Faculty Profiles

The faculty in the School of Psychology are experienced professionals with deep knowledge in all area of the psychology field. To learn more about each faculty member, click on their photo for a short bio.

Undergraduate Faculty

Here at the Florida Tech School of Psychology, the undergraduate psychology faculty members have very active research programs, spanning a wide variety of interests. From eye-tracking research to brain imaging to coding FBI cases to studying criminal recidivism, getting involved in a faculty member’s lab allows students to have a hands-on experience in cutting-edge research. Below is a small snapshot of what our faculty areas of interest include – please click on each faculty member’s profile page for a more in-depth look at what they are doing.

Travis Conradt, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Julie Costopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Vanessa A. Edkins, Ph.D.
Head of School of Psychology, Associate Professor
Demara Bennett, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor
Catherine F. Talbot, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Mark T. Harvey, Ph.D.
Undergraduate Program Chair, Associate Professor
Marshall Jones, DBA
Instructor
Maria Lavooy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Darby Proctor, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Richard Addante, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Clinical Psychology

Profiles of the faculty in the Clinical Psychology Program

Core Faculty 

Patrick Aragon, Psy.D
Assistant Professor
Felipa Chavez, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Richard Elmore, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Philip Farber, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Victoria Follette, Ph.D.
Psy.D. Program Chair
Radhika Krishnamurthy, Psy.D
Professor
Anthony LoGalbo, Ph.D
Associate Professor
Vida Tyc, Ph.D.
Professor

Associate Faculty

Julie Costopoulos, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Kristi Van Sickle, Psy.D.
Associate Professor
Frank Webbe, Ph.D.
Professor
Demara Bennett, Psy.D.
Assistant Professor

Industrial/Organizational Psychology

 
Profiles of the faculty in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program
Gary Burns, Ph.D.
I/O Chair, Professor



Xinxuan "Alice" Che, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Patrick Converse, Ph.D.
Professor
William K. Gabrenya Jr., Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Richard Griffith, Ph.D.
Professor
Arthur Gutman, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Katrina Merlini, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Lisa Steelman, Ph.D.
Professor

Amanda L. Thayer, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Jessica Wildman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor