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Psychology Regular Faculty


Naomi Aldrich

Associate Professor - Developmental Psychology

  • B.A. Psychology, University of Tennessee
  • M.A. Experimental Psychology, City University of New York 
  • Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, City University of New York

Office: 2137 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2419

Email: aldrichn@gvsu.edu

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Brian Bowdle

Associate Professor - Cognitive Psychology

  • B.A., University of Michigan
  • M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Office: 2311 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2420

Email: bowdleb@gvsu.edu

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Lawrence Burns

Professor - Personality/Clinical Psychology

  • B.S. California Maritime Academy
  • M.S., Ph.D., State University of New York - Stonybrook

Outstanding University Service Award 2010

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2000

Office: 2219 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2862

Email: burnsl@gvsu.edu

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Amy Campbell

Associate Professor - School Psychology

Co-Director, School Psychology Graduate Program

  • B.S., Grand Valley State University
  • Ph.D., University of Oregon

Office: 1309 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2409

Email: campbeam@gvsu.edu

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Katherine (Katie) Corker

Associate Professor - Quantitative, Social, and Personality Psychology

  • Ph.D., Social and Personality Psychology, Michigan State University, Cum Laude
  • M.A., Social and Personality Psychology, Michigan State University
  • B.A., Psychology, with Honors, University of Northern Iowa, Summa Cum Laude

Early Career Scholar Award 2019

Office: 2128 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2932

Email: corkerka@gvsu.edu

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Jing Chen

Associate Professor - Developmental Psychology

  • B.A., Beijing Normal University
  • M.A., Ph.D., Washington University

Office: 2203 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2867

Email: chenj@gvsu.edu

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Tara Cornelius

Professor - Clinical/Interpersonal Relationship Psychology

  • B.S., Santa Clara University
  • M.A., Ph.D., Western Michigan University

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2017

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award 2015

Office: 1321 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-8702

Email: cornelta@gvsu.edu

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Kristy Dean

Associate Professor - Social/Cross Cultural Psychology

  • B. A., Michigan State University
  • M.A., Ph.D., Northwestern University

Office: 2211 AuSable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2412

Email: deankr@gvsu.edu 

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Robert Deaner

Professor - Evolutionary/Comparative Psychology

  • B.A., Colgate University
  • Ph.D., Duke University

Office: 1315 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2423

Email: deanerr@gvsu.edu

Website: http://www4.gvsu.edu/DEANERR/

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Amanda Dillard

Associate Professor - Health/Social Psychology

  • B.A. Psychology, Ohio State University
  • M.S., Ph.D. Psychology, North Dakota State University

Distinguished Early Career Scholar Award 2014

Office: 2307 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2865

E-mail: dillaram@gvsu.edu

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Gwenden Dueker

Professor - Developmental Psychology

  • B.A., Quincy University
  • M.S., Ph.D., Duke University

Office: 2208 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-8513

Email: duekerg@gvsu.edu

Lab: Infant Cognitive Lab; 301 W. Fulton Street; 104 Eberhard Center

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Mario Fifić

Associate Professor - Cognitive Psychology

  • B.A., Belgrade University
  • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington

Office: 2139 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-5061

Email: fificm@gvsu.edu

Lab: Cognitive Science Lab http://faculty.gvsu.edu/fificm/index.html

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Elizabeth Flandreau

 

 

Elizabeth Flandreau

Associate Professor - Biological Psychology

  • B.A. Biology, Lawrence University
  • Ph.D. Neuroscience, Emory University

Office: 2129 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2527

Email: flandree@gvsu.edu

Website: Complete List of Published Work in My Bibliography

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Mihaela Friedlmeier

Associate Professor - Developmental/Cross-Cultural Psychology

  • Diploma, Al.-I. Cuza University, Romania
  • Ph.D., University of Konstanz, Germany

Office: 2309 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-8706

Email: friedlmm@gvsu.edu

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Wolfgang Friedlmeier

Professor - Developmental/Cross-Cultural Psychology

  • Diploma, University of Bamberg, Germany
  • Ph.D., University of Konstanz, Germany

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award 2017

Office: 1317 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2415

Email: friedlmw@gvsu.edu

Lab: Emotion Lab (EmoLab); 301 W. Fulton St.; Eberhard Center 104

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Luke Galen

Professor - Clinical Psychology

  • B.A., University of Nebraska
  • M.A., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Office: 2220 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2904

Email: galenl@gvsu.edu

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Jennifer Gross

Professor - Psycholinguistics/Applied Cognition Psychology

  • B.A., Oakland University
  • M.S., Ph.D., Wayne State University

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2001

Pew Teaching with Technology Award 2011

Office: 2319 AuSable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3511

Email: grossj@gvsu.edu 

Lab: GVSU Applied Cognition Lab, appliedcognitionlab@gvsu.edu

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Donna Henderson-King

Professor - Social Psychology/Indiv Diffs

  • B.A., Simon Fraser University
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2003

Office: 2205 AuSable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2909

Email: hendersd@gvsu.edu

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Eaaron Henderson-King

Associate Professor - Social Psychology/Stereotyping

  • B.A., University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Ph.D., University of Michigan

Office: 2206 AuSable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2938

Email: henderse@gvsu.edu 

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Tessa Jordan

Associate Professor - Developmental Psychology

  • B.A, Ph.D., University of New Mexico

Office: 2127 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-9236

Email: jordant@gvsu.edu

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Christopher Kurby

Associate Professor - Cognitive Psychology and Aging

  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Distinguished Early Career Scholar Award 2016

Office: 2207 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2418

Email: kurbyc@gvsu.edu

Website: Google Scholar Profile 

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Brian Lakey

Professor - Clinical/Social/Personality Psychology

  • B.A., Arizona State University
  • Ph.D., Indiana University

Distinguished Contribution to a Discipline Award 2016

Office: 2315 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2868

Email: lakeyb@gvsu.edu        

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Leon Lou

Associate Professor - Cognitive Psychology/Perception

  • B.A., Fudan University
  • M.S., Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

Office: 2313 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2916

Email: loul@gvsu.edu

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Josita Maouene

Associate Professor - Developmental Psycholinguistics

  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Office: 2213 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3369

Email: maouenej@gvsu.edu

Lab: Language Lab (Lal); 301 W. Fulton Street; 104 Eberhard Center

Website: http://www.maouene.info/https://www.researchgate.net/

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Amy Matthews

Professor - Clinical Psychology/Special Education/Autism

Director, ABA Graduate Certificate Program

Project Director, Statewide Autism Resources and Training (START) 

Vice Chair, Michigan Autism Council

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Ph.D., Binghamton University

Outstanding Community Service Award 2012

Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

Office: 2212 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3513

Email: matthewa@gvsu.edu

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Jamie Owen-DeSchryver

Associate Professor - Clinical Psychology/Autism

  • B.A. Kalamazoo College
  • M.A. Johns Hopkins University
  • Ph.D. State University of New York at Stony Brook

Office: 1319 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-8703

Email: owendesj@gvsu.edu

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Ernest Park

Associate Professor - Social Psychology

  • B.A., University of Virginia
  • M.A., University of Oregon
  • Ph.D., Michigan State University

Office: 2136 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-5062

Email: parker@gvsu.edu

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Joel Quamme

Associate Professor - Cognitive Psychology

  • B.A. Jamestown College, Jamestown, ND
  • M.A. University of California, Davis
  • Ph.D. University of California, Davis

Office: 1311 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2153

Email: quammej@gvsu.edu

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Mary Bower Russa

Assistant Chair for Advising, Enrollment and Curriculum

Professor - Clinical/Child Abuse/Health Psychology

  • B.S., Michigan State University M.A.
  • Ph.D., University of Iowa

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2019

Outstanding Advising and Student Services Award 2015

Office: 2214 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2907

Email: bowerm@gvsu.edu 

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Walter Sa

 

 

Walter Sá

Associate Professor - Cognitive Science

  • B.A., University of Western Ontario
  • M.A., Ph.D., OISE / University of Toronto

Office: 2210 AuSable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3705

Email: saw@gvsu.edu

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Kristen Schrauben (formerly Kristen Girard)

Co-Director, School Psychology Graduate Program

Associate Professor - School Psychology

  • B.A. Psychology, Fairfield University
  • M.A.  School Psychology, Michigan State University
  • Ph.D. School Psychology, Michigan State University

Office: 2135 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2336

Email: schrakri@gvsu.edu

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Ellen Shupe

Professor - Organizational/Applied Social

  • B.S., Eckard College
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2016

Office: 2218 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2905

Email: shupee@gvsu.edu

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Christine Smith

Assistant Chair

Professor - Social Psychology

  • B.A., Indiana University
  • M.A., Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago

Pew Teaching Excellence Award 2018

Distinguished Undergraduate Mentoring Award 2012

Office: 2221 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2424

Email: smithc@gvsu.edu

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Benjamin Swets

Associate Professor - Cognitive/Language Psychology

  • B.A., Hope College
  • M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Office: 2317 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2169

Email: swetsb@gvsu.edu

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Glenn Valdez

Professor - Behavioral Neuroscience

  • B.A., Tufts University
  • Ph.D., University of California, San Diego

2020 Pew Teaching Excellence Award

Distinguished Early Career Scholar Award 2012

Office: 1313 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3798

Email: valdezg@gvsu.edu

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Mikhila Wildey (formerly Mikhila Humbad)

Associate Professor - Clinical/Personality/Interpersonal Relationships

  • B.S., M.A., Ph.D., Michigan State University

Office: 2126 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-3881

Email: wildeymi@gvsu.edu

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Todd Williams

Associate Professor - Social Psychology

  • B.A., University of Alberta, Canada
  • Ph.D. (2009), University of Alberta, Canada

Office: 1307 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-8976

Email: willitod@gvsu.edu

Website: OURS Faculty SpotlightTodd Williams Spotlight - YouTube

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Michael Wolfe

Department Chair

Professor - Cognitive Psychology

  • B.A., University of California - Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Colorado - Boulder

Office: 2321 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2989

Email: wolfem@gvsu.edu

Website: Social Cognition Lab website

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Xiaojuan (Xandra) Xu

Professor - Biopsychology/Neuroscience

  • B.S., Beijing University
  • M.S., Ph.D., University of Michigan

Office: 2204 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2411

Email: xux@gvsu.edu

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Affiliate & Part-Time Faculty


Victoria Fogel

Senior Part-Time Professor

Office: 2110 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-9233

Emailfogelv@gvsu.edu

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Jennifer James

Affiliate Professor - School Psychology

  • B.A. Special Education, Hope College
  • M.Ed. School Psychology, Loyola University Chicago
  • Ph.D. School Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

Office: 2140 Au Sable Hall

Phone: (616) 331-2406

Email: jamesje1@gvsu.edu

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Emeritus Faculty and Staff