Faculty


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Anna Marie Medina, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Department Chair, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3952

Office Location
College Hall 303H

Ph.D.: University of Southern California, Clinical Psychology

 

Areas of Expertise: Family violence and its impact on children; Emotion regulation; Child clinical psychology.

 

Research Interests: Intersection of cognition and emotion; Stress and development; Parenting and emotion regulation.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Emotion, Research Methods, Psychology of Trauma, Marriage and Family.

 
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Monica Y. Bartlett, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 054
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3918

Office Location
College Hall 303D

Ph.D.: Northeastern University, Social Psychology

 

Research Interests: Understanding how specific emotions influence our social decision-making and behavior. Such as, how positive emotions (e.g., gratitude, pride) affect positive outcomes such as willingness to trust others, to cooperate, and to engage in relationship strengthening or building endeavors.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Interdisciplinary Course: Foundations of Hate, Personality, Research Methods, Seminar: Human Flourishing, Social Psychology.

 
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Mark Bodamer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258-0056

Phone: (509) 313-6494

Office Location
College Hall 303B

Ph.D.: University of Nevada-Reno

 

Areas of Expertise: Chimpanzee behavior.

 

Research Interests: Chimpanzee social cognition and communication.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Research Methods, Comparative Psychology, Comparative Psychology in Zambia, Nurturing Reverence for Life, Pre-Zambia Course.

 
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Molly Kretchmar-Hendricks, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 054
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-3600

Office Location
College Hall 303C

Ph.D.: University of Texas at Austin, Child Development and Family Relations

 

Areas of Expertise: Parent-child attachment; Foster care.

 

Research Interests: Foster care (The Children’s Ark project); Attachment-based prevention and intervention (Circle of Security) for promoting mental health.

 

Courses Taught: Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Seminar: Attachment Across the Lifespan, Seminar: Child Risk and Resilience, Emerging Adulthood.

 
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Sam Leigland, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6751

Office Location
College Hall 306D

Ph.D.: University of New Mexico, Experimental Psychology

 

Areas of Expertise:  Behavior analysis, Systems and philosophy of Psychology

 

Research Interests: Experimental analysis of naturally-occurring verbal behavior; Functional analysis of ordinary-language terms/concepts; Methodological development in the analysis of human/verbal behavior; Scientific systems in Psychology.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Learning, Behavior Analysis Laboratory, Behavior Management, History and Systems of Psychology.

 
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Michael McBride, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6775

Office Location
College Hall 306B

Ph.D.: Saint Louis University, Social Psychology

 

Areas of Expertise: Attitude change; Environmental Psychology.

 

Research Interests: Mass media persuasion; College study habits.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Social Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Environmental Psychology.

 
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Thayne McCulloh, D.Phil.
President, Gonzaga University

502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 087
Spokane, WA 99258-0098

Phone: (509) 313-6102

Office Location
College Hall 214

D.Phil.: Oxford University, Social and Experimental Psychology

 

Research Interests: Gender stereotypes; Date rape; Alcohol use; Mentor relationships.

 
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Michael D. Nelson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258-0054

Phone: (509) 313-3903

Office Location
College Hall 306C

Ph.D.: Dartmouth College, Experimental Psychology (Cognitive Neuroscience Emphasis)

 

Areas of Expertise: Vision; Cognition; Visual attention; Cognitive neuroscience; Eye movements; Functional neuroimaging.

 

Research Interests: Visual attention; Eye movements; Probabilistic modeling of information processing systems; Meta-analysis.


Courses Taught: General Psychology, Research Methods, Cognition, Sensation & Perception.

 
Picture of Vinai Norasakkunkit, Ph.D.
Vinai Norasakkunkit, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-5788

Office Location
College Hall 303G

Ph.D.: University of Massachusetts – Boston, Clinical Psychology (Cultural Emphasis)

 

Areas of Expertise: Cultural psychology.

 

Research Interests: Cultural influences on motivation, emotion, and attention; Intersection of cultural psychology and clinical psychology (i.e., social anxiety, subjective well-being); Psychological consequences of globalization.

 

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Research Methods, Cultural Psychology, Personality, Culture and Mental Health

 
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Gary Thorne, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 054
Spokane, WA 99258-0056

Phone: (509) 313-3639

Office Location
College Hall 306A

Ph.D.: University of Southern California, Psychology (Brain and Cognitive Science Emphasis)

 

Areas of Expertise: Cognitive; Psychophysiology.

 

Research Interests: Problem-solving.

 

Courses Taught: Research Methods, Biological Psychology, Statistics in Psychology, Advanced Research Methods.

 
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Nancy L. Worsham, Ph.D.
Professor, Psychology

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Phone: (509) 313-6773

Office Location
College Hall 303F

Ph.D.: University of Vermont, Clinical Psychology

M.S.: Educational psychology, University of Utah

 

Areas of Expertise: Clinical Psychology; Mindfulness and Buddhist Psychology; Health Psychology; Community Psychology.

 

Research Interests: Teaching mindfulness to college aged students; Prisoner/canine training programs exploring the canine/human bond; Attachment theory with high-risk mother-child dyads

 

Courses Taught: Personality, Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Community Psychology, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, Health Psychology, Abnormal Child Psychology, Internship.

 
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Lawrence Weinstein, Ph.D.
Fixed-Term Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 054
Spokane, WA 99258

Office Location
College Hall 307

Office Hours

Courses Taught:  General Psychology, Research Methods

 
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John Wolfe, Ph.D.
Fixed-Term Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 056
Spokane, WA 99258

Office Location
College Hall 307

Courses Taught:  Clinical Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Psychology of Aging, Ethics in Psychology

 
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Patrick Bertotti Metoyer, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 54
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  General Psychology, Drugs & Behavior, Psychopathology

 
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Brian Campbell, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 56
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  General Psychology, Psychological Assessment

 
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Krista Crotty, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 56
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  Lifespan Development, Psychology of Gender

 
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Patricia Fernandez, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  Psychopathology

 
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Kent Hoffman, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  Psychology of Intimacy, Psychology of Transcendence

 
Picture of Lisa Koch, Ph.D.
Lisa Koch, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 56
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  Psychological Assessment, Abnormal Child Psychology

 
Picture of Sean Smitham, Ph.D.
Sean Smitham, Ph.D.
Adjunct Instructor

Gonzaga University
Psychology Dept.
502 E. Boone Avenue
AD Box 54
Spokane, WA 99258

Courses Taught:  Psychopathology