Anthony H. Ahrens, PhD, Chair
Gratitude, mindfulness and fear of emotion
Nicole Caporino, PhD
Improving access to and outcomes of cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder in youth.
Michele M. Carter, PhD
Anxiety disorders, African-American issues, cognitive therapy, depression
Terry Davidson, PhD, Director, Center for Behavioral Neuroscience
Neural basis of learning and memory; biological and associative controls of energy and body weight regulation.
Bryan D. Fantie, PhD
Human neuropsychology, behavioral & cognitive neuroscience, brain dysfunction, cognition, emotion, head injury, behavioral genetics
Maria Gomez-Serrano, PhD
Neuroscience, basic physiology, immunoreactivity, epigenetic factors in drug abuse, maternal behavior in drug use and abuse
*James J. Gray, PhD
Eating disorders, OCD, trichotillomania, cognitive behavior therapy, psychology of religion
Kathleen C. Gunthert, PhD
Stress and coping, depression, cognitive therapy, body image, anxiety
David A.F. Haaga, PhD
Cigarette smoking, depression, trichotillomania, assessment
Erica A. Hart, Ph.D.
Implicit biases and other nonconscious processes, body image, cross-cultural issues.
Nathaniel Herr, Ph.D.
Interpersonal functioning, emotion regulation, and identity disturbance among individuals with borderline personality disorder and related affective problems.
Laura M. Juliano, PhD
Smoking, caffeine, drug expectancies, placebo effects, anxiety
David N. Kearns, PhD
Learning, conditioned inhibition, stimulus control, drug self-administration
Scott Parker, PhD, Professor Emeritus
Psychophysics and related areas
Zehra Peynircioglu, PhD, Director, MA Program
Human memory and metamemory, cognition in general
Anthony L. Riley, PhD
Psychopharmacology, prenatal drug effects, drug addiction and abuse, drug interactions, taste aversions
Visual perception and cognitive neuroscience
Alan M. Silberberg, PhD
Learning theory and choice behavior, behavioral economics
Catherine Stoodley PhD
Neuroscience of cognitive development, the role of the cerebellum in learning and skill acquisition
Health risk behaviors among adolescents in treatment for substance abuse problems; brief motivational interventions for reducing sexual risk behavior and related risk behaviors.
*Carol S. Weissbrod, PhD, Professor Emerita
Developmental-social, emotional behavior, child clinical issues, sports psychology
Brian T. Yates, PhD
Program evaluation (cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses) applied to almost any human service system (e.g., substance abuse treatment, supported housing, paraprofessional and consumer operated services)