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Social and Behavioral Science

Anthony Hoskin

Dr. Anthony Hoskin

Criminology Program Director; Associate Professor of Sociology and Criminology

Specialties:

  • Theories of Violence
  • Biosocial approach to violence
  • Link between firearms and violence
  • Relationship between alcohol consumption and violence 

Why Do People Get Into Fights, and How Do We Prevent It?

Dr. Steven Lawyer

Professor of Psychology; Director of Clinical Training

Specialties:

  • Clinical Psychology
  • Science and Psuedoscience
  • Anxiety
  • Decision-Making

Defense Against the Dark Arts: How to Avoid Being Scammed, Fooled, Tricked, and Manipulated (by Yourself and Others)

Debunking Popular Myths in Psychology

Dr. Katrina Running

Dr. Katrina Running

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Specialties:

  • Environmental Sociology
  • Public Opinion about Climate Change

What is Environmental Sociology?

What are the Causes of Consequences of Climate Change for Human Societies?

 

Mona Xu

Dr. Xiaomeng (Mona) Xu

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Specialties: 

  • Social Psychology
  • Romantic Relationships
  • Neuroimaging
  • Behavioral Health

What can Neuroscience Tell Us About Love?

Relationship Lifehacks

Social Psychology - How we Interact with and Influence One Another

Associate Professor of Social Work DJ Williams.

Dr. DJ Williams

Associate Professor of Social Work

Specialties: 

  • Deviant Leisure
  • Forensic Leisure Science
  • Gambling in Prisons
  • Forensics
  • Sociology of Sexuality
  • Narrative Methodology

Forensic Behavioral Science: Getting Inside the Minds of Serial and Mass Murderers

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