Faculty & Staff

Denise Bartell

Denise Bartell

Associate Professor
MAC C317

Dr. Bartell conducts research on mate selection and the development of romantic relationships and offers students opportunities for involvement in this research, as well as in teaching assistantships and independent study.

Dr. Bartell is currently serving as Director of Student Success and Engagement and Director of the GPS Program.

Education

Ph.D.... Read more »

Kate Burns

Kate Burns

Associate Professor
MAC C321

Dr. Burns conducts research on stereotypes, emotion, and self-regulation. She is very interested in working with students on research.

Education

Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, M.S. University of Massachusetts, B.A. Grinnell College

Jason Cowell

Jason Cowell

Assistant Professor
MAC C332

Dr. Cowell studies the neural development of moral judgment, moral action, theory of mind, empathy, self-control, and prosocial behavior in childhood, adolescence, and adulthood. He uses electroencephalography, functional neuroimaging, psychophysiological measures, eye-tracking, and behavioral paradigms to investigate the complexities of developing morality and self-control in the U.S. and... Read more »

Illene Cupit

Illene Cupit

Professor
MAC C325

Dr. Cupit's work is in death, dying and bereavement. Her current research interests are on college student grief, the uses of the Internet in the study of death and dying, and the effects of bereavement camps as a form of grief intervention for children who have experienced the death of a loved one. In addition, she is the founder and director of Camp Lloyd, a summer day camp for grieving... Read more »

Jana Fogaca

Jana Fogaca

Assistant Professor
MAC C323

 Dr. Fogaca conducts research in sport psychology. Her main areas of focus are professional development and applied... Read more »

Regan Gurung

Regan Gurung

Professor
MAC C324

Website

http://pedagogicalpundit.com/

This is my fourteenth year in Green Bay. I was born and raised in Bombay (India), got a B.S. at Carleton College (MN), then spent 5 years in Seattle at the University of Washington. After getting my Ph. D. (Social/Personality), I did postdoctoral work at UCLA (Health Psychology) . Then I... Read more »

Jenell Holstead

Jenell Holstead

Associate Professor
MAC C309

Dr. Holstead’s research interests focus on the effectiveness of after school programs. Specifically, she examines the extent to which such programs improve academic performance.

Education

Ph.D. in School Psychology from Indiana University; M.S. in educational psychology from Indiana University; B.A. in psychology from The Pennsylvania State University.

Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin

Professor, Chair of Psychology
MAC C318

Website

http://blog.uwgb.edu/alltherage/>

Dr. Martin has published articles evaluating cognitive theories of anger and improving the assessment and treatment of anger disorders. He currently manages a blog, All the Rage: Commentary and Resources on the Science of Anger

Education

Ph.D. University of... Read more »

Sawa Senzaki

Sawa Senzaki

Assistant Professor
MAC C315

Website

Culture Lab

Dr. Senzaki’s research interests lie at the crossroads of cultural, developmental, and social psychology. Her recent project examines the process of cultural transmission from parents to their children in the U.S., Canada, and Japan. She enjoys working with... Read more »

Christine Smith

Christine Smith

Associate Professor
MAC C313

Research Interests

Gender, stigma, and relationships, and lesbian and gay issues. Current research interests include partner preferences, weight stigma and body image, and well-being among stigmatized groups.

Education

Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh (Social Psychology)

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Associate Professor
MAC C316

Dr. Vespia has published journal articles and a book chapter on topics such as career development, clinical supervision/counselor development, and mental health services on college campuses. She is particularly interested in multicultural and gender issues, particularly as these relate to vocational development, education, and mental health.

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling... Read more »

Dean Vondras

Dean Vondras

Professor
MAC C319

Website

http://www.uwgb.edu/vondrasd/

Dean D. VonDras is Professor of Human Development and the founding Director the UW-Green Bay Gerontology Center.  He has published articles focusing on a variety of adult development and aging topics. Dr. VonDras also offers students opportunities to become involved in research, as well as... Read more »

Aaron Weinschenk

Aaron Weinschenk

Associate Professor
MAC B319

Education

B.A and B.S., Political Science and Public Administration (Summa Cum Laude, with distinction in the major), University of Wisconsin, Green Bay (2007); M.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2009); Ph.D., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee (2013)


Publications

Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges

Georjeanna Wilson-Doenges

Professor
MAC C320

Dr. Wilson-Doenges' field is Environmental Psychology which explores the transactions between people and the physical environment in many contexts. Her research interests involve individual's interpretation of sense of community and how neighborhood design can foster or break down that sense of community in residential life. Specifically she has looked at the effect of physical... Read more »