Department Chair

Bart Vanvoorhis  Profile of Bart Vanvoorhis  Office hours

Associate Professor
335A Graff Main Hall
bvanvoorhis@uwlax.edu
608.785.6892

Associate Chair

Ryan McKelley  Profile of Ryan McKelley  Office hours

Professor
341D Graff Main Hall
rmckelley@uwlax.edu
608.785.6879

Academic Department Associate

Jane Fredrick  Profile of Jane Fredrick  Office hours

Academic Department Associate
335 Graff Main Hall
jfredrick@uwlax.edu
608.785.8440

School Psychology Program Assistant

Psychology Advising Center

Katherine Elgin  Profile of Katherine Elgin

Senior Student Service Coordinator
343 Graff Main Hall
kelgin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6880

Mai Lee profile photo
Mai Lee  Office hours

Student
lee6406@uwlax.edu

Specialty areas:

Graduate Assistant, Advising, Student Affairs Administration

Full-Time Faculty

Alessandro Quartiroli  Profile of Alessandro Quartiroli

Associate Professor
331G Graff Main Hall
aquartiroli@uwlax.edu
608.785.6897

Specialty areas:

Sport and Exercise Psychology & Counseling (professional, educational, and ethical issues in SEP; the psychology of physical activity and health behaviors, psycho-socio-cultural aspects related to sport and physical activity participation)

Alexander O'Brien  Profile of Alexander O'Brien  Office hours

Assistant Professor
341M Graff Main Hall
aobrien@uwlax.edu
608.785.6886

Specialty areas:

Visual and auditory perception, Research methods, Memory

Bart Vanvoorhis  Profile of Bart Vanvoorhis  Office hours

Associate Professor
335A Graff Main Hall
bvanvoorhis@uwlax.edu
608.785.6892

Specialty areas:

Consciousness, Learning and Memory, semantic priming, synesthesia

Berna Gercek Swing  Profile of Berna Gercek Swing  Office hours

Assistant Professor
341A Graff Main Hall
bgercekswing@uwlax.edu
608.785.5236

Specialty areas:

Social and Cross-cultural Psychology (self-construal, honor/dignity and self-esteem)

Betty Deboer  Profile of Betty Deboer  Office hours

Professor
341C Graff Main Hall
bdeboer@uwlax.edu
608.785.6891

Specialty areas:

School Psychology

Trauma Informed Care

Functional Behavior Assessment

Bianca Basten  Profile of Bianca Basten  Office hours

Assistant Professor
349B Graff Main Hall
bbasten@uwlax.edu
608.785.6898

Specialty areas:

Cognitive Psychology (eyewitness memory; source memory)

Casey Tobin  Profile of Casey Tobin  Office hours

Associate Professor
331D Graff Main Hall
ctobin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6890

Specialty areas:

Clinical/counseling psychology; Child Abuse and Neglect; Sexuality (attitudes and experiences); Sexual Health; Internship and Fieldwork experiences

Douglas Colman  Profile of Douglas Colman

Assistant Professor
341K Graff Main Hall
dcolman@uwlax.edu
608.785.6904

Specialty areas:

Personality & Social Psychology (personality judgment accuracy and empathy); Industrial & Organizational Psychology (leadership and group dynamics); Statistics & Research Methodology (dyadic design and analysis)

Daniel Hyson  Profile of Daniel Hyson

Assistant Professor
341N Graff Main Hall
dhyson@uwlax.edu
608.785.8444

Specialty areas:

School Psychology, Teacher-Student Relationships, Alternative Approaches to Working with Behaviorally Challenging Students, Systems Consultation, Technology and Data-Driven Decision Making

Ellen Rozek  Profile of Ellen Rozek

Assistant Professor
341E Graff Main Hall
erozek@uwlax.edu
608.785.6899

Specialty areas:

Cognitive Aging (Gerontology, Cognitive Psychology, Neuropsychology)
Eric Hiris  Profile of Eric Hiris  Office hours

Associate Professor
341H Graff Main Hall
ehiris@uwlax.edu
608.785.6906

Specialty areas:

Cognition and Perception

Erica Srinivasan  Profile of Erica Srinivasan

Assistant Professor
341B Graff Main Hall
esrinivasan@uwlax.edu
608.785.6882

Specialty areas:

Developmental Psychology (gerontology, dementia, end-of-life issues)
Grace Deason  Profile of Grace Deason

Associate Professor
335B Graff Main Hall
gdeason@uwlax.edu
608.785.8442

Specialty areas:

Social Psychology (political psychology, gender)
Jocelyn Newton  Profile of Jocelyn Newton

Associate Professor
341P Graff Main Hall
jnewton@uwlax.edu
608.785.6889

Specialty areas:

School Psychology; Assessment; Early Childhood Assessment and Intervention; Child & Adolescent Psychopathology

Jonathan Marin  Profile of Jonathan Marin

Associate Lecturer
331B Graff Main Hall
jmarin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6896

Specialty areas:

Adult Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Personality, Resiliency & Coping
Katherine Kortenkamp  Profile of Katherine Kortenkamp  Office hours

Associate Professor
341L Graff Main Hall
kkortenkamp@uwlax.edu
608.785.8445

Specialty areas:

Psychology of Environmental Issues

Research Methods & Statistics

Melanie Cary  Profile of Melanie Cary

Associate Professor
335C Graff Main Hall
mcary@uwlax.edu
608.785.6884

Specialty areas:

Cognitive Psychology (strategy selection, problem solving, memory aids)
Michael Wong  Profile of Michael Wong  Office hours

Assistant Professor
335 Graff Main Hall
mwong@uwlax.edu
608.785.5235

Specialty areas:

Neuroscience, Sensation & Perception (touch, sensorineural coding and decoding, perceptual learning), Psychophysics, Cortical Map Plasticity, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Inquiry-Based Learning, and Problem-Based Learning.

Robert Dixon  Profile of Robert Dixon

Associate Professor
349A Graff Main Hall
rdixon@uwlax.edu
608.785.6893

Specialty areas:

School Psychology, Response to Intervention (RtI), Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS), Online Service Delivery

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Ryan McKelley  Profile of Ryan McKelley  Office hours

Professor
341D Graff Main Hall
rmckelley@uwlax.edu
608.785.6879

Specialty areas:

Clinical/counseling psychology; men and masculinities; health psychology (stress, resilience; biofeedback; sleep); behavior modification; group counseling

Suthakaran Veerasamy  Profile of Suthakaran Veerasamy

Assistant Professor
331A Graff Main Hall
sveerasamy@uwlax.edu
608.785.6887

Specialty areas:

Counseling Psychology (racial identity, religious identity, multicultural education)
Tesia Marshik  Profile of Tesia Marshik

Associate Professor
341G Graff Main Hall
tmarshik@uwlax.edu
608.785.8625

Specialty areas:

Developmental and Educational Psychology (motivation, self-regulation, and teacher-student relationships)

Tracie Blumentritt  Profile of Tracie Blumentritt

Professor
341J Graff Main Hall
tblumentritt@uwlax.edu
608.785.6883

Specialty areas:

Developmental & Educational Psychology

Part-Time Faculty

Charles Martin-Stanley  Profile of Charles Martin-Stanley

Associate Dean
235 Morris Hall
cmartin-stanley@uwlax.edu
608.785.8113

Specialty areas:

Social Psychology

Racism

Social Justice

Diversity

James Puckett  Profile of James Puckett

Lecturer
335 Graff Main Hall
jpuckett@uwlax.edu
608.785.8840

Specialty areas:

Trauma and stress-related disorders, addiction, domestic violence, shame, abandonment issues, children and adolescents , human trafficking , suicide and self-harm

Patrick Barlow  Profile of Patrick Barlow

University Assessment Coordinator
227 Graff Main Hall
pbarlow@uwlax.edu
608.785.6867

Specialty areas:

Learning Outcomes Assessment, Positive Psychology, Test/Survey Construction and Analysis, Program Evaluation

William Cerbin  Profile of William Cerbin

Director of CATL
184 Wing Technology Center
wcerbin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6881

Specialty areas:

Cognitive and Educational Psychology; The Science of Learning; Lesson Study; The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning