We strive to create and maintain a supportive climate and daily excellence within the department that encourages professional growth and contributions to the field of psychology.

One of the hallmarks of our program is the collaborative research that takes place between faculty and students.

Please contact any of us if you have questions about studying psychology at Davidson or are interested in learning more about the research and scholarship currently happening in our department.

Department Contacts

  • Chair

  • Prof. Kristi Multhaup
    Chair of Psychology
  • Departmental Coordinator

  • Nancy Dickens
    Departmental Coordinator for Psychology

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Faculty

Maurya Boyd

  • Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Maurya Boyd

Brian Eiler

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Molly Flaherty

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Language Development
  • Sign Languages
  • Cognitive Development

moflaherty@davidson.edu

704-894-2197

Wall 371

Pronouns: she/her/hers

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Jessica Good

  • Associate Professor of Psychology
Jessica Good

Phil Icard

  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychology
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John Kello

  • Professor of Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Meetings
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Kristi Multhaup

  • Chair & Professor of Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Cognitive Aging
  • Memory
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Greta Munger

  • Professor of Psychology
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Patrick O'Leary

  • Professor of Practice in Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Operant Conditioning
Patrick O'Leary

Julio Ramirez

  • R. Stuart Dickson Professor of Psychology | Director of the Neuroscience Program
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Phia Salter

  • Associate Professor of Psychology

phsalter@davidson.edu

704-894-2992

Office: Wall 372
Lab: Wall 170

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Karl T. Schmidt

  • Postdoctoral Fellow

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Behavioral Pharmacology
  • Neuroscience
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Mark Smith

  • Professor of Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Addiction
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Laura Sockol

  • Assistant Professor of Psychology

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Anxiety & depression related to pregnancy
Laura Sockol Summer Adviser

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Staff

Samantha Armas

  • Lab Technician, Behavioral Pharmacology Lab
Samantha Armas

Nancy Dickens

  • Departmental Coordinator

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Faculty Emeriti

  • Ruth Ault
  • Cole Barton
  • Edward Palmer

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