Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

All Faculty

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  • Leah M Adams

    Leah M Adams

    Assistant Professor

    Clinical Psychology: HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management

  • Giorgio Ascoli

    Giorgio Ascoli

    University Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Molecular Neuroscience Department: Description and generation of dendritic morphology, hippocampus, human memory, neuron classification, semantic maps

  • Kathleen A Aux

    Kathleen A Aux

    Adjunct Faculty

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  • Carryl Baldwin

    Carryl Baldwin

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Transportation and Auditory research

  • Nicole Beadles

    Nicole Beadles

    Director, School Psychology Program

    School Psychology

  • Alok Bhupatkar
  • Avrama Kim  Blackwell

    Avrama Kim Blackwell

    Professor, Department of Bioengineering

    Molecular Neuroscience Department: Computational and experimental approaches to the biophysical and biochemical mechanisms of long term memory storage, understanding the cellular and molecular events underlying the discrimination of spatio-temporal patterns by neurons

  • Deborah A. Boehm-Davis

    Deborah A. Boehm-Davis

    University Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: How human performance is helped or hindered by the design of tools that help us accomplish everyday tasks.

  • Jennifer Brielmaier

    Jennifer Brielmaier

    Assistant Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Environmental factors contributing to the risk for psychiatric disorders

  • Louis C Buffardi

    Louis C Buffardi

    Associate Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Work and family issues, human error, individual differences.

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  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Intimate partner violence, client-centered services, empowerment, community-based learning, civic engagement

  • Tara  Chaplin

    Tara Chaplin

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Emotion regulation and the development of psychopathology and substance use in adolescence; Parent-focused interventions; Bio-psycho-social models of emotion

  • Linda Doss Chrosniak

    Linda Doss Chrosniak

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: learning and memory processes in both humans and animals

  • Jose M Cortina

    Jose M Cortina

    Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Meta-analysis, structural equation modeling, and significance testing, as well as predictors and outcomes of emotions in the workplace.

  • Mary S. Curby

    Mary S. Curby

    Adjunct Faculty

    aggression, relational aggression, preventative interventions, assessment, clinical treatment

  • Timothy W Curby

    Timothy W Curby

    Associate Professor

    Classrooms as a context for student learning and development; Teacher–student interactions; Classroom quality and variability; Social-emotional teaching, Quantitative Methods.

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  • Reeshad S. Dalal

    Reeshad S. Dalal

    Associate Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Job performance, judgment and decision-making, work situations, personality, job attitudes and job-related mood/emotions, and psychological approaches to the study of cyber security.

  • Doris Bitler Davis

    Doris Bitler Davis

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Animal behavior and cognition, especially communication, social hierarchy, and the effects of domestication; the teaching of psychology

  • Ewart de Visser

    Ewart de Visser

    PI of the TRUMAN Lab

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition

  • Susanne A Denham

    Susanne A Denham

    University Professor

    Applied Developmental Psychology: Social and emotional development of children

  • Ted Dumas

    Ted Dumas

    Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Krasnow Institute

    Neural substrates of memory, neural and cognitive development, stress and behavioral control, real-time brain activity focus in a multidisciplinary setting

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  • Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: adolescent suicide, adolescent substance abuse, development of cognitive behavioral prevention and intervention programs for adolescent mental health problems

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  • Jeffrey Fernandez

    Jeffrey Fernandez

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Sarah Fischer

    Sarah Fischer

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: personality traits and psychosocial factors influencing the co-morbidity and maintenance of addictive behavior patterns

  • Jane M Flinn

    Jane M Flinn

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The role of metals in learning and memory, including their role in Alzheimer's disease and traumatic brain injury (TBI)

  • Cyrus K Foroughi

    Cyrus K Foroughi

    Cognitive Scientist

    Interruptions, Expertise, Cognitive Training, Supervisory Control, Video Games

  • Susanne M Furman

    Susanne M Furman

    Instructor

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  • Seth Kaplan

    Seth Kaplan

    Associate Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Employee well-being; Emotions at work; Job attitudes; personality; Individual and team performance in crises and extreme environments; flexible work arrangements; telework; metaperceptions; measurement and statistical issues

  • Todd B. Kashdan

    Todd B. Kashdan

    Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Anxiety, emotions, purpose in life, how personal strengths operate in everyday life, social relationships, and how to foster and sustain happiness and meaning in life.

  • William G. Kennedy

    William G. Kennedy

    Assistant Professor

    Computational cognitive modeling, computational social science

  • Julie K Kidd

    Julie K Kidd

    Professor

  • Eden B King

    Eden B King

    Associate Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Dealing with and preventing discrimination in the workplace.

  • Richard J. Klimoski

    Richard J. Klimoski

    Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Effective management of teams; Strengthening the human side of work organizations.

  • Stephen Krauss
  • Frank Krueger

    Frank Krueger

    Associate Professor | Chief, Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) Lab

    Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience: Social Cognition & Prosocial Behaviors

  • Lauren E. Kuykendall

    Lauren E. Kuykendall

    Assistant Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Worker well-being; worker health; work-life issues; leisure; emotions; positive worker characteristics; work stress and stress management; gender and well-being.

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  • Yi-Ching Lee

    Yi-Ching Lee

    Assistant Professor

    Driver attention, emotion, and behavior; diagnostic driving; experiential learning; incentives and behavior change

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  • James E Maddux

    James E Maddux

    Emeritus Faculty

    Clinical Psychology: My major scholarly interest is the interface of social, clinical, and health psychology, which is concerned with the ways that theory and research from social psychology can help us understand psychological adjustment, psychological disorders, and health-related behavior. My professional mission is to enhance well-being around the world through the promotion of psychological science.

  • Marcella Stephens Marcey

    Marcella Stephens Marcey

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kelsey Catherine Marron
  • Craig McDonald

    Craig McDonald

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Executive control, performance monitoring, selective attention

  • Patrick E McKnight

    Patrick E McKnight

    Associate Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Research methods and data analysis with a particular interest in measurement.

  • Kathleen McQuillan
  • Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Director- GMU Center for Psychological Services

    Clinical Psychology: adolescent, medical, eating, diabetes

  • Rebecca Susan Morse
  • Erin Quinlivan Murdoch

    Erin Quinlivan Murdoch

    Assistant Professor

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  • Natalie A Paquette

    Natalie A Paquette

    Visual Cognition; Executive Control; Performance Monitoring; Brain Health; Age-Related Cortical Change; Binocular Dysfunction

  • Robert Pasnak

    Robert Pasnak

    Professor

    Applied Developmental Psychology: Children and life span development- particularly helping children who lag in cognitive development catch up to their peers.

  • Matthew S. Peterson

    Matthew S. Peterson

    Associate Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Visual attention, eye movements, working memory, attentional control, brain plasticity, and cognitive training

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  • Justin Ramsdell

    Justin Ramsdell

    Assistant Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Forensic Psychology

  • Keith D Renshaw

    Keith D Renshaw

    Chair

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Anxiety, stress/trauma reactions, and interpersonal relationships, with a particular focus on romantic relationships in which one partner has experienced a traumatic event.

  • John H Riskind

    John H Riskind

    Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Cognitive-behavioral research, treatment, and theory of anxiety, mood, and related disorders.

  • Johannes Rojahn

    Johannes Rojahn

    Professor

    Applied Developmental Psychology: Intellectual and developmental disabilities, especially [1] challenging behaviors and other forms of psychopathology (assessment, applied behavior analysis, epidemiology) and [2] socio-emotional development and social adaptation. For free access to the Behavior Problems Inventory (BPI-01 and BPI-S) see below.

  • Ellen Rowe

    Ellen Rowe

    Associate Professor

    School Psychology: Areas of assessment and measurement with children.

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  • James F Sanford

    James F Sanford

    Emeritus Faculty

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition

  • Tyler H. Shaw

    Tyler H. Shaw

    Associate Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Vigilance or sustained attention, Human-Computer interaction, trust in automation, team performance.

  • Eric B Shiraev

    Eric B Shiraev

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jerome Short

    Jerome Short

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: developing and evaluating mental health promotion programs for college students and older adults; social support; substance abuse prevention; and mental health policy

  • Robert F Smith

    Robert F Smith

    Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: The effects of adolescent drug consumption, especially nicotine.

  • Maren Strenziok

    Maren Strenziok

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Neuroanatomical changes associated with video game training in older adults

  • Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Associate Professor

    Clinical Psychology: Developmental psychopathology, the moral emotions of shame and guilt, family violence, evaluation, and more generally centering around the topic of risk and antisocial behavior.

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  • June P Tangney

    June P Tangney

    University Professor

    Clinical Psychology: * Moral emotions (e.g., shame, guilt, empathy) * Values and virtues (e.g., humility, forgiveness, self-compassion) * Self control generally, and emotion regulation specifically * Borderline Personality Disorder * Brief interventions for jail inmates * Motivational Interviewing * Mindfulness-based Interventions * Values Affirmations * Restorative Justice-themed Interventions * Reducing Substance Misuse * Reducing HIV risk behavior

  • Lois E Tetrick

    Lois E Tetrick

    University Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Occupational health psychology including stress, work-family, and safety; the employee-organization relationship including psychological contracts, social exchange theory, and the norm of reciprocity; organizational climate and culture; innovation and creativity; positive aging and retirement transitions; cross-cultural aspects of industrial organizational psychology.

  • Dawna M Thompson

    Dawna M Thompson

    Assistant Professor

    School Psychology

  • James C Thompson

    James C Thompson

    Associate Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Examining how we recognize human movement and make sense of other peoples' actions and how this can be applied in specialized settings such as surveillance and in conditions in which human movement recognition may be impaired.

  • Greg Trafton

    Greg Trafton

    Affiliate/Adjunct Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition

  • Paige J Trojanowski

    Paige J Trojanowski

    Clinical Psychology: disordered eating, social comparison, body dissatisfaction, neuroimaging

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  • Martin Wiener

    Martin Wiener

    Assistant Professor

    Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience: Cognitive Neuroscience, Time Perception, Space Perception, Datasharing

  • Eva  Wiese

    Eva Wiese

    Assistant Professor

    Human Factors/Applied Cognition: Social Robotics and Embodied cognition in HCI

  • Adam Winsler

    Adam Winsler

    Associate Chair

    Professor

    Applied Developmental Psychology: Children's transition to school, development of self-regulation/executive functioning, private speech, bilingual language development, the arts and child development, and educational success and equity for children of color

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  • Stephen Zaccaro

    Stephen Zaccaro

    Professor

    Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Steve has directed (or co-directed) funded research projects in the areas of multiteam systems, cyber security incident response teams, team performance, team mental models, leader-team interfaces, leadership training and development, leader adaptability, and executive coaching.

  • Holly Alyse Zanville

    Holly Alyse Zanville

    Adjunct Faculty

    School Psychology