Faculty & Staff
David Horner (Ph.D., Indiana University), Psychology Chair and Professor.
Cognitive, Experimental Psychology, Cognition and Attention, Perception and Physiology, Experimental Methods and Statistics, Sensory Systems.
Sociology/Criminology: Criminology, Stratification, Urban Sociology, Social Theory, Policing, Homeland Security, Political Culture, Political Violence.
Kevin Autry (Ph.D., University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR), Assistant Professsor.
Cognitive, Experimental Psychology: Cognition and mental representations, representation of abstract concepts, experimental methods and statistics.
Lori Barker (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles), Professor.
Clinical, Multicultural Psychology, Child & Adolescent Psychology/ Psychotherapy, Multicultural Issues, Community Psychology.
Robert Blumenfeld (Ph.D. University of California, Davis), Assistant Professor.
Cognitive Neuroscience/Physiological Psychology: Cognition, memory, executive function and the Prefrontal Cortex; using neuroimaging, computational and behavioral approaches.
Brianne Davila (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara) Associate Professor.
Sociology: Sociology of Education, Social Inequality, Race, Class and Gender and Latina/o sociology.
Office: 5-227 Website
Erika DeJonghe (Ph. D., Michigan State University) Associate Professor.
Clinical Psychology: Child Psychology, Intimate Partner Violence, Violent and Aggressive Behavior, Psychotherapy with Children and Families.
Jack Fong (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz), Professor.
Sociology/Ethnicity-Race: Ethnopolitics, Urban Sociology, Sociology of Development, Nationalism, Social Movements and Southeast Asian Geopolitics.
Office 5-232 Website
Juliana Fuqua (Ph. D., University of California, Irvine), Associate Professor.
Developmental, Health, Social Psychology: Quantitive and Qualitive Methods (including survey research), Evaluation, Risky Behavior and Health among Adults and Adolescents (e.g., social determinants of substance use, stress), Transdisciplinary Scientific Collaboration and Action Research (among STEM faculty, non-STEM faculty, educators, and community leaders).
Michael T. Giang (Ph. D., University of California, Los Angeles), Associate Professor.
Educational Psychology: learning science, online technologies, research methods, social development, acculturation, and peer harassment.
Sara Langford (Ph.D., Central Michigan University), Assistant Professor.
Industrial/ Organizational Psychology: Leadership, Voting in Organizations, Telework, Coworker Relationships, Stress and Coping, Gender and Work Issues.
Jeffery Mio (Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago), Professor. Director of Graduate Studies.
Clinical, Multicultural, AppliedPsychology: Metaphor Usage, Particularly in Politics, Cross-Cultural Issues, Development of Allies Across Demographic Groups.
Office: 5-115 Website
Alejandro Morales (Ph.D. University of Nebraska-Lincoln) Associate Professor.
Counseling Psychology, Latina/o Psychology, Immigration, Language Brokering, Sexual Orientation and Gender Identify, Diabetes Prevention and Intervention, and Research Methods.
Erica Morales (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) Assistant Professor. Sociology/General: Race, gender and class; sociology of education; sociology of African Americans; sociology of U.S. Latina/os, qualitative methods.
Anjana Narayan (Ph.D., University of Connecticut), Associate Professor.
Sociology/Social Work : Gender, Race/Ethnicity, Immigration and Transnationalism.
Jill Nemiro (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University), Professor.
Organizational Psychology: Organizational and Team Creativity, High-Performance Teams, Virtual Teams, Program Evaluation, Qualitative Research Methodology.
Anthony Ocampo (Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles), Associate Professor .
Sociology/General: Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, Gender and Sexuality, Cultural Sociology, Sociology of Education, Filipino/ Filipino American Studies, Asian American Studies, and Latino Studies.
Office: 5-239 Website
Fernando Parra (M.S.W., University of California, Los Angeles), Professor. Social Work Internship Coordinator.
Sociology/Social Work : Ethnic, Racial, and Religious communities, Criminal Justice, Social Work Practice, Border Studies.
Gabriele Plickert (Ph.D. University of Toronto, Canada), Assistant Professor.
Sociology/Criminology: Juvenile delinquency, criminology, quantitative methods, social psychology, and the life course.
Eleonora Rossi (Ph.D. University of Groningen, The Netherlands), Assistant Professor.
Cognitive, experimental psychology. Psycholinguistics, bilingualism, second language acquisition, linguistics. Cognitive consequences of bilingualism. Language processing across the life span. Neurolinguistics: aphasia and bilingual aphasia.
Neuroimaging experimental methods: EEG, eye-tracking, fMRI. Interdisclinary Science Collaboration (among STEM faculty, non-STEM faculty). Active member of Women In Cognition Science, Graduate Women In Science.
Office: 5-119 Website
Viviane Seyranian (Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University), Assistant Professor.
Social Psychology : Conservation and Environmental Issues, Social Influence Processes, Persuasive Communication, Social Identity Framing, Positive Emotions, Leadership, Majority and Minority Group Dynamics, Social Movements.
Office: 5-249 Website
Susan N. Siaw (Ph.D., University of Southern California), Professor
Developmental Psychology: Cognitive Development During Childhood, Memory and Mnemonic strategies, Intelligence, Academic Dishonesty.
James W. Sturges (Ph.D., The University of Alabama), Professor.
Clinical Psychology: Health Promotion, Acceptance of Negative Internal States, Anxiety Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Felicia F. Thomas (Ph.D., University of Southern California), Professor.
Clinical, Multicultural Psychology : Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Child Psychopathology, Ethnic Identity, Black Psychology, School-Based Interventions, Social Perceptions and Racism, Complicated Bereavement.
Nicholas Von Glahn (Ph.D., Central Michigan University), Associate Professor.
Cognitive, Behavioral, Experimental Psychology: Memory, Memory Judgments, False Memory, Cognitive Aging, Courtroom Psychology, and Human and Animal Learning.
Faye L. Wachs (Ph.D., University of Southern California), Professor.
Sociology/General: Social Inequality, Sport and the Body, Sexuality, Gender, Consumption and Globalization.
Please feel free to call on our staff to answer any questions about the department. They will be able to happily assist you in finding an advisor or in helping you with enrollment and records procedures.
Leticia Keenan, Administrative Support Coordinator.
Diane Slusser, Administrative Support Assistant.
Jenny Huyler, Administrative Assistant