Experts in Social Issues — Family Issues


Ed de St. Aubin, Associate Professor/Assistant Chair

Ed de St. AubinPsychology Department

Expertise: Developmental Psychology, Personality Psychology, Identity, Life Stories, Autobiographical Memory, Personal Ideology over the Life Course (Morality, Values, Religiosity and Political Orientation), General Psychology, Family Psychology, Parent-child Psychology, Human Sexuality, Trauma Recovery, Family

Office Phone: (414) 288-2143


Robert Fox, Professor Emeritus

Robert FoxCounselor Education and Counseling Psychology

Expertise: Parenting Young Children, Child Behavior Problems, Parenting, Developmental Disabilities

Office Phone: (414) 288-1469
Home Phone: (262) 785-6201


Alyson Gerdes, Professor

Alyson GerdesPsychology Department

Expertise: Childhood ADHD, Parent-Child Relationships

Office Phone: (414) 288-6145


John Grych, Professor

John GrychPsychology Department
Director of Center for Psychological Services

Expertise: General Psychology, Family, Parent-child Psychology, Parental Conflict

Office Phone: (414) 288-7460


Susan Mountin, Director

Susan MountinPastoral Leadership in a Cultural Context

Expertise: Catholic Worker Movement, Dorothy Day, Discerning a Vocation, Life Choices, Raising Children in the Faith, Women in Ministry, Ignatian Spirituality, Prayer, Catholic Social Teaching

Office Phone: (414) 288-3693
Home Phone: (414) 453-9583


Giordana Poggioli-Kaftan, Teaching Associate Professor of Italian

Giordana Poggioli-KaftanDepartment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Expertise: Italy as a nation and the Italian language; Marginalization of classes of people (notably: women, Jews, Italian Southerners); Exclusionary and marginalization rhetoric and the resistance efforts to it; Italian 19th and 20th centuries products promising modernity.

Media type: Print, TV and radio

Stephen Saunders, Chair and Professor

Stephen SaundersPsychology Department

Expertise: Adolescent Mental Health, Adolescent Psychology, Parent/Teen Issues, Eating Disorders: Help-Seeking Behavior, Seeking Psychotherapy and Other Mental Health Services, Psychotherapy, Chronic Illnesses and Mental Health, Depression

Office Phone: (414) 288-7459


Lynn Turner, Professor Emeritus

Lynn TurnerCommunication Studies
Director, Interdisciplinary Family Studies Minor

Expertise: Family Communication, Gender and Communication, Television and the Family, Talking to Your Parents, Gender in the Media

Office Phone: (414) 288-6351
Home Phone: (414) 962-8456