Our professors are distinguished scholars, active researchers, published writers, and faithful Christians who demonstrate what it means to be both Christ-followers and leaders in their academic fields. As mentors and role models, they play a huge role in the integration of faith and learning at Bethel.
Department Chair and Professor of Psychology | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 1996
Frederickson’s research interests include the psychological impact of apologies and how students change over four years from participating in college. This includes changes in cognition, beliefs, and spirituality.
Professor of Psychology | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2008
Johnson focuses his research on neural and computational components of memory, imagination, and decision-making. He builds human and animal behavior models to understand how the brain uses information from memory to make a choice.
Assistant Professor of Psychology | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2015
Dr. Lancaster conducts research focused on stressful/traumatic events and how people cope with these types of experiences. Specifically, he looks at how aspects of finding meaning in life, identity, religious functioning, and trying to make sense of the event may impact the post-event coping process.
Associate Professor of Psychology | firstname.lastname@example.org | Started at Bethel: 2001
Nelson’s research interests include adoption and academic achievement, faith integration with disability studies, academic support services for English Language Learners, and developmental disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Associate Professor of Psychology | email@example.com | Started at Bethel: 2003
Sabates focuses her research on Christian views of the human condition as they relate to social psychology research, curriculum development in Christian higher education, and Christian perspectives of positive psychology