Department of Psychology

psychology faculty

Faculty Member

Research/Training Interests



J.D. Jasper
Chair & Professor 
Area: Experimental - Cognitive
Office: UH 5014A
Phone: 419-530-4130

  • Judgment and decision making
  • Computerized process tracing techniques
  • Risk perception
  • Attitude and belief formation
  • Information integration
  • Individual differences
  • Health
  • Consumer behavior 

Associate Chair and Undergraduate Coordinator


Peter Mezo
Associate Professor, Associate Chair, & Undergraduate Coordinator
Area: Clinical
Office: UH 1880A
Phone: 419-530-4399

  • Self-management and related models of self-regulation and coping
  • Factors associated with stress and depression among adults
  • Principles of evidence-based supervision, assessment, and treatment

Director of Clinical Training


Sarah Francis
Professor & Director of Clinical Training
Area: Clinical
Office: UH 1430
Phone: 419-530-2771

  • Child anxiety
  • Parental influences on child anxiety
  • Child anxiety sensitivity
  • Prevention of childhood anxiety

Experimental Coordinator


Jason Rose
Area: Experimental - Social
Office: UH 6516
Phone: 419-530-2278

  • Social comparison and comparative judgment
  • Perceived vulnerability/risk
  • Norm perception and influence
  • Optimism
  • Culture and self
  • Individual differences in judgment and decision-making

Psychology Clinic Director


Clarissa W. Ong
Assistant Professor & Director of the Psychology Clinic
Area: Clinical
Lab Website

  • Process-based therapy
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy
  • Obsessive-compulsive and related presentations (e.g., perfectionism, hoarding)
  • Internet-based treatment
  • Assessment and measure performance



Stephen Christman
Area: Experimental - Cognitive
Office: UH 5018C
Phone: 419-530-4684

  • Cognitive flexibility
  • Episodic memory
  • Handedness
  • Hemispheric asymmetry
  • Visual perception

Jon Elhai
Distinguished University Professor
Area: Clinical
Office: UH 1370
Phone: 419-530-2829
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Lab Website

  • Cyberpsychology
  • Internet addictions
  • Problematic smartphone/social media use and relations with mental health
  • Fear of missing out (FOMO)

Andrew Geers
Area: Experimental - Social
Office: UH 6524
Phone: 419-530-8530

  • Goals and expectations
  • Formation of affect and emotion
  • Placebo effects
  • Initiation and maintenance of health beliefs and behavior
  • Decision-making 

Henry Heffner
Area: Experimental - Psychobiology & Learning
Office: UH 5002
Phone: 419-530-2257

  • Role of auditory cortex
  • Comparative mammalian hearing
  • Tinnitus
  • Ethics of animal research

Kamala London Newton
Area: Experimental - Developmental
Office: UH 1880B
Phone: 419-530-2352

  • Forensic developmental psychology
  • Autobiographical memory and suggestibility in children
  • Disclosure of child maltreatment
  • Statistics 

Gregory Meyer
Area: Clinical
Office: UH 1065
Phone: 419-530-4312

  • Personality assessment
  • Test validation
  • Neuropsychological processes
  • Interpersonal perception
  • Clinical symptomatology
  • Meta-analysis

Joni Mihura
Office: UH 1067
Phone: 419-530-2716

  • Personality assessment
  • Rorschach validity and utility
  • Doctoral training

Cin Cin Tan
Associate Professor
Area: Experimental - Developmental
Office: UH 1880C

  • Children eating behaviors (e.g., emotional eating, external eating)
  • Parent-child relationships (e.g., parenting, feeding behaviors)
  • Coparenting
  • Childhood obesity
  • Body weight stigma among children
  • Body talk

Mojisola Tiamiyu
Associate Professor
Area: Clinical
Office: UH 1063
Phone: 419-530-2853

  • Clinical-community psychology
  • Chronic illnesses, resilience, and post-traumatic growth
  • Cross-cultural psychology



Retired Faculty

Wesley A. Bullock
Associate Professor (Retired)
Area: Clinical

  • Mindfulness and acceptance-based treatments
  • Mindfulness in forensic and school-based settings
  • Mental health recovery
  • Program evaluation

Department of Psychology Emeritus Faculty

Department of Psychology Affiliated Faculty

Last Updated: 5/29/24