Psychology Faculty


Letzring, Tera, Professor, Psychology.  B.A. 1999, University of Puget Sound; M.A. 2002, Ph.D. 2005, University of California, Riverside.  (2005)


Brumley, Michele R., Professor, Psychology; Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters.  B.A. 1999, DePaul University; Ph.D. 2005, University of Iowa.  (2007)

Lawyer, Steven R., Professor and Accreditation Coordinator, Psychology.  B.A. 1995, Western Michigan University; M.S. 1999, Ph.D. 2002, Auburn University.  (2004)

Lynch, Shannon M., Professor, Psychology.  B.A. 1992, Tufts University; M.A. 1996, Ph.D. 1999, University of Michigan.  (2004)

Rasmussen, Erin B., Professor, Psychology.  B.A. 1994, University of Utah; M.S. 1999, Ph.D. 2001, Auburn University. (2004)

Turley-Ames, Kandi Jo, Founding Dean, College of Arts and Letters; Professor, Psychology.  B.S. 1990, M.S. 1993, Idaho State University; Ph.D. 1996, Washington State University.  (1997)

Wong, Maria M., Professor, Psychology.  B.S.S. 1983, Chinese University of Hong Kong; M.A. 1985, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill; Ph.D. 1993, University of Chicago.  (2004)

Associate Professors

Fulton, Erika K., Associate Professor, Psychology.  B.A. 1998, Haverford College; M.A. 2010, California State University, Long Beach; Ph.D. 2015, Georgia Institute of Technology.  (2016)

Swift, Joshua, Associate Professor, Psychology.  B.S. 2005, Brigham Young University; M.S. 2007, Ph.D. 2010, Oklahoma State University.  (2015)

Rieske, Robert, Associate Professor, Psychology.  B.S. 2008, Utah Valley University; M.A. 2012, Ph.D. 2015, Louisiana State University.  (2015)

Xu, Xiaomeng, Associate Professor and Director of Experimental Training, Psychology.  B.A. 2005, New York University; M.A. 2007, Ph.D. 2011, Stony Brook University.  (2012)

Assistant Professors

Behmer, Lawrence. Assistant Professor, Psychology.  B.A. 2008, University of Portland; M.S. 2010, Western Washington University; Ph.D. 2014, Washington State University. (2021)

Mozafari, Ahva. Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinic Director, Psychology. B.S. 2014, Boise State University; M.S. 2016, Eastern Washington University; Ph.D. 2022, Idaho State University. (2022)

Peer, Sam, Assistant Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Psychology. B.A. 2011, Wilmington University; M.A. 2016, Central Michigan University; Ph.D. 2018, Central Michigan University.  (2018)

Assistant Lecturers

Anderson, Tessa, Assistant Lecturer, Psychology.  B.A. 2006, M.S. 2010, Idaho State University. (2022)

McDonald, Jennifer, Assistant Lecturer, Psychology.  B.A. 2011, California State University Channel Islands; M.S. 2014, Ph.D. 2018, Idaho State University.  (2018)

Adjunct Faculty

Hendrickson, Kelsie, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology.  B.S. 2009, M.S. 2012, Ph.D. 2015, Idaho State University. Licensed Psychologist.

Landers, John, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology.  Ph.D. 2002, Idaho State University. Licensed Psychologist.

Pongratz, Richard, Director, Counseling & Testing Center; Adjunct Faculty, Psychology.  Ph.D. 2005, Arizona State University. LPC-S, Licensed Psychologist.

Staley, Cameron, Counselor/Psychologist, Counseling & Testing Center; Adjunct Faculty.  B.S. 2006, Weber State University; M.S. 2009, Ph.D. 2012, Idaho State University.

Thomsen, Hillary, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology.  B.S. 2012, M.S. 2017, Ph.D. 2018, Idaho State University.

Wood Roberts, Barbara, Adjunct Faculty, Psychology.  B.A. 1987, Harvard University; M.S. 2013, Ph.D. 2018, Idaho State University.


Enloe, Linda J., Associate Professor, Psychology.  1974-2007

Hatzenbuehler, Linda C.Executive Dean and Associate Vice President, Division of Health Sciences; Professor, Psychology.  1976-2016

Joe, Victor C., Department Chair and Professor, Psychology.  1969-2003

Roberts, Mark W., Professor, Psychology.  1977-2015