Faculty and Staff

Clinical Faculty


Peggy CantrellPeggy Cantrell, Professor

409 Rogers-Stout
423.439.6660

Ph.D., 1982, University of Southern Mississippi
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Dating & marital violence; Women's issues


Will DaltonWilliam T. Dalton, III, Associate Professor
 
417 Rogers-Stout
423.439.4465

Ph.D., 2006, University of Memphis
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Family health promotion; Childhood obesity


Chris Dula Chris S. Dula, Associate Professor

401-A Rogers-Stout
423.439.8307

Ph.D., 2003, Virginia Tech
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Traffic safety; Teaching of research: Test development


Jon Ellis Jon Ellis, Professor

405 Rogers-Stout
423.439.6658

Ph.D., 1989, University of Southern Mississippi
Specialty: Clinical Child Psychology
Research: Suicide and reasons for living


Jamison Hirsch Jameson K. Hirsch, Associate Professor
 
424-E Rogers-Stout
423.439.4463

Ph.D., 2003, University of Wyoming
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Suicide prevention; Health psychology; Positive psychology


Jodi Polaha Jodi Polaha, Associate Professor

406 Rogers-Stout
423.439.4614

Ph.D., 1998, Auburn University
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Behavioral pediatrics; Rural mental health: Integrated care


Jill StinsonJill Stinson, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Training
 
420B Rogers-Stout
423.439.4772

Ph.D., 2006, University of Arizona
Specialty: Clinical Forensic Psychology
Research: Sex offenders, DBT, & serious mental illness


Jon Webb Jon R. Webb, Associate Professor

407 Rogers-Stout
423.439.4466

Ph. D., 1998, California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles
Specialty: Clinical Psychology
Research: Spirituality and Health


Experimental Faculty


Ginni Blackhart

Ginni Blackhart, Associate Professor and Assistant Chair

408 Rogers-Stout
423.439.4613

Ph.D., 2006, Florida State University
Specialty: Social Psychology
Research: Self-control and social rejection


Russell Brown Russ Brown, Professor

422-B Rogers-Stout
423.439.5863

Ph.D., 1998, University of Kentucky
Specialty: Behavioral Neuroscience
Research: Dopamine systems and addiction 


Andrea Clements Andrea D. Clements, Professor and Assistant Chair

415 Rogers-Stout
423.439.6661

Ph.D., 1991, The University of Alabama
Specialty: Developmental Psychology
Research: Prenatal stress; Religious commitment & health


Wallace DixonWallace E. Dixon, Jr., Professor, Chair, and Graduate Program Coordinator

420-A Rogers-Stout
423.439.6656

Ph.D., 1990, Miami University
Specialty: Developmental Psychology
Research: Child temperament and language


Matt McBeeMatt McBee, Assistant Professor and Assistant Director of Experimental Training 

413 Rogers-Stout
423.439.6667

Ph.D., 2006, University of Georgia
Specialty: Educational & Quantitative Psychology
Research: Multilevel models; Causal inference; Structural equation models; measurement; Item response theory


Matt Palmatier Matt Palmatier, Assistant Professor

421C Rogers-Stout
423.439.4818

Ph.D., 2004, University of Nebraska
Specialty: Behavioral Neuroscience
Research: Pre-clinical models of substance dependence


Shannon Ross-Sheehy Shannon Ross-Sheehy, Assistant Professor
 
418 Rogers-Stout
423.439.4847

Ph.D., 2005, University of Iowa
Specialty: Developmental Psychology
Research: Cognitive development; Infant visual cognition


Eric SellersEric Sellers, Associate Professor
 
424A Rogers-Stout
423.439.4476

Ph.D., 2004, University of South Florida
Specialty: Cognitive neuroscience
Research: Brain-Computer Interface


Stacey Williams Stacey Williams, Associate Professor and Director of Experimental Training
  
423.439.4615
414 Rogers-Stout

Ph.D., 2004, Kent State University
Specialty: Social & Quantitative Psychology
Research: Stigma & Trauma; Partner violence


Director, Behavioral Health and Wellness Clinic


Kerry HollandKerry Holland, Director

423.439.7777

Ph.D., 1994, University of Missouri
Specialty: Women's GLBT issues; Mindfulness/ meditation in psychotherapy    

 


Retired Faculty


Otto Zinser
Otto Zinser, Professor Emeritus, Retired

Ph.D., 1970, Texas Christian University
Specialty: General Experimental Psychology
Research: Gender differences in spatial perception

 


Roger Bailey
Roger Bailey, Professor, Retired

Ph.D., 1973, Oklahoma State University
Specialty: Social Psychology
Research: Interpersonal attractiveness and intimate relationships

 


David Marx
David Marx, Professor, Retired, Deceased

Ph.D., 1972, Loyola University, Chicago
Research: Abusive behavior and road rage




James S. Perry
James S. Perry, Professor, Retired

Ed.D., 1972, University of Virginia
Specialty: Educational Psychology
Research: Helping behaviors, age and life satisfaction, sports psychology



Michael Woodruff
Michael Woodruff, Professor, Retired

Ph.D., 1973, University of Florida
Specialty: Behavioral Neuroscience
Research: Mechanisms of recovery of function after brain or peripheral nerve damage

 


Support Staff


Debra RobersonDebra Roberson, Executive Aide, Department of Psychology


420B Rogers-Stout
423.439.4424 (office)
423.439.5695 (fax)



Carol GatzCarol Gatz, Executive Aide, Clinical Psychology


429C Rogers-Stout
423.439.4461 (office)
423.439.4472 (fax)