Department of Behavioral Sciences

UM-Flint French Hall

Department of Behavioral Sciences

Administrative Office
517 French Hall
303 E. Kearsley Street
Flint, MI 48502-1950
Phone: 810-762-3234


Behavioral Sciences Faculty & Staff


Department Chair

Yael Sela
Chair, Lecturer IV in Psychology
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Anthropology Faculty

Faculty offices are located at 526 French Hall.

Jennifer Alvey
Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Daniel Birchok
Director Academic Program, IGS and Associate Professor of Anthropology
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Christian Vannier
Lecturer II in Anthropology
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Criminal Justice Faculty

Faculty offices are located at 526 French Hall.

Kimberly Bender
Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
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Kenneth Litwin
Lecturer I in Criminal Justice
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Shelley Spivack
Lecturer II in Criminal Justice
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Kenneth Jansen
Lecturer I in Criminal Justice
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Psychology Faculty

Faculty offices are located at 530 & 554 French Hall.

Karen Bedell
Lecturer IV in Psychology
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Susan Gano-Phillips
Professor of Psychology
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Nathaniel Miller
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Allen Bellamy
Lecturer IV in Psychology
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Hillary Heinze
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Kraig Shattuck
Lecturer I in Psychology
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Nia Billings
Lecturer I in Psychology
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Terrence Horgan
Myron and Margaret Winegarden Professor and Professor of Psychology
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Amanda Smith
Lecturer III in Psychology
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Julie Broadbent
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Tracy Juliao
Lecturer II in Psychology
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Jeannette Stein
Associate Professor of Psychology and Interim Dean
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Jennifer LaCosse
Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Amanda Taylor
Lecturer IV in Psychology
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Andrew Franks
Lecturer I in Psychology
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William McKibbin
Associate Professor of Psychology
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Thomas Wrobel
Professor of Psychology
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Sociology Faculty

Faculty offices are located at 526 French Hall.

Roy Barnes
Professor Emeritus of Sociology
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Heather Laube
Professor of Sociology
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Laura MacIntyre
Lecturer II in Sociology
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Sasha Drummond-Lewis
Associate Professor of Sociology
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Jacob Lederman
Associate Professor of Sociology
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Megan St-George
Lecturer I in Sociology
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John Girdwood
Program Manager, College Programs and Adjunct Lecturer in Sociology
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Academic Advisors

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Nicole Altheide, MS
Academic Advisor – Advises Psychology students
568 French Hall
810-762-3096
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Therasa Martin
Academic Advisor – Advises Online Psychology students
531 French Hall
810-424-5496
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Megan Presland
Academic Advisor – Anthropology, Bachelor of Applied Science, Criminal Justice, Political Science, Sociology, Urban Science
810-762-3020
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