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Loretta Brady

Loretta L.C. Brady, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 2006. Fordham University (NY) Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Brady is interested in risk and resilience. She has studied these factors in a variety of populations ranging from entrepreneurs, chronic pain patients, homeless familes, and incarcerated women. She serves on the New Hampshire Psychological Association's Ethics Committee, contributes regularly to the New Hampshire Business Review, is a Collaborative Law Practice Psychologist with speciality in Conflict Mediation, and is a 2012/2013 J. William Fulbright Fellow to Cyrus.

Paul Finn

Paul E. Finn, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 1984. The University of Southern Mississippi. Psychology.

Dr. Finn is a licensed psychologist with a history of practice in areas of Health Psychology, Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology and general clinical practice. In these areas, Dr. Finn has practiced in hospital, community, and private practice settings as well as consulting to Industry and Prison. During recent years Dr. Finn has focused research and practice on the area of human optimized performance and Sports Psychology. In this area Dr. Finn is also Coach Finn serving as Head Coach of Men and Women Varsity Cross Country teams and Men and Women Track Teams.

Kathleen A. Flannery

Kathleen A. Flannery, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 1993. Brandeis University. Psychology.

Dr. Flannery's primary area of research examines cognitive processes such as attention and memory with consideration of individual differences such as autistic traits. Dr. Flannery utilizes reaction time tasks and virtual environments in her studies.  Students working in the Cognition and Virtual Reality Laboratory most recently conducted a study collecting language samples using the electronically activated recorder (EAR) for the iPod to consider individual differences in complex emotion recognition.

Maria W. McKenna

Maria W. McKenna, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 1989. University of New Hampshire. Psychology

Dr. McKenna is a Developmental Psychologist with interests in the areas of Education Psychology, Child Media Literacy and family impact of incarceration. She is currently working on projects designed to explore the impact of new media on children and their relationships with each other and their parents.

Elizabeth Ossoff

Elizabeth P. Ossoff, Ph.D. (Chair)
Ph.D. 1990. Tufts University. Experimental Psychology

As a Social Psychologist, Dr. Ossoff's primary areas of interest include political behavior, gender issues, and media influences. She has co-authored works with her colleagues in Politics as well as with colleagues within the Psychology Department in these areas. Current research projects include voters' reactions to candidates as parents and the role of leadership for female candidates and politicians. Dr. Ossoff also works closely with colleagues in the Politics Department to run the NEW LeadershipTM New England Program in the summer to educate and engage young women in the political process.

Prof. Elizabeth Rickenbach

Elizabeth Rickenbach, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 2012. University of South Florida. Aging Studies

Using a lifespan and interdisciplinary perspective, I am interested in the study of health and well-being in the daily lives of middle-aged and older adults. I am particularly interested in the examination of risk factors (e.g., stress, sleep disruptions) related to cognitive decline and how individuals and their families cope with changes in cognitive function.

Joseph R. Troisi

Joseph R. Troisi, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 1990. Temple University. Experiemental Psychology

My general research interests are rooted in, Behavioral Analysis, associative learning and Pavlovian/operant interaction. My current research interests in behavioral pharmacology include Pavlovian and operant processes in drug discrimination. Other work in this area includes the impact of environmental influences on drug tolerance, and drug discrimination.

Adam Wenzel

Adam Wenzel, Ph.D.
Ph.D. 2004. University of New Hampshire, Experimental Psychology

Dr. Wenzel's research, broadly defined, involves the use of psychophysical methods to investigate the function, sensitivity and health of the sensory systems. His primary area of interest is the macular pigment, an aggregation of dietarily-derived plant pigments that accumulate in the human retina and appear to protect the tissue from disease and may improve visual acuity.

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