Meet the Psychology Department Faculty

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

Full-Time Faculty

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

Email Dr. Burton
Phone: (217) 206-8202


Dr. Carlee Hawkins CHawk
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Areas of specialization: Social Psychology, Debiasing motivations, Implicit attitudes

Email Dr. Hawkins
Phone: (217) 206-8226
Office: UHB 3135
Dr. Hawkins’ website


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

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


Dr. Karen Reinke PressleyDr. 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

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


Dr. Sheryl RemingerDr. Sheryl Reminger
Associate Professor and Chair
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.

Email Dr. Reminger
Phone: (217) 206-8011
Office: UHB 3124


Dr. Frances ShenDr. Frances Shen
Associate 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 3128


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

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


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

Email Dr. Yoder
Phone: (217) 206-7228
Office: UHB 3132


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

Email: adkins.joel@uis.edu


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

Email: rhave1@uis.edu


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

Email: hess.jonathan@uis.edu


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

Email: miller.john@uis.edu


Dr. Lynn PardiePardieLynn
Emeritus Professor
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Areas of specialization: Clinical Assessment, Transpersonal Theories of Psychological/Spiritual Development

Email: lpard1@uis.edu


Adjunct Faculty

Ms. Karla CarwileDr. Karla Ivankovich
Part-Time Instructor
Ph.D., Northcentral University

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


Kelly MastMs. 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 ZaleskiDZaleski
Part-time instructor
Ph.D., Northern Illinois University

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