Faculty | MA in Applied Psychological Science

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

Associate Professor
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Matthew Hunsinger's 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
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Jane Tram's clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and families from a behavioral and systems perspective. Her research interests currently focus on ethnic identity.

Assistant Professor | APS Director of Clinical Training
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Dr. Willis’ research interests lie primarily in two areas: sex/sexuality and community based research methods.