Faculty Directory

Susan L. Amato-Henderson

Department Chair, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Graduate Program Director, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 103

Research Interests

  • Motivation Science
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Impact of Values on Behavior
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Individual Differences in STEM Learning

Bradley H. Baltensperger

Emeritus Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 107

Research Interests

  • STEM Learning and Teaching
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Earth Science Education

Joan Chadde-Schumaker

Education Program Coordinator

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Areas of Expertise

  • Great Lakes education and stewardship
  • Watershed management ; stream monitoring
  • Environmental education
  • Elementary engineering education
  • K-12 science education
  • K-12 teacher professional development
  • Communicating Science to a lay audience

Edward T. Cokely

Associate Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 211

Research Interests

  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Abilities, Biases, and Individual Differences
  • Risk Communication and Informed Choice
  • User Experience and Cognitive Engineering
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Adam D. Feltz

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Applied Ethics, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center

Research Interests

  • Moral Psychology and Disagreement
  • Individual Differences
  • Applied Ethics
  • Group Interaction

Chipo Hungwe

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 204

Kedmon N. Hungwe

Associate Professor of Teacher Education, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 210

Research Interests

  • Sociocultural development perspectives in various contexts, including work, school, and informal settings. My current focus is on youth and adolescent development in relation to societal change.
  • Science education
  • Information and communication technologies
  • Development of spatial visualization abilities

Myounghoon "Philart" Jeon

Assistant Professor of Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors Program

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Computer Science

Meese Center 207

Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction/ Interaction Design
  • Auditory Displays/ Sonification
  • Affective Computing/ Emotional Design
  • Automotive User Interfaces
  • Assistive Technology for Special Populations

William A. Kennedy

Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
  • Educational Reform and Redesign
  • Persuasion and Attitude Change

Melissa Luse

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Psychiatric Rehabilitation
  • Addiction
  • Resiliency in Children and Adult Children of Alcoholics
  • Supported Education and Classroom Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Rebecca Helminen Middlebrook

Communications Coach, School of Business and Economics

Instructor, Educational Technology, Perspectives, Engineering Enterprise

202 Meese Center

Teaching Interests

  • Instructional technology
  • Writing
  • Blended learning/Hybrid instruction

Research Interests

  • Re-mediation of pedagogical practices in hybrid courses
  • Instructional technology integration
  • Blended/hybrid course development, design, and implementation

Shane T. Mueller

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 203

Research Interests

  • Computational Modeling
  • Recognitional Decision Making
  • Perceptual and Memory Processes
  • Representations of Cultural Knowledge

Shawn Oppliger

Director, Western Upper Peninsula Center for Science, Mathematics & Environmental Education


Links of Interest

Peter Stacy

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Kelly S. Steelman

Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 102

Research Interests

  • Basic and applied attention
  • Models of attention
  • Human performance in aviation
  • Instructional design
  • Display design

Shari L. Stockero

Associate Professor, Mathematical Sciences

205 Meese Center

Areas of Expertise

  • Preservice Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Teacher Noticing
  • Teacher Learning
  • Use of Video Cases in Teacher Education

Carla Strome

Instructor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

John T. Uren

Lecturer, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 111

William Yarroch

Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Meese Center 209