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Heather Bell

Lecturer
heatherbell@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Tuesday 12:00-2:20 pm

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Indrani Ganguly-Fitzgerald

Lecturer
gangulyfitzgerald@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Friday 10:30-12:00 pm

Dr. Ganguly-Fitzgerald has a Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences from St. Xavier's College, Bombay University; and a Ph. D. in Genetics with a concentration in Behavior Biology from the W. M. Keck Center for Behavioral Biology, at North Carolina State University, Raleigh.

As an independent researcher at The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, Dr. Ganguly-Fitzgerald studied the genetics of sleep and memory formation, and established a genetic model for the rapid identification of genes involved in socialization and sleep-dependent memory. She has an ongoing fascination with all things related to genes, behavior, and evolution.

Indrani grew up in Mumbai, India, is a valedictorian of Bombay University, and currently lives in San Diego, with her husband James, and their two young daughters, Sanjana Saoirse and Satyana Tullia.

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Dale Glaser

Lecturer
dglaser@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Prior to class or by appointment.

Dr. Dale Glaser has accrued extensive experience in statistical analyses within the health care, organizational, educational, human resources, governmental and marketing research domains. He also has extensive experience with advanced quantitative methods and has published numerous articles in the statistical, evaluation, and health care domains.

He also holds the position of adjunct assistant professor of statistics at the School of Nursing at USD where he provides methodological and statistical consult for faculty on their research projects and proposals. Dr. Glaser was Past-President of theSan Diegochapter of the American Statistical Association.

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Amy Green

Lecturer
aegreen@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Wednesday 7:00-8:00 pm

Dr. Green is a clinical psychologist and Assistant Project Scientist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego. She is also an investigator at the Child and Adolescent Services Research Center (CASRC). At USD, she enjoys teaching classes related to research methods and clinical psychology. Her research focuses on implementation of evidence-based practices in public sector service settings. She is also actively involved in the American Psychological Association (APA) and has served on the executive committee of APA’s Division 37, Child and Family Policy and Practice, since 2010.

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Jena Hales, PhD

Lecturer
jhales@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Wednesday 10:00-12:00 pm

Jena Hales, PhD, received her degree in Neurosciences from the University of California, San Diego in 2011. She has conducted her postdoctoral research at UCSD using rats as a model system for investigating human memory impairment and, specifically, how different brain regions are involved in the formation and retrieval of memory. Her research involves various techniques for better understanding memory functions, including stereotaxic neurosurgery and histological analysis of brain tissue. Dr. Hales is currently teaching Cognitive Psychology at USD, and she has also taught advanced and introductory psychology courses, including Clinical Neuropsychology and Assessment and General Psychology: Cognitive Foundations, at UCSD. She is an active member of the Society of Neuroscience and is on the Fellows Committee for the Temporal Dynamics of Learning Center.

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Charles Heyser

Lecturer
cheyser@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-7736

Office: Serra Hall 120

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Sarah Linke, PhD

Lecturer
slinke@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 3:00-4:00 pm

Sarah Linke, PhD, MPH, is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the UCSD Department of Family & Preventive Medicine’s T32 Fellowship Program in Integrative Cardiovascular Epidemiology. She earned a PhD in Clinical Psychology from the SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Masters Degrees in Public Health and Psychology from SDSU. Dr. Linke's research interests include developing, implementing, and evaluating the effects of exercise as an adjunctive prevention or treatment method for an array of mental and physical health problems, such as substance use disorders (alcohol, nicotine, and illicit drugs), depression and anxiety, cardiovascular diseases, and obesity. She currently teaches PSYC 230 at USD.

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David McGrevy

Lecturer
dmcgrevy@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: MWF 9:00-11:00

A native of Massachusetts, he graduated from American International College with a BA in Psychology, then earned Master’s degrees in Experimental Psychology/operant conditioning (Kent State U) and Guidance and Counseling (St. Mary’s U, TX) before completing a Ph.D. (Kent State U) in Developmental Psychology (cognitive/information processing). While at the USAF Human Resources Laboratory, he developed selection tests for personnel placement into military jobs. His research interests have included implicit and explicit (long term) memory and more recently the role of a student’s personal epistemology in college level interests and performance. As an adjunct professor he also teaches at other area colleges.

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Isabella Mutschler, PhD

Lecturer
isabellamutschler@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4511

Office: Serra Hall, Room 114

Office Hours: Tuesday 4:00-5:30 pm

Isabella Mutschler, PhD, teaches Developmental Psychology at USD and is doing postdoctoral research at UC San Diego Autism Center of Excellence (USA). Currently, she is applying neuroimaging methods to investigate neural correlates of abnormal social-emotional processing in young children with autism. Her main research interests lay in the fields of Developmental and Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience, with a strong translational focus on clinically relevant perspectives in basis science work. She studied Psychology and Neuroscience at the Universities of Basel (Switzerland), Tuebingen and Freiburg (Germany), and at Tufts University (USA).

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Stephen Pearlberg

Lecturer
stephenpearlberg@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 2:20-3:00 Tuesday 11:30-12:15

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Jay Rosen

Lecturer
jaywrosen@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 6:15-7:00, 9:50-10:35 pm

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Maggie Syme

Instructor
msyme@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 104D

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday 2:30-3:50

Dr. Syme received her degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2009. She completed her clinical internship and postdoctoral training in the VA system where she focused on aging, neuropsychology, and health psychology and currently is a licensed psychologist. Her research interests include sexual quality of life in older adults and cancer survivors, sexual consent capacity in older adults, and aging LGBT individuals. Dr. Syme is currently a research psychologist working on a fellowship in cancer health disparities.

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Peter Vanderklish

Lecturer
pvanderklish@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 118

Office Hours: Monday 9:20-9:50 am Friday 11:15-12:15 pm

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Elisabeth Walcott

Lecturer
ewalcott@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 114

Office Hours: Monday 10:30-12:00

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Rebekah Wanic

Instructor
rwanic@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 104D

Office Hours: MWF 10:00-11:05

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Katherine Williams

Lecturer
kwilliams@sandiego.edu
619-260-4600

Office: Serra Hall 104D

Office Hours: Thursday 4:45-6:45 pm

Katherine Nguyen Williams, Ph.D., is an adjunct faculty member at USD's Psychological Sciences and Marriage & Family Therapy departments. She teaches a variety of courses, such as psychological assessment, clinical research, and research methods. Dr. Williams is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego, where she teaches medical students and psychiatry fellows at the School of Medicine. Additionally, she is the supervising psychologist at Rady Children's Hospital Outpatient Psychiatry, where she oversees the APA-accredited internship rotation for UCSD psychology interns and SDSU/UCSD Joint Doctoral Program practicum students. Dr. Williams has presented at Grand Rounds and co-authored articles and research presentations locally and nationally. She maintains a private practice in La Jolla, California, specializing in psychological assessments.

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