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Fun Fact: I love swimming, but only in the pool. No lake, no sea… I’m scared by fish!  What is your favorite thing about your time at Illinois Tech thus far?
Samantha DeDios Stern
Psychology
What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech? My favorite thing about Illinois Tech has been working with my lab mates and advisor/mentor, Associate Professor EJ Lee. While I consider it to be a...
Reya Green
Psychology
Meet fourth-year psychology student Reya Green. Reya is an athlete, researcher, and leader on campus.
Josh Guberman
Psychology
Fun fact: Josh used to run a business that specialized in converting retro video game consoles into chiptune instruments.
Grace Gufler
Psychology
Grace Gufler was inspired to study psychology by a college friend who challenged her viewpoints.
Psychology
Meet Arryn Guy, M.S., a student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Illinois Tech.
Psychology
Fun Fact: During my time at Illinois Tech, I have lived within sight of the stadiums for all of Chicago’s major sports teams.   What is your favorite memory from your time at Illinois Tech?
Mehak Hafeez
Psychology
Fun Facts: I am the first woman in my entire family to pursue higher education. I am learning how to knit and crochet from my mother. I have tried over 90 cuisines iand have yet to find a cuisine I...
Jordan C. McDonald
Psychology
What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech?My favorite thing about Illinois Tech has to be the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program that I am currently enrolled as a Ph.D. candidate. The...
Pranathi Merneedi
Psychology
What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech? My favorite thing about Illinois Tech is how close our campus is to the city, with the CTA Green Line being right on campus as well as the wide...
Psychology
Fun Fact: I am an International Ski Federation boardercross racer (a snowboarder).  What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech? I like that we can do research and that our professors make it...
Sunny Shah
Psychology
Sunny Shah is determined to help students realize that even though they can't major in entrepreneurship at IIT, it can still be a significant part of their academic experience.
Arash Shokri
Psychology
What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech? I like the university’s strong connection to industry and focus on applied science and practice. What work or research are you involved with both on...
Psychology
Fun Fact: I know how to operate at least a dozen different pieces of heavy machinery including tractors, backhoes, and large-scale freight loaders. What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech? My...
Psychology
Fun fact: I spent my childhood raising ducks and climbing mango trees. What is your favorite memory from your time at Illinois Tech? My favorite memory from Illinois Tech has got to be the times when...
Psychology
Fun Fact: My middle name translates roughly to “middle.” I have an older and younger sibling, which also makes me a middle child!  What is your favorite thing about Illinois Tech?

Faculty

Kristina Bauer
Psychology
Kristina Bauer, assistant professor of psychology, is an industrial-organizational psychologist who studies self-regulated learning with an emphasis on technology-enabled instruction.
Greg Chasson
Psychology
Gregory Chasson joined the Department of Psychology in Fall 2016 and specializes in clinical psychology. Fun Fact: My dog’s name is Pavy, after Pavlov. How’s that for top-notch psychology nerdiness...
Steve Du Bois
Psychology
Steve Du Bois joined Lewis College in Fall 2017 as an assistant professor of psychology in the clinical psychology program.
Ron S.  Landis
Psychology
Ronald S. Landis, Ph.D., is the Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology and the Department of Psychology Chair at IIT. He is an industrial and organizational psychologist with primary research...
Dr. Mahima Saxena
Psychology
Department Specialization (I/O, Clinical, Rehab):Industrial and Organizational Psychology Fun Fact: Loves the lake in Chicago! What is your favorite thing about working at Illinois Tech?Two I’d say...
Professor of Psychology Michael Young
Psychology
In August 2016 Professor of Psychology Michael Young became the new chair of the Department of Psychology. Joining the Illinois Tech faculty in 1996, he previously served as director of the clinical...

Alumni

Wudasse Berke
Psychology
Wudasse Berke says that as far back as she can remember she has had two interests: learning how the mind works and learning how humans understand the world around them.
Tiffany Bishop
Psychology
Tiffany was drawn to neuropsychology because it combined her passion for problem-solving with the unpredictability of working with everyday people.
Adrienne Chin-Perez
Psychology
Adrienne Chin-Perez melded her interests in psychology, business and political science to have a successful career in first market research, and now law.
Renee Czeryba
Psychology
As a student, Renee Czeryba took advantage of every internship opportunity that came her way because these experiences were the best way to apply classroom concepts to real world situations.
Amanda Easton
Psychology
Amanda Easton discusses her experience at Illinois Tech, including research, faculty support, and teaching. Tell us about your experiences in conducting research at Illinois Tech.
Kristin Kosyluk
Psychology
Kristin Kosyluk, Ph.D. credits her extensive research experience at Illinios Tech for helping her land a tenure-track assistant professor position right after earning her Ph.D.
Margie Makielski
Psychology
After serving in the Peace Corps in Paraguay in 2004, and returning to the Chicago area, Margie Makielski stayed active by volunteering at a homeless shelter with her father. There, she befriended...
Sang Qin
Psychology
Meet Sang Qin, a doctoral student in Rehabilitation Counseling Education program at Illinois Institute of Technology. Sang is a 2016 graduate of the Master of Science in Rehabilitation and Mental...
Noopur Shah
Psychology
Experiencing a period of depression in high school helped Noopur Shah realize she has a gift for empathizing with others.
Lindsay Sheehan
Psychology
Tell us about your path to Illinois Tech. What did you study as an undergraduate? Why were you interested in the rehab program and Illinois Tech?
Dr. Paul Wellen
Psychology
IIT alumnus Dr. Paul M. Wellen wins a lifetime achievement award and dedicates it to his students.