Psychology Faculty

Fisher faculty are dedicated, highly credentialed professionals who consistently make the advancement of scholarship in their respective fields a top priority.

Visiting Instructor
Office:PIOCH 136
Alexis Abbott
Visiting Assistant Professor
Office:PIOCH 103A
Phone:(585) 899-3768
Matt Bereza
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Interrelationships between stigma, health, and wellbeing; the psychology of weight; pedagogical research
Office:Pioch 103G
Phone:(585) 385-8171
Kimberly McClure-Brenchley
Visiting Instructor
Office:Pioch 103C
Phone:(585) 385-7366
Brittany Broderick
Professor and Chair, Psychology Department, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Areas of Interest: Individual and group decision making; improving teamwork; organization development
Office:Pioch 103I
Phone:(585) 385-8170
Timothy Franz
Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: impact of technology on cognition; self-regulation in motivation; mindset, persistence, and quitting
Office:Pioch 103K
Phone:(585) 385-8109
Sara Goodman
Associate Professor and Associate Dean, School of Arts and Sciences
Areas of Interest: Mindfulness. Application of mindfulness in the classroom, mindfulness and college student well-being and academic success, mindfulness and diversity
Office:KEARN 203
Phone:(585) 385-8011
Melissa Goodwin (Ghera)
Assistant Professor
Office:Pioch 103E
Phone:(585) 385-8474
Ozge Kantas
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Autism, challenging behavior, sleep disorders
Office:Pioch 103F
Phone:(585) 385-5262
Eileen Merges
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Evaluative conditioning, configural learning and pedagogical research
Office:Pioch 103H
Phone:(585) 385-8115
Laura Phelan
Associate Professor
Areas of Interest: Health and behavior issues; teaching of psychology
Office:Pioch 103D
Phone:(585) 385-8169
Dawn Rager
Visiting Assistant Professor
Areas of Interest: Developmental psychology, parent-child relationships, adolescent autonomy development
Office:Pioch 103F
Phone:(585) 385-5253
Jessica Robinson
Areas of Interest: Mental health stigma, history of psychiatry
Office:Pioch 103B
Phone:(585) 899-3749
Ryan Thibodeau