Psychology Faculty and Staff

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Erica Ahlich, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor

251-460-7832 |

Research Interests: The promotion of physical health and sense of wellbeing among adults, with a particular interest in eating behaviors. 

Erika Ahlich Faculty Page

Jordan Albright, Ph.D.

Jordan Albright, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor

251-460-6371 |

Research Interests: Identifying barriers to care in rural communities; Examining individual and organizational factors that impact the delivery of mental health services in schools; Improving care for autistic children.

Jordan Albright Faculty Page

Joseph Currier

Joseph Currier, Ph.D. | Full Professor |
(251) 460-7819 |

Research Interests: Spiritually Integrated Mental Healthcare, Military Veteran and First Responder Mental Health, Trauma, Moral Injury, and PTSD, Peer Support and Mental Health Service Utilization

Joseph Currier Faculty Page 

Joshua Foster

Joshua Foster, Ph.D. | Full Professor
(251) 460-6548 |

Research Interests: Personality and Individual Differences, Personality Assessment, Latent Variable Analysis

Joshua Foster Faculty Page 

Benjamin D. Hill

Benjamin D. Hill, Ph.D. | Full Professor
(251) 460-7081 |

Research Interests:  Clinical Neuropsychology, Intra-Individual Variability, Cognitive Disorders

Benjamin D. Hill Faculty Page 

Joshua Isen

Joshua Isen, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor
(251) 460-7153 |

Research Interests:  Behavioral Genetics, Adolescence, Externalizing Problems

Joshua Isen Faculty Page 

Dakota Lindsey

Dakota Lindsey, Ph.D. | Assistant Professor 

251-460-6371 |  

Research Interests: Working memory, Serial order, and Individual differences 

Dakota Lindsey Faculty Page

Dr. Heidi Lyn

Heidi Lyn, Ph.D. | Associate Professor
(251) 460-6372 |

Research Interests: Nonhuman cognition, Nonhuman communication, Neural and behavioral correlates in nonhuman primates, Intelligence in animals

Heidi Lyn Faculty Page


Ms. Wanda Milliner | CCP & BBS Secretary
(251) 460-6622 |

Lisa Nash
Mrs. Lisa Nash | Psychology Department Secretary
(251) 460-6371 |

Laura Powell

Laura Powell, Ph.D.| Assistant Professor
(251) 460-6371 |

Research Interests: Distance Education, Teaching of Psychology

Laura Powell Faculty Page 

Phillip N. Smith.

Phillip N. Smith, Ph.D.| Full Professor,Director of Clinical Training
(251) 460-6371 |

Research Interests: Suicide, Interpersonal Theory of Suicide, Depression, & Trauma

Phillip N. Smith Faculty Page 

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Jamie Spiegel, Ph.D. | Associate Professor

(251) 460-7675 |

Research Interests: Developmental Psychopathology, Psychopathology and Intervention in Minoritized Populations

Jamie Spiegel Faculty Page

Lisa A. Turner

Lisa A. Turner, Ph.D.| Full Professor
(251) 460-6013 |

Research Interests:  Developmental, Juvenile & Family Violence

Lisa A. Turner Faculty Page


Mark Yates

Mark Yates, Ph.D. | Associate Professor
(251) 460-7872 |

Research Interests: Cognitive Psychology, Language Processing

Mark Yates Faculty Page 


Kim R. Zlomke

Kim R. Zlomke, Ph.D. | Full Professor
(251) 460-6569 |

Research Interests: Clinical Psychology, Clinical Child/Pediatric Psychology

Kim R. Zlomke Faculty Page