Psychology (323) 343-2250

Daisy Camacho Thompson
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-3058
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Latino/Mexican-origin families
  • Adolescents
  • Parental involvemennt in education
  • After-school/extracurricular activities
  • Immigration and immigrant families

Fluent in: Spanish.


Ramani Durvasula
Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-5872
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Health psychology
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Neuropsychology
  • Women’s health

Mitchell L. Eisen
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Miami
Contact: (323) 343-5006
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Effects of child maltreatment
  • Effects of trauma on children and adults
  • Eye-witness memory suggestibility
  • Forensic interviewing of children and hypnosis
  • Abuse and trauma on children’s memory

Gaithri Fernando
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Director, Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress; Ph.D., Fuller Graduate School of Psychology
Contact: (323) 343-2260
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Posttraumatic stress
  • War and extreme traumas
  • Child abuse and domestic violence
  • Separation-related attachment difficulties
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Ethnic minority issues

Eric Kohatsu
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Maryland
Contact: (323) 343-2270
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Clinical counseling
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Personality theory
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Race relations

Pamela Regan
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Contact: (323) 343-2289
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Evolutionary social psychologist
  • Sexual desires
  • Romantic love
  • Casual sex
  • Mate selection
  • Physical attractiveness stereotype
  • Seduction strategies

Hank Schlinger
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., Western Michigan University
Contact: (323) 343-2257
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Applied behavior anaylsis
  • Child-rearing and education
  • Autism
  • Behavior problems in children and adults
  • Animal training,
  • memory, perception, and consciousness

Ji Y. Son
Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., Indiana University
Contact: (323) 343-2261
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Education and technology
  • Data science
  • Math learning/math anxiety
  • Equity in education/closing achievement gaps
  • Making math education relevant and modern

Kaveri Subrahmanyam
Associate Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., UCLA
Contact: (323) 343-2279
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Children’s cognitive and language development
  • Concepts and quantitative skills
  • Effect of interactive media (computer, video games, Internet) on children
  • Use of online social networks by emerging adults

Fluent in: Hindi, Tamil.


Karen Wu
Assistant Professor of Psychology; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Contact: (323) 343-2283
E-mail: [email protected]

  • Interpersonal relationships
  • Intergroup relations
  • Cross-cultural psychology
  • Culture and ethnicity
  • Stereotypes and prejudice
  • Human mate selection and attraction
  • Behavioral genetics