Specialty
Accepting Students

Joan Barth, Senior Research Social Scientist

ISSR | (205) 348- | jbarth@ua.edu

http://issr.ua.edu/directory/dr-joan-barth/

  • social-emotional development
  • gender differences in science and math education experiences
  • adolescent risk behaviors
  • children’s decision making skills
  • education contexts
  • neurocognitive development in young children

Philip Gable

Philip Gable, Associate Professor, Director of Experimental Programs

356-B Gordon Palmer Hall | (205) 348-7028 | pgable@ua.edu

http://pgable.people.ua.edu/

  • emotional/social neuroscience
  • cognition-emotion interaction
  • EEG, EMG, reflex physiology
  • approach motivation, reward processing, motor preparation
  • attentional scope, memory, time perception

James Hamilton

James C. Hamilton, Associate Professor

375 Gordon Palmer Hall | (205) 348-5083 | jchamilt@ua.edu

http://jchamilt.people.ua.edu/

  • motivational explanations for excessive medical illness behavior
  • dynamics of the victim role
  • social psychology of¬†death¬†attitudes and death acceptance

Debra McCallum, Director of ISSR, Director of the Capstone Poll, Senior Research Social Scientist

ISSR | (205) 348-3820 | dmccallu@ua.edu

http://issr.ua.edu/directory/debra-mccallum/

  • social influence
  • social-psychological aspects of health behavior and outcomes
  • safety and well-being of children and youth
  • evaluations of education
  • community intervention programs