The Catholic University of America

Core Faculty

Nancy E. Adleman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Applied Experimental/Human Development
Research: neuroimaging (fMRI, MRI, DTI); attention; mood/emotion; adolescent psychopathology; clinical neuroscience; cognition-emotion interaction

 

 

Sandra Barrueco, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director of Clinical Training  
Research: Dr. Barrueco's expertise centers on assessment, methodological, and intervention approaches for young ethnically-and linguistically-diverse children and families.

 

James Brennan, Ph.D.
Professor                            
Research: History and systems of psychology; theoretical models in contemporary psychology.

 

Deborah M. Clawson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, Applied Experimental Program
Kathryn A. Degnan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor                        
Human Development       
Research: temperament, regulation, psychophysiology, social relationships, and positive well-being across the lifespan

Carol R. Glass, Ph.D.
Professor
Clinical                                        
Research: mindfulness; sports psychology; cognitive-behavior therapy; cognition and anxiety; psychotherapy integration; psychotherapy research

 

 

Marcie Goeke-Morey, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Program Director  
Human Development

Research: Family dynamics, children's social and emotional development, religiosity and mindfulness, family and political conflict.

David A. Jobes, Ph.D.
Professor, Director of Clinical Training                              
Research: suicide prevention, clinical suicidology, professional ethics and training
Brendan A. Rich, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, MA Program Director
Clinical                            
Research: My research focuses on examining the effectiveness of therapy in children and adolescents with anxiety, ADHD, and autism.

 

Marc M. Sebrechts, Ph.D.
Professor
Department Chair
Applied Experimental/ Human Factors  
Research: attention and multitasking; virutal environments and learning; avatars and agents    

   

 
Professor
Clinical 
Research: Family relationships and child/adolescent adjustment, including mindfulness in families, parenting interventions, and family risk factors for adolescent suicidal behavior.  

 

Staff

  • Judy Falk
    Administrative Assistant x5752
  • Kaitlin Schiele, M.Sc.
    Academic Specialist x5757

 

 

 

Lecturers and Research Faculty

  • Anita Boss, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Kevin Crowley, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Jennifer Crumlish, Ph.D.
    Research Associate
  • Cory Davenport, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Lillian De Petrillo, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Travis Flower, J.D., Psy.D.
    Lecturer
  • Michael Hendricks, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Keith Kaufman, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Seth Kiser, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Kate LaPort, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • Michael Miller, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • David Missar, Ph.D.
    Lecturer
  • John Parkhurst, Ph.D. Lecturer
  • Tim Pineau, Ph.D. Lecturer
  • Catherine Rathman, Ph.D. Lecturer
  • Keith Jennings, Ph.D.        Research Assistant Professor   

 

 

Other Affiliated Faculty

  • John Convey, Ph.D.
    Professor of Education

 

Emeritus Faculty

  • James H. Howard, Jr., Ph.D.
    Wylma R. & James R. Curtin Professor Emeritus                                      Research: Cognitive neuroscience of aging; changes in brain structure and function that underlie cognitive change in the course of healthy aging.
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James E. Youniss, Ph.D.
Wylma R. & James R. Curtin Professor Emeritus
Research Professor