The Psychology Faculty are a well-rounded group of professionals firmly committed to teaching and to a strong Liberal Arts education.  Among them, you will find a diverse range of specialties and interests.  The Psychology Faculty pride themselves on their ability to work with students to explore areas of student interest and to maximize student potential.


Joel King
Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., Cornell University)
Specialties and interests: infant and child development, parenting, assessment of school programs, assessment of families in poverty, and statistical applications.


Rhonda Jamison
Assistant Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Specialties and interests: Child and adolescent development, educational psychology, teacher-student relations, motivation and achievement, peer influence.

Natasha Lekes
Assistant Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., McGill University)
Specialties and interests: clinical and counseling psychology, humanistic psychology, sex and couple therapy, and values and well-being.

Karol Maybury
Associate Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., University of California, Davis)
Specialties and interests: gender and social development, social psychology, personality psychology, human emotion, media and psychology.

Steven Quackenbush
Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., Kansas State University)
Specialties and interests: moral development, aging, psychobiography, research methods, and history of psychology.

Dan Seabold
Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Specialties and interests: clinical and counseling psychology, group work, and transpersonal and Eastern psychology.

Marilyn Shea
Professor of Psychology (Ph.D., University of Kansas)
Specialties and interests: social psychology, physiological psychology, biofeedback, history of psychology, creativity, computer applications, and research methods.