Dr. Toni J. RinconGallardo
Dr. RinconGallardo earned her PhD from Capella University and her BA and MA from Lindenwood University. She teaches human development, psychology of adolescence, behavior modification, behavioral neuroscience, positive psychology, psychology of women, and cross cultural psychology.
Dr. Christopher Scribner
Dr. Scribner earned his PhD from the University of Tennessee, and his BA from Earlham College. He teaches the abnormal psychology, personality, psychotherapy, critical & creative thinking as well as various special topics in the area of abnormal psychology.
Dr. Marilyn Patterson
Dr. Patterson earned her EdD and MS from Memphis State University, and her BA from Florida State University. She teaches principles of psychology, psychology of aging, group theory and process, senior seminar, psychology practicum, concepts of sociology, and sociology of gender. She is the faculty advisor to the Psychology Interest Club and coordinates alumni relations for the department.
Dr. Michiko Nohara-LeClair
Dr. Nohara-LeClair completed her Postdoctoral Fellowships at Concordia University in Montreal and the University of Kansas, her PhD from the University of Connecticut, her MASc from the University of Waterloo, and her BS from the University of Toronto. She teaches courses in basic and advanced research methods, cognitive psychology, and supervises thesis projects. She manages the Lindenwood Participant Pool for student research.
Dr. Colleen Biri
Dr. Biri earned her PsyD and MA from the Georgia School of Professional Psychology, and her BA from Southwest Missouri State University. Dr. Biri teaches courses in child psychology, psychological testing, psychology of parenting, childhood disorders, psychology of grief, senior seminar, and psychology practicum. She serves as faculty advisor to Psi Chi.
Dr. Sara Bagley
Dr. Bagley earned her PhD and MS from Saint Louis University and her BA from Westminster College. She teaches principles of psychology, behavioral science statistics, behavioral neuroscience, sensation & perception, and learning & memory. Her research interests involve understanding the connections between stress (as measured by physiological changes in the body) and cognition (recently memory and time perception).
Dr. Stephanie Afful
Dr. Afful earned her PhD and MS from Saint Louis University and her BA from Drury University. Dr. Afful teaches courses in social psychology, race and cross-cultural psychology, motivation and emotion, and health psychology. She also serves as a faculty co-advisor for Psi Chi.