Psychology Cross-Cutting Interdisciplinary Areas

The faculty within the Psychology Department are active researchers. We currently house research centers and several independent research programs headed up by individual faculty. Additionally, several faculty share cross-cutting research interests around thematic areas. These are highlighted below.

Cross-Cutting Interdisciplinary
Research Areas

Addictive Behaviors

  • Bruce Dudek, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Mark Muraven, Ph.D.
  • Robert Rosellini, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.

Acceptance and Mindfulness-Based Therapies

  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.

Behavioral Medicine

  • Drew Anderson, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.

Behavioral Neuroscience and Psychophysiology

  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Cheryl Frye, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Christine Wagner, Ph.D.

Eating, Obesity, and Other Appetitive Behaviors

  • Drew Anderson, Ph.D.
  • Mitch Earleywine, Ph.D.
  • Julia Hormes, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Bruce Svare, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.

Emotion, Emotion Regulation, and Self-Control

  • Jeanette Altarriba, Ph.D.
  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Mark Muraven, Ph.D.
  • Kevin Williams, Ph.D.

Organizational Behavior, Motivation,and Group Processes

  • Ho Kwan Cheung, Ph.D.
  • Dev Dalal, Ph.D.
  • Jason Randall, Ph.D.
  • Sylvia Roch, Ph.D.
  • Kevin Williams, Ph.D.

Language and Cognition

  • Jeanette Altarriba, Ph.D.
  • Laurie Feldman, Ph.D.
  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • James Neely, Ph.D.
  • Tram Neill, Ph.D.
  • Heather Sheridan, Ph.D.

Pediatric Psychology, Early Childhood Development, and the Family

  • Kristin Christodulu, Ph.D.
  • Elana Gordis, Ph.D.
  • Leslie Halpern, Ph.D.
  • Betty Lin, Ph.D.
  • Hazel Prelow, Ph.D.
  • Christine Wagner, Ph.D.

Risk and Resiliency

  • Hazel Prelow, Ph.D.

Stress, Anxiety, and Mood Disorders

  • John P. Forsyth, Ph.D.
  • Cheryl Frye, Ph.D.
  • Ewan McNay, Ph.D.
  • Hazel M. Prelow, Ph.D.
  • Edelgard Wulfert, Ph.D.