Faculty | MA in Applied Psychological Science

Assistant Professor, Applied Psychological Science Program

Björn Bergström is Assistant Professor in the Applied Psychological Science Program and has clinical/research interests in anxiety disorders, Exposure therapy and integrated behavioral therapies, Treating comorbid and complex presentations, small-N design research, Psychological ethnography and clinical case studies, Adapting and tailoring evidence-based practices (EBPs) to individual clients and cultural contexts. Systems and organizational-effectiveness, -culture, and -leadership.

Professor, Director of MA/MS Applied Psychological Science Program

Lisa R. Christiansen is the director of the MA/MS Applied Psychological Science Program. Her interests include the clinical assessment process and trauma responses.  She is especially interested in serving those who are occupationally exposed to stressful or traumatic events.

Professor, Applied Psychological Science Program

Shawn E. Davis's research interests include media influence, Internet-based communication and learning, and sport psychology.

Associate Professor, RAM Lab Co-Investigator

Matthew Hunsinger, PhD is an Assistant Professor for the Applied Psychological Science Program at Pacific University. His interests include social cognition, intergroup relations, intergroup bias, meditation (including mindfulness), and affect / emotion.

He is a Co-Investigator and Statistician in the Mindful Health and Resilience Lab and conducts research on intergroup bias and meditation/mindfulness, with a current focus on the impact of mindfulness-based interventions on force response decision-making for law enforcement officers.

Associate Professor, Applied Psychological Science Program

Jane M. Tram's clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families, and clinical orientation combining behavioral and systems perspective theoretical approaches.