Faculty

Steven Lopez

(Ph.D., 1983, University of California, Los Angeles)
Director of Clinical Training and Area Head
Professor of Psychology
Culture and psychopathology; assessment, and intervention; Latino mental health

Gerald Davison

(Ph.D., 1965, Stanford University)
Professor of Psychology & Gerontology
Cognitive-behavioral assessment and therapy; values, ethics, and politics in clinical decision-making

Margaret Gatz

(Ph.D., 1972, Duke University)
Professor of Psychology, Gerontology, & Preventive Medicine
Clinical-aging; evaluation of community interventions

Stanley Huey, Jr.

(Ph.D., 1998, University of California, Los Angeles)
Associate Professor of Psychology & American Studies and Ethnicity
Treatment of juvenile offenders; psychotherapy with children and adolescents; culture and psychotherapy

Bob Knight

(Ph.D., 1979, Indiana University)
Merle H. Bensinger Professor of Gerontology and Psychology
Mental health and psychotherapy with older adults; care-giving; depression; healthy aging

Gayla Margolin

(Ph.D., 1976, University of Oregon)
Professor of Psychology & Pediatrics
Family and couple conflict and violence; Risk and resilience in adolescents and young adults; Intergenerational transmission of aggression

Beth Meyerowitz

(Ph.D., 1978, University of Colorado)
Professor of Psychology & Preventive Medicine
Health psychology; quality of life and coping following cancer

Dan Nation

(Ph.D., 2009, University of Miami)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Neuropsychology of aging; mild cognitive impairment; vascular contributions to Alzheimer's disease

Darby Saxbe

(Ph.D., 2009, University of California Los Angeles)
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Neuroendocrinological correlates of family environments; risk and resilience; critical windows in development

David Schwartz

(Ph.D., 1994, Vanderbilt University)
Associate Professor Psychology & Education
Peer relationship problems in childhood and adolescence, including bullying, social rejection, friendlessness, and popularity/unpopularity

Lecturers, Researchers, Teaching and Clinical Faculty (Not Advising Students)

Robert Chernoff

(Ph.D., 2000, University of Southern California)
Associate Director of Clinical Training
Associate Professor of the Practice of Psychology
Resilience and medical illness; Empirically supported treatments with adults

Shannon Couture

(Ph.D., 2007, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Director of the USC Psychological Services Center
Assistant Professor of the Practice of Psychology
Psychosis; Empirically supported treatments with adults

A. Steven Frankel

(Ph.D., 1968, Indiana University; J.D., 1997, Loyola Law School)
Clinical Professor of Psychology

Ernest Katz

(Ph.D., 1980, University of Southern California)
Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the Keck School of Medicine & Clinical Professor of Psychology
Psychological adjustment in children and adolescents with cancer and blood diseases; quality of life

Jonathan Kellerman

(Ph.D., 1974, University of Southern California)
Clinical Professor of Psychology

Susan Luczak

(Ph.D., 2000, University of Southern California)
Associate Professor (research) of Psychology
Genetic and ethnic group differences in alcohol involvement; real-time studies of drinking patterns

Carol A. McCleary

(Ph.D., 1983, Princeton University)
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology at the Keck School of Medicine
Cognitive skills of patients with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease

Gail Murdock

(Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary)                                                                                                  Assistant Professor, Clinical Neurology Clinical Psychologist

Carol Prescott

(Ph.D., 1991, University of Virginia)
Professor of Psychology
Substance abuse; psychopathology; behavioral genetics

Michelle Ramos

(Ph.D., 2006, University of Southern California)
Research Associate
Daily marital conflict and children’s mood; dating aggression and adolescent outcomes

Joanne Steuer

(Ph.D., 1977, University of Southern California)                                                                                  Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology

Marian Williams

(Ph.D., 1990, University of Southern California)
Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the USC Keck School of Medicine & Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assessment of children with developmental disabilities and mental health needs

Clinical Affiliates

Tara Rose, Ph.D., Kecia Watari, Ph.D.

Clinical Associates

Lisa Bolden, Psy.D., Barbara Cadow, Ph.D., Chandler Chang, Ph.D., Vivian Credidio, Ph.D., Catherine Delsol, Ph.D., Max Fuhrmann, Ph.D., Louise Macbeth, Ph.D., Karin Meiselman, Ph.D., Lauren Muhlheim, Ph.D.,  Berta Ortiz, Ph.D., Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., Andrea Thornton, Ph.D.

  • Department of Psychology
  • University of Southern California
  • SGM 501
  • 3620 South McClintock Ave.
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-1061
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2203