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Faculty & Staff

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Faculty

Jane Gillham

Professor and Chair

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5771
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 215
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 203

Interests: Clinical psychology, especially child clinical; prevention and treatment of depression in childhood and adolescence; social and emotional well-being; school- and community-based interventions.

Office Hours: By email appointment

John Blanchar

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-3575
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 217
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 208S

Interests: Social and political psychology; status quo preference and change; psychological underpinnings and consequences of ideology; motivated reasoning; judgment and decision making; and prejudice and stereotyping.

Office Hours: By appointment.

Stella Christie

Associate Professor (on leave 2018- 2019 academic year)

Psychology and Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8432

Interests: Cognitive development: analogy and comparison learning; effects of language on cognition in development; cross-linguistics and multilingual acquisition.

Office Hours: By email appointment.

 

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Frank Durgin

Elizabeth and Sumner Hayward Professor of Psychology

Psychology, Cognitive Science and Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8678
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 212
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 202

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

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6127
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 214

Interests: Cognitive neuroscience: human memory and learning; electrophysiological basis of memory; machine learning and computational methods.


Office Hours: By email appointment.
 

Molly Flaherty

Visiting Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6272
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 222

Interests: Signed and spoken language acquisition, language emergence, numerical cognition, cognitive development, effects of variation in early childhood language environment

Office Hours: By email appointment. 

Daniel Grodner

Associate Professor (on leave Spring 2019)

Psychology and Cognitive Science

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8436
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 220
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 002S

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

Office Hours: By email-appointment (dgrodne1). 

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Beth Krause

Visiting Assistant Professor (part time)

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-2799
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 203

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

Cat Norris

Associate Professor

Psychology and Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (603) 369-1788
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 219
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 204S

Office Hours: By email appointment.

Catherine Norris

Michele Reimer

Assistant Professor (part-time)

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8417
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 211

Interests: Development of self-conscious emotions; gender differences in emotion and developmental psychopathology; clinical-developmental psychology, especially family system influences on resilience; school-based intervention. 

Office Hours:  By email appointment.

 

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Allen Schneider

Centennial Professor of Psychology

Psychology and Neuroscience

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8420
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 216

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

Assistant Professor

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8418
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 213
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 103S

Interests: Clinical psychology; anxiety disorders; obsessive-compulsive disorder; scrupulosity (moral or religious OCD); “unacceptable thoughts” in OCD (e.g., sexual, religious, and violent obsessions); body dysmorphic disorder; cognition in anxiety and OCD, including information processing (e.g., attention), meta-cognition (thinking about thinking), and judgment and decision-making; cognitive-behavioral therapy; treatment outcome research

Office Hours: Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm and Wednesdays 9:30-10:30 am or by email appointment.

Andrew Ward

Professor

Psychology and Peace & Conflict Studies

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-6861
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 218
  3. Lab: Whittier Hall 209S

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

Office Hours: By email appointment.

Andrew H. Ward

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

Deborah Kemler Nelson

Centennial Professor Emerita of Psychology

Psychology

Contact

Deborah G. Kemler Nelson

Jeanne Marecek

William R. Kenan Professor Emerita of Psychology<br/>Senior Research Professor

Psychology

Gender & Sexuality Studies

Contact

Jeanne Marecek

Barry Schwartz

Dorwin P. Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action

Emeritus Psychology

Contact

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

Barry Schwartz

Research Fellows

Peiyao Chen

Research Fellow

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5709
  2. Whittier Hall 221
Peiyao Chen

Staff

Kim Ngan Hoang

Research Manager & Academic Assistant

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8430
  2. Whittier Hall 101C

Kathryn Timmons

Administrative Coordinator

Psychology

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8431
  2. Office: Whittier Hall 101B
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