Meet the Faculty and Staff

Dr. Jing Chen, Assistant Professor in the NMSU engineering psychology graduate program

Chen, Jing (Assistant Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Human performance, human decision making, human aspects in cyber-physical system security and safety, human-automation interaction

(575) 646-4715, jingchen@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 

Dr. Igor Dolgov, Associate Professor in the NMSU Psychology DepartmentDolgov, Igor  (Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Perception and action, natural user interfaces, embodied cognition, human factors, and unmanned aircraft systems

(575) 646-2298,  id@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 

Dr. Melissa Guynn, Associate Professor of PsychologyGuynn, Melissa (Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Prospective memory

(575) 646-1047, mguynn@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

03/31/2015: NMSU psychology professor Michael Hout (Photo by Darren Phillips)

Hout, Michael (Assistant Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Visual Cognition, visual attention, memory, eye-movements, and computational modeling.

(575) 646-1730, mhout@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

11/14/2014: NMSU psychology professor Tim Ketelaar. (Photo by Darren Phillips)

Ketelaar, Timothy (Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Emotion, evolutionary psychology, philosophy of science

(575) 646-1833, ketelaar@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. James. K. Kroger, Associate Professor in the NMSU Psychology DepartmentKroger, Jim (Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Neural dynamics, control of attention, functional organization of the frontal cortex, neural processing of analogical and other forms of reasoning, controlling devices with thought

(575) 646-2243, jkk251@gmail.com

 

 

Dr. Justin MacDonaldMacDonald, Justin
(Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

inferential statistical procedures, auditory sensation and perception, decision-making under uncertainty, and the mathematical/computational modeling of phenomena in these areas.

(575) 646-6223, jmacd@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

Dr. Laura Madson, Associate Professor in the NMSU Psychology DepartmentMadson, Laura (Associate Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Gender, sexuality, scholarship of teaching and learning

(575) 646-6207, lmadson@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 


Dr. Michael Marks, Associate Professor in the NMSU Psychology DepartmentMarks, Michael (Associate Professor) **See http://psych.nmsu.edu/faculty/marks/index.htm**

close relationships, attachment, and emotion

(575) 646-1980, mjmarks@nmsu.edu

 

 

 


Dr. Dominic SimonSimon, Dominic (Department Head) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Human learning and memory, motor learning, skill acquisition

(575) 646-2502, domsimon@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

 

NMSU psychology professor Dr. Laura Thompson

Thompson, Laura (Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Perceptual & memory development in infancy & childhood, lifespan development of multi-modal language comprehension, relation of cortisol to mother-infant behavior & infant learning, stress & its implications for face-to-face language understanding

(575) 646-4024, thompson@nmsu.edu

 

 

 

Dr. David Trafimow, Professor in the NMSU Department of PsychologyTrafimow, David (Professor) **ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2017**

Social cognition, attributions and memory for events and persons, methodological, statistical, and philosophical issues pertaining to science.

(575) 646-4023, dtrafimo@nmsu.edu

 

 

Psychology Staff

 

picture of Bea GuzmanGuzman, Beatrice (Admin Assistant)

(575) 646-1717, bguzman@nmsu.edu

 

Support Faculty

J.R. Cowie, Ph.D. (Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland) – automatic language processing, psycholinguistics

P. Foltz, Ph.D. (Colorado)– cognition, human-computer interaction

D. Gillan (Texas)– human-computer interaction, perception

D. Hunt (Emeritus) Ph. D. (Ohio State)– human factors

V. S. Johnston (Emeritus), Ph.D. (Edinburgh)– biopsychology, comparative, psychopharmacology, neuropsychology

A. Y. Lee, Ph.D.(Colorado)– cognition, learning, human-computer interaction

J. E. McDonald, (emeritus), Ph.D. (New Mexico State University)– cognitive psychology, engineering psychology

W. C. Ogden, Ph.D. (New Mexico State)– human computer interaction, natural language processing

K. Paap (Emeritus) Ph.D. (Wisconsin)– psycholinguistics

R. Schvaneveldt (Emeritus) Ph.D. (Wisconsin)– engineering psychology, aviation

W. Stephan (Emeritus) Ph.D. (Minnesota)– stereotyping and prejudice, cross-cultural psychology