College of Arts & Sciences

Our faculty offer internationally recognized research and teaching programs. The names, terminal degrees and titles of all full-time faculty in the department are listed below.


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Janine P. Buckner, Ph.D.


Dr. Buckner's psychological specialty areas are in Autobiographical Memory, Identity Formation, and Gender research.
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Gregory Burton

Gregory A. Burton, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Associate Provost

Dr. Burton's research focus is on the psychology of perception, particularly haptic (active touch).
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Paige Fisher

Paige H. Fisher, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

I conduct research on mental health & college adjustment, as well as preschool social & academic development.
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Kelly M. Goedert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Goedert is a cognitive psychologist specializing in visuomotor biases, attention, learning, and causal inference.
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John R. Hovancik, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. John Hovancik conducted 15 months of research while resident at the dolphin laboratory at the University of Hawaii.
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Amy Silvestri Hunter, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

Dr. Amy Silvestri Hunter's research investigates the relationship between REM sleep and learning.
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Amy Joh, Ph.D.

Amy S. Joh, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Dr. Joh investigates the relationship between cognitive, perceptual, and motor development in children and adults.
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Jeffrey C. Levy, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Levy served as long-standing chair of the Department of Psychology, Council of Chairs, and Outcomes Assessment Team.
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Marianne Lloyd

Marianne E. Lloyd, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Lloyd studies how most of us have a memory that is efficient and effective, we just do not always realize it.
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Susan A. Nolan, Ph.D.


Dr. Susan Nolan is a United Nations representative for the American Psychological Association.
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Andrew Simon

Andrew F. Simon, Ph.D. Psy.D.

Associate Professor

Dr. Andrew Simon's work addresses the areas of organizational dynamics and sports psychology.
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Susan Teague, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Fall semester 2009 marks the beginning of Dr. Susan Teague's 20th year at Seton Hall University.
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Michael Vigorito, Ph.D.


Dr. Vigorito's research with a rodent model of HIV aims to learn how the virus affects the brain and behavior.
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Faculty Emeriti:

  • Carol Kendig
    Ph.D., McMaster University
  • Reverend Peter F. Lennon
    Ph.D., Duquesne University
  • John J. Shannon
    Ed.D., Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Contact Us

Department of Psychology
(973) 761-9484
Fax (973) 275-5829
Jubilee Hall Rm. 339

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