Nicholas A. Giudice
Ph.D. (University of Minnesota, 2004),
Associate Professor School of Computing and Information Science
Teaching interests: Human-computer interaction, virtual reality technology as a research tool, experimental design and methodology, human spatial cognition.
Research interests: Multimodal spatial cognition, functional equivalence of spatial representations, information requirements for multimodal interface design, navigation of real and virtual environments, wayfinding without vision, aging and navigation, experimental spatial informatics, neuro-cognitive engineering.
Jeffrey E. Hecker
Ph.D. (University of Maine, 1986)
Professor of Psychology and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost.
Teaching interests: Clinical psychology, psychotherapy research.
Research interests: Anxiety disorders, cognitive behavior therapy, juvenile sex offending.
Ph.D. (University of Washington, 1993)
Professor of Education & Applied Quantitative Methods.
Teaching Interests: Statistics and methodology.
Research Interests: Developmental epidemiology, biobehavioral informatics.
Ph.D. (University of Maine, 2002)
Director of Psychological Services.
Clinical Interests: Cognitive-behavioral treatment of anxiety, mood and obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, and forensic assessment.
Raymond C. Russ
Ph.D. (University of Maine, 1977)
Editor, Journal of Mind and Behavior.
Ph.D. (University of Washington, 1994)
Associate Professor of Education & Applied Quantitative Methods.
Teaching interests: Statistics, cognition.
Research interests: Developmental epidemiology, biobehavioral educational informatics, instrument development, agenesis of the Corpus Callosum, mind, brain, & education, reasoning and decision making.
Ph.D. (University of Washington, Seattle, 1972)
Teaching interests: Child development, infancy, parenting and cognitive and language development.
Research interests: Language development, bilingualism, precursors to speech in infancy, and parenting.
G. William Farthing
Ph.D. (University of Missouri, 1969)
Teaching interests: Evolutionary psychology, motivation, cognition, general psychology.
Research interests: Risk-taking behavior; decision processes; evolutionary approaches to thinking and behavior.
Joel A. Gold
Ph.D. (Colorado State University, 1966)
Research interests: Attraction (love, equity), social memory, attitude change.
Gordon E. Kulberg
Ph.D. (Vanderbilt University, 1965)
Research interests: Abnormal psychology, psychology and law.
Peter J. LaFreniere
Ph.D. (University of Minnesota, 1982)
Teaching interests: Ethology, emotional development, family and peer relations.
Research interests: Developmental psychopathology, anxiety and social withdrawal, cooperation, and competition.
Sandra T. Sigmon
Ph.D. (University of North Carolina-Greensboro, 1989)
Teaching interests: Abnormal psychology, advanced psychopathology, health psychology.
Research interests: Seasonal affective disorder, depression, coping with stress and health-related problems, gender issues in psychopathology.
Laurence D. Smith
Ph.D. (University of New Hampshire, 1982)
Research interests: History of psychology, philosophy of science, uses of graphs and other inscriptions in science.
Geoffrey L. Thorpe
Ph.D. (Rutgers University, 1973), ABPP
Teaching interests: Guest lectures on ethics and professional problems, forensic clinical psychology, and modern test theory methodology.
Research interests: Development of surveys related to (1) cognitive therapy and (2) forensic clinical psychology.