Glenn Adams
Fraser Hall, Room 418

Ph.D., 2000, Stanford University
Research Areas: Social Psychology 

University Distinguished Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 405

Ph.D., 1989, University of Michigan 
Research Areas: Social Psychology


Nyla R. Branscombe
University Distinguished Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 530

Ph.D., 1986, Purdue University 
Research Areas: Social Psychology

John Colombo
Professor, Director of Life Span Institute
Dole Human Development Center, Room 1053

Dr. Colombo's research interests are in the developmental cognitive neuroscience of attention and learning, with a special focus on early individual differences in these areas and how they relate to the typical and atypical development of cognitive and intellectual function.

Christian Crandall
Fraser Hall, 454

Ph.D., 1987, University of Michigan
Research Areas: Social Psychology

Christopher Cushing
Assistant Professor/Assistant Scientist
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2011

Dr. Cushing's research is concerned with the promotion and maintenance of behaviors that advance the physical and psychological health and wellbeing of children and youths.

Tera Fazzino
Assistant Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 449
Ph.D., 2014, University of Vermont
Research Areas: Addiction, Obesity and Health
Paula Fite, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology and Applied Behavioral Science
Dole Center for Human Development, Room 2012

Dr. Fite's research is concerned with models of child and adolescent aggression, delinquency, early substance use, parenting, and peer relations.

Kelsie T. Forbush
Associate Professor, M. Erik Wright Scholar
Fraser Hall, Room 306

Ph.D., 2011, University of Iowa
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Omri Gillath
Fraser Hall, Room 518

Ph.D., 2003, Bar-Ilan University
Research Areas: Social Psychology, Social Neuroscience


Assistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Girard studies how emotions are expressed through verbal and nonverbal behavior, as well as how interpersonal communication is influenced by individual differences (e.g., personality and mental health) and social factors (e.g., culture and context). This work is deeply interdisciplinary and draws insights and tools from various areas of social science, computer science, statistics, and medicine.

Andrea Follmer Greenhoot, Ph.D.
Professor, Gautt Teaching Scholar, Director of Center for Teaching Excellence
Budig Hall, Room 135

Dr. Follmer Greenhoot's research focuses on cognitive development and learning. More specifically, how children and adults come to remember both good and bad experiences in their lives; how to help students achieve a high level of success in learning in higher education.

Omar Gudiño
Associate Professor, Clinical Child Psychology Program
Dole Human Development Center, room 2010

Dr. Omar Gudiño's research focuses on risk and resilience in minority youths exposed to violence and racial / ethnic disparities in mental health service use and delivery.

Nancy Hamilton
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, 426

Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Stephen S. Ilardi
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, 426

Ph.D., 1995, Duke University
Dr. Ilardi's research focuses on the etiology and treatment of depression.   Over the past decade his clinical research team has worked to develop the Therapeutic Lifestyle Change (TLC) treatment protocol based on several modifiable lifestyle factors (e.g., physical activity, omega-3 intake, light exposure, social connection) with demonstrated antidepressent benefit.  

Rick E. Ingram
Professor, Director of Clinical Training
Fraser Hall, Room 335C

Ph.D., 1983, University of Kansas
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Director of the KU Psychological Clinic, Assistant Director of Clinical Psychology Program, Curriculum and Practicum Coordinator Health Psychology, Co-Director of Graduate Clinical Health Psychology Certificate Program
Fraser Hall, Room 347
Dr. Kirk is a clinical faculty member and administrator.   She directs all practicum activity, supervises, and facilitates clinical training opportunities.   She also teaches graduate courses and provides professional development mentorship to students.  
Mark J. Landau
Fraser Hall, Room 445

Ph.D., 2007, University of Arizona
Research Areas: Social Psychology

Susan Marshall
Lecturer/Academic Program Associate, Cognitive Psychology
Fraser Hall, Room 455

Ph.D., 1999, University of Kansas
Research areas: Cognitive Psychology

Assistant Professor, Teaching Specialist
Fraser Hall, Room 439

Ph.D., 2014, University of Missouri
Research Areas: Learning, Motivation, and Instruction in Higher Education

Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, 525

Ph.D., 2007, University of California, Los Angeles
Research Areas: Social Psychology

Professor, Clinical Child Psychology, Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART), Interim Associate Director/Senior Scientist, Life Span Institute
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2018

Dr. Mosconi's research examines sensorimotor and brain development in children with Autism Spectrum and related neurodevelopmental disorders including Fragile X Syndrome.

Charlene L. Muehlenhard
Fraser Hall, 305

Ph.D., 1981, University of Wisconsin 
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Ph.D., 2004, University of Maryland, College Park.  M.S., University of Maryland, College Park.  B.S., University of Iowa
Research Areas: I study how people make judgments and decisions; how these processes shape behavior at the individual, group, and organizational level; and how we can help people make better judgments and decisions. I investigate these questions with computational modeling and methods from the behavioral, cognitive, and neuro- sciences.
Assistant Teaching Professor
Regnier Hall, Room 370C

Ph.D., Saint Louis University 
Research Areas: Social Psychology, specifically morality, prejudice and religion, and diversity and inclusion.

Ric G. Steele, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Clinical Child Psychology Program
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2013

Dr. Steele serves as the Director of the Clinical Child Psychology Program.  His research is concerned with the promotion of physical and mental health in children and youth. 

Eric M. Vernberg, Ph.D.
Dole Center for Human Development, Room 2016

Dr. Vernberg's research focuses on the impact of disasters and violence on children, peer relationships, and dissemination of evidence-based therapies for children and adolescents. 

Professor, Chair
Fraser Hall, Room 406

Ph.D., 1997, University at Buffalo
Research Areas: Cognitive Psychology

Amber Watts
Associate Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 426

Ph.D., 2009, University of Southern California
Research Areas: Clinical Health Psychology, Aging & Alzheimer's disease

Program Director of Psychology - Edwards Campus, Director of Psychological Clinic - Edwards Campus, Assistant Teaching Professor
Regnier Hall, Room 370B
Ph.D., M.A., Clinical Psychology (Health Specialization), The University of Kansas
M.A., Political Science, The University of Kansas
B.A., Political Science, Psychology and History, William Jewell College
Dr. Williams' research focuses on the credibility of evidence for different forms of psychotherapy as well as novel interventions for enhancing classroom and psychotherapeutic learning.
professor Richard Yi
Professor, Director, Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment
Dole Human Development Center, Room 3062
Post-Doctoral Fellowship, University of Vermont and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
M.A., Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Stony Brook University
B.A., Psychology & English, Lafayette College