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The Department of Psychology is largely defined by the exceptional quality of its people. From the talented faculty, to the committed staff and the dedicated advisors, the people who comprise the department are devoted to providing an exceptional educational experience for our students, and to serving as a resource to the community at large.
Aktipis is the co-director of the Human Generosity Project. Her current research focuses on cooperation and conflict in biological systems including cancer evolution and the human microbiome.
Amazeen specializes in ecological and dynamical approaches to perception and action.
Dr. Amazeen's research focuses on the treatment of coordination as a complex dynamical system.
Anderson is interested in research design and quantitative methodology.
Barton directs the Clinical Psychology Center and supervises the clinical work of student-therapists in the center and co-ordinates field placements.
Benitez studies word learning, attentional development, language acquisition, and bilingualism.
Berkel studies health disparities and the dissemination and implementation of evidence-based programs
For more than two decades, Bimonte-Nelson has conducted preclinical evaluations of multiple domains of cognitive function as related to aging. She heads the Memory and Aging Laboratory at ASU.
Blais directs the EEG lab in the Psychology department. There, he helps train faculty and students on how to incorporate EEG techniques into their research programs.
Bradley is a joint professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and Department of Psychology.
Brewer studies memory and attention control.
Cavanaugh Toft teaches undergraduate courses and is a practicing psychologist. Her areas of interest include clinical psychology and psychopathology.
Chassin's research focuses on alcohol, tobacco use and disorders.
Cohen studies culture and religion. Cohen's main research interests fuse cultural, social, and personality psychology. He is interested in how religious differences function as cultural differences.
Conrad's research interests include studies on the neurobiology of chronic stress, sex differences in neuroplasticity following chronic stress, and links between stress and depression or anxiety disorders.
Corbin's research goals include improving understanding of factors that lead to the development of alcohol-related problems; and developing effective programs for reducing alcohol-related harm.
Crnic is a Foundation Professor who researches parent-child interaction, parenting, and family process predictions to emerging behavior problems in young children.
Davis examines how social and emotional risk and resilience factors shape adaptation to stress.
Leah Doane is a developmental psychologist and Associate Professor of Psychology at Arizona State University. She is also currently head of the Developmental Area in the Department of Psychology
Edwards research focuses on diagnostic procedures, patient outcomes and quantitative psychology.
Eisenberg's research focuses on emotion regulation and developmental psychopathology.
Fabricius' research interests include children's social cognitive development and, in particular, the children's "theory of mind".
Glenberg studies cognitive science, specifically the embodied theory of cognition. He and his team have developed EMBRACE, an iPad application for language comprehension.
Goldinger is a member of the cognitive science faculty, with broad interests in perception, attention, memory and language.
Gonzales is the Philanthropy Dean's Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and dean of natural sciences.
Grimm's research focuses on longitudinal methods for the study of change at the individual and group-level.
Ha studies the development of adolescent romantic relationships.
Dr. Hahs is the Director, of the MS ABA Program, in the Department of Psychology; His research focuses on language generativity, complex human behavior, and clinical behavior analysis.
Dr. Hansen teaches courses on the fundamentals of psychological science, research methods, biological basis of behavior and cognitive psychology.
Dr. Hart is a Clinical Psychology Instructor in the ASU Department of Psychology and is a private practice Clinical Psychologist.
Homa's research interests include the visual perception of linguistic and form stimuli; retrieval and decision processes in long- and short-term memory; and semantic memory.
Hubbard is an experimental psychologist, cognitive scientist, and interdisciplinary scholar with expertise in spatial cognition, psychophysics, imagery, music cognition and consciousness studies.
Infurna is a developmental psychologist who studies resilience to major life stressors and psychosocial factors that promote healthy aging.
Cognitive Neuroscience, Physiological Psychology, birbs, memes?
Johnson is interested in the social perception of non-human agents across different religious and cultural worldviews.
Johnson focuses on STEM education, and Mixed and Virtual Reality. In 2014, she started the company called Embodied Games (www.embodied-games.com).
Karoly's research focus is on the development and use of a cognitive-motivational perspective applied to physical health and illness.
Kenrick's research is on integrating models from evolutionary biology and cognitive science to study the effects of fundamental social motivations on cognition.
Knight's research interests in the development of ethnic identity, cross-ethnic and cross-race measurement equivalence and prosocial behavior.
Ladd is a Cowden Distinguished Professor in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics and the Department of Psychology at ASU.
Lemery-Chalfant is dually trained in developmental psychology and behavior genetics.
Luecken is a member of the clinical and developmental psychology faculty. Her research interests include women's health and the impact of early life adversity on mental and physical health.
Luthar's research interests include childhood resilience, stress and women's health.
MacKinnon has wide ranging interests in statistics and methodology but his primary interest is in the area of statistical methods to assess how prevention and treatment programs achieve their effects.
Mae's research interests include pedagogy and social cognition. She also specializes in the creation of multimedia presentations for the classroom and courtroom.
Mauricio is a licensed psychologist and an assistant research professor and implementation scientist at the Arizona State University's REACH Institute.
McBeath's research interests include perception, baseball, audition and navigation.
D'Ardenne works in ASU's Decision Neuroscience Lab, where she focuses on using neuroimaging methods to non-invasively study human brainstem nuclei.
McClure heads the Decision Neuroscience Lab (DNL) at ASU, where he investigates the neural basis of decision making with the aim of connecting low-level biological processes to high-level behaviors.
McNamara is the director of the Science of Learning and Educational Technology (SoLET) laboratory at ASU.
McNeish is an Assistant Professor in the Quantitative Area in the Department of Psychology.
Dr. Meier received her PhD from the University of Missouri in 2010 and completed her postdoctoral training at Duke University in 2013. Her research focuses on the causes, course, and consequences of problematic cannabis use.
Meier is an Assistant Clinical Professor and Associate Director of Clinical Training in the PhD Clinical Psychology program at ASU. He supervises at the Clinical Psychology Center and studies transdiagnostic treatments.
Neuberg's interests include evolutionary approaches to human sociality; stigma; prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination; motivation influences on cognition; and religion and conflict.
Olive 's group is interested in examining how abused drugs affect the brain on a neurobiological level.
Dr. Patock-Peckham is an Assistant Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University.
Jake Patten is a cognitive scientist with strong skills in research design, project management, and data science.
Dr. Pedram's research interests include prejudice and stereotyping, implicit bias, race and inequality, and intergroup processes.
Perez's program of research encompasses both theoretical and applied studies in the area of eating psychopathology and obesity, often using a focus on Latino populations.
Pina is interested in child anxiety research but also in the study of children's courage. He feels that by taking a strength-based approach, that is positive and valued, his research can better serve community organizations,
Presson studies spatial reasoning and development, as well smoking across the life span.
Sanabria studies basic behavioral and cognitive processes underlying behavioral regulation in various species, and applies this research to the study of psychiatric disorders.
Shiota's research addresses human emotion with emphasis on positive emotions, emotion regulation, and emotional mechanisms of close relationships.
Dr. Stenhoff is an assistant clinical professor in psychology. He teaches classes on behavior analysis and researches natural phenomena through behavior analysis.
Stone's research interests include human cognitive psychology, especially word recognition, attention, semantic organization, and theoretical methods.
Szeli teaches an array of undergraduate courses, both in-person and online. Her particular area of interest is in the intersections between psychology and the law.
Dr. Tein is a research professor and the Director of the Research Methodology Core at the ASU REACH Institute, with the Department of Psychology
Varnum runs the Culture and Ecology Laboratory at ASU.
West's research is in the area of personality and in prevention-related issues in health, mental health, and education.
Wolchik is interested in understanding the variability in children's response to two types of at-risk situations: parental divorce and parental death.
Through his entire career, Wosinski has been very active in the international arena.
Buitenhuys is the Research Advancement Manager for the Arizona State University Department of Psychology.
Digital Marketing and Communications
Content creation and brand awareness
Email, social media, PPC marketing
Some would call him, a "Pun Devil".
Paniz is a PhD student in the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University.
Administrative Support to the Chair
Event & Colloquium Planning
Assists with Faculty Searches
Tenure Promotion & Review
Teaching Evaluation Coordinator
University Classroom Scheduling
Text Book Order Coordinator
Department Space Planning
Facility Renovations and improvements
Coordinates Facility Maintenance
Furniture requests and modifications
Space design and layouts
Manages Business Operations
Human Resources Management.
Financial Planning, Budgets and Forecasts
Start-up Budgets and Funding
Kupfer is the Director of the Arizona State University Child Study Lab in the Department of Psychology
Assist with Hiring (Staff and Students)
Payroll/Dept. Time Administrator
FMLA & Employee Leaves
Personnel Transactions Requests
Adjunct & Courtesy Affiliate Requests
Senior Business Operations & Financial Specialist focusing on ASU Foundations, State, Local, & Gift accounts for the Department of Psychology in the ASU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
Northrup-Smith is the lab manager for the Neuroscience of Memory & Aging Lab (Bimonte-Nelson)
Admin Support for the Clinical Psychology Center (Clinic)
Manages front desk, calendar & appointments for the CPC
Adjunct Faculty Renewals for the CPC
Schay is a Pre-Award Research Advancement Administrator for the Department of Psychology. Her responsibilities include identifying funding opportunities and assisting with proposal preparation and submission.
ISAAC Access & Key Approvals
Manages PSY Front Desk
PCard and Supply Orders
PSY Email Distribution Lists
Ayers is a graduate student in the Cooperation and Conflict Lab with Dr. Athena Aktipis. She also loves hockey.
Bui, is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University, and is a recipient of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program.
Champion is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the ASU Department of Psychology who is currently teaching PSY 290
Ebbert is a Graduate Student and Research Professional/Lab Coordinator for Dr. Dishion's Relationship Dynamics Lab. Ebbert is involved in running research projects and data collection and analysis.
22 years old with a Bachelor's in Veterinary Science. Currently getting Master's Degree in ABA and dream of working with animals at zoos and learning about their behaviors.
Dr. Holloway is currently teaching for the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences and is the director of the Cognition, Learning, and Neuroscience Lab.
Ko is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Psychology who is working in the Neuberg Lab and the Evolutionary Social Cognition Lab.
Krems is a graduate student in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology
Krynen is a graduate student in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology who is researching Robotics and cognitive heuristics, visual perception, human factors design, statistical methods
Manapat is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University who is pursuing a PhD in Quantitative Research Methods.
McLean utilizes in-depth classroom observation methods to investigate the contributions of teacher characteristics, particularly mental health symptoms, to young students’ academic experiences and outcomes.
Adi Wiezel is a social psychology PhD student at ASU. Her research emphasizes the structure of political attitudes as well as emotional, motivational, and social mechanisms of attitude change.
Barlev takes an adaptationist approach to his research, which combines foundational insights from the theory of evolution by natural selection and the computational theory of mind.
Koebele is a graduate student in the Arizona State University Department of Psychology.
Ayers is a graduate student in the Cooperation and Conflict Lab with Dr. Athena Aktipis. She also loves hockey.