Faculty Research Interests

ELSON BIHM, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas Tech University

Counseling Psychology; Philosophical Psychology; Behavior Analysis

BRIAN BOLTER, Ph.D. (Higher Ed. Administration) Michigan State University

Sport Psychology; Cross-Cultural Issues in Personality, Education & School Relating to Identity Development

KURT BONIECKI, Ph.D. (Social Psychology) University of Florida

Stereotype formation and activation; racism

RON BRAMLETT, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Cincinnati

Child/Family Interventions; Assessment of Children/Adolescents; Predictors of School Success

SHAWN CHARLTON, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) University of California-San Diego

Theories of Learning; Evolutionary Psychology; Human and Animal Behavior

JAMES “ART” GILLASPY, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas A&M University

Measurement Issues in Counseling Research; Addictions Counseling

BILL LAMMERS, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) Bowling Green State University

Teaching Techniques; Technology & Teaching; Psychobiology; Brain Function During Sleep; Human Memory

HEATHER MARTENS, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Florida

Predicting student performance on state mandated assessment using universal screeners: Establishing predictive cutscores and cost benefit analysis of academic interventions;  determining cost-benefit ratio of empirically based interventions in schools

JOHN MURPHY, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Cincinnati

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy; Childhood Resilience; Behavioral Consultation/Intervention

       MOLLIE A. PRICE-BLACKSHEAR, Ph.D. (Social/Personality Psychology) University of Missouri, Columbia

Intergroup Relations; Stereotyping & Prejudice; Self-Affirmation; System Justification;  Diversity & Inclusion (link to research & teaching interests)

DARSHON A. REED, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) Oklahoma State University

Self-regulation, Social Influence, Social Cognition, & Diversity

KEVIN ROWELL, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas A&M University

Mental Health of Elderly In Long-Term Care; Alcohol Problems

       DEANNA RUMBLE, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology & Rehabilitation Science) University of Alabama at Birmingham

Pain Science, Chronic Illness, Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities

MIKE SCOLES, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) Northern Illinois University

Drug Tolerance/Dependence/Reward; Aversive Control

MARC SESTIR, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology) University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Cognitive, behavioral, and affective effects of media consumption; human aggression; consumer behavior

JOAN SIMON, Ph.D. (School Psychology) University of Kansas

Methodologies for SLD identification; Value affirmations and school aggression; Hospital-to-school transitions.

KEN SOBEL, Ph.D. (Cognitive Psychology) Vanderbilt University

Visual attention, perception, and memory

FEMINA VARGHESE, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Texas Tech University

Corrections, vocational development of offenders, and cultural diversity

      JAMES WAGES, Ph.D. (Social Psychology) Northwestern University

            Social Cognition, Stereotypes, Risk-taking, & Lay Theories

DONG XIE, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology) Ohio State University

Multicultural issues in counseling