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Faculty & Staff

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Faculty

Jodie Baird

Visiting Assistant Professor - Part Time

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8454
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 212

Frank Durgin

Elizabeth and Sumner Hayward Professor

Program Coordinator, Cognitive Science

Psychology and Neuroscience

Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8678
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 204
  3. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 351

Interests: Human visual cognition and perceptual learning; eye-movements and attention; adaptation; depth perception; representation of number; computer modeling and simulation of cognitive processes.


Office Hours: Students can schedule appointments with Professor Durgin through Google Calendar at: https://goo.gl/tjvvBj

Youssef Ezzyat

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8431
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 212

Interests: Cognitive neuroscience: human memory and learning; electrophysiological basis of memory; machine learning and computational methods.
Office Hours: By email appointment.
 

Wambura Fobbs

Assistant Professor

Psychology and Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8432
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 206
Wambura Fobbs

Emily Foster-Hanson

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5709
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 214

Interests: I study concepts and cognitive development, from toddlerhood through adulthood. In my research, I ask questions about how people come to think and reason about the world and the different kinds of things in it —from animals and plants, to smartphones, to men and women. My research focuses on topics like concepts and categories, gender development, essentialism, biological reasoning, and social norms.

Office hours: By email appointment

Emily Foster-Hanson

Jane Gillham

Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5771
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 210
  3. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 138 & 139
  4. Office Hours:

    by online appointment or by email appointment

Interests: Clinical psychology, especially child and adolescent clinical psychology; prevention and treatment of depression in adolescence; well-being and mental health on college campuses; social and emotional well-being; school- and community-based interventions.

Dan Grodner

Associate Professor

Department Chair, Psychology

Psychology

Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8436
  2. 220

Interests: Human language understanding: pragmatics and conversational inferencing; sources of linguistic complexity; structural ambiguity resolution.

Office Hours: By email-appointment (dgrodne1)

Daniel Grodner

Tyler Jacobs

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6272
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 215
Tyler Jacobs

Beth Krause

Visiting Assistant Professor - Part Time

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2799
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 208

Interests:  Emotion regulation, coping strategies, and gender in the development and maintenance of internalizing disorders (depression, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress); development of intervention and prevention programs for girls and women that can be administered through community settings, such as primary care and schools.

Office Hours: By email appointment

Elizabeth D. Krause

Brian Metzger

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3575
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 213
Brian Metzger

Cat Norris

Associate Professor

Associate Dean of the Faculty for Academic Programs and Research

Psychology and Neuroscience

Provost's Office

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8674
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 208

Office Hours: By email appointment

Allen Schneider

Professor Emeritus

Emeritus Psychology and Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8420
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 209

Interests: Physiological basis of learning and memory; drug tolerance; recovery from brain damage.

Office Hours:  Drop-in office hours are Wednesdays from 2:00-4:00pm. Students can also e-mail aschnei1 to set up an appointment.

Allen Schneider

Jedidiah Siev

Associate Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8418
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 211

Interests: Clinical psychology, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, scrupulosity (moral or religious OCD), “unacceptable thoughts” in OCD (e.g., sexual, religious, and violent obsessions), cognition in anxiety and OCD, cognitive-behavioral therapy, psychedelics.

Barbara Thelamour

Associate Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6318

Interests: Multicultural and Educational Psychology: Racial-ethnic socialization via parents and peers, School contexts, Identity development, Acculturation, Black immigrant adolescents and emerging adults' academic and socioemotional outcomes.

Andrew Ward

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor

Psychology

Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6861
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 207

Interests: Social psychology: self-control of emotions, thoughts, and behaviors; bargaining and negotiation; social perception.

Office Hours: By email appointment

Andrew Ward

Abbey Wexler

Visiting Assistant Professor - Part Time

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8454
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 212
Abbey Wexler

Benjamin Zinszer

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6127
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 216

Research Interests: cognitive neuroscience, language learning, category representation, bilingualism, statistical learning, computational and neuroimaging methods.

Benjamin Zinszer

Emeriti

Kenneth Gergen

Gil and Frank Mustin Professor Emeritus of Psychology, Senior Research Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8434
  2. Fax: (610) 328-7814
Kenneth Gergen

Deborah Kemler Nelson

Centennial Chair Emerita

Emeritus Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8432
  2. Off Campus
Deborah G. Kemler Nelson

Jeanne Marecek

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor Emerita

Emeritus Psychology

Gender & Sexuality Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8431
  2. Off Campus
Jeanne Marecek

Barry Schwartz

Dorwin P. Cartwright Professor Emeritus in Social Theory and Social Action

Emeritus Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8418
  2. Off Campus

Interests: Psychology and decision making, psychology and economics; the relation between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation; the nature of human values. 

Barry Schwartz

Research Fellows

Paul Plonski

Contact

Staff

Betsy Durning

Administrative Coordinator

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8431
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 201
Betsy Durning

Julia Linden-Chirlian

Research Manager & Administrative Assistant

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8430
  2. Maxine Frank Singer '52 Hall 201