Faculty

Core Clinical Faculty

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Jaime L. Anderson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

jla068@shsu.edu

Research interests include the conceptualization, assessment, and diagnosis of personality disorders, with particular focus on the use of dimensional trait models in understanding personality psychopathology. Dr. Anderson is the director of the Assessment of Personality Psychopathology Lab.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: NO

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Marcus Boccaccini, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Associate Director of Clinical Training

boccaccini@shsu.edu

Research interests include adversarial allegiance in expert witness opinions, agreement among forensic evaluators, field reliability and validity of procedures used in forensic assessment.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: YES

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Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Clinic Director

MAConroy@shsu.edu

Research interests include forensic clinical psychology, risk assessment, civil commitment evaluations.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: NO

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Laura E. Drislane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

lauradrislane@shsu.edu

Research interests include psychopathy, impulse control (“externalizing”) disorders, dimensional models of psychopathology, psychophysiology, quantitative methods, scale development and psychometrics.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: YES

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Craig Henderson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

ceh003@shsu.edu

Research interests include family psychology, juvenile substance abuse treatment, college student alcohol use, exercise-based interventions, advanced data analytic methodology.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: YES

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David Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

dvn001@shsu.edu

Research interests include clinical psychology, health psychology, and neurobehavioral functioning.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: NO

Chelsea Ratcliff

Chelsea Ratcliff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

chelsea.ratcliff@shsu.edu

Dr. Ratcliff is Director of the Integrative Health Lab.

Research interests include health psychology; behavioral-and-mindfulness-based interventions; and understanding the relations among stress, physical health, psychosocial adjustment, and quality of life.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: YES

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Temilola Salami, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

txs047@shsu.edu

Research interests include a focus on health disparities, and understanding how sociocultural, cognitive and interpersonal factors interact in the onset and maintenance of PTSD, depression, anxiety and suicidality. Dr. Salami is the Director of the weTHRIVE Lab.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: NO

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Jorge G. Varela, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Director of Clinical Training

jgv002@shsu.edu

Research interests include cultural and linguistic (Spanish) diversity issues in forensic psychology, particularly forensic assessment. I also maintain professional interests in law enforcement psychology as well as military psychology.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: YES


Associated Faculty Research Mentors

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Hillary Langley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

hxl022@shsu.edu

Research interests include developmental psychology and children’s mental health; children’s eyewitness testimony and the impact of stress and anxiety on children’s memory for traumatic experiences; the protective effects of prosocial behaviors and emotions (e.g., empathy, gratitude) on children’s psychological well-being; and, the implementation of parental training programs focused on teaching parents how to effectively talk with their children about past stressful or traumatic experiences as well as children’s past behavioral transgressions.

Curriculum Vita


Accepting/Reviewing applications for Fall 2021 doctoral admissions: NO


Additional Associated Faculty

Justin P. Allen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

justin.allen@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Jeff Anastasi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

JSA001@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

James Crosby, Ph.D.

Interim Dean, Associate Professor of Psychology

jwc014@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Donna Desforges, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

DESFORGES@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Phillip Lyons, Ph.D., J.D.

Dean
College of Criminal Justice

Icc_pml@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Holly Miller, Ph.D.

Associate Dean
College of Criminal Justice

hmiller@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita

Ramona Noland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

School Psychology Program

Noland@shsu.edu

Curriculum Vita