Clinical Science Faculty

Clinical Science Faculty


John Bates

John Bates

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
development of children's behavior problems and competencies; family interaction processes; child temperament, social, cognitive and affective characteristics; socioeconomic variables

Joshua W. Brown

Joshua W. Brown

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
develop computational models of brain circuitry involved in cognitive control; test computational model predictions with fMRI; investigate the neural bases of cognitive impairment in psychopathology, especially substance abuse and schizophrenia, using fMRI and computational modeling

Brian D'Onofrio

Brian D'Onofrio

Director, Clinical Training

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
Developmental psychopathology, pharmacoepidemiology, behavior genetics/genetic epidemiology, dissemination and implementation

Peter Finn

Peter Finn

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
cognitive and motivational processes in substance abuse and dependence; decision-making; working memory; and self-regulatory processes that contribute to behavioral disinhibition and personality-risk for substance abuse

Julia Heiman

Julia Heiman

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
human sexuality

William P. Hetrick

William P. Hetrick

Department Chair, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
cognitive neuroscience of schizophrenia and related psychological disorders; clinical translational psychopathology approaches to understanding risk factors and "illness" mechanisms using both human and animal models; temporal processing, cerebellar function, and brain micro-state measures of cognitive discoordination; methods utilized in the lab include fMRI, EEG, ERPs, rTMS, EMG, and clinical-neuropsychological assessment

Amy Holtzworth-Munroe

Amy Holtzworth-Munroe

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Director, Graduate Studies

Research Interests
marital violence; divorce mediation; other interventions with high conflict divorcing parents; studies of the effectiveness of such programs

Daniel P. Kennedy

Daniel P. Kennedy

Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Director, Imaging Research Facility

Research Interests
social neuroscience; autism spectrum disorders; social perception; eye tracking; brain connectivity; functional MRI

Anne Krendl

Anne Krendl

Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
social neuroscience; social cognition & aging; impression formation; stigma; stereotyping & prejudice; stereotype threat; functional MRI

Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces

Lorenzo Lorenzo-Luaces

Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
psychotherapy for depression: outcomes, processes, and moderators; intersection of stepped care and personalized medicine for depression; history and classification of major depressive disorder; treatment of bipolar II depression

Kenneth Mackie

Kenneth Mackie

Jack and Linda Gill Chair, Gill Center for Biomolecular Science

Distinguished Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • kmackie@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-2042
  • Multidisciplinary Science Building II 120

Research Interests
regulation of CB1 cannabinoid receptor signaling; regulation of endocannabinoid production; role of endocannabinoids in synaptic plasticity; novel cannabinoid receptors

Sharlene D. Newman

Sharlene D. Newman

Associate Vice Provost, Undergraduate Education Indiana University

Director, Program in Neuroscience

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
fMRI of language processes; problem-solving and planning

Brian F. O'Donnell

Brian F. O'Donnell

Professor Emeritus, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
event-related potential abnormalities in schizophrenia and related disorders; disturbances of early stage vision in schizophrenia and affective disorders; event-related potentials and risk for alcoholism

Franco Pestilli

Franco Pestilli

Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
functional MRI; diffusion MRI; tractography; white matter; attention; motivation; reading; vision; psychophysics

Richard Viken

Richard Viken

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
antisocial behavior; social interaction; family process; behavior genetics; alcohol use and abuse

Cara L. Wellman

Cara L. Wellman

Director, Center for the Integrative Study of Animal Behavior

Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • wellmanc@indiana.edu
  • (812) 855-4922
  • Multidisciplinary Science Building II 202

Research Interests
stress effects on corticolimbic morphology and function; transgenic models of psychopathology