Faculty

Glenn Adams
Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 418

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

Tamara A. Baker
Professor, Director of Gerontology
785-864-6528
Fraser Hall, Room 454

Ph.D., 2001, Penn State University
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

University Distinguished Professor
785-864-9815
Fraser Hall, Room 405

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

Nyla R. Branscombe
Professor
785-864-9832
Fraser Hall, Room 530

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

Assistant Professor
Fraser Hall, Room 521
Ph.D., 2013, Goethe University - Frankfurt
Research Areas: Quantitative Psychology   
Assistant Teaching Professor
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
Professor
785-864-9807
Fraser Hall, Room 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.

Assistant Professor
785-864-0062
Fraser Hall, Room 449
Ph.D., 2014, University of Vermont
Research Areas: Clinical 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
785-864-6525
Fraser Hall, Room 306

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

Omri Gillath
Professor
785-864-1772
Fraser Hall, Room 518

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

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 with a special focus on memory development. Primarily, how children and adults come to remember both good and bad experiences in their lives, and how these memories are related to well-being.

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 A. Hamilton
Associate Professor
785-864-9827
Fraser Hall, Room 426

Research Areas: Clinical Psychology

Stephen S. Ilardi
Associate Professor
785-864-9840
Fraser Hall, Room 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
785-864-9819
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
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
Associate Professor
785-864-8121
Fraser Hall, Room 445

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

Carl Lejuez
Professor, Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
785-864-3661
Strong Hall, Room 200
Bruce Liese
Professor of Family Medicine and Psychiatry, Courtesy Professor of Clinical Psychology
785-864-4263
Fraser Hall, Room 453

Ph.D., 1983, State University of New York at Albany
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology (Psychotherapy, Addictive Behaviors)

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

Ludwin Molina
Associate Professor
785-864-9431
Fraser Hall, Room 525

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

Matthew W. Mosconi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Clinical Child Psychology, Director, Kansas Center for Autism Research and Training (K-CART)
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
785-864-9860
Fraser Hall, Room 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.
Long-term Lecturer, Academic Program Associate
Regnier Hall, Room 370C
Ph.D., Saint Louis University 
Research Areas: Social Psychology, specifically morality, prejudice and religion, and diversity and inclusion.
Michael C. Roberts, Ph.D.
Professor, Dean of Graduate StudiesDirector and Managing Trustee, Madison & Lila Self Graduate Fellowship
Dole Human Development Center, Room 2014

Dr. Roberts' research interests focus on general issues in clinical child and pediatric psychology, psychotherapeutic outcomes, program evaluation, and professional issues. Previously Roberts' work has focused on prevention, especially injury control.

Ric G. Steele, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Clinical Child Psychology Program
785-864-0550
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. 

Michael Vitevitch
Professor, Chair
785-864-9312
Fraser Hall, Room 406

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

Amber Watts
Assistant Professor
785-864-2604
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
Regnier Hall, Room 370B
Ph.D., 2016, University of Kansas 
Research Areas: Clinical Psychology 
professor Richard Yi
Professor, Director, Cofrin Logan Center for Addiction Research and Treatment
785-864-6476
Dole Human Devlopment Center, Room 3068
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


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