Faculty

William E. Pelham, Jr.

William E. Pelham, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry; Director, Center for Children and Families

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 248B
Email: wpelham@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3002

Research Interests

Evidence Based Treatments for ADHD

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Erika Coles

Erika Coles, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, CCF Clinical Director

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 139
Email: erika.coles@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4087

Research Interests

ADHD Treatment and Parent Training. Download CV

Jami Furr

Jami Furr, Associate Clinical Director of CCF

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 141
Email: jfurr@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3258

Research Interests

Cognitive-behavioral treatment of childhood anxiety and disruptive behavior disorders, with a focus on preschool mental health

Lab Website:The MINT Program

Lisa Arango

Lisa Arango, Senior Instructor

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 235
Email: arangol@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-7076

Program Website: Professional Counseling Psychology Masters Program

Lorraine E. Bahrick

Lorraine E. Bahrick, Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 263
Email: bahrick@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3380

Research Interests

Atypical attention and perception in children with autism, development of attention, perception, learning, and memory in infancy and early childhood, with a particular focus on intersensory perception and the emergence of social orienting.

James Swanson

James Swanson, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 349A
Email: james.swanson@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-

Research Interests

Hospital for Sick Children

Robert Lickliter

Robert Lickliter, Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 294
Email: licklite@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3441

Research Interests

Influence of Prenatal Sensory Stimulation on Neural, Physiological, and Behavioral Development; Development of Intersensory Perception in Animal and Human Infants, with a Particular Interest in the Role of Selective Attention in Perceptual Processing, Learning, and Memory. Download CV

Lab Website: Developmental Psychology Lab

Dana McMakin

Dana McMakin, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC-1-336
Email: dmcmakin@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-2868

Lab Website: REMEDY Research Group

Jeremy Pettit

Jeremy Pettit, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology; Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 249A
Email: jeremy.pettit@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1671

Research Interests

Depression, anxiety, and suicidal behaviors

Program Website: Child Anxiety and Phobia Program

Jonathan S. Comer

Jonathan S. Comer, Professor, Department of Psychology; Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office: AHC-4-453
Email: jocomer@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-7580

Research Interests

Child Anxiety and Early Disruptive Behavior Problems, Technologies and Mental Health Care, Effects of Disasters and Terrorism on Youth. Download CV

Lab Website: The MINT Program

Raul Gonzalez

Raul Gonzalez, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 4 Room 453
Email: raul.gonzalezjr@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-4921

Research Interests

Substance Use and Abuse Disorders, HIV & Neuropsychology. Download CV

Lab Website: Substance Use and HIV Neuropsychology Lab

Stacy Frazier

Stacy Frazier, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 249
Email: slfrazi@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4818

Research Interests

Urban Poverty, Community Collaboration, Services Research

Aaron Mattfeld

Aaron Mattfeld, Assistant Professor, Department of Cognitive Neuroscience

Contact Information

Office: AHC-4 464
Email: amattfel@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4202

Research Interests

Neurobiological mechanisms that support learning and memory, and how these mechanisms change as a result of development and neurodevelopmental disorders

Andy Pham

Andy Pham, Assistant Professor, Department of Leadership & Professional Studies

Contact Information

Office: ZEB 240B
Email: avpham@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-3199

Research Interests

Neuropsychological and psycho-educational assessment, reading development, bilingual issues, learning disabilities, ADHD, autism spectrum disorders, parent perceptions of childhood disorders and treatment.

James Waxmonsky, MD

James Waxmonsky, MD, Adjunct Associate Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Email: Jwaxmons@fiu.edu

Research Interests

Differentiation of Bipolar Disorder from ADHD and the Management of Children with ADHD and Co-Morbid Mood Disorders

Anthony S. Dick

Anthony S. Dick, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 4 Room 454
Email: anthony.dick@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4202

Research Interests

Neurobiology of language and executive function in typical and atypical development, and in adults, with a focus on functional neuroimaging methods.

Lab Website: Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience Lab

Bethany Reeb-Sutherland

Bethany Reeb-Sutherland, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 201B
Email: besuther@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4895

Research Interests

Development of Individual Differences in Socio-Emotional Behavior and the Biological and Environmental Factors that Influence such Development

Daniel Bagner

Daniel Bagner, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 241
Email: dbagner@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-7548

Research Interests

Prevention and treatment of infants and young children with externalizing behavior problems and other at-risk populations

Lab Website: Early Childhood Behavior Lab

Dionne Stephens

Dionne Stephens, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 203
Email: stephens@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1809

Research Interests

Socio-historical factors shaping minority populations’ sexual health processes, with emphasis on gender and ethnic/racial identity development

Lab Website: Health Disparities and Cultural Identities Lab

Elisa Trucco

Elisa Trucco, Assistant Professor, , Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC-1 Room 237
Email: etrucco@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-8426

Research Interests

Developmental psychopathology; etiology of substance use from a social ecological perspective.

Lab Website: ReACH

Eliza Nelson

Eliza Nelson, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 276
Email: elnelson@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4894

Research Interests

Motor Development in Children and Nonhuman Primates

Lab Website: HANDS Lab

Erica Musser

Erica Musser, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 4 Room 455
Email: emusser@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1034

Research Interests

Developmental Psychopathology, Emotion- and Self-Regulatory Processes, Parenting Behavioral Processes

Lab Website: ABC-ERICA

Hugh Humphery, MD

Hugh Humphery, MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 136
Email: hhumpher@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4270

Jaclyn Schwartz

Jaclyn Schwartz, Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Office: AHC3 420A
Email: jschwart@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348 - 3106

Research Interests:

Occupational therapy intervention, assistive technology, environmental modifications, self-management, adherence

Jessica Robb Mazzant

Jessica Robb Mazzant, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 123 Cubicle 7
Email: Jrobb@fiu.edu
Phone: 305.348.3003

Research Interests

Evidence-based practices as well as providing educational and behavioral interventions to schools and community mental health agencies

Joseph Raiker

Joseph Raiker, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 239
Email: jraiker@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1970

Research Interests

Neurocognitive deficits underlying ADHD and their implications for assessment and treatment

Lab Website: PALM Lab

Katie C. Hart

Katie C. Hart, Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 243
Email: khart@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4160

Research Interests

Young Children with or At-Risk for ADHD and Related Disruptive Behavior Disorders

Lab Website: School R.E.A.D.Y. Lab

Kristin Nichols-Lopez

Kristin Nichols-Lopez, Associate Chair, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 251
Email: knichols@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1316

Lindsay Malloy

Lindsay Malloy, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Email: lmalloy@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-9059

Research Interests

Children’s and Adolescents’ Disclosure of Negative or Traumatic Experiences, Cognitive and Socio-Contextual Influences on Children’s Memory and Narratives, and Implications of Research Findings for the Legal System

Lab Website: Development, Context, and Communication Lab

Margaret Sibley

Margaret Sibley, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Heath

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 245
Phone: 305.348.3005
Email: msibley@fiu.edu

Research Interests

ADHD in Adolescence

Melanie Stollstorff

Melanie Stollstorff, Associate Professor

Contact Info

Office: AHC4 Room 452
Phone: (305) 348-7961
Email: melanie.stollstorff@fiu.edu

Research Interests

Neurobiological Bases of Executive Functioning

Melissa Baralt

Melissa Baralt, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages

Contact Information

Office: DM 470A
Email: mbaralt@fiu.edu
Telephone: (305) 348-2854

Research Interests

Applied Linguistics, Language Teaching & Teacher Training

Miguel Villodas

Miguel Villodas, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 1 Room 236
Email: mvilloda@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1665

Research Interests

Implementation and impact of evidence-based psychosocial interventions for the academic, social, and behavioral impairments associated with externalizing behavior problems among children and adolescents at-risk for abuse and neglect and youth involved in the child welfare system.

Lab Website: http://myweb.fiu.edu/mvilloda

Nicole Fava

Nicole Fava, Assistant Professor, Robert Stempel College of Public Health & Social Work

Contact Information

Office: AHC-5, Room 566
Email: nfava@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4568

Research Interests

  • Healthy adolescent and young adult development
  • Sexual health, trauma and childhood maltreatment

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Paulo Graziano

Paulo Graziano, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: AHC 4 Room 459
Email: pgrazian@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4007

Research Interests

Developmental Psychopathology, Self-Regulatory Processes, & Clinical Interventions

Lab Website S.E.L.F-Regulation Lab

Shannon M. Pruden

Shannon M. Pruden, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 296A
Email: sdick@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-2784

Research Interests

Developmental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Linguistics, and Education

Stefany Coxe

Stefany Coxe, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology

Contact Information

Office: DM Room 275
Email: scoxe@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-1827

Research Interests

Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences and Prevention Science, Generalized Linear Model, Categorical Data Analysis, Statistical Mediation Analysis, Statistical Programming

Tan Li

Tan Li, Assistant Professor, Department of Biostatistics

Contact Information

Office: AHC 5 Room 464
Email: tanli@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-4814

Research Interests

Psychometrics, Educational measurements, Ordinal data analysis, Multilevel mixture models

Timothy Allen

Timothy Allen, Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: AHC4 314
Phone: (305) 348-8425
Email: tallen@fiu.edu

Lab Website: Neurocircuitry & Cognition Laboratory

Timothy Page

Timothy Page, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Policy Management

Contact Information

Office: AHC 2 Room 554
Email: tpage@fiu.edu
Phone: (305) 348-7804

Research Interests

Health Economics, Public Finance, Labor Economics, and Pharmacoeconomics

Fabian Soto

Fabian Soto, Asisstant Professor

Contact Information

Office: AHC4 Room 460
Phone: 305-348-8423
Email: fabian.soto@fiu.edu

Lab Website: Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab