trauma
Caprice Niccoli-Waller
Contract Assistant Professor
N243 Elliott Hall
Health psychology, stress, hormones, and biopsychology
Cheryl Olman
Associate Professor
Morse-Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor of Psychology
N264 Elliott Hall
Biological basis of functional magnetic resonance imaging; modulation of low-level visual responses by scene perception
Deniz Ones
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Area Director, Industrial and Organizational Psych
Hellervik Professor of Industrial Psychology
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
N472 Elliott Hall
Employee staffing, personality assessment, and research, measurement of individual differences at work, counterproductive work behaviors, psychometric meta-analysis, cognitive abilities, cross-cultural research, employees and environmental sustainability (green behaviors), use of wearable technologies to measure work-relevant variables.
Andrew J. Oxenham
Distinguished McKnight University Professor
Area Director for Cognitive and Brain Science
N258 Elliott Hall
Auditory perception and cognition; computational models of hearing; hearing impairment and cochlear implants
Alexander J. Rothman
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Area Director for Social Psychology
N321 Elliott Hall
Message framing, initiation and maintenance of behavior change, interventions to promote healthy behavior, health judgment and decision making, health behavior theory, relationships and human behavior, environmental behavior change, research methodology
Paul Sackett
Richard Fink Distinguished Professor
N475 Elliott Hall
Personnel decision making, job performance, counterproductive behavior in the workplace, managerial potential
Aaron Schmidt
Associate Professor
Marvin D. Dunette Distinguished Professor
N486 Elliott Hall
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 of Psychology and Computer Science
S211 Elliott Hall
Statistical pattern recognition, human and computer vision, multi-modal sensory integration and motor control
Jeffry A. Simpson
Distinguished University Teaching Professor
Department Chair
S354 Elliott Hall
Social, interpersonal relationships, attachment, evolution and social behavior, personality and social behavior, social influence
Mark Snyder
McKnight Presidential Chair in Psychology
N367 Elliott Hall
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
Auditory perception; binaural and spatial hearing; teaching and assessment of student writing
Moin Syed
Associate Professor
S348 Elliott Hall
Identity development among culturally and ethnically diverse youth, intersections among multiple identities, educational and career pathways, narrative psychology
Iris Vilares
Assistant Professor
S251 Elliott Hall
Cognitive neuroscience, sensorimotor decision-making, social
decision-making, neuroeconomics, computational psychiatry
Scott Vrieze
Associate Professor
McKnight Land-Grant Professor 2019-21
N438 Elliott Hall
Clinical psychology, behavioral and statistical genetics, addiction and drug abuse, developmental psychopathology, wireless sensors as behavioral proxies, measurement, bioinformatics.
Niels Waller
Area Director for Quantitative and Psychometric Methods
N657 Elliott Hall
Quantitative models of individual differences, psychometrics, factor analysis, taxometrics, item response theory
David J. Weiss
N660 Elliott Hall
Psychometric methods, counseling, computerized adaptive testing, latent trait measurement theory


Emeriti Faculty

Name Contact Interests
Ellen Berscheid
Regents' Professor of Psychology Emerita Social, interpersonal attraction, close relationships, social perception and cognition, emotion
Thomas J. Bouchard, Jr. Individual differences, behavior genetics, evolutionary psychology assessment, mental abilities, twin and adoption research
Dwight Burkhardt N240 Elliott Hall
Vision and neuroscience, function of retinal neurons, human psychophysics
James Butcher S353 Elliott Hall
Personality assessment, cross-cultural psychology
John Campbell N478 Elliott Hall
Industrial/organizational, psychometric methods, performance modeling, prediction and selection models, decision-making processes, industrial training and development
René V. Dawis Counseling, individual differences, industrial/organizational, psychometric methods, work adjustment, vocational assessment, vocational counseling, measurement of abilities, values, and work personality
Jo-Ida C. Hansen N556 Elliott Hall
Counseling, vocational interest measurement and inventory construction, career development, cross-cultural interest measurement, leisure
Gloria R. Leon N231 Elliott Hall
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
Cognitive and biological: stress, conditioning, learning, and memory in animals and humans, and their biological mechanisms
Gail Peterson S223 Elliott Hall
Radical Behaviorism; experimental and applied behavior analysis; general behavior theory
Auke Tellegen N252 Elliott Hall
Personality research and assessment, clinical