Affiliated faculty

Affiliated Faculty Accepting Students

Note. Affiliated faculty may serve as Primary Thesis Supervisor and mentor students as they complete the Developmental Psychology Program.

Sarah Barber, Ph.D.

Sarah Barber is in the Mind, Brain, and Behavior Concentration. Her research focuses on aging, memory, cognition, collaborative cognition, stereotype threat.

David E. Gard, Ph.D.

David Gard is in the Clinical Concentration. His research focuses on severe psychopathology including schizophrenia and major depression.

Melissa Hagan, Ph.D.

Melissa Hagan is in the Clinical Concentration. Her research focuses on early life adversity, post-traumatic stress disorder, early childhood, parenting, chronic stress, and psychophysiology.

Sarah Holley, Ph.D.

Sarah Holley is in the Clinical Concentration. Her research focuses on Intimate relationship processes, emotional functioning, and mental and physical health.

Zena R. Mello, Ph.D.

Zena Mello is in the Social Concentration, and her research fosters the well-being of racial/ethnic minority and low-income adolescents. She examines time perspective and perceptions of group membership. 

Amy Smith, Ph.D.

Amy Smtih's research focuses on legal psychology, legal decision making, effects of incarceration, and social justice.