Experts in Social Sciences — Psychology: Mental Health

David Baker, Professor/Associate Chair

David BakerBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Neurobiology of Drug Addiction and Schizophrenia

Office Phone: (414) 288-6634


Abir Bekhet, Associate Professor

Abir BekhetCollege of Nursing

Expertise: Mental Health

Office Phone: (414) 288-3847
Home Phone: (414) 306-9935


Alan Burkard, Chair/Professor

Alan BurkardCounselor Education and Counseling Psychology

Expertise: School Counseling Programs in K-12 schools, Academic and Career and Personal-social Concerns, Cultural Issues in Counseling and Clinical Supervision, Program Evaluation and Reform of School Counseling Programs

Office Phone: (414) 288-3434


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


M. Behnam Ghasemzadeh, Associate Professor

Mohammadhossein (M. Behnam) GhasemzadehBiomedical Sciences

Expertise: Drug Abuse and Mental Disorders, Psychiatric Diseases

Office Phone: (414) 288-6636


Nakia Gordon, Associate Professor

Nakia GordonPsychology Department

Expertise: Affective Neuroscience, Emotion, Pain

Office Phone: (414) 288-1688


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


James (Jim) Hoelzle, Associate Professor

James (Jim) HoelzlePsychology Department

Expertise: Psychological Assessment, Overlap Between Neurologic and Psychiatric Conditions

Office Phone: (414) 288-7773
Mobile Phone: (419) 215-7114


Kristy Nielson, Professor

Kristy NielsonPsychology Department

Expertise: Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, Neuroimaging, Neurophysiology and Psychophysiology, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Genetic and Family History Predictors of Decline, Cognition, Learning, Memory, Memory Enhancement

Office Phone: (414) 288-1796


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


Amy Van Hecke, Associate Professor

Amy Van HeckePsychology Department

Expertise: Developmental Disorders, Autism, Neural development, EEG, Plasticity, Autism intervention

Office Phone: (414) 288-7258


Michael Wierzbicki, Associate Professor

Michael WierzbickiPsychology Department

Expertise: Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Depression, Suicide

Office Phone: (414) 288-7560