Undergraduate Psychology Faculty

Professor
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Alyson Burns-Glover is a professor of psychology whose research areas and specializations include Gender, Culture, and Personal Relatinships; Ethnic Identity and Sociocultura Psychology; Environmental Attitudes, Beliefs, and Behaviors; and Personality and Social Identity Effects on Academic Performance.

Professor
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Heide Island teaches in the undergraduate psychology program at Pacific University and conducts a broad spectrum of research.

Professor
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Erica Kleinknecht specializes in autobiographical memory and the way in which social context shapes what adults report when constructing autobiographical narratives.

Associate Professor
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Broadly, I am interested in examining how social preferences develop, how they are maintained, and how they change throughout the lifespan. Most of my work has specifically examined preferences for facial attractiveness, the emotional consequences of viewing attractive versus unattractive faces, and how experience best explains what people find attractive in a face.

 

Associate Professor
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Dawn Salgado is an assistant professor for the College of Arts & Science.

 

 

Professor, Psychology
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Todd Schultz is a professor of psychology who also blogs for Psychology Today magazine and writes psychological interpretations of artists.