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 of Clinical Training

Sharon Stephens Brehm Endowed 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
roles of executive cognitive function, attention control, working memory, decision-making, and personality in self-regulation and disorders characterized by poor self-regulation, such as substance use disorders, externalizing psychopathology, and internalizing psychopathology; development of interventions to improve decision-making and moderate the deleterious effects of stress, negative emotions, and fatigue on executive cognitive functions, such as attention control, and performance

Julia Heiman

Julia Heiman

Professor Emerita, 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 of 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

Adjunct Professor

  • sdnewman@indiana.edu

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

Patrick Quinn

Patrick Quinn

Adjunct Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Assistant Professor, Applied Health Science

Research Interests
opioid and other substance use; chronic pain, pharmacoepidemiology; behavioral genetics

Lauren Rutter

Lauren Rutter

Associate Research Scientist, Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Interests
Dimensions of internalizing psychopathology, Assessment and classification of emotional disorders, Social cognition and neurocognition across the lifespan, Digital technology and mental health

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

Krista M. Wisner

Krista M. Wisner

Assistant Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • kwisner@iu.edu
  • Psychology Building 144

Research Interests
serious mental illness, addiction, stress, interoception, experimental psychology, cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuroscience, neuroimaging