Psychology Faculty

Joan C. Chrisler, Class of '43 Professor of Psychology Joan C. Chrisler, Class of '43 Professor of Psychology

Joan C. Chrisler, Class of '43 Professor of Psychology  (On sabbatical 2014-2015 academic year)
Health psychology and psychology of women • Women's health • Menstruation and menopause • Weight and eating disorders • Coping with chronic illness

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal
Environmental psychology • Healthcare design • Evidence-based design • Spatial cognition

Jennifer Gorman, Senior Lecturer, Psychology Jennifer Gorman, Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Jennifer Gorman, Senior Lecturer, Psychology
Health psychology • Psychology of women • Gender roles • Attitudes and expectations • Applied research methods in psychology

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department
Impact of stress on behavior and neural function • Animal models of psychopathology • Role of serotonin in fear/anxiety-related behaviors • Protein immunohistochemistry

Taleb S. Khairallah, Instructor of Psychology Taleb S. Khairallah, Instructor of Psychology

Taleb S. Khairallah, Instructor of Psychology
Counseling psychology • Multicultural psychology • Psychology of men and masculinity • Alcohol and drug use and interventions

Bernard Murstein, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of Psychology Bernard Murstein, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Bernard Murstein, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Theories of marital choice • Interpersonal attraction, intimate relationships, marital adjustment • Gender differences in relationships • Cross-cultural studies, surveys • Marital, family and group psychology

Jason A. Nier, Professor of Psychology Jason A. Nier, Professor of Psychology

Jason A. Nier, Professor of Psychology
The assessment of intergroup attitudes • Reducing intergroup bias • Contemporary forms of discrimination and the enforcement of civil rights laws

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program
Neurobiology of analgesia • The neurobiological mechanisms of psychostimulant related behavior • Animal models of neurodegenerative disease, schizophrenia and drug abuse • Heavy metal neurotoxicity • Spatial navigation learning and memory • Development of zebrafish behavioral pharmacology models

Jefferson A. Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology Jefferson A. Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology

Jefferson A. Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology
Personality theory • Autobiographical memory • Clinical psychology • Couples and family therapy • Narrative identity • Addiction

Stuart A. Vyse, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Psychology Stuart A. Vyse, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Psychology

Stuart A. Vyse, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Psychology  (On leave 2014-2015)
Psychology of irrational behavior, superstition and belief in the paranormal • Human operant behavior • Theories of choice • Decision-making • Behavior analysis • Developmental disabilities

Audrey L. Zakriski, Professor of Psychology Audrey L. Zakriski, Professor of Psychology

Audrey L. Zakriski, Professor of Psychology
Children's mental health • Contextual assessment of child psychopathology • Childhood peer rejection and victimization

Michael Armey, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
michael.armey@conncoll.edu

Sarah Carney, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
sarah.carney@conncoll.edu

Jillian Marshall, Lecturer in Psychology
jillian.marshall@conncoll.edu

Jeffrey Sprouse, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
jeffrey.sprouse@conncoll.edu

Retired Faculty

Joan C. Chrisler, Class of '43 Professor of Psychology

Joan C. Chrisler, Class of '43 Professor of Psychology  (On sabbatical 2014-2015 academic year)
Health psychology and psychology of women • Women's health • Menstruation and menopause • Weight and eating disorders • Coping with chronic illness

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal

Ann S. Devlin, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor of Psychology, College Marshal
Environmental psychology • Healthcare design • Evidence-based design • Spatial cognition

Jennifer Gorman, Senior Lecturer, Psychology

Jennifer Gorman, Senior Lecturer, Psychology
Health psychology • Psychology of women • Gender roles • Attitudes and expectations • Applied research methods in psychology

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department

Ruth E. Grahn, Associate Professor of Psychology, Chair of the Psychology Department
Impact of stress on behavior and neural function • Animal models of psychopathology • Role of serotonin in fear/anxiety-related behaviors • Protein immunohistochemistry

Taleb S. Khairallah, Instructor of Psychology

Taleb S. Khairallah, Instructor of Psychology
Counseling psychology • Multicultural psychology • Psychology of men and masculinity • Alcohol and drug use and interventions

Bernard Murstein, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Bernard Murstein, May Buckley Sadowski '19 Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Theories of marital choice • Interpersonal attraction, intimate relationships, marital adjustment • Gender differences in relationships • Cross-cultural studies, surveys • Marital, family and group psychology

Jason A. Nier, Professor of Psychology

Jason A. Nier, Professor of Psychology
The assessment of intergroup attitudes • Reducing intergroup bias • Contemporary forms of discrimination and the enforcement of civil rights laws

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program

Joseph A. Schroeder, Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Behavioral Neuroscience Program
Neurobiology of analgesia • The neurobiological mechanisms of psychostimulant related behavior • Animal models of neurodegenerative disease, schizophrenia and drug abuse • Heavy metal neurotoxicity • Spatial navigation learning and memory • Development of zebrafish behavioral pharmacology models

Jefferson A. Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology

Jefferson A. Singer, Faulk Foundation Professor, Department of Psychology
Personality theory • Autobiographical memory • Clinical psychology • Couples and family therapy • Narrative identity • Addiction

Stuart A. Vyse, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Psychology

Stuart A. Vyse, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Psychology  (On leave 2014-2015)
Psychology of irrational behavior, superstition and belief in the paranormal • Human operant behavior • Theories of choice • Decision-making • Behavior analysis • Developmental disabilities

Audrey L. Zakriski, Professor of Psychology

Audrey L. Zakriski, Professor of Psychology
Children's mental health • Contextual assessment of child psychopathology • Childhood peer rejection and victimization

Contact Information:

Phone:
860-439-2330

Fax:
860-439-5300

Email nmmac@conncoll.edu 

Department of Psychology
Dept. Assistant, Nancy MacLeod
Connecticut College
Box 5516
270 Mohegan Ave.
New London, CT 06320-4196