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Meet the Psychology Department Faculty

The Department of Psychology currently includes eight full-time faculty members, four emeriti professors, and three adjunct faculty members.

Full-Time Faculty

Dr. Keith Burton Dr. Keith Burton
Instructor
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Areas of specialization: Clinical Neuropsychology, Psychophysiology, Emotion, Dementia, and Healthy Aging

E-mail Dr. Burton
Phone: (217) 206-8202
Office: UHB 3000


Lynn Pardie Dr. Lynn Pardie
Professor/Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Areas of specialization: Clinical Assessment, Transpersonal Theories of Psychological/Spiritual Development

E-mail Dr. Pardie
Phone: (217) 206-7230
Office: PAC 527


Dr. Michele Miller Dr. Michele Miller
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin – Madison
Areas of specialization: Educational Psychology, Child Development, Temperament, Readiness for School

E-mail Dr. Miller
Phone: (217) 206-8058
Office: UHB 3123


Dr. Karen Reinke Pressley Dr. Karen Reinke
Associate Professor, UIS
Adjunct Associate Professor,  SIU School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Areas of Specialization: Cognitive Neuroscience, Electroencephalography (EEG), functional MRI, learning, attention, emotion

E-mail Dr. Pressley
Phone: (217) 206-8203
Office: UHB 3130


Dr. Sheryl Reminger Dr. Sheryl Reminger
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Arizona
Areas of Specialization: Clinical Neuropsychology, Geropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Neuroimaging, Neurological Effects of Cancer Treatment, and Cognitive Impact of Chronic Disease.

E-mail Dr. Reminger
Phone: (217) 206-8011
Office: UHB 3128


Dr. Frances Shen Dr. Frances Shen
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University – Carbondale
Areas of specialization: Counseling Psychology, Multicultural and Diversity Issues, Asian American Psychology

Email Dr. Shen
Phone: (217) 206-7270
Office: UHB-3133


Dr. Carrie Switzer Dr. Carrie Switzer
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Areas of specialization: : Developmental/Educational Psychology, Motivation, Perceived Barriers to Education, & Academic Self-Efficacy

E-mail Dr. Switzer
Phone: (217) 206-7229
Office: UHB 3126


Dr. Marcel Yoder Dr. Marcel Yoder
Associate Professor and Chair
Ph.D., University of Louisville
Areas of specialization: Social Psychology, Sport Psychology, Self-enhancement, and Person perception

E-mail Dr. Yoder
Phone: (217) 206-7228
Office: UHB 3124


Emeriti Faculty

Dr. Joel Adkins
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Areas of specialization: Psychobiology, Psychological Theory, and Theories of Brain Function

E-mail: adkins.joel@uis.edu


Dr. Ron Havens Dr. Ron Havens
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., West Virginia University
Areas of specialization: Clinical Psychology, Eclectic Psychotherapy, and Hypnosis

E-mail: rhave1@uis.edu


Dr. Jonathan Hess
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Purdue University
Areas of specialization: Experimental Psychology & Biopsychology, Clinical Neuropsychology, and Hormones & Behavior

E-mail: hess.jonathan@uis.edu


Dr. John Miller Dr. John Miller
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., University of Missouri – Columbia
Areas of specialization: Consulting Psychology, Family Therapy, Psychotherapy, and Management Psychology

E-mail: miller.john@uis.edu


Adjunct Faculty

Ms. Karla Carwile Ms. Karla Carwile
Part-Time Instructor
M.A., University of Illinois – Springfield

Email: carwile.karla@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6696
Office: UHB 3144


Kelly Mast Ms. Kelly Mast
Part-Time Instructor
M.A., University of Phoenix

Email: kmast02s@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6696
Office: UHB 3144


Ms. Maureen Talbert
Part-Time Instructor
M.A., University of Illinois – Springfield

Email: talbert.maureen@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6696
Office: UHB 3144


Ms. Catherine Walters-Shiner
Part-Time Instructor
M.A., University of Illinois – Springfield
M.S.W, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Email: cws@prairiecasa.org
Phone: (217) 206-6696
Office: UHB 3144


Dr. Diana Zaleski DZaleski
Part-time instructor
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

Email: dzale2@uis.edu
Phone: (217) 206-6696
Office: UHB 3144