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Psychology Department Information

Dr. David Pan, Chair

Lora Magnum Shields Building, Room 249
Phone: 505-454-3375
E-mail: dpan@nmhu.edu


Psychology Department News

2018

Three NMHU Master’s Degree in Psychology graduates accepted in PhD programs

Two NMHU Psychology professors earn tenure

2017

NMHU Master’s Degree in Psychology graduate student accepted into PhD program for Counseling Psychology


Faculty

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NMHU Psychology Faculty (left to right): Gerald Russell, Ian Williamson, Sarah Tracy, Lara Heflin, David Pan, Nariman Arfai, Julia Jarvis, Linda LaGrange

Tenure/Tenure-track Faculty*:

Daniel Chadborn, Ph.D. (Educational Psychology with Experimental Focus), Assistant Professor of Psychology, Texas A&M – Commerce
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV
Research interests: Social identity, internet fan communities, self-categorization

Lara Heflin, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Southern California
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV
Research interests: Neuropsychology, health psychology, stress and coping, cancer, brain and head injury

Linda LaGrange, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology), Professor of Psychology, University of Alberta
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV
Research interests: Hepatoprotective and fetoprotective properties of flavonoids in treatment of alcohol abuse; identification of biological markers of excessive alcohol consumption; biochemical correlates of personality traits/pathology

David Pan, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Southern California
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV
Research interests: Treatment outcomes, anxiety and mood disorders, behavioral interventions, cultural identity, cultural adaptations

*Only tenure/tenure-track faculty members can serve as research advisors for Masters students

Contingent/Visiting Faculty

Gerald Russell, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology), Associate Professor of Cognitive Psychology & Neuropsychology, University of California, Los Angeles
Email:  grussell@nmhu.edu
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV

Leon Bustos, M.S. (General Psychology), Lecturer, New Mexico Highlands University
Email:  leonbustos@nmhu.edu
Main Campus – Las Vegas | CV

Sarah Tracy, Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology), New Mexico State University
Email:  stracy@nmhu.edu
Farmington Center & Online | CV

Nariman Arfai, Ph.D. (Experimental Psychology), University of New Mexico
Email:  narfai@nmhu.edu
Rio Rancho Center & Online | CV

Affiliated Faculty:

Jean Hill, Ph.D. (Emeriti)

Ian Williamson, Ph.D. (Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs)

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Graduate Program Data

Number of applicants 2018-19: 17

Number of students admitted 2018-19: 10

Number of students admitted 2018-19 who accepted offer of admissions: 10

Total number of students enrolled in program during 2019-19: 22

Number of students who graduated in 2018-19: 5