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Learn more about some of the featured faculty and leadership of Kaplan University's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
Dr. Che Baysinger holds a PhD in Communication Studies, and master's and bachelor's degrees in telecommunication.
Dr. Burke teaches various psychology courses including Neuropsychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Practicum I and II.
Dr. Juliet Bradley holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, a Master of Social Work, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Development and Family Studies.
Dr. Cumella received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard University, and his master’s and doctorate in clinical psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Dixon has “formally” worked in the field of applied behavior analysis for 11 years.
Elizabeth Donnellan holds a Bachelor of Science in Music Education and a Master of Education in School and Mental Health Psychology; she will complete a doctorate in interdisciplinary psychology in 2014.
Harla began teaching for Kaplan
University’s psychology department in December 2010.
Dr. Dina M. Krois earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville with an emphasis in Public Administration and Political Communications.
Kelsey M. Latimer,
PhD, has been affiliated with Kaplan University for over 3 years and is a
strong believer in the values and mission of the University.
Dr. Christina Migliara began working at Kaplan University in 2010; her experience includes over 10 years of experience in the field of
Dr. Melissa Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies, a Master of Education in Elementary Education, and a Doctor of Education.
Jennifer Pedersen is assistant department chair for the graduate psychology department.
Dr. Poole has taught both online and on-campus for several universities since 2002.
Albert (Rick) Scherry earned bachelor’s degrees in criminal justice and psychology. He holds a master's degree in counseling psychology and is in pursuit of a PhD (ABD) in general psychology.
Dr. Dee Strbiak lives in Golden, Colorado, and has been an undergraduate adjunct instructor for Kaplan University’s department of psychology since 2008.
has a Master of Education and a doctorate in early childhood special education from the University of Missouri.
Karen Yarber is the assistant chair for undergraduate psychology programs. She holds a master's degree in guidance and counseling and a bachelor's degree in psychology.
Che BaysingerFaculty, Communication
Juliet BradleyFaculty, Human Services
Edward CumellaFaculty, Psychology
Elizabeth DonnellanFaculty, Psychology
Harla FrankFaculty, Psychology
Dina KroisFaculty, Public Administration
Kelsey M. Latimer, PhDFaculty, Psychology
Dr. Christina MigliaraDepartment Chair, Psychology
Melissa MillerFaculty, Educational Studies
Albert (Rick) ScherryFaculty, Psychology
Dr. Dee StrbiakFaculty, Psychology
Lisa WrightFaculty, Early Childhood Education
Karen YarberFaculty, Psychology
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