Faculty & Staff

The Psychology Department is very proud of the faculty and staff who work so hard to offer VU students every opportunity to succeed.  The friendly faculty has diverse backgrounds in psychology and the department strives to maintain an appropriate balance of “experimental” & “clinical” faculty who teach from a strong science & research orientation. Below is a list of department faculty and staff.  Feel free to learn more about them by utilizing the links to the left.

Experimental Faculty

  • Dr. Daniel Arkkelin: Social; Environmental
  • Dr. Kieth Carlson: Cognitive
  • Dr. David Rowland: Biopsychology
  • Dr. Angela Vernon: Animal behavior
  • Dr. Jennifer Winquist: Social; Industrial/Organizational

Clinical Faculty

  • Dr. Constnace Deuschle: Visting Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Stanley Hughes: Child and adolescent clinical
  • Dr. Jim Nelson: Adolescent and adult clinical
  • Dr. David Simpson: Counseling

Adjunct Faculty

  • Dr. Stewart Cooper: VU Counseling Center Director
  • Dr. Jeanne Brown: Counselor Training Coordinator


  • Terri Hendle: Administrative Assistant