Some of the department's current research projects include:
Associate Professor Adrian Teo's spring 2012 research on "gender-specific behaviors, sex differences and similarities to inform on the theological issues of human nature as male and female in the image of God"
Assistant Professor Melissa Rogers' research on how to get students to use effective study strategies
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Campbell's research on career development and college students; also working to develop a better model of teaching for counseling development (both are beginning in Spring 2013).
textbook on integrating psychology's research methods with statistics
college-student development issues; sexual abuse (effects on victims and their partners)
ethical issues in embryonic stem-cell research, the developmental path of academic achievement in elementary school, the integration of psychology and Christianity.