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Psychology Faculty

Name | Title | Contact Research | Teaching Interests Department | Center
Donald Bersoff
Professor Emeritus
Kline School of Law, Room 271
Donald.Bersoff@drexel.edu
215.571.4819
Department of Psychology
Cathy Bolton
Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton 208
cathy.h.bolton@drexel.edu
215.571.3928

Program Evaluation in healthcare, supportive housing, and government-based social services; Design of performance metrics for quality assessment and clinical outcomes; Development of Quality Assurance Programs; Leadership for moving organizations toward decision making that is data informed; Management of Analytic and Performance Improvement Teams in Healthcare; Implementing Systems and Change Leadership to sustain Compliance with Regulatory Bodies; Advocacy for the Creation and Use of Integrated data that brings information together to drive development of best practices for specialized populations and cohorts of healthcare and social service users

Department of Psychology
Meghan Butryn
Associate Research Professor
Stratton 286
mlb34@drexel.edu
215.553.7108

Obesity and eating disorders treatment and prevention; Behavioral interventions; Acceptance and commitment therapy

Department of Psychology
Dorothy Charbonnier
Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton 210
dorothy.r.charbonnier@drexel.edu
215.571.4407
Department of Psychology
Douglas Chute
Louis and Bessie Stein Fellow; Professor of Neuropsychology; Faculty Coordinator of ePsychology
Stratton 218
chute@drexel.edu
215.895.6111

neuropsychology and rehabilitation; technological applications for the cognitively compromised and those with acquired brain injuries

Department of Psychology
Brian Daly
Director, Practicum Training; Director, Clinical Training; Associate Professor
Stratton 290
brian.daly@drexel.edu
215.571.4252

Evidence-based psychosocial interventions for youth; school mental health promotion; prevention and resiliency in urban youth; assessment and treatment of children with chronic illness; and, adolescent risk behaviors.

Department of Psychology
Paige Davis, PhD
Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton 211
paige.e.davis@drexel.edu
215.571.4308

The development of imagination in children; Private speech; Theory of mind and executive functioning; Mental state commentary and mind minded parenting; Audio verbal hallucinations

Department of Psychology
David DeMatteo
Director of JD/PhD Program; Associate Professor
Stratton 338
David.DeMatteo@drexel.edu
215.553.7107

psychopathy, forensic mental health assessment, testing in forensic assessment contexts, and drug policy research

Department of Psychology
Evan Forman
Professor
Stratton 282
evan.forman@drexel.edu
215.553.7113

clinical psychology: mechanisms and measurement of psychotherapy outcome, cognitive-behavioral and acceptance based psychotherapies, the development and evaluation of acceptance-based interventions for health behavior change (for problems of obesity and cardiac disease) as well as mood and anxiety disorders; neurocognition of eating

Department of Psychology
Jennifer Gallo, Ph.D.
Director, Neuropsychology Concentration; Associate Teaching Professor
Stratton 123F
jlg37@drexel.edu
215.895.2805

neuropsychology of aging and dementia; neurocognitive correlates of goal-directed activities; behavioral and psychological symptoms associated with dementia

Department of Psychology
Pamela Geller
Associate Professor, Ob/Gyn and Public Health
Stratton 280
pg27@drexel.edu
215.553.7117

clinical and health psychology; stressful life events and mental and physical health outcomes particularly in the area of women's reproductive health

Department of Psychology
Maureen Gibney
Associate Teaching Professor
Stratton 206
maureen.gibney@drexel.edu
215.895.6104
Department of Psychology
Naomi Goldstein, PhD
Co-Director of the JD/PhD Program in Law and Psychology; Professor
Stratton 328
naomi.goldstein@drexel.edu
215.571.4299

Forensic psychology and juvenile justice: juvenile justice research and program evaluation, juvenile justice policy and practice reform, adolescent development and decision-making capacities, Miranda rights comprehension and juvenile confessions, juvenile probation system reform, dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline, anger management with girls in the juvenile justice system, reducing rates of disproportionate minority contact with the justice system.

Department of Psychology
Kirk Heilbrun
Professor
Stratton 334
kirk.heilbrun@drexel.edu
215.553.7109

Forensic mental health assessment; Violence risk assessment; Risk management; Interventions to reduce risk

Department of Psychology
Dr. James Herbert
Dean, Graduate College; Executive Vice Provost; Professor
Stratton 119B
james.herbert@drexel.edu
215.571.4253

Anxiety disorders; Cognitive behavior therapy; Acceptance and mindfulness based psychotherapies; Teletherapy; the role of empiricism in clinical psychology

Department of Psychology
Thomas Hewett
Professor Emeritus
Stratton 310
hewett@drexel.edu
215.895.2461

Human computer interaction; Cognitive engineering; Design of computing systems to support creative work

Department of Psychology
Adrienne Juarascio
Assistant Research Professor
Stratton 226
asj32@drexel.edu
(215) 553-7154

Enhancing treatment outcomes for eating disorders and obesity; Acceptance-based behavioral treatments; Evaluating mechanisms of action in behavioral treatments

Department of Psychology
Marlin Killen
Associate Teaching Professor; Faculty Coordinator of ePsychology; Online Learning Council Fellow
Stratton 203
Marlin.Killen@drexel.edu
215.895.1068
Department of Psychology
John Kounios
Director, PhD Program in Applied Cognitive & Brain Sciences; Professor
Stratton 318
jk342@drexel.edu
215.553.7105

Cognitive psychology/cognitive neuroscience, focusing on human memory, problem solving, intelligence, and creativity; Specialization in electrophysiological methods (EEG, ERP), and other behavioral and neuroimaging methods (e.g., fMRI)

Department of Psychology
Nancy Lee Raitano
Assistant Professor
Stratton 123E
nancy.raitano.lee@drexel.edu
215.895.2937

Neuropsychological and neuroanatomic correlates of intellectual and developmental disabilities; Verbal memory and language difficulties in Down syndrome and other genetic disorders; Comorbid autism spectrum disorder symptoms in youth with genetic disorders; Neuroanatomic correlates of individual differences in typical and atypical cognition

Department of Psychology
Michael Lowe
Professor
Stratton 284
ml42@drexel.edu
215.553.7116

Psychobiology of eating and weight regulation (dieting, treatment and prevention of eating disorders and obesity); Social cognition (empirical study of conscious and unconscious cognitive processing)

Department of Psychology
Dan Mirman
Assistant Professor
Stratton 322
daniel.mirman@drexel.edu
215.553.7169

Recognition, comprehension, and production of spoken words; Organization and processing of semantic knowledge; Computational models of brain and behavior; Statistical methods for analysis of time course data

Department of Psychology
Arthur Nezu
Distinguished University Professor of Psychology; Professor of Medicine; Professor of Community Health and Prevention
Stratton 268
amn23@drexel.edu
215.629.6275 (cell)

Biopsychosocial models of stress and coping, particularly the role of social problem solving; Applications of Problem-Solving Therapy for chronic illness, particularly comorbid with depression; Treatment and prevention of suicide; Prevention and treatment of behavioral health problems of Veterans and Service Members

Department of Psychology
Christine Nezu
Professor of Psychology; Professor of Medicine
Stratton 278
cn25@drexel.edu
215.553.7112

Contemporary Problem-Solving Therapy (PST) for mood, personality, stress-related disorders; PST for as a biopsychosocial treatment for persons with chronic illness and medical symptoms; PST for Veterans/US Service Members, and their families; Clinical case formulation; Integrative psychotherapy approaches; Emotionally focused interventions and CBT; Departmental concentration areas of cognitive behavioral and health psychology

Department of Psychology
Karol Osipowicz
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies;Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton 204
karol.zdislaw.osipowicz@drexel.edu
215.571.4406
Department of Psychology
Diana Robins
Associate Professor

diana.l.robins@drexel.edu
215.571.3439
Department of Psychology
Ludo Scheffer
Chair, Faculty Senate; Director of Undergraduate Studies; Teaching Professor
Stratton 105
lcs22@drexel.edu
215.895.6140

Meta-cognitive development, writing, and computers; Language and literacy development in the early years in the context of family and schooling; Youth-at-risk; School violence and bullying; Program/intervention effectiveness

Department of Psychology
Maria Schultheis
Department Head; Professor
Stratton 123B
schultheis@drexel.edu
215.895.6105

Neurorehabilitation; Application of technology to psychology; Virtual reality technology; Driving capacity after neurological compromise; Rehabilitation of functional, everyday activities

Department of Psychology
Jennifer Schwartz
Director, Psychological Services Center; Associate Teaching Professor
Stratton 266
Jennifer.L.Schwartz@drexel.edu
215.553.7127

Adult Psychopathology; Evidence-Based Practice; Competency-Based Training; Competency-Based Clinical Supervision

Department of Psychology
Myrna Shure
Professor Emeritus
Stratton 332
ms54@drexel.edu
215.553.7120

Child development; Problem-solving interventions with children; Prevention programs

Department of Psychology
Chris Sims
Assistant Professor
Stratton 324
Chris.Sims@drexel.edu
215.553.7170

Learning and decision-making under uncertainty; Visual memory and perceptual expertise; Sensorimotor control and motor learning; Computational models of cognition

Department of Psychology
Julia Sluzenski
Assistant Teaching Professor
Stratton 205
julia.m.sluzenski@drexel.edu
215.571.4309
Department of Psychology
Mary Spiers
Director of MS and BS/MS Programs; Associate Professor
Stratton 207
spiersm@drexel.edu
215.895.1722

Clinical neuropsychology and medical psychology; Memory and practical applications for memory disorders in the elderly; Cognitive health of women

Department of Psychology
J. Michael Williams
Associate Professor
Stratton 209
jw37@drexel.edu
215.571.3530

Cognitive neuroscience; Clinical applications (fMRI); Memory disorders; Neuropsychological assessment; Rehabilitation

Department of Psychology
Zoe Zhang
Assistant Professor
Stratton 326
fengqing.zhang@drexel.edu
215.553.7172

Neuroimaging data analysis; Data mining; Bayesian inference; High dimensional data analysis

Department of Psychology
Eric Zillmer
Professor of Neuropsychology; Director of Athletics
Stratton 221
zillmer@drexel.edu
215.553.7153

Neuropsychological and personality assessment; Sports psychology; Psychiatric and neurological disorders; Behavioral medicine

Department of Psychology