Vision Science | PhD Faculty

Professor
503-352-2126

Dr. Karl Citek teaches optics and environmental vision and supervises student interns in the Pacific EyeTrends Forest Grove Low Vision Clinic.

Dean & Professor
503-352-2770

Jennifer Coyle is the Dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Coyle, a graduate of Pacific University, completed a residency in contact lenses at the same institution and a Master's of Science in Clinical Optometry.  She team-taught the contact lens didactic, laboratory and clinical curriculum for 14 years at Pacific University.

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Professor
503-352-2972

Dr. Hayes is a member of the Vision Ergonomics Research Group and teaches evidence-based optometry, public health and research methods.

Associate Professor & Associate Dean of Academic Programs
503-352-3133

Dr. Fraser Horn is Associate Dean of Academic Programs. Along with his passion for teaching, he has a passion for sports vision and ocular disease.

Associate Professor, Director of VS Graduate Programs
503-352-2289

Yu-Chi Tai MA, PhD is an associate professor and director of the Vision Science Graduate Programs with the College of Optometry

Associate Professor, Director of VPI Research
503-352-2852

Dr. Yang’s research and graduate work is on cognitive neuroscience with emphasis on cognitive control of eye movements in reading.