picture of dr. amir naderDR. NADER AMIR

Research Interests: Experimental psychopathology with an emphasis on anxiety disorders.

Office or Lab: ALV-6386/301/8                   Phone: (619) 229-3740    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: namir@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Center for Understanding and Treating Anxiety

 

 

picture of dr. armorDR. DAVID ARMOR

Office or Lab: LS 153               Phone: (619) 594-8842    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email:  david.armor@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

 

atkins

DR. CATHIE J. ATKINS

Research Interests: Behavioral and social epidemiology, health promotion/disease prevention, health outcome evaluation, predictors of health behavior change.

Phone: (619) 594-5142    Fax: (619) 594-3590
Email: catkins@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

 

 

picture of dr. brasser

DR. SUSAN M. BRASSER

Research Interests: Physiological mechanisms of action of ethanol on the nervous system that regulate behavioral ingestion of the drug.

Office or Lab: ALV-6330/231                   Phone: (619) 594-8652    Fax: (619) 594-1895
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sbrasser@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Alcohol Sensory Processing/Behavioral Neurobiology

 

 

picture of dr. castanedaDR. DONNA CASTANEDA

Research Interests: The role of gender and ethnicity in close relationships; health promotion in Latina/o communities; and how characteristics of service delivery systems influence the provision of health and mental health services.

Office or Lab:  Imperial Valley Campus, 720 Heber, Calexico, CA 92231-09021  and LS 24D                  Phone: (760) 768-5586
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: dcastaneda@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Marital Satisfaction and Mental Health Lab
Curriculum Vitae

 

portrait of dr. jeff conteDR. JEFF CONTE

Research Interests: Examining the measurement of various personality dimensions and how they are related to work and health outcomes.

Office or Lab: LS- 287                   Phone: (619) 594-0706    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: jeff.conte@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Personality Measurement Lab

 

 


picture of dr. cordero
DR. ELIZABETH D. CORDERO

Research Interests:  Eating disorders and body image, including cultural and familial contributions to these issues; resilience and promotion of mental and physical wellbeing in college students; quality of life and relationship with the body among cancer patients and survivors; and mental-health issues pertaining to Latinos, women, and individuals from lower socioeconomic statuses.

Office or Lab: Imperial Valley Campus , 720 Heber, Calexico, CA 92231-09021 and LS-24D     On Campus Phone: 65610
Office Hours: W 4-6pm Faculty Offices East Room 137 Calexico
Email: ecordero@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Eating Disorders and Body Image

 

portrait of dr. cronanDR. TERRY CRONAN

Research Interests: Community interventions, community psychology, literacy development, multicultural issues, coping and chronic diseases, and health care utilization.

Office or Lab: Office Location: ALV 6505/110                   Phone: (619) 594-6915    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: tcronan@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Health Outcomes Studies Lab

 

 

portrait of dr. thierry devosDR. THIERRY DEVOS

Research Interests:  Issues related to social identity, stereotypes, prejudice, and discrimination and how attitudes and beliefs about self and social groups operate outside of conscious awareness or control.

Office or Lab: LS-273                    Phone: (619) 594-6911    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment and Th 9-10:30am
Email: tdevos@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Intergroup Relations Laboratory

 

 

portrait of dr. roger dunnDR. ROGER M. DUNN

Research Interests: Associative learning.  Specific areas of study include risky choice.

Office or Lab: LS-24L                   Phone: (760) 768-5616      Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email:  rdunn@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

picture of dr. amy drahota

DR. AMY DRAHOTA

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Implementation of evidence-based practices in community settings; mental health services for children with autism spectrum disorders; use of evidence-based practices in community settings; intervention development and effectiveness for anxiety disorders; university-community collaborative partnerships.

Office or Lab: Child & Adolescent Services Research Center, 3020 Children’s Way MC 5033 San Diego, CA 92123-4282
Phone: (858) 966-7703 ext 3155    Fax: (858) 966-7704  Office Hours: By Appointment
Email:  adrahota@projects.sdsu.edu

 

DR. MARK G. EHRHART

Research Interests: Leadership, organizational citizenship behavior, organizational justice, climate and culture, levels of analysis.

Office or Lab: LS-285                    Phone: (619) 594-4439    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment and Th 12:30-1:30pm
Email: mehrhart@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Research on Organizational and Leadership Effectiveness (ROLE) Lab
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

portrait of inna fishman

DR. INNA FISHMAN

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Main research interests lie in the domain broadly described as social neuroscience.  Particular interests include neural mechanisms underlying social cognition in typical and atypical development, and understanding how these mechanisms ultimately give rise to overt patterns of social behavior.

Office or Lab: 6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 200  Brain Development Imaging Lab              Phone:  619-594-2299  Fax:  619-594-0659      Office Hours: by appointment
Email:  ifishman@mail.sdsu.edu

 

portrait of dr. margaret friendDR. MARGARET FRIEND

Research Interests: Basic processes of language learning and literacy development.

Office or Lab: Alv6505/101/19                  Phone: (619) 594-0273    Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: mfriend@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: The Infant and Child Development Lab

 

 

 

picture of dr. galloDR. LINDA GALLO

Research Interests: Psychosocial and behavioral processes in chronic disease risks and outcomes and on socioeconomic status and ethnicity-related health inequities.

Office or Lab:  6363 Alvarado Ct., Ste. 103/3;  9245 Sky Park Court, Suite 105/115                   Phone: (619) 594-4833    Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: lgallo@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Cardio-Metabolic Health Disparities Laboratory

 

 

portrait of dr. paul gilbertDR. PAUL GILBERT

Research Interests: Cognitive, behavioral, and motor changes in older adults and individuals diagnosed with neurodegenerative disease.

Office or Lab: 6330 Alvarado Court, Suite 201  San Diego, CA 92120
Phone: (619) 594-7409    Fax: (619) 594-3773
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: pgilbert@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Aging and Neurodegenerative Disease Research Laboratory

 

 

 

portrait of dr. dale glaserDR. DALE GLASER

Research Interests: Multivariate statistics and the application of such, especially in regards to structural equation modeling.

Office or Lab: LS 188c                  Phone: (619) 220-0602    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: glaserconsult@sbcglobal.net
Curriculum Vitae

 

portrait of rachel haine-schlagel

DR. RACHEL HAINE-SCHLAGEL

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Developing and examining methods to increase parent active participation in child mental health services.

Office or Lab: Investigator, Child & Adolescent Srvcs Research Center (CASRC) at Rady Children’s Hospital- San Diego
3020 Children’s Way, MC 5033 San Diego, CA 92123                 Phone: (858) 966-7703 ext. 3583    Fax: (858) 966-7704
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: rhaine@projects.sdsu.edu

 

picture of dr. kate hattrupDR. KATE HATTRUP

Research Interests: Cross-cultural psychology and organizational behavior, job attitudes, psychological measurement, criterion theory and performance evaluation, personnel selection.

Office or Lab: LS-275                  Phone: (619) 594-1876    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours:  T and Th 1:30-2:30
Email: khattrup@mail.sdsu.edu 
Lab: Culture, Work Values, and Organizational Behavior

 

picture of dr. phillip holcomb DR. PHILLIP HOLCOMB

Research Interests: The brain basis of human cognition, primarily language comprehension and production, using electrophysiological measures

Office or Lab: ALV-6505/203                   Phone: (619) 594-3209
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: pholcomb@sdsu.edu
Lab: NeuroCognition Lab

portrait of dr. kathDR. LISA KATH

Research Interests: Training motivation and effectiveness, self-efficacy, organizational climate and change, women and minorities in the workplace.

Office or Lab: LS-293                  Phone: (619) 594-8702    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: lkath@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: POWER Lab

 

 

portrait of dr. klonoffDR. ELIZABETH KLONOFF

Research Interests: Tobacco research and cultural diversity-specifically: youth access to tobacco; tobacco-control policies; role of acculturation, gender/ethnic discrimination, segregation, and violence in smoking and morbidity; ethnic-minority health; women’s health

Office or Lab: Alv-6363/103/11                    Phone: (619) 594-8642   Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email:  eklonoff@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Tobacco Research, Cultural Diversity, and Health

 

 

portrait of dr. laumakis

DR. MARK LAUMAKIS

Office or Lab: LS 153            Phone: (619) 594-1933    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: Th 11-12 (online)
Email: mlaumakis@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

 

picture of dr. litrownik

DR. ALAN LITROWNIK

Research Interests: Dr. Litrownik’s research is currently focused on identifying developmental pathways in children who have been maltreated. As part of a 20-year multi-site longitudinal project, Dr. Litrownik is examining factors (e.g., protective, risk) that result in adaptive (e.g., resilient) or maladaptive functioning.

Office or Lab: Alvarado 6363/103/7      Phone: (619) 594-2245
Office Hours:  by appointment
Email: alitrownik@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

 

portrait of dr. vanessa malcarneDR. VANESSA MALCARNE

Research Interests: Adjustment to chronic illness in children and adults; beliefs about physical and mental illness; measurement of ethnic identity and acculturation; ethnicity and psychopathology.

Office or Lab: Alv-6363 Ste. 103                    Phone: (619) 594-6495    Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: vmalcarne@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Chronic Illness Research Lab

 

 

picture of dr. marxDR. DAVID MARX

Research Interests: Research focuses on several aspects of social cognition including stereotypes, social comparison, and attention. One primary line of research centers on defining and refining stereotype threat.

Office or Lab:  LS 160                 Phone: (619) 594-8708    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: dmarx@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Threat, Emotions, and Stereotyping Lab (the TEST lab)
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

portrait of dr. mattDR. GEORG E. MATT

Research Interests:  Tobacco control, behavior-environment interaction, measurement, evaluation research, and the use of meta-analysis to probe the generalizability of causal associations.
Office or Lab: LS 110c                    Phone:  (619) 594-6262    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: georg.matt@sdsu.edu
Lab: Measurement and Evaluation Research Group (MERG)

 

 

portrait of dr. sarah mattsonDR. SARAH N. MATTSON

Research Interests: Child Neuropsychology, Behavioral Teratology, and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.
Office or Lab: Alv 6330/100                    Phone: (619) 594-7228    Fax: (619) 594-1895
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sarah.mattson@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Alcohol Research Lab

 

 

Dr. Bob Mc GivernDR. ROBERT F. MC GIVERN

Research Interests: Organizational and activational influences of sex steroids on cognitive sex differences in humans and animals.

Office or Lab: ALV 6367/204                   Phone: (619) 594-1894    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: rmcgivern@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Cognitive Sex Differences

 

photo of dr. katherine midgley DR. KATHERINE MIDGLEY

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests:  Bilingualism and second language acquisition – the cognitive and neural processes involved in using and acquiring a vocabulary in a second language.

Office or Lab: ALV-6505/203           Phone: (619) 594-3209
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: kmidgley@sdsu.edu
Lab: NeuroCognition Lab

 

picture of dr. mosesDR. PAMELA MOSES

Research Interests: Brain and spatial cognitive development in typically developing children and children with perinatal brain injury. Magnetic resonance-based neuroimaging methods to study brain function and structure in typical and atypical pediatric populations.

Office or Lab: ALV-6363/200/10                  Phone: (619) 594-8675    Lab: (619) 594-8681
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: pmoses@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Brain and Spatial Cognitive Development in Children

 

portrait of dr. muellerDR. RALPH-AXEL MULLER

Research Interests: Functional and anatomical brain development in neurotypical children and those with developmental disorders (especially autism).

Office or Lab: 6363 Alvarado Ct., #200                  Phone: (619)-594-5276     Lab: (619)-594-0176     Fax: (619)-594-8707
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: rmueller@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Brain Development Imaging

 

portrait of dr. claire murphyDR. CLAIRE MURPHY

Research Interests: The relationship of the brain to behavior.
Office or Lab:  6363 Alvarado Court, Suite 101                  Phone: (619) 594-4559    Fax: (619) 594-3773
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: cmurphy@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Life-Span Human Senses

 

 

 

portrait of dr. sadia najmiDR. SADIA NAJMI

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Information-processing in anxiety disorders
Office or Lab:  ALV-6386/301                Phone: (619) 229-3740    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sadia.najmi.phd@gmail.com
Lab: nas.psy.sdsu.edu

 

 

portrait of dr. joe priceDR. JOSEPH M. PRICE

Research Interests: Understanding the parameters of the social-environmental conditions necessary for normal development, the consequences for individual development when social-environmental conditions fall outside the species-normal range, and how best to develop and implement intervention programs for children whose social-environmental conditions fail to provide the conditions necessary for normal development.

Office or Lab: Alv-6363 Ste. 103/6                    Phone: (619) 594-5241    Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment and W 2:15-3:15pm
Email: jmprice@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Developmental Psychopathology

 

 

portrait of dr. radmila prislinDR. RADMILA PRISLIN

Research Interests: Social influence and social change, group dynamics in the aftermath of social change, attitudes and persuasion, and the evaluation of public health programs.

Office or Lab: LS-277 and SSE 1410               Phone: (619) 594-3321    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: rprislin@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

picture of dr. reedDR. STEPHEN K. REED

Research Interests: Studying cognitive processes involved in problem solving and in using research results to design effective instruction.
Office or Lab: ALV 6475/206                    Phone: 619-594-6608    Fax: 619-594-1581
Office Hours:  M, W: 9:30-9:50 in LS 24 C
Email: sreed@mail.sdsu.edu
Center: Center for Research in Mathematics and Science Education

 

 

picture of judy reilly

DR. JUDY REILLY

Research Interests:
Office of Lab: Alv 6330/208        Phone: (619) 594-2840    Fax:
Office Hours: By Appointment
Email: reilly1@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

portrait of dr. rileyDR. EDWARD P. RILEY

Research Interests: Prenatal exposure to alcohol and its affect on the developing embryo and fetus and any alterations in the normal development of brain and behavior.
Office or Lab: Alv 6330/100                    Phone: (619) 594-4566    Fax: (619) 594-1895
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: eriley@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Behavioral Teratology

 

 

 

portrait of dr. scott roeschDR. SCOTT C. ROESCH

Research Interests: Trait-state models of stress and coping; coping with physical illness, and particularly cancer; cultural, ethnic, and acculturation differences in stress and coping; cross-ethnic measurement equivalence; structural equation modeling, meta-analysis.

Office or Lab:  LS-162                   Phone: (619) 594-2652    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sroesch@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Stress and Coping
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

portrait of dr. sadlerDR. MELODY SADLER

Research Interests: Category differentiation and inter-group evaluative bias, the formation of stereotyping and prejudice in groups and the implications for information processing.
Office or Lab: LS 173                    Phone: (619) 594-1580    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: msadler@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Stereotype and Emotions Laboratory

 

 

portrait of dr. saponjicDR. SHAWNA SAPONJIC

Office or Lab: LS-24E              Phone: (619) 594-4173   Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours:
Email: saponjic@mac.com

 

 

portrait of dr. maggie symeDR. MAGGIE SYME

Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Aging and sexuality, including sexual consent capacity in cognitively compromised older adults; sexual quality of life in cancer survivors; particularly aging survivors; psychological well-being of older adults; and culturally competent care for older adults.

Office or Lab:  6363 Alvarado Court, Ste 250                  Phone: 619-594-0180
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: msyme@projects.sdsu.edu or maggie.mai.29@gmail.com

 

 

image of dr. tatumDR. B. CHARLES TATUM

Research Interests: To develop programs for improving productivity and work motivation.
Office or Lab:   LS 24B                 Phone: (619) 226-7726    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment or 30 minutes before or after class
Email: ctatum13@cox.net  
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

portrait of dr. michael taylorDR. MICHAEL TAYLOR

Research Interests: To apply magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) and other novel neuroimaging techniques to the study of diseases impacting the CNS in order to evaluate treatment efficacy and/or disease progression.
Office or Lab: ALV 6464/102                   Phone: (858) 642-3101    Fax: (858) 552-7432
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: mjtaylor@mail.sdsu.edu

 

 

image of dr. katherine turnerDR. KATHERINE TURNER

Office or Lab:  LS 155                 Phone: (619) 594-5129    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: katherine.turner@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

portrait of dr. jennifer thomasDR. JENNIFER THOMAS

Research Interests: Behavioral Teratology, developmental neuroanatomy and psychobiology, neurobiology of learning and memory, animal learning and cognition.
Office or Lab: Alv 6330/100 and LS 110B                  Phone: (619) 594-0681    Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: thomas3@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Behavioral Teratology

 

 

 

portrait of dr. jean twengeDR. JEAN TWENGE

Research Interests:  How culture affects individuals — particularly how the young generation is different and why.

Office or Lab: LS-289                    Phone: (619) 594-4437    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: jtwenge@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Generations Lab
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

portrait of dr. emilio ulloaDR. EMILIO ULLOA

Research Interests: Social Psychology.  Dating violence and violence against women prevention, social distinctiveness, ethnic, bicultural, and social identification, and undergraduate student success.

Office or Lab: LS-105B                  Phone: (619) 594-3110    Fax: (619) 594-1332
Office Hours: by appointment by calling 619-594-5412
Email: emilio.ulloa@mail.sdsu.edu    Advising Emailpsychology.advising.sdsu@gmail.com 
Lab: SDSU Youth Violence Prevention Lab
Curriculum Vitae

 

 

portrait of dr. unsworthDR. SARA UNSWORTH

Research Interests: Culture, cognition and cognitive development, discourse processing, concept formation and knowledge organization, folkbiological thought, science education research, motivation toward sustainable living.

Office or Lab: LS-279                    Phone: 619-594-1327
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: sunsworth@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Culture and Cognition in the Department of Psychology at SDSU

 

 

picture of dr. vaughnDR. ALLISON VAUGHN

Research Interests: Social relationships and health- a variety of  social relationships are studied at various stages.  Variables include impacts to mental health, physical health and work-related areas.  Also examined are the stereotypes of and prejudice toward lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals.
Office or Lab:  LS-175                    Phone: 619-594-5536     Fax: 619-594-1332
Office Hours: W 12-1pm and by appointment
Email: avaughn@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Social Relationships and Health Lab

 

 

portrait of dr. robin weersingDR. V. ROBIN WEERSING

Research Interests: Psychotherapy effectiveness, anxiety and depression, developmental psychopathology.

Office or Lab: ALV-6363/200                  Phone: (619) 594-8892  Fax: (619) 594-8913
Office Hours: by appointment
Email: robin.weersing@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Child and Adolescent Anxiety and Mood Program (ChAAMP) Website

 

 

picture of professor WellsDR. KRISTEN WELLS

Research Interests:  cancer-related disparities, cancer communication, patient navigation, community health workers, systemic reviews, survey design

Office or Lab: ALV-6363/103                   Phone: (619) 594-1919    Fax: 619-594-6780
Office Hours: M 10-11am and by appointment
Email: kwells@mail.sdsu.edu
Lab: Cancer Disparities and Cancer Communication Lab

 

portrait of dr. yeh

 DR. MAY YEH

Research Interests: Child and Adolescent Mental Health Lab - Research in this lab involves mental health services delivery for children, with particular interests in cultural issues, cultural competence, school involvement in services, and adapting efficacious treatments for culturally diverse populations.

Office or Lab: ALV 6363/103/5                Phone: (619) 594-2838   Fax: (619) 594-6780
Office Hours: by appointment
Email:  myeh@mail.sdsu.edu

 

Emeritus Faculty

BORGES, Marilyn A.

BRYSON, Jeff B.

DEFRAN, R. H.

DICKEN, Charles F.

FENSON, Larry

FRANZINI, Louis R.

GALLO, Philip S.

GRAF, Richard G.

GRAHAM, William K.

HARARI, Herbert

HILLIX, W.A.

HORNBECK, Frederick W.

HUNRICHS, William A.

KAREN, Robert L.

KASS, Norman

KOPPMAN, Jerry W.

LECKART, Bruce T.

LEE, Raymond

LYNN, Elizabeth

MCCORDICK, Sharon M.

MCDONALD, Roy D.

MOLLENAUER, Sandra

PENN, Robert

PLOTNIK, Rod

PRICE, Judy M.

PSOMAS, Timothy

RODIN, Miriam

SACCUZZO, Dennis P.

SATTLER, Jerome M.

SCHULTE, Richard H.

SCOLLAY, Patricia A.

SCOTT, Thomas R.

SEGAL, Evalyn F.

SMITH, John R.

SPINETTA, John J.

STEVENS, Walter R.