Psychology Faculty

Michael Cunningham, Ph.D. Emory University, 1994

Associate Provost for Graduate Studies and Research
Examines pathways of success and challenge in African American children and adolescents.

Jill M. Daniel, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2000

Gary P. Dohanich Professor in Brain Science
Director, Tulane Brain Institute

The impact of estrogens and androgens on memory and cognition across the lifespan.

Gary P. Dohanich, Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1981

The effects of ovarian and adrenal hormones on behavioral processes.

Jeffrey J. Lockman, Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 1980

Lila L. and Douglas J. Hertz Endowed Chair
Perception-action and cognitive development.

Bonnie K. Nastasi, Ph.D. Kent State University, 1986

Culturally appropriate health promotion and health risk prevention programming for children, adolescents and adult populations.

Stacy Overstreet, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1995

Examines the impact of trauma on youth and the effectiveness of interventions to address the needs of trauma-exposed youth.

Janet B. Ruscher, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1991

Chair, Department of Psychology
Stereotyping and prejudice in communication.

Courtney N. Baker, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 2010

Associate Professor
Dissemination and implementation research, early childhood, prevention of socioemotional and academic problems, community-based participatory research.

Paul J. Colombo, Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1994

Associate Professor
Effects of music-based mentoring on neural development and cognition.

Lisa Molix, Ph.D. University of Missouri at Columbia, 2007

Associate Professor
Intergroup relations, overall health and well-being among marginalized populations.

Laurie O'Brien, Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2002

Associate Professor
Associate Chair, Department of Psychology
Prejudice and stigma from the perspective of both targets and perpetrators.

Jonathan Fadok, Ph.D.  University of Washington, 2010

Assistant Professor
Neuronal circuits regulating emotion and adaptive behavior.

Sarah A. O. Gray, Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Boston, 2013

Assistant Professor
Examines relational and contextual risk and protective factors that contribute to young children's psychosocial and educational adjustment, with a particular focus on violence exposure and parenting.

Michael Hoerger, Ph.D. Central Michigan University, 2010

Assistant Professor
Health psychology, adult mental health, psycho-oncology

Julie Markant, Ph.D. University of Minnesota, 2010

Assistant Professor
Interactions between developing attention and memory systems; early brain development.

Damian Murray, Ph.D. University of British Columbia, 2013

Assistant Professor
The implications of infectious disease threat for social behavior, personality, and cultural differences.

Kate C. Baker, Ph.D. University of Michigan, 1992

Research Professor
Tulane National Primate Research Center

Bjorn (Sascha) Kahrs, Ph.D. Tulane University, 2012

Research Assistant Professor

Matthieu Maroteaux, Ph.D. Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 2010

Research Assistant Professor

Julie A. Alvarez, Ph.D. Emory University, 2005

Senior Professor of Practice
Psychological assessment and clinical neuropsychology.

David M. Corey, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1999

Senior Professor of Practice
Cognitive neuroscience and quantitative methods.

Thomas J. Hebert, Ph.D. Tulane University, 1996 

Senior Professor of Practice
Behavioral neuroscientist with interests in hormones and behavior.

Beth E. F. Wee, Ph.D. Michigan State University, 1986

Senior Professor of Practice
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Programs
Biological rhythms (seasonal and circadian), Neuroendocrinology, Reproduction, Learning and Memory, and Animal Behavior.

Carrie L. Wyland, Ph.D. Dartmouth College, 2004

Senior Professor of Practice
Social psychologist with a focus on understanding the self and how people understand others.

Kimberly Sherman, Ph.D.  University of Rhode Island, 2008

Professor of Practice
Multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), school-based academic and behavior risk prevention and intervention services

Alexandra Sims, Ph.D.  Tulane University, 2015

Professor of Practice
School Psychology

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