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Psychology Faculty

Email Link Jacqueline Austin, 2013, Assistant Professor; B.A., University of Kansas, 2007; Ph.D., City University of  New York, 2013.
Webpage - Phone 209.946.7311 - Office Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 115

Ph.D., Social Psychology.  Research interests include procedural fairness in legal proceedings and the admission of unreliable expert testimony and Court's assumption regarding the effectiveness of jury deliberation at correcting individual memory errors. 

Email Link Jessica Grady, 2013, Assistant Professor; B.S., Lebanon Valley College, 2006; M.S. West Virginia University, 2008; Ph.D., West Virginia University, 2011.
Web page - Phone: 209.946.2943 - Office: PsyComm Building, Rm. 115 

Ph.D., Life-Span Developmental Psychology, emphasis in development during infancy and early childhood. Research interests include child temperament, parenting behaviors, parent-child relations, child peer-social behaviors, and physiology.

Email Link Elizabeth R. Graham, 2012, Assistant Professor; B.S. Cornell University, 1995; M.S. Smith College, 1999; Ph.D. Claremont Graduate University, 2011.
Phone: 209.946.7315 - Office Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 102

PhD., Applied Cognitive Psychology.  Research Interests:  Memory and other cognitive capacities in older adults; Inattentional blindness and susceptibility to distraction in older and younger adults; Aging. 

Email Link Scott Jensen, 2006, Chair, Associate Professor; B.S., Brigham Young University, 1998; M.S., Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 2003; Ph.D., 2004
Web page - Phone: 209.946.7320 - Office: Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 129

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on children, adolescents and families. Research interests include parent training, parenting efficacy, disruptive behavior disorders, and psychological testing and assessment. 

Email Link Carolynn S. Kohn, 2004, Associate Professor; B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1991; M.A., Hahnemann University, 1996; Ph.D., MCP-Hahnemann University, 2000.
Web page - Phone: 209.946.7316 - Office: Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 127

Ph.D., B.C.B.A.-D, Clinical and Health Psychology, emphasis in behavioral psychology and behavior therapy. Research interests include alcohol use, smoking, and environmental sustainability.

Email Link for Matthew P. Normand Matthew P. Normand, 2007, Associate Professor; B.A., Western New England College, 1997; M.A., Western Michigan University, 1999; M.S., Florida State University, 2002; Ph.D., 2003.
Web page - Phone: 209.946.7317 - Office: Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 104

Ph.D., B.C.B.A.-D, Applied Behavior Analysis. Research interests include the application of basic behavioral principles to problems of social significance (including obesity, autism and other community health issues), and verbal behavior.

Adjunct Faculty


Email Link David S. Hall, 1995, Adjunct Professor; BSEE, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1957; M.S., University of Southern California, 1972; Ph.D, Institute for Advanced Study of Human Sexuality, 1995. 
Web page - Phone: 209.484.7046

Email Link Susan M. Schneider, 2009, Adjunct Professor and Visiting Scholar; B.S., Illinois Institute of Technology, 1980; M.S., Brown University, 1982; Ph.D., University of Kansas, 1989.
Web page - Phone: 209.946.2133
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Emeriti Faculty

Email Link for Kenneth L. Beauchamp Kenneth L. Beauchamp, 1969, Professor Emeritus – 2007; B.A., Whitman College, 1962; M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1965; Ph.D., 1968.
Phone: 209.946.2876 - Office: Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 120

Email Link for Roseann Hannon Roseann Hannon, 1970, Professor Emeritus; B.S., Frostburg State College, 1965; M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1967; Ph.D., University of South Dakota, 1970.

Email Link for Roseann Hannon Gary N. Howells, 1971, Professor Emeritus; B.A., Oregon State University, 1964; M.A., University of Utah, 1970; Ph.D., 1971.
Phone: 209.946.2876 - Office: Psy/Comm Building, Rm. 120

Roger Katz
, 1974, Professor Emeritus – 2006; B.A. UC Berkeley 1967; M.A. University of Utah, 1969; Ph.D. University of Utah, 1972.
Phone: 209.518.5250

Email Link for Douglas Matheson, Ph.D. Douglas Matheson, 1968, Professor Emeritus – 2004; B.A., Whitman College, 1961; M.A., Claremont Graduate School, 1966; Ph.D., 1967.
Dr. Matheson passed away on July 8, 2013.  Read about his life and career at Pacific.