Faculty & Staff

Denise Bartell

Denise Bartell

Dr Student Success & Engmnt
MAC C317

Denise Bartell is the Director of Student Success & Engagement at UW Green Bay. In this role, she works to maximize outcomes for all students and improve equity of access and outcomes for historically underserved students. In addition to serving as Director of the GPS Program, Dr. Bartell supports the First Year Seminar program, leads the Peer Mentor for First Year Seminars program,... Read more »

Kathleen Burns

Kathleen 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://regangurung.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 came here... Read more »

Jenell Holstead

Jenell Holstead

Associate Professor
MAC C309

Dr. Holstead teaches courses on research methodology, and her research interests focus on the effectiveness of after school programs. Specifically, she examines the extent to which such programs improve academic performance. Dr. Holstead is also the Director of UW-Green Bay's Consortium of Applied Research (CAR). She has worked in program... Read more »

Ryan Martin

Ryan Martin

Professor
MAC C308

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. Dr. Martin teaches courses on mental illness, emotion,... 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

Dr. Christine Smith is an Associate Professor of Psychology, Human Development, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is also chair of the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at UWGB. Dr. Smith teaches courses on women and gender, social psychology, and research methods. She has done research examining the partner preferences of lesbian and bisexual women, the impact of fat stigma,... Read more »

Kristin Vespia

Kristin Vespia

Associate Professor
MAC C318

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. She has experience working with local mental health... 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... Read more »

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 »