Core Faculty


Algoe, Sara
Associate Professor
324 Davie Hall
(919) 962-2538
algoe@unc.edu

Dr. Algoe studies the roles of emotions in social interactions. Visit her online: Emotions and Social Interactions Laboratory.


Fredrickson, Barbara
Kenan Distinguished Professor
309 Davie Hall
(919) 843-0091
blf@email.unc.edu

Dr. Fredrickson studies emotions, well-being, and positive psychology. Visit her online: Positive Emotions and Psychophysiology Laboratory.


Gray, Kurt
Associate Professor
327 Davie Hall
(919) 843-5426
kurtgray@email.unc.edu

Dr. Gray studies moral psychology and and mind perception. Visit him online: Mind Perception and Morality Lab.


Lindquist, Kristen
Assistant Professor
321 Davie Hall
(919) 843-6260
kristen.lindquist@unc.edu

Dr. Lindquist studies emotions and affective neuroscience. Visit her online: Carolina Affective Science Lab.


Muscatell, Keely
Assistant Professor
328 Davie Hall
(919) 843-9113
kmuscatell@unc.edu

Dr. Muscatell studies how social experiences (e.g., stress, social status, inequality, discrimination, loneliness, social support) influence physical health and emotional well-being, incorporating techniques from social neuroscience and psychoneuroimmunology to identify pathways linking the social environment and health outcomes. Visit her online: Social Neuroscience and Health Lab.


Payne, B. Keith
Professor | Social Psychology Program Director
312 Davie Hall
(919) 962-2055
bkpayne@email.unc.edu

Dr. Payne studies automatic thoughts and feelings, with a focus on stereotyping, prejudice, and social attitudes. Visit him online: Keith Payne, Ph.D.


Sheeran, Paschal
Professor
323 Davie Hall
(919) 962-4872
psheeran@email.unc.edu

Dr. Sheeran studies self-regulation; specifically, how people direct their own thoughts, feelings, and behaviors to achieve goals. Visit him online: Paschal Sheeran, Ph.D.


Adjunct Faculty


Adjunct Faculty have official appointments with the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and assist the Department by collaborating with faculty, mentoring doctoral students, or teaching undergraduates.


Grewen, Karen
Adjunct Associate Professor | Department of Psychiatry
256 Medical Wing D
(919) 966-2544
karen_grewen@med.unc.edu


Emeritus Faculty


Insko, Chester
Retired Faculty
342A Davie Hall
insko@unc.edu


Thompson, Vaida
Professor Emeritus
vaida_thompson@unc.edu