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Department of Psychological Sciences

Department of Psychological Sciences
Kansas State University
492 Bluemont Hall
Manhattan, Kansas 66506-5302

785-532-5401 fax



Dr. Michael Young

Graduate Students

Anthony McCoy - Dynamic decision making
Angela Crumer - Quantitative methods
Lisa Vangsness - EEG and decision making

Undergraduate Students

Hope Rietcheck
Naomi Mwebaza
Ryan Mellor
Qiwu Zhu

Lab Alumnae

Dr. Steven Sutherland (2012, Postdoctoral Scientist, Northeastern University; will be an Assistant Professor at University of Houston at Clear Lake starting Fall, 2015) 
Dr. Joseph Geeseman (2012, Lieutenant, Naval Air Systems Command)
Dr. Debbie Racey (2009, Assistant Professor, Western Carolina University)
Nam Nguyen (2009, MA, Research Scientist, Design Interactive, Oviedo, FL)
Dr. Roberto Limongi (2007, Associate Professor, Universidad Diego Portales in Chile, South America) 
Dr. Olga Falmier (2007, Independent Consultant) 
Dr. Josh Beckmann (2007, Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky)
Dr. Michelle Ellefson (2002, Senior Lecturer, University of Cambridge, UK)

Undergraduate Students

Higher Education

Ester Rogers (2003, MS in Psychology, DePaul University; Assistant Provost for Institutional Research and Assessment, Roosevelt University) 
Mike Calderala (2004, MA in I/O, San Jose State University; Manager, Talent Management at US Foods)
Nancy Simer (2004, MA in Rehab, SIUC) 
Josh Beckmann (2007, PhD. Psych, SIUC)
Nam Nguyen (2009, MA Psych, SIUC)
David Foutch (2011, Southern Illinois University, Plant Mathematical Biology MS student)
Eric French (2013, Central Michigan University PhD student)
Jillian Rung (2013, Utah State University PhD student)
Jing Liu (2013, Beijing Normal University PhD student)
Maya Wang (2014, University of Rochester PhD student)

Corporations or unknown
Andrew Tenbrink
Lesly Alcantar
Connor Smith
Chance Deviney
James McCoy
Andrew Vaz (Customer Support Analyst, Liaison Technologies)
Amber Blacharski (Student Finance Advisor, Ultimate Medical Academy)
Joel Smith
Nate Odes (Auto Financing, Denver, CO)
Garren King (Program Specialist, US Air Force) 
Sarah Bocock 
Jeremy Gower (Director of Marketing, Diederich Insurance Company)
Laura Deaton (Physician Assistant, Litchfield, IL)
Melissa Brandmeyer
Nicole Sawatzki
Lucia Perez
Caleb Catalano (University of Chicago Impact Team; MS, Roosevelt University)