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Critical Social/Personality Psychology Faculty

Current Advisors/Dissertation Committee Members

Luis Barrios
Latin American & Latino/os Studies; Qualitative-Participatory Action Research; Street and Prison Gangs; Liberation & Cultural Theology
Tamara Buckley
Racial Identity; Cultural Competency and Diversity in Organizations
Caitlin Cahill
Global restructuring, participatory action research, social justice, gentrification, immigration, education, zero -tolerance policies
Josh W. Clegg
Relational theory, Phenomenology and Dialogic selves
Katie Cumiskey
Jessie Daniels
Racism, new media and health, incarceration and health
Dana-Ain Davis
Michelle Fine
Participatory Action Research and Studies of Social Injustice and Resistance; Urban Education
Nicholas Freudenberg
Social Influences on Health, Health Policy, Social Movements and Health, Health of Young Adults; Reciprocal Relationships between Education and Health; Impact of Corporations
David Frost
Wendy Luttrell
Childhood/ Youth Studies; Visual Ethnography; Gender; Race; Class and Sexuality Studies; Equality/ Social Justice Studies
Kevin Nadal
Microaggressions; racism; LGBTQ issues; intersectionalities; racial trauma; Asian American psychology; Filipino American psychology
Susan Opotow
Psychology of Conflict and Injustice; Aggression, Violence and Hate
Gina Philogène
Immigration and Race, Social Representation of the Future, Psychology of Human Rights
Ana Ramos-Zayas
Susan Saegert
Stress and inner city families; comprehensive community development neighborhoods and communities; Home Ownership Relating to Social Capital and Neighborhood Quality; Density and Environmental Stress
Brett Stoudt
Privilege; oppression; participatory action research; critical theories
Celina Su
Public Policy; Participatory Community Development; Participatory Action Research; Participatory Democracy; Deliberation and Social Identity.
Deborah Tolman
Feminist Theory; Sexuality
María Elena Torre
Social Justice
Jason VanOra
Narrative, Study of Lives, Urban Education, Community College, Qualitative Research, Persons-in-Context
Roderick J. Watts
Youth sociopolitical development and activism, Youth community organizing and civic engacement, Men's development (especially African American men), Liberation Psychology, Social Identity and Action Research Methodology

Faculty Emeriti

Suzanne Ouellette