Psychology Faculty

Oscar A. Barbarin, III, Ph.D. Rutgers University, 1975

Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair in Psychology

Educational interventions for achievement and social well-being and the role of community and family in health risks and health threat.

Michael Cunningham, Ph.D. Emory University, 1994

Director, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching

Examining Adolescent Development in African American children and adolescents.

Gary P. Dohanich, Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1981

Associate Chair, Department of Psychology

The effects of ovarian and adrenal hormones on behavioral processes.

Jeffrey J. Lockman, Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1980

Perception-action and cognitive development.

Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D. Kent State University, 1986

Culturally appropriate health promotion and health risk prevention programming for children, adolescents and adult populations.

Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1995

Chair, Department of Psychology
Children at risk for maladjustment due to the presence of chronic stressors in their lives.

Janet B. Ruscher, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1991

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs

Stereotyping and prejudice in communication.

Paul J. Colombo, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1994

Associate Professor
Elucidate the Neuronal Mechanisms of Memory Formation, Test Hypotheses Regarding Independence or Interactions Among Multiple Memory Mystems, and Neuronal Mechanisms of Memory Formation.

Jill M. Daniel, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2000

Associate Professor
The role of ovarian hormones in the regulation of nonreproductive behaviors.

Edward J. Golob, Ph.D. Dartmouth College, 1999

Associate Professor
Cognitive Neuroscience.

Lisa Molix, Ph.D. University of Missouri at Columbia, 2007

Associate Professor
Intergroup relations, mental health and well-being among marginalized populations.

Laurie O'Brien, Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2002

Associate Professor
Prejudice and stigma from the perspective of both targets and perpetrators.

R. Enrique Varela, Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2002

Associate Professor
Development of anxiety in youth with a particular emphasis on cultural, familial, and cognitive influences in this process.

Courtney N. Baker, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2010

Assistant Professor
Dissemination and implementation research, early childhood, prevention of socioemotional and academic problems, community-based participatory research.

Lisa Szechter, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, 2003

Assistant Professor
How everyday social interactions shape our understanding of visual representations such as photographs and drawings.

Thomas J. Hebert, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1996

Senior Professor of Practice
Behavioral neuroscientist with interests in hormones and behavior.

Beth E. F. Wee, Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1986

Senior Professor of Practice
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies

Biological rhythms (seasonal and circadian), Neuroendocrinology, Reproduction, Learning and Memory, and Animal Behavior.

Carrie L. Wyland, Ph.D. Dartmouth College, 2004

Senior Professor of Practice
Social psychology with expertise in the self, namely biases related to self-esteem, social cognitive neuroscience, and emotion.

David M. Corey, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1999

Professor of Practice
Cognitive neuroscience and quantitative methods.

Constance Patterson, Ph.D. Illinois State University, 1999

Professor of Practice
Internship and supervision for Professional School Psychology.

Kate C. Baker, Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1992

Research Professor
Tulane National Primate Research Center.

Gale Naquin, Ph.D. University of New Orleans, 1998

Research Professor
K-12 education: Education policy and practices; Educational leadership, students with academic and behavior challenges including those with disabilities, developing curriculum-based measures.

Jeffrey Mock, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2007

Research Assistant Professor

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