University Catalog 2024-2025

Psychology (PhD): Applied Social Psychology Concentration

Degree Requirements

Core Courses12
Special Topics In Psychology (Ethics)
Select three of the following courses:
Physiological Psychology
Cognitive Processes
Advanced Social Psychology
Advanced Developmental Psychology
Quantitative Methods Courses6
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods I )
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods II)
Additional Statistics or Research Methods Course3
Select one of the following courses:
Directed Study In Psychology (Quantitative Methods III)
Research Methods in Psychology
Methodological Issues In Developmental Psychology
Concentration Requirements25
See "Concentration Requirements" listed below
Elective Courses26
Special Topics In Psychology
Doctoral Supervised Research
Doctoral Dissertation Research
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation
Total Hours72

Concentration Requirements

Required Courses13
Principles and Practice Of Ecological/Community Psychology
Internship In Psychology (Practicum)
Intervention Planning & Evaluation
Advanced Social Psychology
Psychology Colloquium
Applied Social Psychology Elective Courses6
Special Topics In Psychology (Health Psychology)
Special Topics In Psychology (Grant Writing)
Special Topics In Psychology (Qualitative)
Psychology of Gender
Additional Statistics or Methods Training Courses6
Additional Statistics/Methods Training courses are determined in conjunction with the academic committee
Total Hours25


Full Professors

  • John Charles Begeny
  • Jeffery P. Braden
  • Lori Lea Foster
  • Amy G. Halberstadt
  • Mary E. Haskett
  • Christopher Brooke Mayhorn
  • Anne Collins McLaughlin
  • Adam W. Meade
  • Rupert W. Nacoste
  • Shevaun D. Neupert
  • Katharine E. Stewart
  • Eric N. Wiebe

Associate Professors

  • Jason Christopher Allaire
  • Jennifer L. Burnette
  • S. Bartholomew Craig
  • Jing Feng
  • Daniel Gruehn
  • Kelly Lynn Sara Mulvey
  • Scott Andrew Stage
  • Laura Marie Widman

Assistant Professors

  • Whitney Griffin
  • Yingchen He
  • Lori Hoggard
  • Ian Hughes
  • Kristen Mahony-Atallah
  • Aura Ankita Mishra
  • Kate Norwalk
  • Colleen Patton
  • Patsy Anne Sibley
  • Vanessa V. Volpe

Practice/Research/Teaching Professors

  • Virginia Baker-Russell
  • Anna Maria Behler
  • Sarah Louise Desmarais
  • Dana Kotter-Gruehn
  • Lindsey C. McGowen
  • Natalie Simona Murr
  • Joseph M. Simons-Rudolph
  • Amanda Young

Emeritus Faculty

  • Donald William Drewes
  • William P. Erchul
  • Denis O. Gray
  • Thomas M. Hess
  • James W. Kalat
  • David W. Martin
  • Samuel B. Pond III
  • Frank J. Smith
  • Michael S. Wogalter
  • Mary B. Wyer

Adjunct Faculty

  • David B. Kaber
  • Laura Ann Matalenas