Faculty and Staff

Administration

Name Contact Program Research Interests
James Denniston
Professor and Department Chair
828-262-2272 x402
dennistonjc@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Elementary Information Processing in Animals
Rose Mary Webb
Associate Professor and Assistant Chairperson
828-262-2272 x438
webbrm@appstate.edu
Experimental Perceptions of personality and competence; Estimation and perception of quantity; Development of intellectual talent

Faculty

Name Contact Program Research Interests
Yalcin Acikgoz
Assistant Professor
828-262-2272 x404
acikgozy@appstate.edu
Industrial-Organizational
Stanley Aeschleman
Professor Emeritus
828-262-2272 x404
aeschlemansa@appstate.edu
Behavior Analysis; Superstitious Behaviors
Verne R. Bacharach
Professor Emeritus
828-262-2272 x400
bacharachvr@appstate.edu
Experimental Intelligence; Cognitive Development; Psychometrics
Mary Ballard
Professor
828-262-2272 x406
ballardme@appstate.edu
Experimental Aggression; Media; Video Games; Bullying
Doris Bazzini
Professor
828-262-2272 x400
bazzinidg@appstate.edu
Experimental Romantic attraction; Beautiful-is-good Stereotype; Media's impact on body image in women Relationship-maintenance processes
Hall P. Beck
Professor
828-262-2272 x408
beckhp@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Human-computer interaction; College student retention; Decision-making
Shawn Bergman
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x409
bergmans@appstate.edu
Industrial-Organizational Statistical and quantitative methods, person-environment fit, and vocational choice
Joshua Broman-Fulks
Professor
828-262-2272 x411
bromanfulksj@appstate.edu
Website
Clinical Anxiety Disorders; Anxiety Vulnerability Factors; Physical Exercise; Taxometrics
Will Canu
Professor
828-262-2272 x412
canuwh@appstate.edu
Website
Clinical Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder; Social adjustment and psychological disorders; Child clinical psychology; Adjustment and intervention in rural contexts
Lisa Curtin
Professor and Clinical M.A. Program Director
828-262-2272 x413
curtinla@appstate.edu
Clinical Rural mental health services, addictive behaviors, psychotherapy outcome and process, social factors and body image
James R. Deni
Professor
828-262-2272 x414
denijr@appstate.edu
School Learning Disabilities, Response to Intervention, Biofeedback, Consultation
Chris Dickinson
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x415
dickinsonca@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Visual Cognition, Visual Memory, Scene Perception, Eye Movements during Visual Search and Scene Perception
Lisa Emery
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x416
emerylj@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Developmental Psychology; Adult Development & Aging; Emotion Regulation; Memory
Paul Fox
Professor
828-262-2272 x418
foxpa@appstate.edu
Experimental Psychology and law; tort reform, jury issues, school sex offenses, applied behavior analysis
Cheryl Fox
Lecturer
Sandra G. Gagnon
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x420
gagnonsg@appstate.edu
School Preschool Social and Emotional Competence; Child Temperament
Amy T. Galloway
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x421
gallowayat@appstate.edu
Experimental Development of food preferences, picky eating, normal and disordered eating in children and adults; parent and child food interactions. Sustainable and community food system research.
Jacqueline Hersh
Clinical Assistant Professor
828-262-6969
hershjr@appstate.edu
Website
Clinical Psychotherapy process and outcome; enhancing and tailoring empirically supported treatments; access and dissemination of ESTs; child and adolescent psychopathology
Robert W. Hill
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x422
hillrw@appstate.edu
Clinical Perfectionism; Interpersonal Characteristics; Self Injury; Personality; University Ombudsperson
Timothy J. Huelsman
Professor and Industrial-Organizational/ HRM Program Director
828-262-2272
huelsmantj@appstate.edu
Industrial-Organizational Organizations; Organizational Culture; Organizational Assessment; Program Evaluation
John Paul Jameson
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x424
jamesonjp@appstate.edu
Clinical Rural Mental Health Services; Empirically Supported Psychotherapies; Community/Academic Partnerships; School-Based Mental Health; Suicide Prevention
Pamela Kidder-Ashley
Professor and School Psychology Program Director
828-262-2272 x426
ashleypk@appstate.edu
School Mental health correlates of high school and college bullying, ecological correlates of social competence in preschoolers
Robyn Kondrad
Assistant Professor
828-262-2272 x443
kondradrl@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Developmental Psychology, social-cognitive development: how children learn from other people, qualities that influence children's judgments about other people, children's learning from media (e.g., video-chat)
Timothy D. Ludwig
Professor
828-262-2272
ludwigtd@appstate.edu
Industrial-Organizational Organizational Behavior Management; Behavioral Analysis; Employee Performance; Occupational Safety
Denise M. Martz
Professor
828-262-2272 x429
martzdm@appstate.edu
Clinical Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine; Fat Talk; Women's Health; Obesity & Eating Disorders; Body Image & Relative Size; Teen Interpersonal Violence
Lindsay Masland
Assistant Professor
828-262-2272 x430
maslandlc@appstate.edu
School student motivation, motivating teaching strategies, student diversity, universal design for learning, peer relations, classroom assessment, social/emotional/behavioral interventions
Kurt D. Michael
Professor
828-262-2272 x432
michaelkd@appstate.edu
Website
Clinical Child and adolescent psychopathology; school mental health; suicide prevention; rural service delivery; depression and anxiety; substance abuse disorders; meta-analysis; psychotherapy outcome
Andrew Monroe
Assistant Professor
828-262-2272 x431
monroeae1@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Social Cognition; Moral Psychology; Decision Making; Social Psychology
Lynn Mosteller
Director of Undergraduate Advising
828-262-2272 x433
mostellerlh@appstate.edu
Undergraduate Advising - Careers In Psychology
Lucinda O. Payne
Lecturer
Andrew Smith
Associate Professor
828-262-2272
smithar3@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Judgment and Decision Making; Social Cognition; Risk Taking; Risk Perception; Wishful Thinking; Social Comparisons; Comparative Optimism
Kenneth M. Steele
Professor
828-262-2272 x436
steelekm@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Learning in Nonhumans and Humans; Visual and Auditory Perception; Activity Anorexia; Music Perception; Color Priming; the "Mozart Effect"
Douglas A. Waring
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x437
waringda@appstate.edu
Experimental Cognitive/Evolutionary; role of working memory and prior knowledge in comprehension, memory, persuasion, conformity, reciprocity.
Richard Wilson
Lecturer
Twila Wingrove
Associate Professor and Experimental Psychology Program Director
828-262-2272 x440
wingroveta@appstate.edu
Website
Experimental Legal/Forensic Psychology, Developmental Psychology
Jamie Yarbrough
Associate Professor
828-262-2272 x417
yarbroughjl@appstate.edu
School Empirically supported academic and behavioral interventions, implementation science, research-to-practice gap in educational settings, resistance to change, multi-tiered systems of support, response to intervention, curriculum-based measurement, progress monitoring, school consultation, and prevention of school failure.
Mark C. Zrull
Professor
828-262-2272 x441
zrullmc@appstate.edu
Experimental Neural Plasticity and Mechanisms of Sound-induced Seizures; Uni- and Multimodal Stimulus-guided Behavior; Efficacy of Undergraduate Research


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