Affiliated Faculty Accepting Students
Note. Affiliated faculty may serve as Primary Thesis Supervisor and mentor students as they complete the Developmental Psychology Program.
Dr. Ben-Zeev is in the Mind, Brain, and Behavior concentration. His research explores basic cognitive processes foundational to social categorization, stereotyping, and discrimination and theory- and evidence-based social equity interventions.
Dr. Gard is in the Clinical Concentration. His research focuses on severe psychopathology including schizophrenia and major depression. online.sfsu.edu/dgard/
Dr. Hagan is in the Clinical Concentration. Her research focuses on early life adversity, post-traumatic stress disorder, early childhood, parenting, chronic stress, and psychophysiology. http://www.sfsustarlab.com/ email@example.com
Dr. Holley is in the Clinical Concentration. Her research focuses on Intimate relationship processes, emotional functioning, and mental and physical health.
Dr. Howell is in the Mind, Brain, and Behavior concentration. His research explores how "development, personality, motivation, values, beliefs, forecasts, and community interact with a person's economic conditions and financial decision-making to influence experienced quality of life--from suffering to flourishing."
Shasta Ihorn, Ph.D.
Dr. Ihorn is in the School Psycholog concentration, and her work examines cultural competence, interpersonal relationships, and resilience.
Dr. Morsella is in the Mind, Brain, and Behavior concentration. His research explores the neural and cognitive mechanisms responsible for conscious states.
Dr. Mello is in the Social, Personality and Affective Sciences concentration, and her research examines time perspective and perceptions of group membership.
Dr. Sanchez is in the Industrial/Organizational concentration, and her work examines the uses of various forms of technology in the workplace.
Amy Smith, Ph.D.
Dr. Smtih's research focuses on legal psychology, legal decision making, effects of incarceration, and social justice.