Psychology

Meet Our Faculty

Jacqueline Alfonso Barry

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S., University of Central Florida; B.A., Florida International University


Joyce Benenson

Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Harvard University; B.S., Duke University


Michael Jarvinen

Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Dartmouth College; M.S., Purdue University; B.A., University of Michigan


Melanie Leussis

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., Boston College; B.S., University of Ottawa and Dalhousie University


Meryl Levin

Lecturer in Psychology; Internship Capstone Coordinator
Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY; B.A., University of Michigan


Linda Lin

Chair, Department of Psychology; Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst; B.A., New York University


Helen MacDonald

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.A., Boston University; B.A., Wellesley College


Clare Mehta

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.S., West Virginia University; M.A., University of Bath, England; B.A., Suffolk University


Kimberly Smirles

Associate Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., M.A., University of New Hampshire; B.A., Boston College


Xiaowei Zhao

Assistant Professor of Psychology
Ph.D., B.S., Nankai University, China