Psychology
Holloway Hall

Faculty

Psychology Department Program Management Specialist

Chair

  • Jason S. McCartney; Developmental psychology, developmental disabilities.
    B.A., University of Maryland at College Park; M.S., Ph.D., Virginia Tech

Professors

  • Suzanne L. Osman; Social psychology ,sexuality and gender-related attitudes and behaviors, sexual aggression.
    B.S., Cornell University; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University
  • George I. Whitehead; Social psychology, environmental psychology, self-presentation theory, and service learning.
    B.A., Trinity College; M.A., C.W. Post College; Ph.D., University of Massachusetts.

Associate Professors

  • J. Craig Clarke; Experimental psychology, perception and cognition, experimental aesthetics.
    B.S., University of Scranton; M.A., Ohio University; Ph.D., Lehigh University.
  • Karl Maier; Clinical psychology, health psychology and behavioral medicine, stress, psychophysiology, cardiovascular disease, stress & health-related aspects of pandemics and climate change.
    B.A., Syracuse University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
  • Marta E. Losonczy-Marshall; Developmental psychology, child development, emotional development, Autism.
    B.A., Salisbury University; M.A. Towson State University; Ph.D., George Washington University.
  • Michele Schlehofer; Applied social psychology, psychology of women’s and reproductive health, health behavior maintenance, perceptions of susceptibility and control, action research.
    B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University; M.A. and Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University.
  • Thomas J. Tomcho; Clinical, family, developmental, and health psychology; teaching effectiveness, family, peer, and healthcare rituals, geriatric self-care behavior in chronic illness.
    B.S., Marywood University; M.S., M.S., University of Scranton; M.S., Ph.D., Syracuse University; Post-doctoral fellowship, University of Pennsylvania/Philadelphia Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center.
  • Mark I. Walter; Social psychology, prejudice, attitudes toward social issues, right-wing authoritarianism, social dominance orientation.
    B.A., University of Colorado; M.A., Ph.D., University of Maine.

Assistant Professors

  • Cecilia M. Acocella; Sensory processes, biopsychology of psychoactive drugs.
    B.A. Hamilton College; M.A. and Ph.D., Northeastern University
  • Larence Becker; Cognitive psychology, visual perception and attention, cognition of music.
    B.A., New York University, M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University.
  • Rhyannon Bemis; Developmental psychology, memory development, episodic memory in the classroom, source monitoring, and metacognition.
    B.A., Maryville College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of New Hampshire.
  • Charisse Chappell; Counseling/clinical psychology, psychological assessment, multicultural issues.
    BA., Adelphi University; M.A. University of Tennessee, Ph.D., University of Houston.
  • Lance C. Garmon; Developmental Psychology, Adolescence and Emerging Adulthood, Media Psychology, Moral Development, Representations of Attachment, Psychology and the Law.
    B.A., Washburn University, M.A. Ohio State University,  Ph.D., Ohio State University.
  • Kyoung Rae Jung; Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Academic Performance, Self-efficacy, Conscientiousness, Cross-cultural & Multicultural issues.
    B.A. Yonsei University; B.S. University of Oregon; M.A. Yonsei University; M.A. San Diego State University; Ph. D., University of Minnesota.
  • Echo E. Leaver; Physiological psychology, sensory physiology
    Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaigne
  • Meredith Patterson; Cognitive psychology, psychology of aging, memory, cognitive aging, lifespan development.
    B.A. California State University, Northridge; M.A. Claremont Graduate University; Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University.

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