Department Resources

Who Can Help You in the Department?

Our staff is happy to help you with anything that you might need. Listed below is the specialty areas for each out of our staff members. Please reach out to them if you need assistance. 


Susan Ridley, Office Manager

Candidate interview Schedules

Candidate Liaison

Department Management

Facilities Requests

Faculty personnel Support

Personnel Hiring

IOPSA Foundation Payments

Space Inventory


Tanie Boeddeker, Graduate Program Coordinator

Advancing to Candidacy

Graduate Admissions Questions

Clinical Accreditation support

Clinical Open House Support

CRN for Thesis or Dissertation Credits

Graduate Curriculum Coordinator

Graduate Orientation Questions

Graduate Program Support

Student Handbook Questions


Dave Cerri, Department Lab Manager

Lab Management

Equipment inventory

Printer Mapping

IT support


Kevin Clendening, Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Advising Appointments

Adjunct Contracts and Hiring

Awards Ceremonies

Background Checks

Course Evaluations

Graduate Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant Hiring

Grading coordinator


Scantron Support

Summer Hiring

Syllabus Validation

Textbook Coordinator

Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator

Undergraduate Committee Support

Website Coordinator


Paula Herrera, Administrative Coordinator

Advising Appointments

Brown Bag Coordinator

Business cards


Contact list

Copy Support


Equipment Checkout

Key Requests and Codes


Office Supplies

Room Reservations and Access

Poster Printing

Telecom Orders

Undergraduate Newsletter

Social Media Coordinator


Deirdre Ward, Grants & Budget Administrator II

Students and Faculty in Applied Developmental, Cognitive/Behavioral Neuroscience, and Human Factors 

All Grant and Indirect Account-Related Activity Including Start Up and Research Accounts

Consultant in eVA

Cash receipts

Check requests

Grants, Budgets, and Associated Indirects

Internal Research Account

Non-Grant Accounts


OSP-Related Contracts and Personnel

Petty Cash


Purchasing for Dr. Chaplin's Lab 

Purchasing for Dr. Dumas's Lab

Recharge sim & fMRI Accounts