Steven R. Asher
Steven R. Asher is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He did his undergraduate studies at Rutgers University in Newark and his doctoral studies at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Before coming to Duke, Dr. Asher was on the faculty at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He studies social competence, peer relationships, and well-being in children, adolescents, and college students. He has also done research on motivational factors that influence achievement.
Rick Hoyle is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Center for the Study of Adolescent Risk and Resilience at Duke University. He completed undergraduate studies at Appalachian State University and earned his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His research focuses on personality and social processes implicated in goal pursuit during late adolescence and emerging adulthood.
Mark R. Leary is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, where he directs the Interdisciplinary Behavioral Research Center and the graduate program in social psychology. He obtained his B.A. from West Virginia Wesleyan College and his Ph.D. in social psychology from the University of Florida. His research interests involve social motives and emotions, processes involved in self-focused thinking, and the relationship between personality and social behavior.
Timothy Strauman is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University. He completed undergraduate studies at Duquesne University and earned his M.A. from the University of Chicago and his Ph.D. from the New York University. Dr. Strauman is a clinical and social psychologist with research interests in translating theories of the social-cognitive processes underlying self-regulation into treatments and preventive interventions for psychological disorders.
Molly S. Weeks
Molly S. Weeks is a Research Scientist in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She received her B.A. in psychology from North Carolina State University and her M.A. and Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Duke University. Dr. Weeks’s research examines the influence of social experiences on emotional well-being in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood.
Associate in Research
Frances Lobo is an Associate in Research in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She graduated in May 2013 from Duke University with a B.S. degree in Neuroscience and Psychology. She is interested in studying the role self-regulatory processes play in the development, maintenance, and treatment of mental health problems, and she plans to attend graduate school in the future.
Associate in Research
Sejal Parmar is an Associate in Research in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She graduated in May 2014 from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.A. degree in Psychology and English. She is interested in studying stereotyping and prejudice, and she plans to attend graduate school in the future.
Research Technician II
Andrew Zeveney is a Research Technician in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. He received his B.S. and M.S. in Psychology at Lehigh University. He is interested in how people make choices around their health and related behaviors.
Research Technician II
Ashley Hufnagle is a Research Technician in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She graduated in May 2016 from Lewis and Clark College with a B.A. degree in Psychology. She is thrilled to be working in a setting that unites her two primary passions by working at the intersection of psychological research and education. Ultimately, she hopes to pursue a graduate degree in Developmental or Educational Psychology in order to use research as the foundation for meaningful applications and to inform the design of interventions for students.
Madeleine J. George
Madeleine J. George is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She received her B.S. in Neurobiology and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2009. Her research focuses on adolescent development and how mobile technologies may be impacting adolescents' social relationships and health.
Stephanie Komoski is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at Duke University. She received her B.S. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 and her M.A. in Psychology from Wake Forest University in 2014. Her research focuses on self-regulation and how it influences well-being and goal achievement.
Julie Martin is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Lafayette College in 2012. Her research examines how people respond to rejection experiences, and, more broadly, how the need for acceptance shapes people's emotions, thoughts and behaviors.
Sarah Staley is a graduate student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Appalachian State University in 2013. Her research focuses on the influence of peer relationships on development.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Larry Moneta is Vice President for Student Affairs at Duke University. Dr. Moneta holds adjunct faculty appointments at Duke in the Sanford School of Public Policy’s Hart Leadership Program and at the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, where he teaches in the Higher Education Executive Doctorate Program. He received his B.S. and Ed.D. from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and his M.Ed. from Springfield College.
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
For the past thirty-five years, Dean Sue Wasiolek has worked in the Division of Student Affairs at Duke University. Her areas of responsibility and oversight have included new student orientation, judicial affairs, residential life, parent programs, fraternity and sorority life, disability services, leadership development, student health and wellness, counseling and psychological services, mediation, and crisis response. Dean Sue has completed a Juris Doctor degree from North Carolina Central University and a Doctor of Education from the University of Pennsylvania.
Associate Director for Outreach and Developmental Programming Duke University Counseling & Psychological Services (CAPS)
Gary Glass is currently the Associate Director for Outreach and Developmental Programming at Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. Dr. Glass has a wide range of professional interests, including racial and gender identity development, cross-cultural interactions, and the psycho-social experience of individuals in historically privileged social identities. His counseling interests include working with students struggling with disordered eating, relationship issues, and the various nuances of fear that emerge during life that can hinder fulfillment and satisfaction. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Memphis in 1997.
Director, Academic Resource Center
Donna M. Hall is the Director of the Academic Resource Center (ARC), which provides learning services and programs to all Duke University undergraduates. She received her B.A. from Williams College in 1984 and a master’s degree in English from Duke University in 1988. Serving as a college administrator since 2000, her background in educational assessment and college student learning and development informs the Center’s practices. Currently, she and a multi-disciplinary practitioner research team in the ARC study the role of emotions and self-regulation in college science learners.
Associate Vice Provost
Janie Long is Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education at Duke University. Before coming to Duke Dr. Long taught for seventeen years in Marriage and Family Therapy training programs at several universities including The University of Georgia and Purdue University. Dr. Long received her masters degree from Duke University and her doctorate from Virginia Tech. Her research interests include the training and supervisory experience of clinicians, social provisions in relationships, and the preparation of therapists to work with diverse patient populations.