Faculty

Y.I. Tomes Headshot

Y.I. Tomes, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Chair, Department of Psychology/Philosophy

Research interests include: cross-cultural psychology, community psychology, multicultural assessment, cognitive/learning styles, and GLBTQI issues.

CHSS 390

(936) 294-3052

yit002@shsu.edu

Justin Allen

Justin Allen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research Interests include: implementation science and using single case design methods to empirically examine the effectiveness of academic and behavioral interventions.

CHSS 323

(936)294-1177

jpa019@shsu.edu

Dr. Jeff Anastasi

Jeff Anastasi, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: a focus on cognitive psychology with an emphasis on memory and includes various topics such as eyewitness memory, face recognition biases, illusory/false memories, effects of photographs on acceptance of information, and the testing effect.

CHSS 375

(936) 294-3049

jeff.anastasi@shsu.edu

Jaime L. Anderson, Ph.D.

Jaime L. Anderson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

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.

CHSS 378

(936)294-4745

jla068@shsu.edu

Courtney Banks, Ph.D.

Courtney Banks, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research interests include identifying ways to increase home and school collaboration in order to develop social and emotional programs.

CHSS 324

(936)294-2435

csb028@shsu.edu

Boccacino

Marcus Boccaccini, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology
Associate Director of Clinical Training

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

CHSS 386

(936) 294-1179

boccaccini@shsu.edu

Conroy

Mary Alice Conroy, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Clinic Director

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

PSC

(936) 294-3806

maconroy@shsu.edu

Crosby

James Crosby, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: psychometrics, peer victimization, and the psychology of religion and spirituality

CHSS 387

(936) 294-4621

crosby@shsu.edu

Desforges

Donna Desforges, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: social psychology, social cognition, group dynamics, cross-cultural psychology

CHSS 380

(936)294-1178

desforges@shsu.edu

Harman

Marsha Harman, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: school psychology and gender and multicultural issues

CHSS 309

(936)294-3614

edu_mjh@shsu.edu

Henderson

Craig Henderson, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology

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

CHSS 379

(936)294-3601

ceh003@shsu.edu

Hillary Langley, Ph.D.

Hillary Langley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Interim Psychology Masters Program Coordinator

Research interests include: developmental psychology; the development of children's social, emotional, and cognitive skills during the preschool and elementary school years; examining the impact of parent-child conversations on children's autobiographical memory and prosocial behaviors/emotions, particularly gratitude.

CHSS 336

(936)294-3260

hxl022@shsu.edu

R. Miller

Rowland Miller, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: social psychology, social emotions (i.e. embarrassment and shame), and close relationships

Online Only

(936)294-1174

 Miller@shsu.edu

Nelson

David Nelson, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

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

CHSS 317

(936)294-4709

dvn001@shsu.edu

Noland

Ramona Noland, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, School Psychology Program

Research interests include: school psychology, autism spectrum disorders, and English language learners

CHSS 385

(936)294-4310

psy_rmn@shsu.edu

Ratcliff

Chelsea Ratcliff, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research interests include health psychology, mindfulness meditation, behavioral interventions to improve health and quality of life for medically ill patients.

CHSS 310

(936)294-4662

cgr024@shsu.edu

Salami

Temilola Salami, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research interests include a focus on health disparities, and understanding how sociocultural, cognitive and interpersonal factors interact in the development of PTSD, depression, anxiety, and suicidality.

CHSS 307

(936)294-1180

txs047@shsu.edu

Stoebner-May

Diane Stoebner-May, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research interests include anxiety disorders, depression, trichotillomania and logotherapy.

CHSS 316

(936)294-1720

dxs011@shsu.edu

Varela

Jorge G. Varela, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology
Director of Clinical Training

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

CHSS 377

(936)294-4161

jgv002@SHSU.EDU

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Amanda Venta, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Director, Youth and Family Studies Laboratory

Research interests include: adolescent mental health; the protective effects of adolescent-parent attachment security; and the psychological functioning of recently immigrated adolescents

CHSS 325

(936)294-2436

aventa@shsu.edu

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Stephen White, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research interests include: the development, validation, and utilization of animal models of psychiatric syndromes for research, translational validity of animal models, pre-clinical drug discovery focusing on identifying novel antidepressants.

CHSS 306

(936) 294-1173

sww012@shsu.edu