Faculty

Anne Berry
Anne Berry
Assistant Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
On Leave Fall 2022
781-736-3278 Lemberg Hall, 101

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging.

Lab: Neurochemistry and Cognition Lab

Hannah Clark
Hannah Clark
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-3280 51 Sawyer Rd #511

Expertise: Early adversity, intimate partner violence, mechanisms of risk and resilience, and traumatic stress.

Paul DiZio
Paul DiZio
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-2043 Rabb Graduate Center, 115

Expertise: Human spatial orientation, posture and balance, movement control and coordination, sensory-motor adaptation, motor development, multi-sensory interactions, space perception, space flight physiology, human factors in virtual environments, motion sickness, brain-computer interaction.

Lab: Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory

Angela Gutchess
Angela Gutchess
Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
On Leave Fall 2022-Spring 2023
781-736-3247 Lemberg Hall, 106

Expertise: Effects of age and culture on memory and social cognition.

Lab: Aging, Culture and Cognition Laboratory

Jennifer Gutsell
Jennifer Gutsell
Graduate Program Head
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3308 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 220

Expertise: Social and affective neuroscience; cross-group resonance; emotion and self-control; empathy and environmentalism.

Lab: Social Interaction and Motivation Laboratory

James Howard
James Howard
Assistant Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3252 Brown Social Science Center 108

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, reward, learning, decision-making, chemosensation.

Lab: Reward, Learning, and Decision Making Lab

Shantanu Jadhav
Shantanu Jadhav
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
On Leave Fall 2022-Spring 2023
781-736-3147 Bassine Science Building, 301

Expertise: Neurophysiology of learning and decision-making.

Lab: Learning, Memory and Decision Making Lab

Donald Katz
Donald Katz
Professor of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3268 Bassine Science Building, 345

Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning.

Lab: Katz Lab

Margie Lachman
Margie Lachman
Minnie and Harold Fierman Professor of Psychology
On Leave Spring 2023
781-736-3255 Lemberg Hall, 107

Expertise: Life-span development, midlife, aging, sense of control, adult personality, memory, health-promoting behaviors, intervention research to improve cognitive and physical functioning.

Lab: Lifespan Developmental Psychology Laboratory

James Lackner
James Lackner
Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-2033 Rabb Graduate Center, 114

Expertise: Spatial orientation, human movement control, adaptation to unusual force environments.

Lab: Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory

Xiaodong Liu
Xiaodong Liu
Coordinator, Master's Program
Associate Professor of Psychology
781-736-3244 Brown Social Science Center, 106

Expertise: Applied statistics; linear and nonlinear multilevel modeling / hierarchical linear modeling (HLM); structural equation modeling (SEM); general and generalized linear modeling; longitudinal data analysis child development: factors (at individual, familial, communal and cultural levels) related to child psychological adjustment (internalizing and externalizing) and school performance.

Teresa Vann Mitchell
Teresa Vann Mitchell
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-5333 Brown Social Science Center, Brown 107

Expertise: Developmental cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

Robert Sekuler
Robert Sekuler
Department Chair
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology
781-736-3277 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 242

Expertise: Visual perception, cognitive processes, particularly visual memory, navigation of complex environments, imitation of seen actions, age-related changes in cognitive function.

Lab: Vision Lab

Hannah R. Snyder
Hannah R. Snyder
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-3272 Lemberg Hall, 102

Expertise: Cognitive processes, adolescent development, developmental psychopathology.

Lab: CoPE Lab

Ellen Wright
Ellen Wright
Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of Psychology
781-736-2809 Brown Social Science Center, 128

Expertise: The intersection between clinical psychology, depression, gender, development, emotion regulation, specifically: gender and developmental differences in and risks for depression; risk, resiliency and depression prevention; emotion regulation, self-focused attention, rumination and reflection; coping, and development; psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology and affective disorders (i.e., postpartum depression and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder).

Adjunct Faculty

Sonja Krstic
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
781-736-3257 Brown 104
Sarah Lupis
Sarah B. Lupis
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
781-736-3303 Brown 125

Expertise: Intersectionality of emotion and sympathetic nervous system and neuroendocrine stress responses, and predictors and moderators of these underlying mechanisms, including the effects of age, culture, gender and body image.

Jutta Wolf
Jutta Wolf
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
781-736-3297 Brown Social Sciences Center, 103

Expertise: Psychoneuroendocrinology, psychoneuroimmunology.

Lab: Health Psychology Laboratory

Emeriti

Joseph Cunningham
Joseph Cunningham
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3304 Brown Social Science Center, 317

Expertise: Clinical and developmental psychology, nonverbal communication, emotional development; gender differences.

Maurice Hershenson
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Expertise: Visual space perception and information processing; monocular visual space perception: size and shape constancy and the metric perceived space.

Ray Jackendoff
Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3264

Expertise: Semantics of natural language, syntax, general linguistic theory, evolution of language, language and spatial cognition, consciousness, social cognition, music cognition.

Raymond Knight
Raymond Knight
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3259 Lemberg Hall, 103

Expertise: Clinical psychology and experimental psychopathology, with specific expertise in psychopathy, sexual aggression and bullying.

Joan Maling
Professor Emerita of Linguistics and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems

Expertise: Linguistics. Syntactic theory, historical syntax, metrics, syntactic theory, Icelandic syntax, Korean syntax.

Malcolm Watson
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Developmental psychology.

Arthur Wingfield
Arthur Wingfield
Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
781-736-3270 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 363

Expertise: Age-related hearing loss in older adults and its effects on cognitive function, speech comprehension and memory.

Lab: Memory and Cognition Lab

Jerome Wodinsky
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Expertise: Comparative psychology, learning theory, sensory physiology.

Leslie Zebrowitz
Leslie Zebrowitz
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3263 Lemberg Hall, 104

Expertise: Social psychology, face perception, facial stereotypes (babyfaceness, attractiveness), aging and social perception.

Lab: Face Perception Lab