Faculty | MA in Applied Psychological Science

Professor | Interim Director of PCH Clinics
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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.

Associate Professor | Program Director, MA/MS APS Applied Psychological Science
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Dr. Hunsinger is the Program Director for the Applied Psychological Science terminal master’s program in the School of Graduate Psychology.  Matthew's research interests include implicit bias, meditation/ mindfulness, conspiratorial thinking.

He is a Co-Investigator and Statistician in the Mindful Health and Resilience Lab and conducts research on implicit 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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Jenelle Shanley’s research largely focuses on implementation science with a specific focus on evidence-based parent support programs that target child behavior disorders, child maltreatment, and childhood obesity. Specifically, she is interested in parenting of young children and improving implementation strategies to reduce barriers to access and engagement in parent support programs.

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.