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Department Faculty Members
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April Bradley (University of Nevada, Reno)
Child forensics and sexual assault, child interviewing techniques in forensic interviews.
Watch Dr. Bradley's video introduction
Adam Derenne, Director of Experimental Program (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee)
F. Richard Ferraro (Ph.D., University of Kansas)
Cognitive aging; gerontology; Alzheimer's disease; cognitive neuropsychology; inhibitory processes in cognitive performance; eating disorders and body image. Watch Dr. Ferraro's video introduction
Jeffrey Holm (Ph.D. Ohio University)
Health Psychology; Statistics and Quantitative Methods; Health Promotion and Media Messages; Cyber-Human Interactions and Health; and Behavioral Design and Digital Technology.
Brett Holfeld (Ph.D., University of North Dakota)
Social and developmental psychology; effects of technology, cyber bullying, social networking, peer relationships, aggression, school climate, bystander attributions
Andre Kehn (Ph.D., University of Wyoming)
Social cognition and psychology and law: eyewitness identification accuracy, cross-race effect, emotion and juror information processing, perception of witnesses.
Alison Kelly (Ph.D., University of North Dakota)
Cognitive psychology and psychology of law: detection ability in accurate & innaccurate eyewitnesses, ethnic and gender biases in eyewitness identification performance.
Alan King (Ph.D. Louisiana State University)
Childhood physical abuse and other forms of maltreatment, personality disturbance, and general psychopathology.
John-Paul Legerski (Ph.D. University of Kansas)
Emotional expression, peer socialization and psychological functioning among children and adolescents; autobiographical memory functioning; posttraumatic stress disorder; ethics issues in research participation.
Doug McDonald (Ph.D. University of South Dakota, INPSYDE Director)
Native American assessment and treatment issues.
Joseph Miller, Director of Clinical Training (Ph.D. University of South Dakota)
Low vision, cognitive assessment and psychometrics.
Thomas Petros (Ph.D., Kent State)
Assessment of learning problems; reading processes and learning disabilities. Watch Dr. Petros' video introduction
Karyn Plumm (Ph.D., University of North Dakota)
Social psychological theories, juror perceptions & legal policy.
Dmitri Poltavski (Ph.D., University of North Dakota)
Cognitive function and psychoactive substances (e.g. nicotine & alcohol), visual perception and attention, brain stimulation and psychophysiological measurement.
Joelle Ruthig (Ph.D., University of Manitoba)
Cheryl Terrance (Ph.D., Carleton University (2000), Ottawa, Canada)
Director of Forensic Psychology Programs
Social psychology, gender issues, and perceptions of victims within the courtroom.
Heather K. Terrell (Ph.D., Arizona State University)
Director of the Undergraduate Programs
Social and personality psychology: gender roles; gender identity; stereotyping and prejudice; aggression; evolutionary psychology.