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 Department of Psychology

Faculty & Staff

 

Cheryl Blackman, Ph.D.

Professor Chair, Department of Psychology M.S., Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Howard University B.A. Psychology, New York University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: The psychology of Stress and Coping; ADHD in children; psychopathology from a cultural perspective.

Courses Taught: Cross-Cultural Psychology, Personality Psychology, Independent Research

Contact Information: Room 370 Center for Learning and Technology 301-860-3257 cblackman@bowiestate.edu

 


 

Erica Hernandez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Department of Psychology M.A., Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi B.A. Psychology, Rice University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: Pro-environmental behavior, behavioral interventions for decreasing fuel consumption by drivers

Courses Taught: Learning and Memory, Statistics, Cognitive Psychology

Contact Information: Room 372 Center for Learning and Technology 301-860-3268 ehernandez@bowiestate.edu

 


 

John Bryant, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Post-doctoral Fellow, Behavioral Medicine, Psycho-physiology, Duke University Medical Center M.S., Ph.D. Biological Psychology, Howard University B.S. Psychology, Norfolk State University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: Biofeedback, Stress, Biomedical Ethics, Wisdom Studies, Psychological Society Faculty Advisor

Courses Taught: Experimental Methodology, Biological Psychology, Health Psychology, History of Psychology, Aging, death & dying, Seminar in Psychology

Contact Information: Room 379 Center for Learning and Technology Bldg. 301-860-3190 jbryant@bowiestate.edu

 


 

Katrina Kardiasmenos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Ph.D. Applied Experimental Psychology, The Catholic University of America B.S., M.S. Psychology, St. Joseph's University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: Effective course redesign to improve retention; ADHD in college students, Psi Chi (Psychology National Honor Society) Faculty Co-advisor, Department Course Redesign Team

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Learning, Cognition, Sensation and Perception

Contact Information: Room 376 Center for Learning and Technology Bldg. 301-860-3263 kkardiasmenos@bowiestate.edu

 


 

Ometha Lewis-Jack, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor M.S., Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Howard University B.S. Psychology, Howard University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: Neuropsychological Assessment of African Americans, Diagnosis/Treatment of Substance Use Disorders, Spirituality in Diagnosis/Treatment of Mental Disorders, Department Course Redesign Team

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Introduction to Psychopathology, Seminar in Psychology, Group Dynamics, Drug Use & Abuse

Contact Information: Room 377 Center for Learning and Technology Bldg. 301-860-3265 olewis-jack@bowiestate.edu

 


 

Ayanna M. Lynch, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Howard University B.S. Psychology, Howard University

Professional Interests & Campus Involvement: Child & Adolescent Psychology, HIV/AIDS Research, Student Development and Retention

Courses Taught: General Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Contact Information: Room 374 Center for Learning and Technology Bldg. 301-860-3261 alynch@bowiestate.edu

 


 


Maria Hunt

Administrative Assistant

Contact Information: Room 367 Center for Learning and Technology Bldg. 301-860-3259 mhunt@bowiestate.edu