For more detailed information about our faculty's current research interests, download the Faculty Research Document.
Paul Biner, Ph.D.
Control motivation; Industrial/organizational psychology; Training evaluation.
Darrell Butler, Ph.D.
(perception, decision making, thinking, problem solving), Human Factors,
Computers in Psychology.
Anjolii Diaz, Ph.D. (Assistant
Developmental Psychology, Temperament, Cognition,
Johnathan Forbey, Ph.D. (Professor):
George Gaither, Ph.D. (Associate Professor):
Human Sexual Behavior, Psychology Major Student Development, Teaching
and Learning Issues in Higher Education.
Rachel Gentry, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor):
Interpersonal Interaction, Relational Aggression and
Victimization, Rape/Sexual Assault, Bullying,
Thomas Holtgraves, Ph.D. (Professor):
Psychology of Language, Interpersonal Communication Processes, Personality
and Information Processing, Gambling.
Mary Kite, Ph.D. (Professor):
Gender Stereotyping and Prejudice, Attitudes toward Gay Men and
Lesbians, Attitudes toward Older Adults.
Katie Lawson, Ph.D. (Assistant Professor):
Work, Family, and Gender.
Tayla Lee, Ph.D.
Co-occurring Mental Disorders
Linh Nguyen Littleford, Ph.D. (Associate Professor):
Teaching and Diversity, Privilege and Inequality Framing (race/ethnicity,
orientation, ability, socioeconomic status, appearance, and
religion), Diversity and Ethnic Minority Issues, “Positive” Stereotypes.
Guy Mittleman, Ph.D. (Professor): Brain neuropathology associated with autism spectrum
disorders; Sudden infant death (SIDS); Sudden unexplained death in epilepsy
Kerri Pickel, Ph.D. (Professor):
Psychology and Law, Eyewitness Memory, Juror Decision Making.
Kristin Ritchey, Ph.D. (Associate Professor):
Stephanie Simon-Dack, Ph.D. (Associate Professor):
Interhemispheric transfer, Beta Frequency Activity and Mechanisms of Inhibition,
Early Sensory Perception, EEG/ERP methodology.
Brandon Smit, Ph.D. (Instructor):
Industrial/Organizational, Pay Secrecy, Work-Life Balance, Self-Regulation.
Michael Tagler, Ph.D. (Associate Professor):
Attitudes and Persuasion, Sleep Habits, Sex Differences in
Reactions to Infidelity, Theory of Planned Behavior.
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