Faculty and Staff
The above faculty resources link is password protected. If you are psychology department faculty and do not know the password, please contact the department secretary.
Our department currently has two open faculty positions, one is clinical and one is in biopsychology. For more information, please go to the Human Resources link, https://marshall.peopleadmin.com. Applications must start through this site and be done electronically through HR.
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
Office: HH 330
Phone: (304) 696-2774
Teaching Interests: Child Development, Child Assessment, Integrated Assessment II, Advanced Development, Clinic Supervision.
Research Interests: Attention Deficit Learning Disorders and Issues Relevant to Appalachian Children and their Families.
MA, Marshall University
Office: HH 343-B
Phone: (304) 696-3381
Ph.D, West Virginia University
Office: HH 343A
Phone: (304) 696-2779
Teaching Interests: Human Sexuality, Experimental, Statistics, Developmental, Social
Ph.D., University of Florida
Office: HH 331-B
Phone: (304) 696-2783
Teaching Interests: Therapy Interviewing, Clinical Supervision, Ethics, and Practicum Supervision.
Research Interests: Psychotherapy Processes
Keith W. Beard
Psy.D. Program Director
Psy.D., Wright State University
Office: HH 311
Phone: (304) 696-2781
Teaching Interests: Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Group Therapy, Supervision of Clinical Practicum, Psychotherapy Sequence I and II, Abnormal, Personality, and Paranormal Phenomena.
Research Interests: Psychotherapy with Adult, Adolescent, and Children, Assessment (personality and vocational career), specialty in sexuality issues, religion and psychology, and maladaptive use of technology
Jonathan D. Day-Brown
Office: HH 304
Phone: (304) 696-2778
Teaching Interests: Physiological Psychology, Sensation and Perception, Animal Behavior
Research Interests: Visual Signal Processing, Interactions between Visual and Limbic Systems, Visual Neuroscience
Ph.D. , University of Kansas
Office: HH 312
Phone: (304) 696-2776
Teaching Interests: Psychology of Learning, Psychometrics, Elementary Behavioral Statistics, Intermediate Statistics, Advanced Qualitative Analysis, Pop culture, Sensation and Perception, Clinical Research, Behavioral Methods, and Capstone.
Research Interests: Reading, Spelling, Semantic Memory, Learning, Implicit Memory, Psycholinguistics, Language Processing, Sentence Processing, Neighborhood Density, Influence of Culture on Lexicality.
Ph.D., Penn State University
Office: MUGC 201-E
Phone: (304) 746-1926
Teaching Interests: Adult Assessment, Diagnostic and Treatment Planning, Ethics, Psychometrics, Practicum Supervision, Internship Supervision.
Keelon L. Hinton
Ph.D., Howard University
Office: HH 213
Phone: (304) 696-3379
Teaching Interests: Child Development, Adult Development, Advanced Development, Research in Psychology, Love-Intimacy-and Attachment, Race and Culture in the Developmental Process, Racism-Sexism-and Homophobia in the Media.
Research Interests: Racial Identity, Multicultural Competency, Family Functioning, Black Families.
Ph.D, University of Tennessee
Office: HH 305
Phone: (304) 696-2914
Teaching Interests: Social psychology and experimental psychology
Research Interests: Social justice, health care disparities, attitudes, prejudice, and gender roles.
Clinic Director, Campus Clinic
Psy.D., Marshall University
Office: HH 314
Phone: (304) 696-2768
Teaching Interests: Health Psychology, Experimental Psychology, and Abnormal Psychology.
Research Interests:Behavioral Health Psychology, Obesity, Disordred Eating, Addictions.
Ph.D., Ohio University
Office: HH 313
Phone: (304) 696-2780
Teaching Interests: Statistics, Experimental Psychology, Paranormal Phenomena, Personnel Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Capstone Seminar, I/O Practicum/Internship
Research Interests: Teaching of I/O Psychology, Research Ethics, Program Evaluation, Evaluation of Paranormal Evidence, Focus Groups, Service Learning.
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Office: HH 226
Phone: (304) 696-2769
Teaching Interests: Developmental, Research in Psychology, History and Systems
Research Interests: Eyewitness Testimony, Suggestibility, Developmental Psychopathology, Attachment and Family relations, Alcoholism, Eating disorders, Criminology, Depression
Clinical MA Program Coordinator
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Office: MUGC 107 and HH 223
Phone: (304) 696-2774
Teaching Interests: Child Assessment, Current Models of Psychotherapy, Biologic Basis of Behavior, Research Seminar, MA Internship, and MA Practicum
Research Interests: Attention and Organization
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Office: HH 331-A
Phone: (304) 696-2777
Teaching Interests: Psychology of Learning, Cognition, Statistics, and Experimental Psychology
Research Interests: Organization and Memory, Testing Effect, Memory for Location, Stress and Coping.
Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology
Office: HH 315
Phone: (304) 696-2770
Teaching Interests: Adult Assessment, Cross Cultural, Abnormal Personality.
Research Interests: Rural Populations, Behavioral Health.
Ph.D., Syracuse University
Office: HH 331-C
Phone: (304) 696-2771
Teaching Interests: General Psychology, Health Psychology, Elementary Behavioral Statistics, Intermediate Behavioral Statistics, Clinical Research Methods, Psychometrics, Psychology of Women and Gender, Social Psychology, Advanced Social Psychology, Human Sexual Behavior, Clinical Behavioral Health
Research Interests: Violence against women, judgment and risk behavior, meta-analysis, and community health.
Interim Associate Vice President
Ph.D., University of Georgia
Office: OM 200
Phone: (304) 696-2350
Program Coordinator, School Psychology
Office: Graduate College Building 110
Please see the School Psychology home page for more information:
Ph.D., West Virginia University
Office: HH 331-D
Phone: (304) 696-2786
Teaching Interests: Differential Diagnosis and Treatment Planning, Child and Family Diagnosis and Therapy, Psychotherapy Sequence I and II, Abnormal Psychology, Clinic Supervision, Capstone.
Research Interests: Parent and Teacher Training, Behavior Management with Young Children, Impact of Appalachian Culture on Parent Training.
Administrative Secretary, Sr.
Office: HH 326
Phone: (304) 696-6446
Research Interests: Military history, Appalachian history, Civil War, history of genocide
Program Assistant II
Office: HH 328
Phone: (304) 696-2785
Teaching Interests: Introduction to Sociology, Deviance and Social Control, Social Problems.
Research Interests: Stereotypes of Appalachian Women in the Media
*HH = Harris Hall – Huntington *OM = Old Main – Huntington
*MUGC = Marshall University Graduate College – South Charleston