Faculty in the Department of Psychology

Name & Contact Bio & Website
Dr. Diane Bonfiglio

145, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Bonfiglio earned a B.S. in psychology from Ashland University, an M.A. in psychology from The Ohio State University and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from The Ohio State University. She specializes in health psychology. Her particular areas of interest include the relationship between social support and health, the health consequences of psychosocial stress and healthy aging. She is currently working on... Read More

Dr. Christopher Chartier

156, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Christopher Chartier earned a B.S. in psychology from Indiana University (2007) and an M.A. (2009) and Ph.D. (2013) in social psychology from Miami University.  His research interests include tacit coordination and prosocial behavior.  He is currently studying how shared knowledge of group member traits influences the ease and efficiency with which small groups align their decisions and behaviors for maximal... Read More

Dr. Curt Ickes

148, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Curt Ickes, associate professor of psychology, joined Ashland University in 1987. He earned a B.A. in psychology from Ashland College, an M.A. from the University of Akron and his Ph. D. from Kent State University. In addition to teaching General Psychology, he teaches Abnormal Psychology, Personality, Tests and Measurements and Child Psychopathology. Areas of interest include psychological diagnosis and testing... Read More

Dr. Mitchell Metzger
121, Dwight Schar College of Education
Dr. Mitchell Metzger is a professor and has served as the psychology department chair since 2007. He earned a B.S. (1992) in psychology from Bowling Green State University, and a M.A. (1994) and Ph.D. (1997) in experimental psychology from Kent State University. Prior to coming to Ashland University, Dr. Metzger worked for six years as an assistant professor at Penn State, Shenango. He has earned Ashland University’... Read More

Dr. Alinde Moore

122, Dwight Schar College of Education
Alinde Moore is a full professor in the department of psychology at Ashland University, where she has taught since 1985. She chaired the department from 1989-2007. She earned her B.S. in education in biology from Miami University in 1966; she earned a M.S. in education – school psychometry from Butler University in 1975; and she earned a Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Illinois, Urbana-... Read More

Dr. Kathleen Petrill

155, Dwight Schar College of Education
Kathleen Petrill, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of psychology. She earned her R.N. from St. Vincent Charity Hospital School of Nursing, B.A. from Ashland University, M.A. from University of Akron and Ph.D. from University of Akron. Her research interests include gender role expectations, self perceptions, self-concept and life-span development.