Research Opportunities

Faculty Seeking Undergraduate and Graduate Student Research Assistants

The following faculty regularly seek motivated students to work on ongoing research projects or in topics of general interest:

  • Katie Arnold - Cognitive and Neural Basis of Memory and Learning, Applications to Improve Teaching Prectices
  • Jeff Aspelmeier – Social Attitudes, Attachement and Romantic Relationships, Resilience, and First-Generation College Students
  • Nicole Iannone - Group Processes, Belonging, Pop Cultural Media, and Being Left Out of the Loop
  • Jenessa Steele – Aging, Health Beh., Relationships, & Social Support
  • Tom Pierce – Reminiscence, Aging, & Cognition; Psychophysiology; EEG; and Learing in the Classroom.
  • Jayne Bucy – Chinese Adoption & Introduction to School Psychology (1 credit hour).
  • Eric Mesmer – Behavioral Interventions in School Settings
  • Jennifer Mabry – Topics in School Psychology
  • Pam Jackson – Effects of Drugs on Learning, Animal Cognition
  • Jeff Willner – Brain Changes and Learning
  • Dayna Hayes – Effects of Alcohol and Nicotine on the Brain
  • Ruth Riding-Malon – Mental Health Connections with Spirituality 
  • Tracy Cohn – Sexual Health and Wellness & Mental Health Issues
  • Pei-Chun Tsai – Cultural issues in Mental Health; Reslience and Adaptivity 
  • Jay Caughron – Leadership, Workplace Aggression, Creativelity, Innovation, and Ethical-Decision Making in Social and Organizational Settings.
  • Nora Reilly – Perceptions of Disabilities in the Work Place, Perceptions of Veterans in the Workplace.
  • Ben Biermeier-Hanson – Leadership in Organizations
  • Ye Ra Jeong – Personality Predictors in Employee Selection and Hiring