Faculty Research

Katherine S. Choe, Ph.D.

Dr. Choe's primary research program focuses on children's intuitive/causal representation and conceptual understanding. 

For more information on Dr. Choe's research lab, please click here.

Dr. Choe does not anticipate having any openings on her research team for Spring 2017.

Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler, Ph.D.

Dr. Friedman-Wheeler's research program focuses on coping, mindfulness, and behavior change.

For more information on Dr. Friedman-Wheeler's research lab at Goucher College, please click here

Dr. Friedman-Wheeler may have an opening on her team for Spring 2017.

Thomas G. Ghirardelli, Ph.D.

Dr. Ghirardelli's primary research program focuses on visual attention, or how we selectively process only a subset of the visual information present to us.

Dr. Ghirardelli does not anticipate having openings on his research team for Spring 2017.

For more information on Dr. Ghirardelli's research or to apply to work on his team please contact Dr. Ghirardelli via email at thomas.ghirardelli@goucher.edu.

Nyasha Grayman-Simpson, Ph.D.

Dr. Grayman-Simpson's research focuses on culture and positive psychological, social, emotional, and spiritual functioning, transformative learning, and international service-learning.  She is currently working on one project, and typically mentors students over the summer.

Study: Cultural Validity Study of the Boykin, et. al. Communalism Scale (Quantitative, Data Analysis & Article Write-Up Stage)

For more information, please click here.

Jennifer A. McCabe, Ph.D.

Dr. McCabe's primary research program focuses on memory strategies, metamemory/metacognition, and teaching and learning.

Dr. McCabe anticipates having openings on her research team for Spring 2017. 

For more information on Dr. McCabe's research lab at Goucher College, please click here.  To apply to work on her team, please first contact Dr. McCabe via email at jennifer.mccabe@goucher.edu. 

L. Richard Pringle, Ph.D.

For more information about Dr. Pringle's research, please email him at rick.pringle@goucher.edu.

Dr. Pringle anticipates having at least one opening on his research team for Spring 2017.

**Coming soon -- neuroscience lab at Goucher!**

Gillian Starkey, Ph.D. is currently in the process of setting up a neuroscience lab at Goucher College, which she anticipates will be operational in Fall 2017.

Psychology faculty also sometimes participate in Goucher's summer science research program.